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  1. Men Are Increasingly Choosing The Nursing Profession In ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS Local

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau , "The nursing profession remains overwhelmingly female, but the representation of men has increased as the demand for nurses has grown over the last several decades." Once you're able to disregard the stereotype that only females can partake in the nursing profession, the advantages of choosing this career path can transcend any notions of gender barriers.

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  2. Eat More Meat, Get Lower Blood Pressure?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    Eating too much meat often makes the headlines, whether the risk of doing so is equated to smoking or cited as the cause of rising diabetes rates . All the buzz has many of us pondering the same question: Am I eating too much meat? Though some of these articles have already been labeled as "sensational journalism," a new study published in the American Journal of Hypertension has shown that people who eat more protein -- whether from plant or animal sources -- tend to have a lower risk of hypertension, also known as high blood pressure.

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  3. Falcon Physician certified for Meaningful Use Stage 2Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Medical News

    Falcon Physician, a provider of electronic health record software to nephrologists and a subsidiary of DaVita HealthCare Partners, a leading provider of kidney care and health care services, announced that it has successfully completed the rigorous requirements needed to become certified for Meaningful Use Stage 2. Falcon Physician received certification for both Stages 1 and 2 through Drummond, the industry leader in software certification. Meaningful Use is the set of standards, defined by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services , which allows for providers to earn incentive dollars by complying with a set of specific criteria.

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  4. Research and Markets: Global In-Vitro Diagnostics (POC/Rapid Diagnostics) Market 2014-2020Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... disposable, reusable), applications (including diabetes, oncology, cardiology, HIV/AIDS, autoimmune disease, nephrology, drug testing), -end-user (including hospitals, laboratories, academics) and geography (globally). Research and Markets Laura ...

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  5. Dialysis drives progressive white matter brain injury due to blood...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    While dialysis can cause blood pressure changes that damage the brain, cooling dialysis fluids can protect against such effects. The findings come from a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology .

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  6. Actor Shashi Kapoor hospitalised due to chest infectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hindustan Times

    Veteran film actor Shashi Kapoor has been hospitalised, with complaints of chest infection. The 76-year-old actor has been admitted to the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Andheri.

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  7. Health NewsmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    Southcoast Health announced that Jasjot K. Bhullar, MD, nephrologist, has joined Southcoast Physicians Group, and will see patients at 208 Mill Road, Fairhaven. Dr. Bhullar treats general adult nephrology conditions such as chronic and acute kidney diseases, kidney stones, electrolyte and acid base abnormalities, as well as resistant hypertension.

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  8. Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Market Research ReportRead the original story

    Saturday | PR-inside.com

    ... recombinant DNA protein (rDNA) products and plasma derived products for oncology, auto-immune, ophthalmology, nephrology, and plasma derived product based therapies. The company markets products for the livestock, companion animals, equine, swine ...

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  9. Mitochondrial Disease Awareness WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WLLR-FM Davenport

    ... that she sees an eye doctor 2 times a year and an ear doctor roughly every month, neurologist 2 times a year and nephrology every 3 months. Mila has had multiple tests done...too many to count. She needs blood drawn every 3 months. This is all the ...

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  10. Invasive kidney biopsy for lupus patients may be replaced by math modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Medical News Today

    ... likely to develop chronic or end-stage kidney disease, said Brad Rovin, professor and director of the division of nephrology at Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center and a co-author of the paper. "If a kidney is already damaged, we can't expect to go ...

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  11. A prospective clinical trial of specialist renal nursing in the...Read the original story

    Friday | BioMed Central

    ... were enrolled, with 36 completing 12-months follow-up. The intervention involved a series of sessions led by the nephrology nurse practitioner with assistance from practice nurses. These sessions included assessment, education and planned medication ...

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  12. New Market Research Report: Bioconnect Systems, Inc. - Medical...Read the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | PR-inside.com

    ... high flow and sealing and non-thrombogenic services. The company has alliance with the American Society of Nephrology and the US Renal Data System called ESRD. Its Optiflow Vascular Anastomotic System is CE approved product. Bioconnect is ...

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  13. Kidney transplants give Hawaii siblings chance to get growingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Stanford

    ... each child has a 25 percent chance of developing the disease, said Grimm, who is also a professor of pediatric nephrology at the School of Medicine . The Faisca family was already braced for the possibility of cystinosis in Dominic. That's because ...

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  14. Kidney patients know little about transplant benefitsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Reuters

    ... Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. His group's study, published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, showed a gap in dialysis patients' knowledge about the benefits of transplants over dialysis, Segev said. Researchers ...

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  15. Protein May Lower Blood PressureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Bioscience Technology

    Eating too much meat often makes the headlines, whether the risk of doing so is equated to smoking or cited as the cause of rising diabetes rates. All the buzz has many of us pondering the same question: Am I eating too much meat? Though some of these articles have already been labeled as "sensational journalism," a new study published in the American Journal of Hypertension has shown that people who eat more protein- whether from plant or animal sources- tend to have a lower risk of hypertension, also known as high blood pressure.

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  16. Gaining an in-depth knowledge of nephrologyRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | PR Log

    PRLog - Sep. 19, 2014 - Medical specialists choosing to broaden their horizons by pursuing opportunities worldwide recognise the importance of globally acknowledged qualifications such as the Specialty Certificate Examinations offered by MRCP . Dr Hafidh Al Qadhi, a nephrologist at King Fahd General Hospital in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, explained: "After qualifying in general medicine, I decided to specialise in nephrology and, in addition to clinical experience, I recognised that I needed a specialty certificate in the subject to advance my career."

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  17. Rep. Tom Marino Urges Support of Important Kidney Care LegislationRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | WireService

    ... President and CEO of the American Kidney Fund (AKF), and Dr. Sharon Moe, President of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN), underscored the importance of the legislation at today's briefing. "Federal policies related to quality and Medicare ...

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  18. Math model designed to replace invasive kidney biopsy for lupus patientsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | R & D

    ... likely to develop chronic or end-stage kidney disease, said Brad Rovin, professor and director of the division of nephrology at Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center and a co-author of the paper. "If a kidney is already damaged, we can't expect to go ...

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  19. Will a High Protein Diet Lower Your Blood Pressure?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Boston.com

    There's a delicate dance between protein and your cardiovascular health. Nuts, for instance, are healthy sources of protein, but when mixed with sugar, fat, and salt, these protein-packed capsules suddenly become fattening butters.

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  20. Cooling of dialysis fluids protects against brain damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | EurekAlert!

    While dialysis can cause blood pressure changes that damage the brain, cooling dialysis fluids can protect against such effects. The findings come from a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology .

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