Kidney Disease

Concern about dialysis safety spurs CDC action

(HealthDay)—Steps to reduce bloodstream infections in dialysis patients will be mapped out Thursday at a meeting of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and a coalition of kidney and dialysis groups.

Sep 29, 2016
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Omega-3 fatty acid stops known trigger of lupus

A team of Michigan State University researchers has found that consuming an omega-3 fatty acid called DHA, or docosahexaenoic acid, can stop a known trigger of lupus and potentially other autoimmune disorders.

Sep 29, 2016
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Researchers trial diabetes app

Researchers are trialling a new mobile app which helps people with diabetes to monitor their blood sugar levels and enables health professionals to manage their patients remotely.

Sep 28, 2016
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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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