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Kidneys from deceased donors with acute kidney injury suitable for transplant

suggest that patients in need of kidney transplant could have access to more kidneys--potentially shortening organ waiting list times, the investigators say. With the field of medicine moving toward a system that focuses on the improvement of patient ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 06 Dec 2018

Kidney Disease Claiming More Lives

... professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. "It is particularly concerning that chronic kidney disease is becoming more common in younger people. This is a ...

Source: US News Health
Published: 06 Dec 2018

Kidney Disease More Deadly for Men

"We found that women had 17 percent lower risk of experiencing [kidney failure] and the risk of death was 31 percent lower in women than in men," said study author Dr. Ana Ricardo. She's an associate professor of medicine at the University of Illinois at ...

Source: consumer.healthday.com
Published: 10 Dec 2018

Kidney Failure Risk Greater in Patients With Crohn's Disease

are at higher risk of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), investigators from South Korea reported. In a retrospective study using the National Health Insurance database in South Korea, Joo Sung Kim, MD, PhD, of Seoul National University College of Medicine ...

Source: Renal & Urology News
Published: 05 Dec 2018

Renal Denervation: FDA Panel, Industry Mostly on the Same Page

A renal denervation registry that captures renal function would ... of the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham. "We've moved into a totally different world here. The patient population is so diverse that [with] age, gender, socioeconomic ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 06 Dec 2018

Medical Experts Gather in Atlanta to Improve Clinical Care for Children with Chronic Kidney Disease

NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Living with kidney disease as an adult is difficult ... and Professor of Pediatrics University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine, and Dr. Susan Furth, MD, PhD, Director, Division of Nephrology ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 05 Dec 2018

New Report Captures the High Burden, High Cost and Low Awareness of Kidney Disease in the United States

The United States Renal Data System’s Annual Data Report highlights key ... or make commercial use of this work as long as you attribute Michigan Medicine as the original creator and include a link to this article.

Source: U of M Health
Published: 07 Dec 2018

Chronic kidney disease rates are increasing faster than other noninfectious diseases

However, chronic kidney disease is an outlier, with cases accelerating at a faster pace than all other noninfectious diseases, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Veterans Affairs (VA) St. Louis Health ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 30 Nov 2018

Fresenius acquires additional renal hospitals and dialysis centers in China

Fresenius Medical Care announced the acquisition of further dialysis centers and renal hospitals throughout China. Fresenius acquired a 70% share of the dialysis and related chronic disease services company, Guangzhou KangNiDaiSi Medical Investment Co. Ltd ...

Source: Healio
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Sarah Hyland Is ‘Focused on Her Mental Health’ After Second Kidney Transplant

Sarah Hyland is figuring out how to manage her health — both physical and mental — after undergoing a second kidney transplant. The Modern Family star, 28, is “doing great” overall ...

Source: People
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Facility-level variations in diabetic kidney disease care within the VA health system

Concerning adherence to certain recommended measures of kidney disease care for veterans with diabetes ... MPH (Baylor College of Medicine) and his colleagues examined information on 281,233 patients with diabetes and concomitant CKD receiving care in ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 29 Nov 2018

Political Prisoner Saeed Shirzad Could Lose Kidney From Lack of Proper Medical Care

Iranian political prisoner Saeed Shirzad could lose a kidney if Iranian authorities continue to refuse to hospitalize him outside of Rajaee Shahr Prison where he has been held for the past three years, the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI ...

Source: International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran
Published: 12 Dec 2018

National Kidney Foundation Conference on Home Dialysis Examines Ways to Encourage Patients to Treat Kidney Failure at Home

"I was delighted to see the enthusiasm of all of the participants to make home dialysis the first therapy for patients with end-stage kidney disease," said Michael Rocco, MD, MSCE, conference co-chair, nephrologist, and Professor of Medicine at Wake Forest ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 05 Dec 2018

Sarah Hyland cries showing kidney transplant, endometriosis surgery scars

After revealing in Self magazine that she underwent a second kidney transplant, the “Modern Family” star, 28, showed off her scars in an emotional accompanying video. “It kind of looks like ...

Source: Page Six
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Other Clinical Trials in Renal Cell Carcinoma

We did the KEYNOTE-427 study, which looked at pembrolizumab at its standard dose in 2 cohorts: patients with clear cell disease and patients with non–clear cell kidney cancer. We’ve seen the results in clear cell kidney cancer, and the results were ...

Source: OncLive.com
Published: 10 Dec 2018

Why Sarah Hyland Is Sharing Her Medical History — Including Her Second Kidney Transplant

Aside from her appreciation for Taco Bell, her Instagram followers have also seen Hyland open up about her health struggles, which include a 2012 kidney transplant. But the story doesn't end there, and in a new interview with SELF, Hyland has decided to ...

Source: Allure
Published: 10 Dec 2018

Kidney/Renal Cancer Drugs Market: Reporting and Evaluation of Recent Industry Developments

Los Angeles, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/10/2018 -- Kidney/Renal Cancer Drugs are used to cure kidney cancers. The market is primarily driven by lifestyle affecting factors such as reduced physical activity, excessive smoking and drinking. Rising aging population ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Brain, muscle cells found lurking in kidney organoids grown in lab

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified rouge cells -- namely brain and muscle cells -- lurking in kidney organoids, an indication that the 'recipes ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 16 Nov 2018

Medical Records Study Suggests Kidneys from Deceased Donors with Acute Kidney Injury are Suitable for Transplant

suggest that patients in need of kidney transplant could have access to more kidneys—potentially shortening organ waiting list times, the investigators say. With the field of medicine moving toward a system that focuses on the improvement of patient ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 06 Dec 2018

Hyland is focused on mental health after kidney transplant

Hyland revealed in an interview with SELF, released Monday, that she needed a second kidney transplant last year after the first one, from her father, failed. Her 23-year-old brother Ian was thankfully a match and donated his kidney to his older sister ...

Source: People
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Prominent Cardiovascular & Renal Disease Expert Named Director of Nephrology at NYU Langone Health

David M. Charytan, MD, an internationally renowned clinician and researcher in the field of cardio-renal disease, recently joined the Department of Medicine at NYU Langone Health as director of the Division of Nephrology. Dr. Charytan joins NYU Langone ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 13 Nov 2018

Eating more fruits and vegetables cut kidney patients’ medicine expense in half

People with kidney disease cut their medicine expenses in half and reduced their blood pressure by eating more fruits and vegetables compared to patients who followed a baking soda regimen or had typical care. For patients on dialysis, a separate study ...

Source: newsroom.heart.org
Published: 16 Nov 2018

National Kidney Foundation Announces the Launch of 'Kidney Medicine'

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Source: News On 6
Published: 23 Oct 2018

National Kidney Foundation Announces the Launch of 'Kidney Medicine'

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF), and Elsevier, the information analytics business specializing in science and health, announced today the launch of Kidney Medicine, a peer-reviewed, open access journal focused on... Information contained on this page ...

Source: KITV
Published: 23 Oct 2018

Association of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker Use With Outcomes After Acute Kidney Injury

2 Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 3 Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada 4 Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary ...

Source: JAMA
Published: 27 Oct 2018

Standing in for a Kidney, MXene Materials Could Give Dialysis Patients the Freedom to Move

The authors, among them Victor Gura, MD, from Cedars Sinai Medical Center and UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine, who developed the first wearable artificial kidney technology, note that more frequent and longer dialysis has proven to be associated ...

Source: Drexel University
Published: 05 Nov 2018

Renal Cell Carcinoma in the Era of Precision Medicine: From Molecular Pathology to Tissue-Based Biomarkers

Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is not a single entity but includes various tumor subtypes that have been identified on the basis of either characteristic pathologic features or distinctive molecular changes. Clear cell RCC is the most common type of RCC and is ...

Source: ascopubs.org
Published: 29 Oct 2018