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1 in 5 of the UK population could be walking around with 'ticking time bomb'

Fri, 2015-03-06 04:00
A national charity has warned that an alarming lack of awareness of kidney disease amongst the British public could have devastating effect on public health.
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Lycopene may ward off kidney cancer in older women

Thu, 2015-03-05 03:00
A higher intake by postmenopausal women of the natural antioxidant lycopene, found in foods like tomatoes, watermelon and papaya, may lower the risk of renal cell carcinoma, a type of kidney cancer.
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Myelin-maker: How an FDA-approved drug boosts myelin synthesis

Thu, 2015-03-05 02:00
Damage to myelin, the fatty insulator that enables communication between nerve cells, characterizes multiple sclerosis (MS) and other devastating neurological diseases.
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Healthy-looking prostate cells mask cancer-causing mutations

Wed, 2015-03-04 04:00
Prostate cells that look normal under the microscope may be hiding genetic mutations that could develop into cancer, prompting new ways to improve treatment for the disease, according to research...
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Mount Sinai researchers find chemotherapy after bladder cancer surgery improved survival

Wed, 2015-03-04 03:00
Patients who received chemotherapy after bladder cancer surgery demonstrated an approximately 30% lower risk of death than those that underwent surgery alone, according to an analysis presented by...
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Interventional radiology offers new treatment for enlarged prostates

Wed, 2015-03-04 03:00
Research demonstrates prostate artery embolization effectiveness for benign prostatic hyperplasia, with low side effectsMen with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a condition in which the...
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New views of enzyme structures offer insights into metabolism of cholesterol, other lipids

Wed, 2015-03-04 03:00
With the aid of X-ray crystallography, researchers at the University of Michigan have revealed the structures of two closely related enzymes that play essential roles in the body's ability to...
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Urine test could lead to better treatment of bladder cancer

Tue, 2015-03-03 03:00
Researchers at the University of Birmingham believe that a simple urine test could help to guide clinicians in the treatment of bladder cancer patients.
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Urine test predicts heart failure patients' risk of kidney injury

Mon, 2015-03-02 03:00
Test also predicts patients' risk of being rehospitalized or dying within one yearHighlights Urinary angiotensinogen levels at the time of hospital admission predicted acute decompensated...
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More than half of middle-aged adults 'at lifetime risk of chronic kidney disease'

Mon, 2015-03-02 03:00
More than 50% of adults currently aged 30-49 and 50-64 are at risk of developing chronic kidney disease at some point in their lives, according to new research.
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Oat breakfast cereals may contain a common mold-related toxin

Sun, 2015-03-01 02:00
Oats are often touted for boosting heart health, but scientists warn that the grain and its products might need closer monitoring for potential mold contamination.
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FDA approves new antibacterial drug Avycaz

Fri, 2015-02-27 04:00
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Avycaz (ceftazidime-avibactam), a new antibacterial drug product, to treat adults with complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAI), in...
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New health care delivery model for prostate cancer care results in better patient outcomes

Fri, 2015-02-27 02:00
Population-based approach includes safety-net program, improved surgical procedures to help improve patient outcomesA comprehensive, population-based regional health care management program for...
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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey advances understanding of surgical treatment options for genitourinary cancers

Thu, 2015-02-26 04:00
Helping to advance scientific and clinical knowledge to combat cancers that affect the bladder, kidneys, urinary tract and male reproductive organs, physician scientists at Rutgers Cancer Institute...
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Sunitinib, sorafenib of no benefit in ECOG-ACRIN renal cell trial

Thu, 2015-02-26 02:00
Research results highlighted at the press conference of a major medical meeting report no benefit from the use of either Sutent® (sunitinib) or Nexavar® (sorafenib) among patients with...
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Adjuvant sorafenib and sunitinib do not improve outcomes in locally advanced kidney cancer

Thu, 2015-02-26 02:00
Findings from a federally funded study suggest that patients with locally advanced kidney cancer should not be treated with either adjuvant (post-surgery) sorafenib or sunitinib.
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Revolutionary 'pregnancy tester' to help UK's 1 million undiagnosed kidney disease cases

Wed, 2015-02-25 04:00
A new medical device which combines nanotechnology with a pregnancy tester could help diagnose and treat the 1 million people in the UK who don't know they have kidney disease, a new report by the...
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Diet high in red meat may make kidney disease worse

Tue, 2015-02-24 04:00
An estimated 26 million people in the United States have chronic kidney disease, which can lead to complete kidney failure.
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Survey shows postmenopausal women with vaginal atrophy report improved satisfaction with VagiCap

Tue, 2015-02-24 03:00
Patient experience data presented at International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health Annual MeetingNewly released patient satisfaction survey results from a study of a novel...
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Science: Chromosome 'bumper repair' gene predicts cancer patient outcomes

Mon, 2015-02-23 02:00
Like a car's front and back bumpers, your cell's chromosomes are capped by "telomeres" that protect this genetic material against deterioration.
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