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  1. Parathyroid hormone activates the orphan nuclear receptor Nurr1 to induce FGF23 transcriptionRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Kidney International

    Correspondence: Tally Naveh-Many, Department of Nephrology, Hadassah Hospital, POB 12000, Jerusalem, Israel 91120. E-mail: tally@huji.ac.il Parathyroid hormone increases FGF23 mRNA and protein levels in vivo and in vitro .

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  2. Heparin-coated dialyzer membranes: is non-inferiority good enough?Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Kidney International

    Correspondence: Björn Meijers, Department of Nephrology, University Hospitals Leuven, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, KU Leuven, Herestraat 49, B-3000, Leuven, Belgium. E-mail: bjorn.meijers@uzleuven.be Evidence on the optimal anticoagulation regimen for hemodialysis in patients at high bleeding risk is scarce.

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  3. Rare hereditary COL4A3/COL4A4 variants may be mistaken for familial...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Kidney International

    ... of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA Correspondence: Rasheed A. Gbadegesin, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA. E-mail: rasheed.gbadegesin@duke.edu Focal segmental ...

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  4. The relationship between estimated sodium and potassium excretion and subsequent renal outcomesRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Kidney International

    3Department of Nephrology, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg and Center for Medical Statistics, Informatics and Intelligent Systems, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria Correspondence: Andrew Smyth, Population Health Research ...

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  5. Plasma endocan levels associate with inflammation, vascular...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Kidney International

    Correspondence: Mehmet Kanbay, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Istanbul Medeniyet Universitesi, Goztepe Egitim ve Arastirma Hastanesi, Kadikoy, Istanbul 03490, Turkey. E-mail: drkanbay@yahoo.com Plasma endocan levels are elevated in a large number of diseases, and may reflect endothelial cell dysfunction.

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  6. New Test to Measure HDL Cholesterol Can Predict Cardiovascular RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2012 | Science Daily

    ... by developing a new laboratory test, scientists at the Institute of Medical Genetics and the Department of Nephrology & Dialysis (University Department of Internal Medicine III) at the MedUni Vienna have demonstrated for the first time that the ...

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  7. Tracking The Flu Via The CloudRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I initiated regular coverage of the biotech industry at Forbes, and wrote many of the early stories on genomics, personalized medicine, and the automation of drug making. I also launched the Arabic edition of Forbes, and oversaw what became highly influential lists in the Middle East, such as the 50 Most Powerful Arab Businesswomen.

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  8. Presence of certain proteins in HDL can lead to cardiovascular riskRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Medical News

    A current study by the MedUni Vienna has shown that changes to the "good cholesterol" HDL can be associated with cardiovascular diseases: by developing a new laboratory test, scientists at the Institute of Medical Genetics and the Department of Nephrology & Dialysis at the MedUni Vienna have demonstrated for the first time that the presence of certain proteins in the HDL can lead to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality. HDL is a class of proteins that plays a key role in the body's metabolism of cholesterol.

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  9. ZS Pharma announces publication of results from phase 3 study of ZS-9 in patients with hyperkalemiaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... Results from this study were presented at a late breaking clinical trials session at the American Society of Nephrology meeting in 2013. The Company has also completed its second Phase 3 clinical trial of ZS-9, HARMONIZE, which was a randomized, ...

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  10. Digital Health IPOs Continue To DisappointRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    I initiated regular coverage of the biotech industry at Forbes, and wrote many of the early stories on genomics, personalized medicine, and the automation of drug making. I also launched the Arabic edition of Forbes, and oversaw what became highly influential lists in the Middle East, such as the 50 Most Powerful Arab Businesswomen.

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  11. High potassium levels reduced in chronic kidney disease patients by investigational drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Medical News Today

    ... the study's principal investigator, Matthew R. Weir, MD, professor of medicine and director of the Division of Nephrology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. "Their kidneys are unable to remove potassium from the body effectively, and ...

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  12. An Online CME Activity: Hyponatremia: Detection and Management in the Hospital SettingRead the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... Dr. Ladan Golestaneh, Associate Professor of Medicine (Adult Nephrology) from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center will present this program. After attending this online activity participating physicians should be able ...

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  13. Study finds most older adults qualify for statin therapy under new cholesterol guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... by current guidelines, reports a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology ( JASN ). A study from UT Southwestern researchers found that recently introduced cholesterol guidelines would significantly ...

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  14. AAMC Names Janis M. Orlowski, M.D., MACP, as Chief Health Care OfficerRead the original story

    Monday | PressReleasePoint

    ... She received her M.D. degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed her residency training in nephrology at Rush University Medical Center. The Association of American Medical Colleges is a not-for-profit association representing all ...

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  15. UL professor awarded HRB grant to improve understanding of Acute Kidney InjuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Medical News

    ... term outcomes" said Professor Stack who gave an oral presentation on this initiative at the American Society of Nephrology in Philadelphia, USA on Nov 15th 2014. Professor Stack added: "We are delighted to accept this 3-year HRB Award, which will ...

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  16. I Asked 20,000 Doctors About Fitbit And Apple's HealthKit, And Here's The AnswerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Forbes.com

    I initiated regular coverage of the biotech industry at Forbes, and wrote many of the early stories on genomics, personalized medicine, and the automation of drug making. I also launched the Arabic edition of Forbes, and oversaw what became highly influential lists in the Middle East, such as the 50 Most Powerful Arab Businesswomen.

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  17. Living organ donors who need a transplant prioritized in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Medical News Today

    In 2010, a total of 16,900 kidney transplants took place in the U.S. Of those, only 6,278 were from living donors. Prior organ donors who later need a kidney transplant experience brief waiting times and receive excellent quality kidneys, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology .

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  18. Long-term risk of mortality after acute kidney injury in patients...Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2010 | BioMed Central

    Department of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation, Hospital de Santa Maria, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, EPE, Av. Prof.

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  19. Two drugs no more effective than one to treat common kidney diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Science Daily

    ... 15 in two papers in the New England Journal of Medicine to coincide with presentation at the American Society of Nephrology annual meeting. "Enlarged cysts in kidneys can lead to reduced kidney function and eventually kidney failure, where the only ...

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  20. Use of antibiotic following kidney transplantation does not prevent virus infectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Science Daily

    ... study appearing in JAMA. The study is being released to coincide with its presentation at the American Society of Nephrology's annual Kidney Week meeting. Kidney transplantation is the preferred treatment for end stage renal disease. The development ...

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