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581 Articles Matching "kidney"

Decadron vs. Prelone

Feb 17, 2019 , RxList
Decadron (dexamethasone) and Prelone (prednisolone syrup) are corticosteroids used to treat arthritis, skin, blood, kidney, eye, thyroid, intestinal disorders, severe allergies, asthma, and certain types of...
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Kidney Failure Patients Face Higher Risk of Cancer Death

Feb 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Kidney Failure Patients Face Higher Risk of Cancer DeathCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Depo-Medrol vs. Prednisone

Feb 17, 2019 , RxList
Depo-Medrol (methylprednisolone acetate) and prednisone are anti-inflammatory glucocorticoids used to treat pain and swelling that occurs with arthritis and other joint disorders. They may also be used to treat conditions such as blood disorders, severe allergic reactions, certain cancers, eye conditions, skin/intestinal/kidney/lung diseases, and immune system...
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Depo-Medrol vs. Decadron

Feb 17, 2019 , RxList
Depo-Medrol (methylprednisolone acetate) and Decadron (dexamethasone) are corticosteroids used to treat arthritis and other joint disorders. They may also be used to treat conditions such as blood disorders, severe allergic reactions, certain cancers, eye conditions, skin/intestinal/kidney/lung diseases, and immune system...
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Merck, Pfizer drug combo extends kidney cancer survival: study

Feb 17, 2019 , Reuters
A combination of Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda and Pfizer Inc's Inlyta helped patients with advanced kidney cancer live longer than those receiving and older Pfizer standalone therapy, according to data from a late-stage study presented on Saturday....
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Decadron vs. Prednisone

Feb 17, 2019 , RxList
Decadron (dexamethasone) and prednisone are corticosteroids used to treat arthritis, skin, blood, kidney, eye, thyroid, intestinal disorders, severe allergies, and...
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Hydrate Right, Your Kidneys Will Thank You

Feb 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Hydrate Right, Your Kidneys Will Thank YouCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Are Scientists Closer to Growing Made-to-Order Kidneys?

Feb 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Are Scientists Closer to Growing Made-to-Order Kidneys?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Merck, Pfizer combo treatment boosts kidney cancer survival

Feb 12, 2019 , Reuters
Drugmaker Merck & Co Inc said on Monday that the combination of its cancer immunotherapy Keytruda with Pfizer Inc's Inlyta cut the risk of death nearly in half for patients with the most common form of kidney cancer when compared with treatment with chemotherapy drug Sutent....
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Nobel Prize Winning Economist Develops Kidney Transplant ‘Chains’ That Are Saving Lives

Feb 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Nobel laureate Alvin Roth deserves much of the credit for coming up with a solution for increasing the number of donors and getting people off dialysis sooner. Other public health news focuses on self-harming images; Duchenne muscular dystrophy; hangover prevention; cocktail safety; living alone; breast implants and more....
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NSAID Pretreatment Impairs Immune Response In Heart Failure, Worsens Heart And Kidney Damage

Feb 08, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, are widely known as pain-killers and can relieve pain and inflammation. However, prolonged use raises the risk of heart and kidney failure events. A heart attack causes death of heart muscle cells by lack of oxygen, and it also significantly injures ......
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Obesity-Linked Cancers On the Rise in Young Adults

Feb 05, 2019 , WebMD
In the study, the cancer incidence increases were particularly severe in six of the 12 obesity-related cancers: colon, uterine, gallbladder, kidney and pancreas, and multiple myeloma -- a bone marrow...
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Transplanting pig kidneys in human and other futuristic innovations to solve the organ shortage

Feb 04, 2019 , CNBC Health
Every year, over 100,000 Americans wait in "medical purgatory" for an organ transplant, and about 8,000 die on standby. Now researchers, doctors and policymakers are exploring innovative ways to increase the supply of organs to meet...
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The Medical Minute: Living Donors May Benefit Transplant Patients

Feb 02, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For a patient awaiting a new organ – namely a liver or kidney – living donation provides a viable alternative and can often shorten a recipient’s wait time. “Living donor donations are important because they mean more patients can get the organs they need faster,” said Dr. Zakiyah Kadry, chief of t......
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Flu May Be a Factor in Many Kidney Failure Deaths

Jan 31, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Flu May Be a Factor in Many Kidney Failure DeathsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/28/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/29/2019 12:00:00...
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Kidney function worsens as people get more obese

Jan 31, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - With or without existing kidney disease, kidney function is more likely to decline over time the more severely obese a person is, a large study suggests....
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CellCept vs. Imuran

Jan 27, 2019 , RxList
CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil) and Imuran (azathioprine) are immunosuppressive agents used to prevent the body from rejecting a kidney transplant....
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Connecting the Dots Between Heartburn Drugs and Kidney Damage

Jan 26, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Connecting the Dots Between Heartburn Drugs and Kidney DamageCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/24/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/24/2019 12:00:00...
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Elderly who don't want dialysis often pressured to get it

Jan 23, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Doctors tend to steer elderly people with failing kidneys toward dialysis even when patients say they'd rather avoid such treatments, a new study finds. And when patients decline dialysis, which wouldn't buy much more time for a frail, elderly patient, doctors often try to convince them to change their minds, the study shows....
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For heart failure patients in hospital, flu boosts risk of complications, death

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - When people with heart failure are hospitalized, having influenza is tied to greater odds of respiratory and kidney complications and a higher chance they won't survive to be discharged, a U.S. study suggests....
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