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Proteomic distinction of renal oncocytomas and chromophobe renal cell carcinomas.

Renal oncocytomas (ROs) are benign epithelial tumors of the ... Medical Center - University of Freiburg, Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany., 2Institute of Molecular Medicine and Cell Research, Faculty of Medicine, University ...

Source: UroToday
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Rising China and Modern Medicine for Over 1 Billion

Several years ago, I was asked to perform a virtual consult on a 48-yearold Chinese business man with a complex hilar tumor in a solitary kidney. He was advised by ... as I gained insight and appreciation for medicine in the world's most populated nation.

Source: Renal & Urology News
Published: 10 Aug 2018

Transplant with HCV-Infected Kidney Seems Feasible

In a cohort of 20 HCV-negative patients, all patients were able to achieve HCV cure after transplantation with an infected kidney, reported Peter Reese ... the group wrote in the Annals of Internal Medicine: "These results should encourage transplant ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 07 Aug 2018

Undocumented immigrants with kidney failure can’t get proper medical care

Cervantes is an Internal Medicine Hospitalist and an Associate Professor in the ... Six years ago, he was diagnosed with kidney failure. Now he relies on a dialysis machine to keep him alive. “A lot of liquid in my body, my lungs. It’s very difficult ...

Source: FOX31 Denver
Published: 11 Aug 2018

Exelixis Continues To Dominate The Renal Cell Carcinoma Market

These drugs are CABOMETYX (cabozantinib) tablets approved for advanced renal cell carcinoma and the other is COMETRIX ... Exelixis strengthened investor confidence as The New England Journal of Medicine published results from the CELESTIAL phase 3 pivotal ...

Source: Seeking Alpha
Published: 03 Aug 2018

Efficacy and Safety of a Tofacitinib-based Immunosuppressive Regimen After Kidney Transplantation: Results From a Long-term Extension Trial

2 Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA. 3 Division of Nephrology, Hospital do Rim, Federal University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. 4 The Centre for Transplant and Renal Research, Westmead Institute of ...

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Kidney Patients with Alport Syndrome are Center of FDA Patient-Focused Meeting

It can lead to kidney disease and kidney failure and can also cause hearing ... Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic. Conference speakers include: Alport syndrome patients, care partners and patient representatives; Ellis Unger ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 03 Aug 2018

Experimental Drug Keeps Father Of Two From Needing Kidney Transplant

But he was directed to nephrologist Dr. Geoffrey Block at Colorado Kidney Care in Denver. Block, Director of Research, was leading a clinical trial of an experimental drug. “We’re studying a medicine called bardoxolone methyl. It’s made by a company ...

Source: CBS Denver
Published: 06 Aug 2018

Patients cured at 1 year following HCV-infected kidney transplant

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, told Infectious Disease News. “The 20 participants received a kidney transplant quickly, were able to avoid years of dialysis, had good quality of life and were successfully cured of HCV.

Source: Healio
Published: 06 Aug 2018

Kidney Dialysis Can Raise Risk of Dementia in Older Adults

Low blood pressure may be one reason why kidney dialysis patients experience a greater risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Dialysis can cause low blood pressure. A 2016 study in PLOS Medicine found this significantly increases the risk of vascular ...

Source: Healthline
Published: 09 Aug 2018

Dr. Agarwal on Emerging Immunotherapeutic Combinations in Kidney Cancer

University of Utah School of Medicine, Huntsman Cancer Institute, discusses emerging immunotherapeutic combinations in kidney cancer. Within the next 2 years, physicians are going to see the efficacy and approval of newer combinations, explains Agarwal.

Source: OncLive.com
Published: 03 Aug 2018

One Reason Why Kidney Transplants Fail

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Scottish scientists say they've found new clues to why some kidney transplants fail. It has to do with the amount of "wear and tear" a transplanted kidney has and how that affects its work in the recipient ...

Source: Health.com
Published: 15 Aug 2018

New studies link perio health to kidney health

In one study, periodontal inflammation was associated with a decrease in kidney function, and in the other, patients with worse clinical attachment levels (CAL) were significantly more likely to have worse kidney function in the future. The research adds ...

Source: DrBicuspid
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Drug therapy and other factors associated with the development of acute kidney injury in critically ill patients: a cross-sectional study

The contribution of drug therapy in the occurrence of AKI in medical ICUs reinforces the need for prevention strategies focused on early recognition of renal dysfunction and interventions in drug therapy. These actions would help improve the quality of ...

Source: PeerJ
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Kidney Stones in Cats: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Kidney stones in cats may come as a surprise diagnosis to some cat parents because it’s likely that your cat has never displayed any symptoms. But what exactly are kidney stones? How are they diagnosed in cats? And what types of treatments exist for ...

Source: Catster
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Blood test could detect kidney cancer up to 5 years earlier

Scientists have discovered that a marker in the blood could help predict the risk that a person will develop kidney cancer. Supported by Cancer Research UK, the IARC and the NIH, the work used samples taken as part of the EPIC study to examine the blood of ...

Source: Science Daily
Published: 13 Aug 2018

2018 Kidney Walk and 5K

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - The 2018 Kidney Walk & 5K will take place on August 19th at the Outer Harbor, raising funds for the Kidney Foundation of WNY. Paul Musialowski of Buffalo will be there to celebrate his own medical journey and support the kidney ...

Source: WKBW
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Renal Cell Carcinoma and Myelodysplastic Syndrome Show Epigenetic Association

Hypermethylation has been documented in some myeloid disorders including myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and in renal cell carcinoma (RCC). A group at the Mayo Clinic noticed the epigenetic marking patterns between these vastly different conditions and ...

Source: Labroots
Published: 08 Aug 2018

Only 10 percent of non-dialysis kidney patients ever see a dietitian

But 90 percent of non-dialysis kidney disease patients never meet with a dietitian, according to a report in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The lead author is Holly Kramer, MD, MPH, of Loyola Medicine and Loyola University Chicago ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 01 Aug 2018

Researchers at School of Medicine Target Kidney Disease (Mesangial cells, specialized renal pericytes and cytomegalovirus infectivity: Implications...

Researchers at School of Medicine Target Kidney Disease (Mesangial cells, specialized renal pericytes and cytomegalovirus infectivity: Implications for HCMV pathology in the glomerular vascular unit and post-transplant renal disease) By a News Reporter ...

Source: 4-Traders
Published: 19 Jul 2018

Scientists identify new mechanisms underlying pediatric kidney cancer

and Internal Medicine. "In the current study we wanted to understand exactly how those mutations turn a normal kidney cell into a cancer cell. We also wanted to identify potential avenues for new and better treatments." Dr. Amatruda, along with Dr. Kenneth ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 01 Aug 2018

Outcomes of Adult Intestinal Transplant Recipients Requiring Dialysis and Renal Transplantation

The work cannot be changed in any way or used commercially without permission from the journal. 1 Department of Medicine, Renal-Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. 2 Department of Surgery, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation ...

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 01 Aug 2018

Percutaneous Ablation Versus Partial and Radical Nephrectomy for T1a Renal Cancer: A Population-Based Analysis

Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York (A.D.T.) Memorial Sloan Kettering ... Collection and assembly of data: A.D. Talenfeld, R.L. Gennarelli, E.B. Elkin, C.L. Atoria. Stage T1a renal cell carcinoma (RCC) (tumors <4 cm) is usually curable.

Source: Annals.org
Published: 25 Jun 2018

University of Chicago Medicine Deploys DaVita Data Sharing Technology to Help Patients on Its Kidney Transplant Waitlist

CHICAGO, June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita Inc. (DVA), a leading provider of kidney care services in the United States, and the University of Chicago Medicine today announced the successful implementation of the ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 06 Jun 2018

Porch Pirates Steal 4-Year-Old's Kidney Transplant Medicine Ahead of Christmas

Thieves swiping Christmas packages from porches have become unfortunately common, but a recent theft from a Utah dad’s front stoop could have led to dire consequences. Earlier this week, so-called “porch pirates” in Riverdale, Utah, nabbed a 3-month ...

Source: People
Published: 23 Dec 2017

Study finds efficacy rate of over 70 percent in Chinese medicine treatment of chronic renal failure

The School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) recently conducted a clinical observation of traditional Chinese medicine for the treatment of chronic renal failure (CRF). The results indicate that a particular type of Chinese ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 25 Aug 2017

World Kidney Day: Keck Medicine of USC Experts Discuss Kidney Health and Research

Newswise — One in 10 people is affected by chronic kidney disease worldwide. On March 9, 2017, World Kidney Day will put a spotlight on the importance of kidneys and ways to reduce the impact of kidney disease. Keck Medicine of USC experts discuss some ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 09 Mar 2017