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The thought of one organ transplant can be overwhelming for a family, but what about four?...Four of the five of them has had or will need a kidney transplant. "It's hard to realize that all my kids have this...I won't deny that," said Sharon Lathrop,
Responders Suffered Kidney Damage Due to Air Pollutants The higher the exposure to particulate matter, the greater the kidney damage Released: 10/21/2013 7:00 AM EDT Embargo expired: 11/9/2013 10:00 AM EST Source Newsroom: Highlight Among first
Contact Information Available for logged-in reporters only Description New research from Mayo Clinic finds that half of elderly patients who start dialysis after age 75 will die within one year. The findings are being presented this week at the
Dotarem injection is a gadolinium-based contrast agent indicated for intravenous use with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in brain (intracranial), spine and associated tissues in adult and pediatric patients (2 years of age and older) to detect and
Reducing salt consumption improves the heart and kidney health of people with chronic kidney disease , according to a small new study. The findings suggest that restricting salt intake may help prolong kidney disease patients' lives, according to the
Both the NOX enzymes play a vital role in the development of diabetic complications and chronic kidney disease in particular. Commencement of the placebo controlled, double-blind, randomized Phase II trial is based on the results of Phase I studies
A Cambridge University study has linked ACE inhibitors to sudden renal failure Blood pressure drugs that are taken by millions of Britons could raise the risk of potentially deadly kidney problems, doctors fear.
Sarah Dalton, from Dublin, faced years of gruelling dialysis, as her life hung in the balance while she waited for a kidney donor. But her husband, Conor, 31, offered to donate his own kidney, and the pair underwent the lifesaving surgery together.
The pre-revenue company posted a $43.7 million loss in fiscal 2012, up from $25.8 million in 2011. It has racked up nearly $190 million in losses since it was founded in 2007. It raised more than $180 million in venture funding from New Leaf Venture
A team of Italian and Swiss scientists has discovered that a little-understood protein called Tamm-Horsfall glycoprotein (THP), also known as uromodulin, contributes to hypertension, biomedical journal Nature Medicine reported Monday. Secreted in