(HealthDay) -- At least one in 10 U.S. adults is estimated to have chronic kidney disease, but whether screening and monitoring people in the earlier stages of the disease provides a benefit just isn't clear, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Omontys (peginesatide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat anemia in adults who require dialysis due to chronic kidney disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Not all patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are destined for kidney failure, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). The findings provide hope t ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 08, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
defined as having multiple risk factors associated with developing diabetes and heart diseasehad an increased risk of chronic kidney disease, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's ...
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(HealthDay) -- Obese chronic kidney disease patients who undergo surgery to achieve weight loss do not face a particularly dangerous rate of complications as a result, a new study suggests.
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(Medical Xpress) -- Promising efforts to improve detection of early-stage kidney disease and treat children with neurofibromatosis have earned grants for Arizona State University research projects from the ...
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Laboratory-based treatment reminders meant to improve physicians' prescribing habits for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) may not be effective, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Jo ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Almost a year's treatment with a vitamin D compound did not alleviate key structural and functional cardiovascular abnormalities in patients with kidney disease and cardiac enlargement. In a paper in the February 15 Journal of ...
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(Medical Xpress) -- An upward revision of the blood pressure numbers used to identify risk of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) might actually help doctors provide better care for their patients, said the authors of a study ...
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High blood pressure (hypertension) is a principal risk factor for heart disease and affects 1 billion people. At least half of them are estimated to be salt-sensitive; their blood pressure rises with sodium intake. New research ...
Medical research Jan 23, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently recommended that clinicians be more conservative when they prescribe chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients with drugs that treat red blood cell deficiencies. But the drug ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Singapore and China scientists, headed by Dr Liu Jianjun, Senior Group Leader and Associate Director of Human Genetics at the Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) and Dr Yu Xueqing, a nephrologist at the 1st Affiliated Hospital ...
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UC Irvine researchers have uncovered an important source of inflammation seen in people with chronic kidney disease, which is increasingly common due to the epidemic of obesity-related diabetes and hypertension.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Damage to podocytes -- a specialized type of epithelial cell in the kidney -- occurs in more than 90 percent of all chronic kidney disease. Now researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have uncovered an unexpected ...
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Nephropathy refers to damage to or disease of the kidney. An older term for this is nephrosis.
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