News tagged with nephrologist
Researchers may have found a way to block kidney-destroying inflammation and help damaged kidney cells recover.
Medical research Apr 16, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 3 |
Patients with acute kidney injury who see a nephrologist within 90 days of being discharged from a hospital have a 24 per cent lower risk of dying than those who do not see a kidney specialist, a new study has found.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
About 10 percent of kids born with kidney defects have large alterations in their genomes known to be linked with neurodevelopmental delay and mental illness, a new study by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers ...
Genetics Nov 15, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Dietary supplements accounted for more than half the Class 1 drugs recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration from 2004-12, meaning they contained substances that could cause serious health problems or even death, ...
Health Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For the first time, a kidney that had been donated to a patient in need was removed and implanted into a new patient, the third individual to have the organ, after it failed in the first transplant recipient. Ray Fearing, ...
Surgery Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—A system of Web-based consultations (telenephrology) may reduce the number of specialty referrals for patients with chronic kidney disease, according to a study published in the March/April ...
Health Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Hydrogen sulfide, a gas notorious for its rotten-egg smell, may have redeeming qualities after all. It reduces high glucose-induced production of scarring proteins in kidney cells, researchers from The University of Texas ...
Medical research Jan 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Thousands of individuals have had kidneys removed unnecessarily because doctors misdiagnosed their disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 10, 2013 | 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 ...
Genetics Dec 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Acute kidney injury strikes large numbers of hospitalized patients, including those with no prior kidney-related illness, and is one of the most costly and deadly conditions affecting critically ill patients. Findings published ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 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
Even though overall black patients have a lower risk of death while receiving dialysis than white patients, this applies primarily to older adults, as black patients younger than 50 years of age have a significantly higher ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute have discovered that developing countries have faster growing rates of use of home-based dialysis (called peritoneal dialysis) for kidney failure than the developed world. Despite ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A sudden drop in blood pressure while undergoing dialysis has long vexed many kidney patients. Side effects associated with this situation over the long term range from stroke to seizure to heart damage to death. Patients ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 29, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital have found more evidence of the benefits of home dialysis for patients with kidney failure.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Nephrology (from Greek νεφρός – nephros, "kidney", combined with the suffix -logy, "the study of") is a branch of internal medicine and pediatrics dealing with the study of the function and diseases of the kidney.
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