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Product Shifts are Occurring in the Renal Anemia and Bone and Mineral Metabolism Markets According to the Most Recent TreatmentTrends(R): US Nephrology Report from BioTrends Research Group

EXTON, Pa., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. released TreatmentTrends(R): US Nephrology, a syndicated report based on online survey results from over 200 US Nephrologists. In the ESA market, changes that have occurred seem to have taken place at the product level, while...

The Renal Physicians Guide to Nephrology Practice, 6th Edition

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether you're transitioning from training to practice, establishing your own practice or joining an existing practice The Renal Physicians Guide to Nephrology Practice, 6th Edition provides a summary of recommendations and a comprehensive revie...

NxStage Applauds Array of Studies To Be Presented at American Society of Nephrology Meeting

Daily Home Hemodialysis and Renal Replacement Therapy in Critical Care Receive Significant Attention LAWRENCE, Mass., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM ), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced that the annual scientific me...

DaVita Abstracts Accepted into American Society of Nephrology Meeting

Fifteen Abstracts Will Be Featured at ASN EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), in conjunction with DaVita Clinical Research(R) (DCR), recently contributed fifteen...

Nephrologists Indicate High Interest in AMAG Pharmaceuticals' Newly Approved Feraheme According to Latest BioTrends Report

...ewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. released TreatmentTrends(R): US nephrology , a syndicated report analyzing treatment practices, attitudes and percepti...s the market share leader. The next wave of TreatmentTrends(R): US nephrology will field in late August in tandem with surveys directed at two ancillary ...

Watson Announces License Agreement With GeneraMedix for Generic Version of Ferrlecit(R)

...f pharmaceuticals with a broad portfolio of generic products and a specialized portfolio of branded pharmaceuticals focused on Urology, Gynecology and nephrology (Medical). For press releases and other company information, visit Watson Pharmaceuticals' Web site at http://www.watson.com . ...

Watson CFO Mark W. Durand to Take Leave of Absence

...f pharmaceuticals with a broad portfolio of generic products and a specialized portfolio of branded pharmaceuticals focused on Urology, Gynecology and nephrology (Medical). For press releases and other company information, visit the Watson website at ht t p://www.wat s on . com . Forwa...

Fresh-Meat Additives May Be Dangerous for Kidney Patients

... that are not required to be listed on food labels, according to a report published online July 23 in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of nephrology . But dialysis patients must limit their intake of dietary phosphate, which can boost levels in the blood and cause premature death. Kidney diseas...

Baking Soda May Be Key Ingredient for Kidney Patients

...less likely to develop end-stage renal disease requiring dialysis. The findings appeared online July 16 in the Journal of the American Society of nephrology . "This cheap and simple strategy has the potential of translating into significant economic, quality of life and clinical outcome benefits," resea...

PLC Medical Systems Announces Publication of Care Study Update

... CIN to experience adverse events. The study was published in the June 25, 2009 issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of nephrology (CJASN). This study, authored by Dr. Richard J. Solomon, Professor of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, et.al., followed more than...
Nephrology in Medical Technology

Data From Investigational Use of PROCRIT(R) (Epoetin alfa) Presented at American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from an investigational, open-label, randomized study assessing extended dosing regimens of PROCRIT(R) (Epoetin alfa) in treating anemia in subjects with Stages 3 - 4 chronic kidney disease (CKD) were presented today at the American Society of Nephrolo...

Phase 2 Trial Results for Exelixis' XL784 Presented at the 2007 American Society of Nephrology Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Exelixis, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXEL) today presented data from its phase 2 clinical trial of XL784 in subjects with albuminuria due to diabetic nephropathy. XL784 is a small molecule inhibitor of ADAM-10 and MMP-2, metalloprotease enzymes that may play ...

New MIRCERA(R) Data Analyses to be Featured at the American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting

NUTLEY, N.J., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten abstracts providing new analyses of data from six major Phase III renal anemia studies for MIRCERA(R) will be presented at the upcoming 40th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) in San Francisco on November 2 - 5, 2007. Among the...

Gentium's Defibrotide Highlighted in Poster Presentation at World Congress of Nephrology

VILLA GUARDIA (COMO), Italy--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 23, 2007 - Gentium S.p.A. (NASDAQ: GENT) (the "Company") today reported that its lead product, Defibrotide, will be the subject of a poster presentation at the World Congress of Nephrology 2007 being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from April 21-25, ...

New One-Year Data from REMICADE(R) SONIC Trial Show Sustained Efficacy Compared with Azathioprine in Treatment of Crohn's Disease

...Guide, at www.remicade.com . About Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. redefines the standard of care in immunology, nephrology and oncology. The company was formed when Centocor, Inc. and Ortho Biotech Inc. were consolidated in late 2008, and was renamed Centocor Ortho Biotec...

RAPAFLO(TM) (silodosin) Provides Rapid and Sustained Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Symptom Relief in as Little as Three Days

...f pharmaceuticals with a broad portfolio of generic products and a specialized portfolio of branded pharmaceuticals focused on Urology, Gynecology and nephrology (Medical). In the U.S., the Watson portfolio includes RAPAFLO(TM), GELNIQUE(TM), TRELSTAR(R) LA; TRELSTAR(R) Depot; Ferrlecit(R), INFeD(R) and ...

Watson Announces United States Availability of RAPAFLO(TM) (silodosin), a Novel New Treatment in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

...f pharmaceuticals with a broad portfolio of generic products and a specialized portfolio of branded pharmaceuticals focused on Urology, Gynecology and nephrology (Medical). In the U.S., the Watson Brand portfolio includes RAPAFLO(TM), GELNIQUE, TRELSTAR(R) LA, TRELSTAR(R) Depot, Ferrlecit(R), INFeD(R), an...

Medgenics' Phase I/II Clinical Trial Now Shows EPODURE Continuous Anemia Treatment Lasting 5 Months in Kidney Disease Patients

... - Results to be presented at Israel Society of nephrology Conference - EPODURE safety and efficacy now reach 5 months from sin...al Trial will be presented at the 45th Conference of the Israeli Society of nephrology and Hypertension, in Israel on March 27, 2009. The latest results of ...

DaVita Abstracts Accepted Into National Kidney Foundation's 2009 Spring Symposium

...2009 in Nashville, TN. The meeting is a platform for the nation's leading renal health care providers to learn about new developments in the field of nephrology and CKD care. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020729/DAVITALOGO ) Allen R. Nissenson MD, Chief Medical Officer at DaVita say...

New, Published GELNIQUE Data Show Efficacy, Convenience and Excellent Tolerability

...f pharmaceuticals with a broad portfolio of generic products and a specialized portfolio of branded pharmaceuticals focused on Urology, Gynecology and nephrology (medical). In the U.S., the Watson portfolio includes GELNIQUE(TM), RAPAFLO(TM), Oxytrol(R); Ferrlecit(R), INFeD(R), TRELSTAR(R) LA; and TRELST...
Nephrology in Medical Definition

Pathology

...Intensive care medicine (Critical care medicine) - Medical genetics - nephrology - Oncology - Pulmonology - Rheumatology Surgical subspecialti... e Health science - Medicine - Urinary system - Pathology - nephrology ( N00-N39 ) Diseases of the glomerulus Lupus nephritis | Pos...

Medicine

... Hematology Infectious Diseases Intensive care medicine nephrology Oncology Pulmonology Rheumatology Urology ...Intensive care medicine (Critical care medicine) - Medical genetics - nephrology - Oncology - Pulmonology - Rheumatology Surgical subspecialti...

Patient trade-off

...ck G. Emotional isolation : Prevalence and the effect on well-being among 50-80 year old prostate cancer patients. Scandinavian Journal of Urology and nephrology 2001 :35;97-101. ...
Nephrology in Biological News

UAB's Lisa Guay-Woodford earns top international nephrology prize

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- University of Alabama at Birmingham professor Lisa Guay-Woodford, M.D., will receive a top international award in nephrology, the Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize for Advancement in the Understanding of Polycystic Kidney Disease, given by the The PKD Foundation and the I...

System that regulates blood pressure is amiss in some healthy, young blacks

... goes, the system is supposed to be suppressed so you urinate out more sodium and the blood pressure goes down in response," says Dr. Matthew Diamond, nephrology fellow in the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine. Dr. Diamond, who is presenting the findings, is a finalist for the society's 2009 Young I...

CFI awards $854,098 to University of Montreal and partners

...and the Universit de Montral's Faculty of Medicine, and Dr. John S.D. Chan, a Universit de Montral researcher and chief of the Laboratory of molecular nephrology and endocrinology at the CRCHUM, received $223,405 from the CFI, $223,406 from the Government of Quebec and $119,218 from the private sector to invest...

Updated formula measures kidney function more accurately

...ed from a study that will appear in the Journal of the American Society of nephrology in March, could prove a valuable tool for adjusting fluids, antibiotics an...erent estimate formulas," said George J. Schwartz, M.D., chief of Pediatric nephrology at the University of Rochester Medical Center's Golisano Children's Hospita...

Shorter wait means longer life for kidney transplant candidates

... closest to home. "Patients should ask the question 'how likely am I to get a kidney at this center?'" said Robert Gaston, M.D., head of transplant nephrology at the University of Alabama, who was not involved in the study. "I think it's reasonable to ask that of their doctor, their insurance company and the...

UC Davis research shows that newly discovered drug reduces heart enlargement

... swelling in rat models with heart failure. "This holds promise to treat heart failure and other cardiovascular as well as kidney problems," said nephrology professor Robert Weiss, Department of Internal Medicine. Similar compounds are now in clinical trials. Ding Ai of Beijing, senior author of...

UC Davis discovery offers hope for treating kidney cancer

...ive and have many side effects," said Robert Weiss, a UC Davis professor of nephrology and chief of nephrology at the Sacramento VA Medical Center. "We wanted to find ways to help make c...

Researcher tricks immune system in diabetic mice

...he host's tolerance to these transplanted cells seemed to be permanent, lasting for at least 150 days. Xunrong Luo, assistant professor of medicine in nephrology at the Feinberg School, was co-principal investigator for the study. In the study, researchers took a type of white blood cell from the islet donor...

New technique eliminates toxic drugs in islet transplant in diabetic mice

...he host's tolerance to these transplanted cells seemed to be permanent, lasting for at least 150 days. Xunrong Luo, assistant professor of medicine in nephrology at the Feinberg School, was co-principal investigator for the study. In the study, researchers took a type of white blood cell from the islet donor...

Simple screening questionnaire for kidney disease outperforms current clinical practice guidelines

...tion Outreach Program, and has been highlighted in Nature Clinical Practice nephrology (2007). The researchers hope their model will be used in primary care and nephrology clinics, as well as in public health initiatives and education programs. ...
Nephrology in Biological Technology

BioTrends Releases TreatmentTrends(TM): Nephrology and Renal Dietitians, Two Syndicated Reports Providing Continuing Insight into the Management of Renal Anemia, Hyperphosphatemia, and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

EXTON, Pa., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. released two new Nephrology TreatmentTrends(TM) publications based on survey results from 204 Nephrologists and 201 Renal Dietitians in the US. Renal Dietitians (RDs) are an integral part of the management of dialysis patients,...

BioTrends Releases Quarterly TreatmentTrends(TM): Nephrology Report Highlighting Market Trends for Renal Anemia, Hyperphosphatemia, and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

EXTON, Pa., July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. released its 10th quarterly Nephrology TreatmentTrends(TM) publication, a syndicated report offering comprehensive insight into the management of renal anemia and bone and mineral metabolism in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and ...

Fontus Pharmaceuticals Acquires Nephrology and Endocrinology Drug from Roche Laboratories Inc.

Launches Nephrology and Endocrinology Product Line PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Fontus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on nephrology and endocrinology, announced today that it has acquired ROCALTROL(R) (calcitriol) from Roche Laboratori...

BioTrends Releases Fourth Annual Nephrology TreatmentTrends Publication Highlighting Market Trends for Renal Anemia, Hyperphosphatemia, and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

EXTON, Pa., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. released its Fourth Annual Nephrology TreatmentTrends Publication, a syndicated report offering comprehensive insight into the management of renal anemia and bone and mineral metabolism in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The repo...

Proteon Therapeutics to Present at Annual Meeting of American Society of Nephrology in San Francisco on November 2, 2007

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Proteon Therapeutics ( http://www.proteontherapeutics.com ), a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing novel, first-in-class pharmaceuticals to address the medical needs of patients with kidney and vascular diseases, is presenting tomorrow at ...

Video: New Way RA(TM) Talk Show Premieres Online for People Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

...t the Arthritis Foundation . About Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. redefines the standard of care in immunology, nephrology and oncology. The company was formed when Centocor Inc. and Ortho Biotech Inc. were consolidated in late 2008, and was renamed Centocor Ortho Biotech ...

Pharmalink AB Completes Phase II Clinical Study With Renal Disease Drug Nefecon(R)

...il 29 /PRNewswire/ -- - Results to be Presented at World Congress of nephrology 2009 Pharmalink AB announced today that it has completed its open Ph...h follow up period. Full results will be presented at the World Congress of nephrology 2009, 22-26 May in Milan (Smerud et al, Enteric Budesonide Ameliorates Albu...

3SBio Inc. Announces Unaudited Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2008 Results

... and recruited key management staff. -- 3SBio expanded the Oncology and nephrology focused sales and marketing organization to over 221 personnel, cove...NuPIAO, the Company's second generation EPO product. -- Leverage nephrology and Oncology focused franchise and strong balance sheet to continue ...

Financial Results for Full Year 2008: NicOx in a Unique Position to Deliver Significant Shareholder Value

...008, NicOx organized 11 Advisory Boards to discuss naproxcinod's clinical results with world-famous experts in the fields of rheumatology, cardiology, nephrology and gastroenterology. Clinical advisors were consulted about various topics such as cardiovascular and blood pressure concerns related to traditional ...

Watson's GELNIQUE(TM) (oxybutynin chloride) Gel 10% Approved by FDA for the Treatment of Overactive Bladder

...f pharmaceuticals with a broad portfolio of generic products and a specialized portfolio of branded pharmaceuticals focused on Urology, Gynecology and nephrology (Medical). In the U.S., the Watson portfolio includes RAPAFLO, Oxytrol(R); Ferrlecit(R), INFeD(R), TRELSTAR(R) LA; and TRELSTAR(R) Depot. In a...
Nephrology in Biological Definition

Kidney

...field that studies the kidneys and diseases affecting the kidney is called nephrology . Contents showTocToggle("show","hide") 1 Basic anatomy ...l of the kidney is a radical nephrectomy . See also Urology nephrology Human anatomy ...

Nephron

...of the kidney , thus maintaining its high ion concentration (which is very important for the nephron). See also physiology urology nephrology ...
Nephrology in Biological Dictionary

Renal

... Renal physiology is the study of kidney function, while nephrology is the ... The kidneys receive blood from the renal arteries, left and right, which branch ... The renal arteries normally arise off the side...

Alkylating agents

...ug Resistance. Pharmacological Effects ... Alkylating Agent Toxicity: Summary ... ... M. Membranous nephropathy: role of alkylating agents . nephrology 2006 Apr;11(S1) ... Treatment with alkylating agents is associated with an increased rate of ... ...
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