News tagged with dialysis
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Some patients are genetically prone to such dangerously high levels of cholesterol that no amount of diet, exercise and medications can reduce their cholesterol to safe levels.
Other Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Asymptomatic lung congestion increases dialysis patients' risks of dying prematurely or experiencing heart attacks or other cardiac events, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American So ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Affymax Inc. of Palo Alto, Calif., and Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company Limited of Deerfield, Ill., have voluntarily recalled all lots of Omontys Injection, used to treat anemia in adult dialysis ...
Medications Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Dialysis patients using catheters to access the blood have the highest risks for death, infections, and cardiovascular events compared with patients using other types of vascular access, according to an analysis appearing ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Compared with standard dialysis, frequent dialysis can cause complications related to repeated access to the blood, requiring patients to undergo more repair procedures to the site through which blood is removed and returned, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Medical literature long has touted the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids for the heart. But until now, researchers have not studied the potential benefit for people on hemodialysis, who are among the highest-risk patients for ...
Cardiology Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Sick children, especially those with some dehydration from flu or other illnesses, risk significant kidney injury if given drugs such as ibuprofen and naproxen, Indiana University School of Medicine researchers said Friday.
Medications Jan 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers in Japan said Wednesday they have succeeded in growing human kidney tissue from stem cells for the first time, in a potential first step towards helping millions who depend on dialysis.
Medical research Jan 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0
Complex socioeconomic and residential factors may account for differences in survival between Black and White kidney failure patients, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American So ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The head of the German doctors' lobby and politicians called Thursday for swift action to root out corruption following a scandal over preferential treatment for organ transplants.
Other Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Better targeted treatments for 20 per cent of renal failure patients are on the horizon following a key discovery about the role of white blood cells in kidney inflammation.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Severe acute kidney injuries are becoming more common in the United States, rising 10 percent per year and doubling over the last decade, according to a retrospective study at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—Drug and medical device maker Baxter International plans to buy the privately held Swedish company Gambro AB for about $2.76 billion to broaden its dialysis product portfolio.
Other Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Among the two available procedures for opening blocked arteries surrounding the heart, one appears to be safer than the other for dialysis patients, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of th ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A U.S. task force suggests that people at high risk for the hepatitis C virus should be screened, which includes those with a history of intravenous drug use and those who received blood transfusions ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0