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  1. Mother saves cancer-stricken daughtera s life with new kidneyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | New York Post

    ... ks to her mom, who donated her left kidney to save her daughter's life. Dr. Jeffrey Saland, the head of pediatric nephrology at Kravis, called Madison "a real magnet. She brings people to her, and everyone wants to help her."

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  2. Nephrologist Amarpreet Sandhu, D.O., Joins Sutter Pacific Medical FoundationRead the original story

    Wednesday | PR Log

    PRLog - Dec. 24, 2014 - SAN FRANCISCO -- Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation, part of the Sutter Health network, announced today the addition in October of Amarpreet Sandhu, D.O., FASN, as a specialist in kidney transplant and nephrology. Dr. Sandhu is board certified in nephrology.

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  3. YMCA gains new CEO, directors in turnaroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SoVaNow.com

    The YMCA has a new CEO - albeit one on loan from the hospital - and a host of new board members as it prepares for the next phase in what's being described as a top-to-bottom turnaround effort. Grant Merrill, a physical therapist with the HRHS Cox Rehabilitation Center, will join the Y in a full-time capacity as CEO early next month.

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  4. Little Finlay's gift of life from a strangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Daily Echo

    'The fact someone would give that, put themselves in danger, to give life to my son, just blows me away.' WHILE most children ask for the latest toys, little Finlay James Burns wrote to Santa for something more unusual - the gift of life.

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  5. Multicenter, clinical trial to address long-term complications in CKD patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Medical News

    ... Vazquez, principal investigator for the national trial, Professor of Internal Medicine, Clinical Director of Nephrology, and Medical Director of Kidney Transplantation at UT Southwestern. "The idea is to make findings from this study applicable to ...

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  6. Boost to kidney transplant unitRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | The Telegraph

    ... Rs 1.72 crore has been allocated for developing the kidney transplant unit at the IGIMS. A doctor of the IGIMS nephrology department, wishing not to be quoted, said: "The work for starting the kidney transplant unit at the hospital has already been ...

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  7. Buy High, Sell Low, and Restrict Competition: The Allegations...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | jdsupra.com

    ... such joint ventures or by purchasing the interests in such joint ventures that are held by the nephrologists or nephrology practices. Prohibition at Issue The AKS makes it a felony to knowingly and willfully offer or pay any remuneration (including ...

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  8. Clarithromycin-statin mix can cause drug interactions, requiring hospitalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Science Daily

    The combination of the common antibiotic clarithromycin with some statins increases the risk of adverse events, which may require hospital admission for older people, according to a new study. Statins, used to lower cholesterol, are one of the most widely prescribed drugs, with projections estimated at more than 1 billion people around the globe.

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  9. Mind Your Mouth: How Oral Health Affects Overall HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | US News & World Report

    ... [it] affects one in every two adults and 2.5 times more people than diabetes." At the American Society of Nephrology's Kidney Week meeting in November, a study was presented showing that within a population of African-Americans with normal kidney ...

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  10. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Announces Commercial Launch Of AURYXIA???...Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | BioSpace

    ... dialysis in the U.S., with the number projected to rise in the future. , Director of Clinical Research at Denver Nephrology commented, "I am very pleased to be able to offer my dialysis patients an effective new treatment option. Unlike other ...

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  11. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals supplies AURYXIA tablets to wholesalers in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Medical News

    ... with the number projected to rise in the future. Dr. Geoffrey Block, Director of Clinical Research at Denver Nephrology commented, "I am very pleased to be able to offer my dialysis patients an effective new treatment option. Unlike other phosphate ...

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  12. Kidney Disease Kills More Americans Than Prostate And Breast Cancer...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Medical Daily

    ... get the message out so we can intervene as early as possible," Dr. Jeff Guillian, a nephrologist at South Denver Nephrology Associates, told Medical Daily. Nephrologists specialize in kidney care, and treating any kind of kidney-related diseases. ...

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  13. Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run donates equipment to UHWI Special Care UnitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Jamaica Observer

    ... in infectious diseases, development and behavioural paediatrics, cardiology, endocrinology, neonatology, nephrology, neurology, pulmonology and other subspecialties managed in conjunction with other specialties. "We are extremely grateful as these ...

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  14. Ardelyx's Tenapanor Selected for Oral and Poster Presentations at the ...Read the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... preclinical and clinical results during Kidney Week 2014, the annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN). Abstracts of the presentations were published today on the ASN website. Title: Reduction of Sodium and Phosphorus Absorption ...

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  15. New Year's Eve Bicentennial Bash set in North Olmsted: A Place in the SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Cleveland.com

    North Olmsted is celebrating its bicentennial and will host a New Year's Eve Bicentennial Bash beginning at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 31 at Springvale Ballroom, 5871 Canterbury Road. For $75 attendees can enjoy appetizers, a buffet dinner, drink tickets, a champagne toast at midnight and dancing to music played by DJ Rick.

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  16. In Vivo Nanoparticle Assessment of Pathological Endothelium Predicts...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Circulation

    From the Cardiovascular Research Center , Division of Cardiology , Division of Nephrology , Center for System Biology , Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging , and Wellman Center for Photomedicine , Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. Correspondence to Farouc A. Jaffer, MD, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Cardiovascular Research Center, Simches Research Bldg Room 3206, Boston, MA 02114.

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  17. Organ registry speeds kidney transplant processRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Jacksonville Daily News

    Dinah Sampson's organ traveled last week to a South Carolina transplant center, where surgeons then placed it in the body of a person Sampson had never met.

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  18. Humetrix Release: TENSIO Taps Healthkit Data To Put Anyone With High Blood Pressure In ControlRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | BioSpace

    ... for iOS devices in the first quarter of 2015. Developed by physicians specializing in internal medicine, nephrology and public health, with experience building award-winning consumer medical apps, TENSIO is the first in a suite of condition-specific ...

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  19. CBSa s Stem Cell ShenanigansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Michael Fumento

    ... wrong about all three of these. Regarding kidneys, she'd find observations like this from last June's issue of Nephrology: "There has been considerable focus on the ability of bone marrow-derived cells to differentiate into [other types of] cells of ...

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  20. Integrative Biology Identifies Shared Transcriptional Networks in CKDRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | CiteULike

    Journal of the American Society of Nephrology , Vol. 25, No. 11. , pp. 2559-2572, doi:10.1681/asn.2013080906 A previous meta-analysis of genome-wide association data by the Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology and CKDGen consortia identified 16 loci associated with eGFR.

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