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Hexvix fluorescence-guided bladder resection: Recently published data demonstrate favorable overall survival outcome in bladder cancer patients

Mon, 2015-03-30 05:00
Ipsen is pleased to note that a study on the impact of Hexvix® on survival in bladder cancer patients has been recently published in the World Journal of Urology1.Dr.
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More water = less kidney stones

Fri, 2015-03-27 04:00
Staying well hydrated is an effective way to reduce your chances of forming kidney stones, according to new research presented at the National Kidney Foundation's 2015 Spring Clinical Meetings.
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Genetic discovery may offer new avenue of attack against schistosomiasis

Fri, 2015-03-27 02:00
Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered a group of genes in one species of snail that provide a natural resistance to the flatworm parasite that causes schistosomiasis, and opens the...
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Rapid testing for gene variants in kidney donors may optimize transplant outcomes

Fri, 2015-03-27 02:00
Kidney transplantation outcomes from deceased African-American donors may improve through rapid testing for apolipoprotein L1 gene (APOL1) renal risk variants at the time of organ recovery, according...
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New data supporting Arno Therapeutics' HDAC inhibitor AR-42 published

Thu, 2015-03-26 05:00
Arno Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on the development of oncology therapeutics, has announced that data from a preclinical study demonstrate its...
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Combining the old and new to kill cancer cells

Thu, 2015-03-26 02:00
A team of Singapore based scientists have found that pairing a new approach with an old drug may be an effective approach to treat common cancers. In a landmark study, Professor David Virshup and Dr.
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New results suggest combining MRI with conventional prostate surveillance may give a generally effective prostate screening system

Wed, 2015-03-25 04:00
Initial results from the Göteborg randomised screening trial indicates that using MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) alongside conventional prostate cancer screening seems to offer improved cancer...
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Several breeds of dog in England killed by mysterious kidney disease

Wed, 2015-03-25 04:00
At least 30 dogs in England have been killed in less than 18 months by an unknown disease which causes skin lesions and kidney failure, reveals research published in Veterinary Record.
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Favorable 15-year survival outcomes for older prostate cancer patients with low-risk disease

Wed, 2015-03-25 04:00
Results from a population-based study from investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey show favorable survival outcomes among patients with low-risk prostate cancer treated with...
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Changes in surgery methods significantly reduces antibiotic resistance

Tue, 2015-03-24 04:00
A new study shows how changing working methods in surgery can significantly reduce bacterial resistance to antibiotics, while maintaining protection against infection and reducing costs by up to...
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Smokers at twice risk of prostate cancer recurring after surgery

Tue, 2015-03-24 04:00
Current smokers, and those who have quit smoking less than 10 years previously, have twice the risk of a recurrence of prostate cancer after surgery, according to new research presented at the...
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Myriad announces Prolaris test biopsy results from EMPATHY-P study at European Association of Urology annual meeting

Tue, 2015-03-24 04:00
Myriad Genetics, Inc. has announced that results from the EMPATHY-P clinical study of Prolaris in patients newly diagnosed with prostate cancer will be highlighted at the 30th Annual Congress of...
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Kidney cancer detected early with urine test

Mon, 2015-03-23 04:00
If kidney cancer is diagnosed early - before it spreads - 80 percent of patients survive. However, finding it early has been among the disease's greatest challenges.
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Study reports excellent outcomes among HIV+ kidney transplant recipients

Mon, 2015-03-23 02:00
Co-infection with hepatitis C virus lowers kidney and patient survival rates, howeverHighlights Compared with uninfected (HIV-/HCV-) kidney transplant recipients, mono-infected HIV+...
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MDC researchers uncover regulatory network in the kidney

Mon, 2015-03-23 02:00
The kidney carries out vital functions by continuously filtering the blood and excreting waste products into the urine.
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Study uncovers predictors of chronic kidney disease worsening in children and adolescents

Sun, 2015-03-22 02:00
Modifiable risk factors for kidney failure lay foundation for intervention and improved outcomesStudy results published in the National Kidney Foundation's American Journal of Kidney Diseases...
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NCCS pioneers new drug regimen which reduces toxicities for renal cancer patients

Fri, 2015-03-20 03:00
New treatment protocol improves overall survival outcomes and helps to reduce treatment cost for patientsA study led by the Genitourinary (GU) oncology team at National Cancer Centre Singapore...
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Researchers identify protein needed for repair of injured kidney cells

Fri, 2015-03-20 03:00
Cardiovascular researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have shown that a protein known as MG53 is not only present in kidney cells, but necessary for the organ to repair itself...
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Why people with diabetes can't buy generic insulin

Fri, 2015-03-20 02:00
Drug companies' incremental changes keep drugs patented, costly, Johns Hopkins study showsFast Facts Drug companies have made incremental improvements that kept insulin under patent for...
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Huge global inequities in renal disease health care

Thu, 2015-03-19 04:00
Inequalities in kidney health care across the world could be lessened by relatively inexpensive interventions that slow the progression of chronic kidney disease, according to an editorial...
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