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2012-03-07 00:30:00

This Month is National Kidney month. If a user has high blood pressure, diabetes or a family history of kidney disease, that person can be at a high risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD). GOGLE LLC says the news isn't all bad. Preventing CKD is not as difficult as everyone might think (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 March is National Kidney Month and if a user is at risk for any of these, the user can track them with “My Blood Works” APP. CKD or chronic kidney disease is a silent...

2011-08-11 13:31:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders of major U.S. kidney organizations concerned with reducing the burden of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in America, joined forces this week with their colleagues at the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) in its joint global initiative asking Health Ministers around the world, including HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius - to help secure the inclusion of kidney disease in the strategies coming from the World Health...

2011-06-01 08:00:00

Walkathon, Free Kidney Health Screenings and Family Activities Scheduled for Washington, San Antonio, Houston and Atlanta ROCKVILLE, Md., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Kidney Fund (AKF) announced its multi-city schedule for Kidney Action Day, which includes the Steps that Count fundraising walkathon. The organization will kick off the event, which features free kidney health screenings and family-friendly activities, at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., on...

2011-03-10 06:45:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of World Kidney Day, Kibow Biotech, Inc. is pleased to announce its renewed commitment, hope and support for the worldwide maintenance of healthy kidney function among all those people with kidney problems. In addition, Kibow Biotech, Inc. would also like to announce that it has received Institutional Review Board (IRB) approvals for conducting human clinical trials with its patented, proprietary and probiotic dietary supplement...

2011-03-08 11:12:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressional leaders will learn about the experiences of constituents living with kidney disease and how it can be prevented from kidney patient-advocates participating in the American Kidney Fund's (AKF) second annual Advocate Training and Fly-in to commemorate World Kidney Day on March 10. The seven AKF advocates represent a cross-section of people affected by kidney disease: four use a variety of dialysis regimens, one has had a...

2011-03-02 14:20:22

Many people diagnosed with chronic kidney disease do not know they have the disease, according to a new report published in the March issue of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation. Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, surveyed 401 people with kidney disease attending a nephrology clinic. More than 75% of participants had stage 3 chronic kidney disease or above. While 94% of patients surveyed...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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