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Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... primary endpoint of the change in the amount of kidney interstitial capillary GL-3, the substrate that ... endpoint will be the change in the amount of kidney interstitial capillary GL-3 as measured in kidney biopsies using histology. Secondary endpoints ...

Investigational Urine NGAL Biomarker Shows Promise to Monitor Cyclosporine Toxicity in Cardiac Transplant Patients

... drugs to prevent possible irreversible kidney damage. In a scientific poster ... NGAL is a small, robust protein produced by the kidney tubules and appears in urine just two-to-four hours following acute kidney injury (AKI), up to 46 hours sooner than current ...

deCODE Discovers a Gene Linked to Risk of Kidney Stones and Osteoporosis

... common biological mechanism contributing to both kidney stones and decreased bone mineral density (BMD). ... at roughly 65% greater likelihood of developing kidney stones than those who carry no copies. This ... for more than a quarter of the incidence of kidney stones, and in women carriers it is ...

Astellas Receives FDA Approval for Use of Prograf(R) (Tacrolimus) in Conjunction With Mycophenolate Mofetil (MMF) in Kidney Transplant Recipients

... (MMF) for the prevention of organ rejection in kidney transplant recipients. Prograf is a cornerstone ... for preventing transplant rejection in liver, kidney and heart transplant recipients. The approval ... of this combination therapy in the treatment of kidney and heart transplant recipients." "The FDA ...

Bayer and Onyx Announce Nexavar Data Presentations at 45th American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

... of advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC), or kidney cancer," said Laura Brege, executive vice ... for the treatment of patients with advanced kidney cancer. Nexavar is also being evaluated by the ... ovarian cancer, and as an adjuvant therapy for kidney cancer and liver cancer. Important Safety ...

Kibow Biotech, Inc. to Present at BIO 2009 International Convention: Innovations to Heal, Fuel, and Feed the World

... for dogs and cats with moderate to severe kidney failure, has been successfully sold on the North ... the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and kidney Disease (NIDDK). Additional support has been ... supplement formulation, Kibow Biotics(R), for kidney health in USA and the possibility of its approval ...

Lilly Set to Unveil More Than 50 Studies at ASCO 2009

... treated with ALIMTA. If you have liver or kidney problems, be sure to tell your doctor. Your dose ... function. There have been rare reports of serious kidney or liver toxicity with GEMZAR treatment, ... or nursing baby. If you have had prior kidney or liver problems or impairment, please tell your ...

Kibow Biotech, Inc. Launches Breakthrough Probiotic Dietary Supplement for Kidney Health in USA and Canada

... and proprietary probiotic formulation targeting kidney health. This product will be sold exclusively through their online store. Maintaining healthy kidney function is a concern for over 200 million people ... Kibow Biotics uses the bowel to augment kidney function. Kibow Biotics will be made ...

Amicus Therapeutics Presents Positive Results From Phase 2 Extension Study of Amigal(TM) for Fabry Disease at ACMG 2009 Annual Meeting

... observed in interstitial capillary cells from kidney biopsies. Previously reported Phase 2 results ... primary endpoint of the change in the amount of kidney GL-3, the substrate that accumulates in the cells ... symptoms of Fabry disease, including pain, kidney failure and increased risk of heart attack and ...

Kibow Biotech Strongly Supports World Kidney Day for Maintenance of Healthy Kidney Function

... March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of World kidney Day, Kibow Biotech, Inc. is pleased to announce ... as instructed, could help maintain healthy kidney function. Kibow Biotech, Inc. is an 11 ... a drug to US consumers to help maintain healthy kidney function. Dr. Natarajan Ranganathan, ...

Isis Initiates Phase 1 Clinical Trial of SGLT2 Antisense Drug

... than 80 percent reduction of SGLT2 levels in the kidney at low-weekly doses, which resulted in ... is responsible for glucose re-absorption in the kidney and decreasing SGLT2 function promotes glucose ... inhibits the production of SGLT2 in the kidney in animals, and does not have any effect on a ...

Cleveland Clinic Selects Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Surgery (LESS) as One of the Top Ten Innovations of 2009

... LESS live-donor nephrectomies in nine consecutive kidney donors for kidney transplantation. All aspects of kidney harvesting were completed though the navel. ...

DaVita Wins Gold in International Marketing and Communications Competition

... -- DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and kidney failure, today announced DaVita's ... services and education for patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. ...

Rules-Based Medicine, Inc. Launches Human Kidney Damage Biomarker Panel

... Complements the RBM Rat kidney Panel developed in conjunction with the Critical ... today announced the launch of its Human kidney Multi-Analyte Profile (MAP), a cost-effective ... better understanding of drug toxicity. The Human kidney MAP will be used in clinical trials to reveal ...

Study Shows Machine Perfusion Significantly Improves Transplant Results

... transplantation offers significant benefits in kidney survival and function when compared to those ... cold storage. Unlike the icebox, the LifePort(R) kidney Transporter monitors the temperature and vascular ... in real time, while preserving it by pumping the kidney continuously with a cold solution, even while the ...

Kidneys for Transplant Function Earlier and Last Longer When Preserved in a Machine Compared to the Traditional Box of Ice

... in a specially designed machine (LifePort kidney Transporter) the odds for experiencing a delay in recovery of kidney function are 43% lower, and that these kidneys ... risk of rejection (3) and survival of the kidney graft may be compromised. This in turn will put ...

DaVita Launches 'Flu Fighter Program' in Support of National Influenza Week

... -- DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with ... services and education for patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. ... For more information about DaVita, its kidney education materials, and its community programs, ...

Lilly to Acquire ImClone Systems in $6.5 Billion Transaction

... being treated with ALIMTA. If you have liver or kidney problems, be sure to tell your doctor. Your dose ... function. There have been rare reports of serious kidney or liver toxicity with GEMZAR treatment, ... unborn or nursing baby. If you have had prior kidney or liver problems or impairment, please tell your ...

DaVita Treats Thousands of Dialysis Patients in Wake of Hurricane Ike

... -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading provider of kidney care services in the United States, is caring for ... up and running, some solely on generator power. kidney failure patients depend on dialysis treatments ... services and education for patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. ...

State's First Single Incision Robotic Kidney Removal Performed at Henry Ford Hospital

... -- For the first time in Michigan, a diseased kidney has been surgically removed at using highly ... Surgery. "We traditionally try to save the kidney for smaller tumors, performing a robotic partial ... remove tumors that might otherwise require total kidney removal or a large open incision. While these ...

Cytochroma and Mitsubishi Tanabe form partnership for chronic kidney disease therapies in U.S. and Asia

... ("SHPT") in patients with chronic kidney disease ("CKD"). The agreement also grants MTPC ... the Johns Hopkins University. About Chronic kidney Disease According to the National kidney Foundation, more than eight million patients in ...

Cytochroma Closes $45 Million Series C Financing

... to altered vitamin D metabolism in chronic kidney disease ("CKD") patients, and include CTA018 and ... MBA from McMaster University. About Chronic kidney Disease According to the National kidney Foundation, more than eight million patients in ...

NxStage Announces Access to Demographic and Outcomes Information for the Growing U.S. Daily Home Hemodialysis Patient Population

... which includes correlation with survival and kidney transplant relative to that observed with ... being addressed. In compiling the survival and kidney transplant analysis, NxStage captured mortality ... and hope that sharing this current data with the kidney care community will help build awareness of daily ...

Superior Patient Clinical Outcomes Confirms DaVita's Leadership Position on Quality Dialysis Care

... -- DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with ... This achievement is notable among the nation's kidney care community because DaVita(R) serves more than ... Performance Measures (CPM) and the National kidney ...

AlloCure Inc. Closes $14.5MM Series A Round to Develop a Stem Cell Therapy for Acute Kidney Injury

... cell therapies for the treatment of acute kidney injury, today announced the closing of a $14.5MM ... treat patients who are suffering from acute kidney injury," said John Wirthlin President and CEO. ... major advances over the past 30 years, acute kidney injury remains treatment resistant and presents a ...

Third Annual DaVita Kidney Disease Awareness Walks to Hit 20 Cities in 2008

... Million to Help Fight Chronic kidney Disease EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic ... by DaVita Inc. to increase awareness about kidney disease through public education and testing ...

FDA Approves Quark IND for DGFi, an siRNA Therapeutic Based on Silence Therapeutics' Unique Proprietary Chemistry

... and treatment of delayed graft function in kidney transplantation LONDON, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- ... and is being developed by Quark for use in kidney transplantation. Rights to the AtuRNAi structure ... In patients with DGF, the transplanted kidney does not function properly and requires ...

HemoCue Receives First FDA CLIA Waiver in Diagnostics Industry for Quantitative Point-of-Care Test for Microalbuminuria, a Kidney and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Marker

... may indicate the presence of chronic kidney disease (CKD), a life-threatening condition that ... and its increase over time can indicate kidney disease, it is important that physicians have a ... that patients at increased risk for chronic kidney disease, such as those with hypertension, be ...

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Sponsors National Managed Care Roundtable for Industry Executive Advisory Board

... any, successful care management models addressing kidney disease today. The programs presented by Diplomat ... Pharmacy to address specialty pharmacy and kidney disease were well received by managed ... in Disease Management programs for Chronic kidney Disease patients, as well as Home and Out-Patient ...

AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and 3SBio, Inc. Announce Strategic Partnership to Develop and Commercialize Ferumoxytol in China

... to treat iron deficiency anemia in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. "This is an exciting ... of iron deficiency anemia in chronic kidney disease patients. The Company has released data ... with sales headquarters in Beijing. (1) kidney International, (2005) 68; 2837-2845 (2) ...

DaVita Introduces 'Treatment Evaluator'

... -- DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic ... available to help patients living with chronic kidney disease learn ways to improve all aspects of ... services and education for patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. ...

Bayer and Onyx Announce Nexavar Data Presentations at 44th American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

... of Nexavar in liver cancer and advanced kidney cancer and provide new insight into the potential ... 11:00 AM - 12:00 p.m., W375a -- Comparison of kidney cancer symptoms and quality of life (QoL) in ... breast cancer, melanoma and adjuvant use in kidney cancer," Susan Kelley, MD, vice president, ...

Cytochroma Appoints R. Richard Wieland II As CFO

... or insufficient Vitamin D metabolism in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. These new products will ... of Vitamin D insufficiency. About Chronic kidney Disease According to the National kidney Foundation (NKF), more than nine million North ...

Cytochroma opens U.S. headquarters in Illinois

... or insufficient Vitamin D metabolism in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. These new products will ... of Vitamin D insufficiency. About Chronic kidney Disease According to the National kidney Foundation (NKF), more than nine million North ...

Genzyme Reports Strong First-Quarter Growth

... the product's labeling to include chronic kidney disease patients with hyperphosphatemia who are ... for Renvela in both the dialysis and chronic kidney disease indications. -- Within the Transplant ... are focused on rare inherited disorders, kidney disease, orthopaedics, cancer, transplant, and ...

JCI table of contents: April 22, 2008

... Connecting the dots between obesity and kidney disease Individuals who are obese have a greater risk of developing kidney disease than those who are not obese. New data, ... a clinical condition that is an indicator of kidney damage albuminuria (the presence of the protein ...

DaVita Announces Retirement of Former Chief Medical Officer Charles J. McAllister, M.D.

... -- DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with ... has provided 30 years of incredible service to kidney care patients and the broader kidney care community, as a practicing nephrologist, as ...

Genzyme Launches Renvela(R) in the U.S. for Dialysis Patients

... and Earlier Stage Chronic kidney Disease Patients CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 6 ... for the control of serum phosphorus in chronic kidney disease patients regardless of whether they are ... to expand Renvela's labeling to include chronic kidney disease patients with hyperphosphatemia who are ...

NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning is at the Top of his Game When It Comes to Spreading the Word About Chronic Kidney Disease

... The American Association of kidney Patients Honors Mourning with 2008 Life Membership Award During National kidney Month MIAMI, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- To ... to raising awareness of chronic kidney disease (CKD), the American Association ...

New Independent Research Study Indicates That Cylex's ImmuKnow Test May Identify Kidney Transplant Patients at Risk for Early Acute Rejection

... for early acute transplant rejection and unstable kidney function in the first three months following ... study, which was authored by members of the kidney transplant programs at Duke University Medical ... such trends or associations." This study of 126 kidney transplant patients was designed to evaluate the ...
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