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523 Articles Matching "kidney"

Helping Older Kidney Patients Make Fundamental Care Decisions

Oct 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The National Kidney Foundation is collaborating with Tufts University on a three-year project to help older patients with advanced stages of kidney disease and their family care partners make decisions that best reflect their goals and preferences for care. Funded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Re......
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Chronic Kidney Disease

Oct 20, 2018 , eMedicine Health
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Merck, Pfizer combo treatment meets main goals of kidney cancer trial

Oct 19, 2018 , Reuters
Merck & Co said on Thursday a combination treatment of its cancer drug Keytruda and Pfizer Inc's Inlyta met the main goals of a late-stage study in patients with the most common form of kidney cancer....
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Is Kidney Dialysis Always Needed When Septic Shock Strikes?

Oct 12, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Is Kidney Dialysis Always Needed When Septic Shock Strikes?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/11/2018 12:00:00...
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Depo-Medrol vs. Kenalog

Oct 12, 2018 , RxList
Depo-Medrol (methylprednisolone acetate) and Kenalog-40 (triamcinolone acetonide) are corticosteroids used to treat pain and swelling that occurs with arthritis and other joint disorders. They are also used to treat blood disorders, allergic reactions, certain cancers, eye conditions, skin/intestinal/kidney/lung diseases, immune system disorders, endocrine disorders, gastrointestinal diseases, hematologic disorders, respiratory diseases, rheumatic disorders, and nervous system...
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Study Sees No Link Between Gout Drug, Kidney Disease

Oct 10, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Study Sees No Link Between Gout Drug, Kidney DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/9/2018 12:00:00...
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Study: No Link Between Gout Drug, Kidney Disease

Oct 09, 2018 , WebMD
Taking the drug allopurinol to manage gout, a painful form of arthritis, is not only safe, but also potentially beneficial in reducing risk of kidney disease, researchers...
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Avapro vs. Benicar

Oct 04, 2018 , RxList
Benicar (olmesartan medoxomil) and Avapro (irbesartan) are angiotensin II receptor antagonists used to reduce and control hypertension (high blood pressure). Avapro is also used to treat kidney problems caused by type 2 (non-insulin-dependent)...
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Avapro vs. Diovan

Oct 04, 2018 , RxList
Avapro (irbesartan) and Diovan (valsartan) are angiotensin II receptor antagonists used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Avapro is also used to treat kidney problems caused by type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes. Diovan is also used for heart failure, and post heart...
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AI robots are transforming parenting in China

Sep 29, 2018 , CNN Health
At kindergarten, three-year-old Seven Kong has his schoolmates to play with, but at home his best friend is a kidney-shaped, lime-coloured android named BeanQ....
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Kidney Disease Biomarker May Also Be A Marker For COPD

Sep 29, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A commonly used biomarker of kidney disease may also indicate lung problems, particularly COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. In “Albuminuria, Lung F......
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Chronic Kidney Disease That Has Killed Tens Of Thousands In Central America Is Starting To Crop Up In U.S.

Sep 28, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Because it primarily afflicts poor people in poor countries, research around the disease, called CKDu, has been spotty. In other public health news: tuberculosis, cancer, gender, toxins, food safety and...
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Ovary Removal Linked to Kidney Disease

Sep 21, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Ovary Removal Linked to Kidney DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2018 12:00:00...
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inui Health, formerly Scanadu, announces FDA-cleared home urine testing platform

Sep 19, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
The smartphone-connected system can perform five different tests that could help diagnose UTIs, diabetes, and kidney...
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Kidney Stones Grow Just Like Real Stones, Recording Your Health Through Time

Sep 19, 2018 , Forbes
Recent research found that kidney stones have many more similarities with real stones than anyone previously...
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Household Chemicals Tied to Kidney Problems

Sep 18, 2018 , WebMD
Reseachers who analyzed 74 studies of manufactured chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) found the chemicals are associated with poorer kidney function and other kidney problems. PFAS can be found in food packaging; stain- and water-repellent fabrics; nonstick cookware; polishes, waxes, paints and cleaning products; and firefighting...
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Household Chemicals Tied to Kidney Problems

Sep 18, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Household Chemicals Tied to Kidney ProblemsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/17/2018 12:00:00...
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Organ wait list shortcut: Patients accepting kidneys, hearts infected with hepatitis C

Sep 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
It seems like an implausible solution: Accepting a transplant of an organ that is infected with hepatitis C. But, some patients faced with a last resort are doing just that -- accepting infected organs and then starting a course of antiviral drugs to eliminate traces of the virus, USA Today...
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Coffee May Have Another Perk for Kidney Patients

Sep 15, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Coffee May Have Another Perk for Kidney PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/14/2018 12:00:00...
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Coffee May Have Another Perk for Kidney Patients

Sep 15, 2018 , WebMD
According to new research involving nearly 5,000 people with chronic kidney disease, a hike in daily caffeine intake appeared to lower their odds of an early...
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