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Immunotherapy breakthrough for advanced bladder cancer

2 hours 12 min ago
An antibody drug that stops cancer cells evading the immune system helps achieve a breakthrough in developing a new therapy for advanced bladder cancer.
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Long-term testosterone therapy does not increase the risk of prostate cancer

4 hours 12 min ago
Testosterone (T) therapy is routinely used in men with hypogonadism, a condition in which diminished function of the gonads occurs.
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What is delayed ejaculation? Is it a medical problem?

5 hours 12 min ago
A type of male sexual dysfunction - specifically, an ejaculatory disorder - delayed ejaculation can be distressing for a man or a relationship. Find out more, including therapy.
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ZS Pharma announces publication of results from phase 3 study of ZS-9 in patients with hyperkalemia

Wed, 2014-11-26 03:00
ZS Pharma have announced the publication of previously unreleased detailed results from the ZS003 study in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).
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High potassium levels reduced in chronic kidney disease patients by investigational drug

Tue, 2014-11-25 03:00
Research just published found that the investigational drug patiromer decreased high potassium levels and maintained normal potassium levels in patients with chronic kidney disease.
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Rare stem cells identified that give rise to chronic tissue scarring

Tue, 2014-11-25 02:00
Harvard Stem Cell Institute scientists at Brigham and Women's Hospital have found the cellular origin of the tissue scarring caused by organ damage associated with diabetes, lung disease, high blood...
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Living organ donors who need a transplant prioritized in the U.S.

Mon, 2014-11-24 03:00
In 2010, a total of 16,900 kidney transplants took place in the U.S. Of those, only 6,278 were from living donors.
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Pregnant women who have donated a kidney are at increased risk for hypertension, preeclampsia

Sun, 2014-11-23 02:00
Nearly 30,000 people become living kidney donors worldwide each year, and many are young women.
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A combination of 2 existing anti-cancer drugs for kidney cancer shows good patient response

Fri, 2014-11-21 02:00
Researchers have found that patients with an advanced form of kidney cancer, for which there is no standard treatment and a very poor prognosis, respond well to a combination of two existing...
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Ferroptosis, a novel form of non-apoptotic cell death, holds great therapeutic potential

Fri, 2014-11-21 02:00
Ferroptosis is a newly discovered form of cell death believed to be involved in numerous pathological processes.
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Patients with advanced papillary kidney cancer respond well to a combination of two existing anti-cancer drugs

Wed, 2014-11-19 04:00
Researchers have found that patients with an advanced form of kidney cancer, for which there is no standard treatment and a very poor prognosis, respond well to a combination of two existing...
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Keryx announces results from Ferric Citrate phase 3 long-term safety extension study

Wed, 2014-11-19 02:00
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:KERX) (the "Company") has announced results from a 48-week Open Label Extension (OLE) safety study in which Ferric Citrate demonstrated long-term safety and...
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High impact clinical trials yield results that could lead to improved kidney care

Wed, 2014-11-19 02:00
The results of numerous high-impact clinical trials that could affect kidney-related medical care were presented at ASN Kidney Week 2014 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA.
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For patients with kidney failure, home dialysis may be better than in-center hemodialysis

Wed, 2014-11-19 02:00
Home dialysis therapies may help prolong the lives of patients with kidney failure compared with hemodialysis treatments administered in medical centers, according to a study presented at ASN Kidney...
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Protecting your kidneys through healthy eating

Wed, 2014-11-19 02:00
A healthy diet may help protect the kidneys, according to two studies presented at ASN Kidney Week 2014 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA.
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Kidney function likely affected by perceived racial discrimination

Wed, 2014-11-19 02:00
Perceived racial discrimination may contribute to disparities related to kidney disease, according to a study presented at ASN Kidney Week 2014 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia...
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Potassium additives may make low-sodium meats unsafe for patients with kidney disease

Wed, 2014-11-19 02:00
Potassium additives are frequently added to sodium-reduced meat products in amounts that may be dangerous for patients with kidney disease, according to a study presented at ASN Kidney Week 2014 at...
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Air pollution associated with higher rates of chronic kidney disease

Wed, 2014-11-19 02:00
Air pollution may play a role in the development of kidney disease, according to a study presented at ASN Kidney Week 2014at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA.
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Study reveals significant heart rhythm disorders occurring in patients undergoing hemodialysis

Tue, 2014-11-18 04:00
Medtronic, Inc. has revealed the results of a new study which found that atrial fibrillation (AF) and bradycardia-two common heart rhythm disorders-occurred at higher than expected, and clinically...
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Drug helps lower high potassium levels associated with potentially lethal cardiac arrhythmias

Tue, 2014-11-18 04:00
Mikhail Kosiborod, M.D., of Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, and colleagues evaluated the efficacy and safety of the drug zirconium cyclosilicate in patients with hyperkalemia...
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