JCI table of contents: March 23, 2009
... kallikrein proteins in anti-GBM antibodyinduced nephritis
(a mouse model of Goodpasture syndrome) and spontaneous lupus nephritis
in mice and humans.
In the study, which was ... lupus erythematosus and spontaneous lupus nephritis
were found to be associated with kallikrein ...
BioMarin and La Jolla Pharmaceutical Sign Worldwide (Excluding Asia Pacific) Development and Commercialization Agreement for Riquent
... reduces the frequency of
renal flares in lupus nephritis
patients. The ASPEN Phase 3 study is the
largest clinical study ever conducted in lupus nephritis
and there is
increasing evidence that Riquent ... good strategic fit for BioMarin. Lupus nephritis
is a serious
and potentially fatal orphan disease ...
'Multi-target' immune therapy improves outcomes of severe lupus nephritis
... 40 patients with severe lupus nephritis. Lupus nephritis
is inflammation of the kidneys occurring in ... of the kidneys. "This is a severe form of lupus nephritis
that is traditionally treated with a single ... for patients with SLE. However, class V+IV lupus nephritis
continues to be a major problemit has a poor ...
Researchers investigate ways to detect lupus-associated kidney disease
... Given that early intervention in lupus nephritis
is associated with better treatment outcome, it ... itself. When the antibodies attack the kidneys, nephritis
occurs, often shortening a patients life ... colleagues screened urine from mice with lupus nephritis
for the presence of four compounds VCAM-1, ...
Lupus is a Significant Cost to Employers, According to Thomson Reuters Study
... for lupus patients, though absence costs were not. Lupus
patients with nephritis
had much higher medical expenses. The mean annual
total medical ... were almost four times higher
than those for lupus patients without nephritis
and $46,862 higher than those
of the control group.
Using similar ...
What killed Naval hero John Paul Jones?
... failure as a result of viral or bacterial infection, which stimulated the development of a form of progressive glomerulonephritis. The interstitial nephritis
was the end result of this progressive disease. He also had pneumonia, an incidental finding not likely related to his kidney disease."
Ovarian function and fertility preserved in women with severe systemic lupus erythematosus
... by the difficult nature and impact of the disease itself."
In this retrospective evaluation of 61 postmenopausal women with SLE treated for lupus nephritis
(n=58), autoimmune hemolytic anemia (n=1) and central nervous system involvement (n=2), 39 patients received prolonged treatment with 1g/m2 ...
Lupus more severe in patients with Southern European ancestry
... mucocutaneous (skin) manifestations of SLE, whereas southern European ancestry contributes to more severe manifestations of the disorder such as nephritis
(inflammation of the kidneys) and increased production of specific autoantibodies (antibodies that fail to recognise and therefore attack the body's ...
Black-white Life Expectancy Gap Reduces, Yet Remains Significant
... death, although demonstrating favorable trends, continue to keep the black-white gap unnecessarily large, and unfavorable mortality trends in nephritis
[kidney disease] and septicemia [bloodstream infection] are currently contributing to widening the gap," the authors write.
The authors ...
Nephritis in Medical Technology
Nephritis in Medical Definition
Diseases of the glomerulus
| Post-infectious glomerulonephritis | ... of the kidney
Drug-induced interstitial nephritis
| Obstructive nephropathy | Radiation nephritis
| Reflux nephropathy | Sarcoidosis
Nephritis in Medical Dictionary
... proliferative glomerulonephritis Interstitial nephritis
Malignant hypertension (arteriolar nephro ... hemorrhagic telangiectasia hereditary nephritis
... ... Inflammation of the kidney s, known as nephritis
, is a potentially dangerous condition that ... is called glomerulonephritis , or simply nephritis
. Many disease s can cause this inflammation , ... system. Inflammation of the kidney s, or nephritis
, is the primary characteristic of acquired ...
... Interstitial nephritis
The acute form of interstitial nephritis
is common and may account for approximately 15% ... may be toxic to the kidney s. Interstitial nephritis
is one of the lesion s associated with ...
... Lupus nephritis
is an inflammation of the kidney caused by ... skin , joints , kidney s, and brain. Lupus nephritis
Definition: Lupus nephritis
is a kidney disorder that is a complication of ...
Related Category: Pathology (nfr´ts), inflammation of the kidney . nephritis
, interstitial: nephritis
due to disorders of the connective tissue ...
... Tolerance (Pre- Diabetes ) ... Interstitial nephritis
is one of the lesion s associated with ... to a drug ( acute interstitial allergic nephritis
) or as a side effect of medications. Related ... 2 diabetes . Alternative Names: Hereditary nephritis
; Hematuria - nephropathy - deafness ; ...
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
... anti-inflammatory drugs ) can cause interstitial nephritis
. However, interstitial nephritis
has other causes. See interstitial nephritis
, also see analgesic nephropathy . Pictures ...
... of the eye . Alport syndrome is very similar to hereditary nephritis
. There may be nerve deafness and congenital eye abnormalities ... a mutation in a gene for collagen . Alport syndrome , a form of nephritis
, a kidney disease Canavan disease of the brain Congenital ...
... of prolonged or chronic ingestion of analgesics, ... Interstitial nephritis
is one of the lesion s associated with analgesic nephropathy , and can ... occur with allergic reaction to a drug ( acute interstitial allergic nephritis
) or as a side effect of medications. ...
... Hunter syndrome Taybi oto-palato- digit al syndrome Hereditary nephritis
Mohr syndrome Hurler syndrome Waardenburg syndrome Kartagener ... Hunter syndrome Taybi oto-palato- digit al syndrome Hereditary nephritis
Mohr syndrome Hurler syndrome Waardenburg syndrome Kartagener ...
Nephritis in Biological Technology
Nephritis in Biological Definition
... three times over the next thirty-five years.
Mendel died on January 6 , 1884 in Brno , Austria-Hungary (now Czech Republic ), from chronic nephritis
Rediscovery of Mendel's work
It was not until the early 20th century that the importance of his ideas was realized. In 1900 , his work ...
Renal cell carcinoma
Renal failure (acute and chronic)
Dialysis and kidney transplants
Generally, one can live fine with just one kidney. If both kidneys do not function properly, dialysis is ...
Nephritis in Biological Dictionary
... used alone to designate one of the glomeruli of the kidney. ... glomerulus ... glomeruli . cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) glomerular. glomeruli . nephritis
... glomerulus synonyms. glomerulus usage examples and glomerulus quotes. ... glomeruli -·li′ (-lī′) any cluster or structure of blood ...