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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
Certain gene mutations affect individuals' risk of developing a serious kidney condition, as well as their prognosis after being diagnosed with the disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of ...
Genetics Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Unusually high calcium levels in the blood can almost always be traced to primary hyperparathyroidism, an undertreated, underreported condition that affects mainly women and the elderly, according to a new study by UCLA researchers.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Unlimited source of human kidney cells: Applications include in vitro toxicology, disease models, regenerative medicine
Researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) have successfully generated human kidney cells from human embryonic stem cells in vitro. Specifically, they produced the renal cells under artificial ...
Medical research Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at The University of Manchester have made important advances in understanding why our immune system can attack our own tissues resulting in eye and kidney diseases. It is hoped the research will pave the way for ...
Immunology Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Studies loaded with fraudulent data may have encouraged the use of a treatment for patients in intensive care units that now appears to do more harm than good, new research shows.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
In an analysis of studies that examined critically ill patients requiring an increase in blood fluid volume, intravenous use of the fluid hydroxyethyl starch, compared with other resuscitation solutions, was not associated ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Chemists at the University of California, Riverside have developed a compound that holds much promise in the laboratory in fighting renal (kidney) cancer.
Cancer Feb 19, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
The new coronavirus that has emerged in the Middle East is well-adapted to infecting humans but could potentially be treated with immunotherapy, according to a study to be published on February 19 in mBio, the online open-a ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Customized device tailored to patient's individual anatomy now used to repair abdominal aortic aneurysm without surgery
An abdominal aortic aneurysm - a bulge in the large artery that carries blood away from the heart - can be immediately life-threatening if it grows large enough to rupture. The chance of survival when it ruptures is less ...
Other Feb 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Despite modern advances, the half-century-old method of producing flu vaccine still takes six months and requires hundreds of millions of fertilized chicken eggs.
Medications Feb 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
More people are meeting recommended goals in the three key markers of diabetes control, according to a study conducted and funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Diabetes Feb 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Genetic medicine experts from Manchester Biomedical Research Centre at Saint Mary's Hospital and The University of Manchester have identified a new gene responsible for causing an inherited form of tumour, known as spinal ...
Genetics Feb 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Phenylbutazone, a painkiller for horses, can cause blood disorders in humans but at doses much higher than any one person is likely to ingest from eating horsemeat.
Other Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Microbes present in the gut can affect the severity of kidney disease brought on by melamine poisoning, according to an international study led by Professor Wei Jia at the University of North Carolina in collaboration with ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |