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Use of monoclonal antibodies in renal transplantation.
Monoclonal antibodies are applied in various settings in renal transplantation. Depleting T-cell antibodies are used for treatment of steroid-resistant acute rejection and as induction therapy to reduce the intensity of concomitant immunosuppressive drug therapy.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Fifty years of kidney transplants
What started in Saskatoon one year ago with a small teach-in grew into a global movement whose founders were recently named by Foreign Policy magazine to its top 100 global thinkers list.
50th anniversary of 1st kidney transplant in Sask.
Former Regina Pats star Kyle Deck, who is on dialysis, took part in a donor awareness event in Saskatoon Tuesday.
Local Fundraising Campaigns That Might Touch Your Heart
One man is close to his goal in an effort to regain his mobility in Bolingbrook.
Lucy Davis and eating disorders
Lucy Davis is an English actor known for her role The Office , a dry humored comedy television series, as Dawn Tinsel.
Baker in search of kidney donor
Rachelle Baker of Breckenridge had a kidney transplant in 2009, thanks to her father, Rex Baker.
Sister's Love: Tameka Drumwright Needs Your Help for a Kidney Transplant
Her sister Crystal Drumwright-King is a match but the family needs to raise $80,000 to cover her portion of the procedure, if not, Tameka will most-likely die from her illness.
PLUCKY: Thumbs up from Max Price four weeks after his operation
'SO far -- so good' - that's the message from Max Price's family after his brave father donated a kidney to the five-year-old.
The Morning Call
Two experiences show need for more kidney donors
I recently spoke with kidney transplant recipients who have struggled to make the most of their second chance at life.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Lipid Management with Statins/Ezetimibe Proposed for Chronic Kidney Disease
The Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes group is recommending that patients with chronic kidney disease receive lipid management with either statins alone or with ezetimibe.
WJHG-TV Panama City
Benefit Concert Held for Man Needing Kidney Transplant
A local man in need of a kidney transplant is spreading awareness by holding a benefit concert .
Medical News Today
Guidelines recommend wider statin use among adults with chronic kidney disease
Guidelines from the Kidney Disease: Developing Global Guidelines organization call for wider statin use among patients with chronic kidney disease .
Campaign Kicks Off to Support Manning Mayor
After suffering for many years with polycystic kidney disease, Mayor Julia Nelson learned late last month that her condition had worsened.
Research and Markets: EpiCast Report: Diabetic Nephropathy - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022
Diabetic nephropathy is one of the microvascular complications of diabetes, along with diabetic neuropathy and diabetic retinopathy.
Kate Middleton fist bumps little girl at children's hospice [VIDEO]
Kate Middleton visited Shooting Star House Children's Hospice in England on Friday, where she sang "Old MacDonald Had a Farm," sat down for afternoon tea, and asked local parents about their experiences.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Olympic torch bearer hailed a hero after donating kidney to sister
AN IRISH woman who was chosen to carry the Olympic torch in Britain last year in recognition of her charity work has donated a kidney to her sister.
The ReView of Jones County
Working can benefit those suffering with a chronic illness
No one needed to tell Houston's Robert Gandy that he would reap health and wellness benefits from continuing to work after he started dialysis four years ago.
First Kidney-Specific, Mechanism-Based Drug Design Underway
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Changes to a key protein amplified its natural ability to counter kidney disease, according to a study published today by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the journal Nature Medicine .
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Giving a kidney to a stranger? This Minnesota man did. Others are, too.
Phil Fischer's wife likes to joke that at least her husband's kidney gets to go out dancing every once in a while.
Doobay Renal Centre seeking to partner with gov't for kidney transplant surgeries
The Doobay Renal Centre is hoping to partner with government on kidney transplants in the near future as part of its continued healthcare expansion.