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14 hrs ago | CNN

3 Year Old Boy Battling Rare Disease

At 20 weeks gestation, we received news from the doctors that no mother should ever have to hear.

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18 hrs ago | Star Tribune

U doctors chase cure for diabetic kidney disease in cheap pill for gout

Paul Wild has been a reliable research volunteer at the University of Minnesota for 20 years, participating in two landmark studies that changed the standard of care for diabetes, a disease that afflicts more than 24 million Americans.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Gout, Diabetes, University of Minnesota, Allopurinol (generic), Zyloprim, Lopurin, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer

22 hrs ago | Tri-County News

Dr. Mario Matos joins HolzerJuly 11th | 0

Matos attended the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He completed his cardiovascular thoracic surgery residency at Carolinas Heart Institute in Charlotte, N.C. His residency included cardiac, vascular and thoracic surgery, including congenital cardiac, heart transplants, kidney transplants, arrhythmia surgery, valve repair and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Thoracic Surgery, Medicine, Kidney Cancer, Health

Yesterday | Freshnews

BiologicTx Paired Donation Aids In Successful Kidney Transplants

BiologicTx today announced their participation in Florida's first 3-way Kidney Paired Donation transplant exchange utilizing BiologicTx's proprietary matching software, Matchgrid .

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Yesterday | Nerve News

Himachal men donating organs for wives

Shimla, July 22 - In a pleasant new trend in Himachal Pradesh, husbands are increasing coming forward to donate organs to their wives.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Medicine, Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Airdrie toddler first Canadian to undergo life-saving treatment ahead of heart transplant

Down to her last four kilograms of green tomatoes just four days into the Taste of Edmonton festival, chef Danielle Majeau posted a frantic plea on Twitter.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, North America, Canada, World News, Medicine

Southland Times

Got a spare kidney going?

A Manawatu kidney transplant patient has welcomed the health minister's announcement of extra funding to establish a National Renal Transplant Service, saying attracting live kidney donors is key to solving a nationwide shortage.

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Daily Record

Barry Hargrove | National Kidney Foundation of Maryland

Hargrove was named National Kidney Foundation of Maryland's Outstanding Ambassador of the Year.

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Sun-Star

Contract on Z Benefits for renal illnesses patients inked

With this, the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation and the Northern Mindanao Medical Center signed an agreement Monday to provide a new privilege under the Z Benefits Package for patients with renal diseases, particularly the indigents in Northern Mindanao.

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Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Health Insurance

CiteULike

Current characteristics and outcome of cytomegalovirus infections after kidney transplantation.

The clinical course of cytomegalovirus infections in the current era is poorly described.

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CiteULike

Effects of Lowering LDL Cholesterol on Progression of Kidney Disease.

Lowering LDL cholesterol reduces the risk of developing atherosclerotic events in CKD, but the effects of such treatment on progression of kidney disease remain uncertain.

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Related Topix: Cholesterol, Health, Zocor, Simvastatin (generic), Zetia, Ezetimibe (generic)

McClatchy

Study will test promising treatment to forestall kidney disease among diabetics

Paul Wild has been a reliable research volunteer at the University of Minnesota for 20 years, participating in two landmark studies that changed the standard of care for diabetes, a disease that afflicts more than 24 million Americans.

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Gout, Allopurinol (generic), Zyloprim, Lopurin, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Taranaki Daily News

Kidney donor offers advice to others considering it

Eight weeks after he donated one of his kidneys to an unknown recipient, Graham Arthur has offered advice to more than a dozen potential donors.

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The Capital-Journal

Bass tourney to raise funds for kidney transplant

A catch-and-release bass tournament and chili cookoff will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 2 in the Coeur d' Alene Shelter at Melvern Lake.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg woman defies the odds, becomes Saintsation

Dancing amongst her team mates, Lewis blends in with the rest of them. However, there are differences that set her apart.

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Related Topix: Hattiesburg, MS, Health

WPXI

Heroin overdoses impact organ donations

In 2013, three percent of Life Connection of Ohio donors died as a result of drug overdoses.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Non-Profit, Montgomery County, OH, Health

The Day

Rick's List: Dumpster edition

We recently rented one of those large industrial-size Dumpsters that gets dropped off in your driveway - the theory being that if we paid actual money for such a thing, we'd be forced to get off our duffs and clear out years' worth of "really important" memorabilia that we've finally admitted isn't "really important" at all.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Erlanger Named One Of America's Best Hospitals

With the only kidney transplant program in the region, Erlanger is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the program this year.

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Business Journal

Based on personal experience, Brookline startup aims to change organ transplants

There are a lot of companies developing gene-based diagnostic tests for oncology, including Cambridge-based Foundation Medicine, one of last year's most successful healthcare IPOs.

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Related Topix: Brookline, MA, Cambridge, MA, Health

Times of Oman

Taiwan, a well-kept healthcare secret

Taiwan is arguably "one of Asia's best-kept healthcare secrets", writes Josef Woodman in the Taiwan edition of Patients Beyond Borders, the most trusted resource in medical travel.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Oman, World News, Middle East

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