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Acute Renal Failure (ARF) Global Clinical Trials Review 2016 - Key Players are AlloCure, Complexa & AbbVie ...

Business Wire (press release) - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The report includes an overview of trial numbers and their average enrollment in top countries conducted across the globe. The report offers coverage of disease clinical trials by region, country (G7 & E7), phase, trial status, end points status and ...

SCOPE of Kidney Disease Assessed in Europe's Elderly

Medscape - ‎19 hours ago‎
VIENNA - The increasing demand for nephrology services by the aging population in Europe makes the management of chronic kidney disease a challenge, but a first-of-its-kind initiative could help nephrologists take control of the impending surge.

CKD Progression After Acute Kidney Injury Characterized

Renal and Urology News - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Two new studies by the same British research team may help to clarify how acute kidney injury (AKI) influences progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to reports presented at the European Renal Association-European Dialysis and ...

RELAX-REPEAT: Multiple Doses of Serelaxin Safe, Tolerable for Chronic Heart Failure

Medscape - ‎18 hours ago‎
FLORENCE, ITALY - The vasoactive peptide hormone serelaxin (Novartis) is both safe and tolerable for patients with chronic heart failure (CHF), suggests new research from the same investigators who conducted the phase 3 RELAX-AHF trial of 1161 ...

'Toxic' Ramganga fish causing learning disabilities, renal failure in humans

Times of India - ‎May 18, 2016‎
A researcher said lead finding its way into human beings through the food chain may cause learning disabilities, impaired protein and haemoglobin synthesis and severe anaemia.
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Amgen Receives Positive CHMP Opinion To Extend Indication Of Kyprolis® (Carfilzomib) For The Treatment Of ...

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The most serious side effects that may occur during Kyprolis treatment include: Cardiac toxicity, pulmonary toxicities, pulmonary hypertension, dyspnea, hypertension including hypertensive crises, acute renal failure, tumor lysis syndrome, infusion ...

Lower BP target reduces CV risk, all-cause mortality in older adults

Healio - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The primary endpoint was a composite of MI, ACS not resulting in MI, stroke, acute decompensated HF and CV mortality. Secondary endpoints included all-cause mortality, renal disease and a composite of the primary outcome and all-cause mortality.

Baxter Presents Data Focused on Elevating the Quality of Care for Renal Patients

Business Wire (press release) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
VIENNA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), a leader in renal care with more than 60 years of experience, presented 24 abstracts on advanced treatment options for end-stage kidney disease during the 53rd Congress of the European ...

Health status, renal function, and quality of life after multiorgan failure and acute kidney injury requiring renal ...

Dove Medical Press - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Study design: Survivors of the HANnover Dialysis OUTcome (HANDOUT) study were evaluated after 5 years for survival, health status, renal function, and quality of life (QoL). The HANDOUT study had examinded mortality and renal recovery of patients with ...

Doctors Find Alarming Superbug in Pennsylvania Woman

EMSWorld (press release) (blog) - ‎15 hours ago‎
"Antibiotics of last resort are generally reserved for very ill patients with infections difficult to treat because of their resistance to other antibiotics," Doi said.

Who Believes That Medical Error Is the Third Leading Cause of Hospital Deaths?

Medscape - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Consider this scenario: A patient with infection risk factors of poorly controlled diabetes and end-stage renal disease on hemodialysis underwent a life-saving procedure, developed an infection, became septic, and succumbed to the infection.

Takeda Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) as Consolidation Treatment in Post ...

Business Wire (press release) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Early eradication of residual disease through treatment with ADCETRIS has the highest chance of preventing the disease from returning in these patients,” said Dirk Huebner, M.D.

Patient at Northam hospital died of natural causes, coroner rules

ABC Online - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Her cause of death was listed as acute chronic renal failure on a background of cardiac failure and diabetes. There was no post-mortem examination as the death was never reported to the coroner and was considered by Hollywood Private Hospital medical ...

Portola Pharma (PTLA) Announces Presentation, Publication of Full Phase 3 APEX Study Results in NEJM, ISTH SSC ... - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc.® (Nasdaq: PTLA) announced that the full results of its pivotal Phase 3 APEX (Acute Medically Ill VTE Prevention with Extended Duration Betrixaban) Study were presented today for the first time in a late-breaking clinical ...

Blaydon school teacher tells of horror at being diagnosed with rare kidney disease

ChronicleLive - ‎May 26, 2016‎
A school teacher diagnosed with a rare kidney condition has told how Newcastle medics saved her life. Secondary school teacher Jaclyn Caisley was completely taken by surprise when she was diagnosed with Atypical Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (aHUS) ...

Fluid Overload at RRT Initiation Ups AKI Patients' Long-Term Mortality

Renal and Urology News - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Fluid overload at the start of renal replacement therapy (RRT) for patients with acute kidney injury (AKI) is associated with worse long-term survival, investigators reported at the European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant ...

Genentech's Gazyva® Showed Superior Progression-Free Survival Compared to Rituxan® in People with Previously ...

Yahoo Finance UK - ‎May 26, 2016‎
These contents may cause damage to organs and the heart, and may lead to kidney failure requiring the need for dialysis treatment.

Heart Failure Risk Increases With First Heart Attack

Renal and Urology News - ‎May 27, 2016‎
"Previous research looking at all-cause heart failure, not only after myocardial infarction, has found similar risk factors," Gho said in a European Society of Cardiology news release.
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Baxter (BAX) Debuts New THERANOVA Dialyser - ‎May 24, 2016‎
''Our ultimate goal is to introduce innovations that will enable haemodialysis to more closely mimic the function of the natural kidney,'' said Marcus Schabacker, corporate vice president and chief scientific officer, Baxter. ''With THERANOVA, we are ...

Study finds link between sodium intake and clinical CVD events in CKD patients - ‎May 25, 2016‎
In a study appearing in the May 24/31 issue of JAMA, Jiang He, M.D., Ph.D., of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, and colleagues evaluated more than 3,500 participants with chronic kidney disease (CKD), ...