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Free kidney disease screening offered - New Era



Free kidney disease screening offered 
New Era
The Dr Martha Namundjebo-Tilahun Foundation and the Kidney Care Centre lead by Dr Glendah Kalunga, the only nephrologist and specialist kidney physician in Namibia, will be offering free screening for kidney disease. Screenings will take place in ...

 


How Kevin Bennett Is Making UH A Leader In Kidney Disease ... - Honolulu Civil Beat



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How Kevin Bennett Is Making UH A Leader In Kidney Disease ... 
Honolulu Civil Beat
Kevin Bennett, a University of Hawaii researcher, is researching ways to make earlier detection of kidney disease possible.

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In Kidney Disease, Severity Matters for TAVR Safety | Medpage Today - MedPage Today



In Kidney Disease, Severity Matters for TAVR Safety | Medpage Today 
MedPage Today
Better kidney function before transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is associated with less risk of needing dialysis afterward for chronic kidney disease ...

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Kidney Failure ? You Can Prevent It! - Fiji Sun Online



Kidney Failure ? You Can Prevent It! 
Fiji Sun Online
Up to 90 per cent of kidney function can be lost without experiencing any symptoms and hence it is a silent killer. Astounded by this fact, I certainly was. We also know that about 500-600 Fijians are diagnosed with kidney failure every year. The ...

 


74-Year-Old Man Walks The Streets With A Desperate Plea: 'Need Kidney 4 Wife' - HuffPost



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74-Year-Old Man Walks The Streets With A Desperate Plea: 'Need Kidney 4 Wife' 
HuffPost
Swilling finally did find a match for his beloved, Jimmie Sue, who underwent a kidney transplant in 2013. She died earlier this year at the age of 80 from complications from Parkinson's disease. ?The kidney and her husband's love were both going strong ...
'Need kidney 4 wife:' Husband seeks stranger to save her life -- because it worked before Sacramento Bee
Driven by wife's need for kidney, Utah man takes to streets KSL.com
True love: 74-year-old man walks miles a day with sandwich board to find kidney donor for wife International Business Times UK
Newburgh Gazette  -Facts Herald 
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Polycystic kidney disease: Modulation of cystogenesis by the ... - Nature.com



Polycystic kidney disease: Modulation of cystogenesis by the ... 
Nature.com
Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is commonly caused by mutations in PKD1 or PKD2, but the mechanisms of cystogenesis are not well understood. Now ...

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Audio: Breathing LA air may increase your risk of kidney disease ... - 89.3 KPCC



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Audio: Breathing LA air may increase your risk of kidney disease ... 
89.3 KPCC
Breathing polluted air can lead to an increased risk of heart disease, stroke, lung disease and cancer, but as if that weren't enough, people in places like Los ...

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Goldfinch Bio, Mount Sinai, Vanderbilt U Partner on Kidney Disease ... - GenomeWeb



Goldfinch Bio, Mount Sinai, Vanderbilt U Partner on Kidney Disease ... 
GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) ? Goldfinch Bio announced today that it has partnered with the the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Vanderbilt ...

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DAAs safely treat chronic kidney disease in HCV patients - ModernMedicine



DAAs safely treat chronic kidney disease in HCV patients 
ModernMedicine
HCV infection is common among patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and leads to accelerated progression to end-stage renal disease. Sofosbuvir is a potent DAA against HCV, however, a previous analysis of nationally collected data raised some ...

 


Polluted air quality increases risk of kidney disease - Johns Hopkins News-Letter



Johns Hopkins News-Letter
 
Polluted air quality increases risk of kidney disease 
Johns Hopkins News-Letter
Researchers at the Clinical Epidemiology Center of St. Louis, Missouri recently discovered that air pollution increases the risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD), which can ultimately develop into end stage renal disease (ESRD). Currently 30 million ...