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  1. Interventional nephrology: Catheter dysfunction--prevention and troubleshooting.Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Despite recommendations by various national guidelines advocating arteriovenous fistulae as the access of choice in patients undergoing hemodialysis , the use of central venous catheters remains widespread among both incident and prevalent HD patients.

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  2. Interventional nephrology: Novel devices that will one day change our practice.Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. There is increasing awareness of vascular access dysfunction as a significant contributor to the morbidity associated with chronic hemodialysis.

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  3. DaVita to pay $450 mln in Medicare fraud lawsuit over wasted drugsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Reuters

    DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc, one of the largest U.S. kidney dialysis providers, said it agreed to pay $450 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit accusing it of deliberately wasting medicines in order to receive higher Medicare payments. The lawsuit alleged that DaVita, whose largest shareholder is Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, used larger-than-necessary medicine vials or unnecessarily spread medicine dosages across multiple treatments, knowing that Medicare would pay for what it considered "unavoidable" waste.

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  4. Classical Complement Pathway Activation in the Kidneys of Women With Preeclampsia [Original Article]Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Circulation

    From the Department of Pathology , Department of Nephrology , and Department of Obstetrics , Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands; Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Isala Zwolle, Zwolle, the Netherlands ; and Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Department of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA . Correspondence to Jamie S. Chua, Department of Pathology, Leiden University Medical Center, L1 Q, PO Box 9600, P0-107, 2300 RC Leiden, the Netherlands.

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  5. Research shows sysadmins may outlive IT execsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

    ... the workday, according to the paper, which was published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology April 30 . "Exercise is great, but the reality is that the practical amount of vigorous exercise that can be achieved is limited," ...

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  6. Acumen Physician Solutions Products to Interface with DSI RenalRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ... for both Acumen and DSI Renal," said Acumen president Dana Hensley. "Acumen's biotechnology has been used in nephrology practices nationwide, and we're ready to partner with a large dialysis services company." DSI Renal will recommend using Acumen's ...

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  7. Step away from your seat: swap two minutes of sitting for walking each hour to improve healthRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Age

    ... Srinivasan Beddhua , lead author of the research published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology . "Humans' systems have evolved for being active. If their systems are inactive for a long period of time, they go into a state ...

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  8. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals' (KERX) CEO Greg Madison on Q1 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Good morning. My name is Beth, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to Keryx Biopharmaceuticals First Quarter 2015 Financial Results.

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  9. Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd. (4151) - Financial and Strategic SWOT...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PR-inside.com

    ... and Bio- chemicals. The company's commercial products comprise for the therapeutic areas of Oncology, Nephrology and others include Gran, Nesp, Espo, Romiplate, Coniel, Regpara, Allelock/Patanol and Depakene/Topina among others. Its development ...

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  10. New market study, "United States Endoscopy Group, Inc. - Strategic...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PR-inside.com

    ... Opportunity - Global Endoscopy Devices Market Opportunity - New Products Opportunity - Positive Outlook: Nephrology and Urology Devices Market United States Endoscopy Group, Inc. - Threats Threat - Regulatory Oversight Threat - Threat of Infections ...

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  11. American Diabetes Association Announces Awardees For Research...Read the original story

    Sunday | BioSpace

    ... Consensus Conference: "Chronic Kidney Disease and Diabetes" held in collaboration with the American Society of Nephrology and the National Kidney Foundation. The conference examined the current status of care for people with diabetes and chronic ...

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  12. 2-Minute Walks May Offset Effects of SittingRead the original story

    Yesterday | InteliHealth

    ... recommended that people add the brief bursts of activity, too. The Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology published the study online. HealthDay News wrote about it April 30. This study suggests that walking just 2 minutes every hour ...

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  13. Study: leave desk 2 minutes an hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 13WHAM

    ... 33 percent lower risk of death. The study was published today in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. "It's is different pieces of the same puzzle," Beddhu said. "We should have this sedentary awareness. ... Take at least a ...

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  14. Even a little walking can improve your health, study suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    ... percent, according to the findings, published today (April 30) in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, a complement to the government's diet guidelines, recommend that people do ...

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  15. Mental Health Month Highlights Need for Holistic Approach to Patient Care in Medical CommunityRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sys-Con Media

    ... symptoms of depression, according to a study published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology . Working may provide a sense of purpose and a positive distraction from dialysis, all of which help contribute to a better quality ...

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  16. 4th International Conference on Nephrology and TherapeuticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hudson Reporter

    Nephro-2015 is a remarkable event which brings together a unique and international mix of researchers, physicians, students along with large and medium pharmaceutical, diagnostic companies, leading universities and clinical research institutions making the conference a perfect platform to share experience, foster collaborations across industry and academia, and evaluate emerging technologies across the globe.

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  17. Sitting all day? A two-minute walk every hour brings health benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... activity can offer health benefits were recently published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology , based on research at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City. Researchers followed 3,200 people for three ...

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  18. What can we learn from a statistically inconclusive trial? Consensus...Read the original story

    Yesterday | CiteULike

    ... to cinacalcet. In summary, the EVOLVE study adds to the list of inconclusive randomized clinical trials in Nephrology. However, the preplanned exploratory and sensitivity analyses suggest that when imbalances of patients characteristics at study ...

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  19. Birmingham Bank Bed Race closes Lakeshore in downtown Oakville Sunday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | InsideHalton.com

    The Oakville Hospital Foundation's 10th annual Birmingham Bank Bed Challenge - a month-long fundraising campaign - wrapped up Sunday morning with its hospital bed race in downtown Oakville. The Birmingham Bank Bed Challenge is an annual fundraiser where Oakville's major banks - BMO Bank of Montreal, CIBC, National Bank, Royal Bank, Scotiabank and TD Canada Trust - and more than 40 local bank branches raise money to purchase hospital beds for Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital .

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  20. Liaquatabad Hospital urgently needs doctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Daily Times

    KARACHI: Liaquatabad Hospital Medical Superintendent Dr Ansar Ansari on Saturday said his hospital urgently needs specialist doctors to deal with the rising number of patients and also to further improve patient care. Dr Ansari said the number of visiting patients has increased sharply in this 200-bed hospital.

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