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Polycystic Kidney Disease: A Kidney for Joan  -  23 Nov 2009
WHNTIf classical music is her favorite, dialysis is on the opposite end of the scale. "Dialysis is hard. It's three days a week, but it is life. ...

Whose responsibility is the health care of illegal immigrants?  -  23 Nov 2009
American ThinkerCouldn't some of Mexico's vast oil revenues also help pay for the dialysis treatments? Grady, for its part, has been in quite a moral quandary over its ...

Thanks, Mom: Kidney recipient's essay earns trip to California  -  23 Nov 2009
Belleville News DemocratBy age 7, Josh was using a dialysis machine to purify his blood for 12 hours every night. A tube ran from his stomach to the machine. ...

Nigeria: Kidney Treatment to Start Soon in Rivers  -  23 Nov 2009
AllAfrica.com...establishing renal clinics for detection of kidney damage, surveillance of progress of treatment, administration of dialysis and transplant of kidneys. ...

Patient must choose – Nambour or die  -  23 Nov 2009
Fraser Coast ChronicleDISAPPOINTMENT: Nigel Holloway and his mother Flora Moloney explain their frustration with the lack of dialysis availability on the Fraser Coast. ...

Many comfort family at slain Highland Park teen's visitation  -  23 Nov 2009
Detroit Free PressA life sentence for Pinkney Sr. would not be enough for Shera Williams, a dialysis technician and the mother of two boys from Detroit. ...

Talk turns to tax hikes  -  23 Nov 2009
TheNewsTribune.com...for a business tax break for kidney dialysis, hospice and nursing homes, and for taxes on ocean marine and foreign trade insurance policies. ...

Dialysis Unit Closing Hits Illegal Immigrants Hard  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
New York TimesFidelia Perez in a hospital room after receiving emergency dialysis on Oct. 13. Bertha A. Montelongo, a longtime diabetic who has lost her vision, ...

Why A Little City In Wisconsin Is The Best Place To Die  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
NPRHauser says he doesn't want to go on dialysis "to be tied to a stupid machine for 15 hours a week." But, because of advanced conversations with his doctor, ...

Dialysis patients to have Thanksgiving  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Press & Sun-BulletinThe event began in 2007 after some dialysis patients said they didn't have family in the area and would celebrate Thanksgiving alone, while others said they ...

Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis Risk 77 Times Higher Among Dialysis Patients  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
AboutLawsuits.comThe results of a new study into side effects of gadolinium MRI contrast agents indicates that patients undergoing dialysis are at 77 fold higher risk of ...

Education program, bundled payments to improve care for kidney patients  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Chicago TribuneFor the first time, a program to educate the public about treatment options for dialysis patients will be paid for by the ...

Stephanie James, Marc Esquenazi  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
New York TimesHe is also a medical director for DaVita, a provider of dialysis services based in Lakewood, Colo., for which he oversees seven dialysis units in the ...

Satellite WellBound Opens New Self-Care Dialysis Center in Houston, Texas  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
ReutersLeading Not-for-profit Kidney Dialysis Services Provider Opens its 16th Center HOUSTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation's ...

'She was just a good, gentle lady'  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Savannah Morning NewsJungemann recently was diagnosed with chronic renal failure and had been undergoing dialysis three days a week, the family said. ...

Patients Starting Dialysis Have Increased Risk Of Death, Study Finds  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Science Daily (press release)ScienceDaily (Oct. 28, 2009) — Compared to the general population, patients starting dialysis have an increased risk of death that is not attributable to a ...

NB dialysis patients get early Christmas gift  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
CBC.caKidney dialysis patients in northwest New Brunswick have received an early Christmas present from the provincial government. For years, they've had to ...

Affymax: Hematide helped treat anemia in dialysis  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
ForbesNEW YORK -- Affymax Inc. said Friday its drug candidate Hematide was successful in a clinical study as a treatment for anemia in patients on dialysis. ...

Cardiovascular and Noncardiovascular Mortality Among Patients Starting Dialysis  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
CardiosourceStudy Question: Cardiovascular (CV) mortality is considered the main cause of death in patients receiving dialysis and is 10 to 20 times higher in such ...

Affiliated Dialysis Centers Expands Its Nursing Home Dialysis Program in Chicago  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
ReutersWhen the purchase of the 14 locations serving nearly 200 patients are fully integrated into its existing nursing home dialysis program, ADC will become the ...

Organ donation is a gift of a lifetime for Northampton man  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Lehighvalleylive.comIn 1978, 8-year-old Seidick spent six hours, three times a week hooked to a dialysis machine to rid his body of toxins, a job his kidneys should have done. ...

Peritoneal dialysis is under used in kidney failure patients.  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
St. Louis Post-DispatchThis is despite the fact that patients who receive peritoneal dialysis do as well and it is cheaper. At the American Society of Nephrology meetings, ...

Missing Fresno dialysis patient, 16, found  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Fresno BeeA 16-year-old dialysis patient who left her east-central Fresno home Monday and missed two nights of life-saving treatment ...

ESA Risks, Benefits Highlighted By TREAT Study in Pre-Dialysis Patients  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
National Anemia Action CouncilThis led to the wider use of ESAs in patients with early chronic kidney disease, not yet undergoing dialysis. However, the presumption of benefits ...

Fresh demands for night-time dialysis treatment  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
ABC OnlineBy Eric Tlozek The Australian Greens say nocturnal dialysis should be immediately offered in Alice Springs to allow interstate renal patients access to the ...

Satellite Dialysis Opens New Center in San Leandro, CA  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)17 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation's first and leading providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of nephrology ...

Dialysis Corporation of America Q3 2009 Earnings Call Transcript  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
Seeking Alpha (blog)Welcome to the Dialysis Corporation of America third quarter 2009 earnings call. (Operator instructions) I would now like to introduce your host for today's ...

Operation Andrew: Baby awaits second 'miracle'  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Boston HeraldUntil then, the only thing keeping him alive is regular dialysis. Each night at 7, his parents put him in his crib and connect him to a dialysis machine via ...

The truth about dialysis  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Deccan HeraldIn fact, more than 50 per cent of patients undergoing renal dialysis or transplantation for ESRD are 65 years old or more. It is vital for kidneys to ...

Eight jobs coming with new dialysis clinic  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Ironton TribuneIRONTON — A spokesperson representing the company that plans on opening an advanced dialysis clinic in the city of Ironton ...

Ministry of Health Gets Dialysis Machine from Rotary Club  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information ServiceRudyard Spencer, highlighted the importance of dialysis treatment in Jamaica, while accepting a new Haemodialysis machine from the Rotary Club of St. Andrew ...

Fresenius Medical Care Lifts 09 Outlook On 3Q Data  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Wall Street JournalFresenius Medical, which considers itself the world's largest kidney dialysis company, said net profit for the quarter ending Sept. ...

Rockwell Medical Reports Third Quarter Results; Expanded Gross Profit Margins  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
CNNMoney.com (press release)SFP is designed as a continuous replacement treatment delivering small doses of iron during every dialysis session in order to replenish iron lost during ...

DaVita Jumps As 3Q Beats Views;Cautiously Hopeful On CMS Changes  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Wall Street JournalAnalysts were focusing on DaVita's comments on how it will be affected by the CMS's proposal from September to bundle payment for kidney dialysis patients. ...

Large Study of Anemia Treatment in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients Not on ...  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
Reuters..."As the first, large-scale placebo-controlled study to examine the use of anemia therapy in diabetic CKD patients not on dialysis, the TREAT results ...

St. Joseph's plans $3M renovation, expansion  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Elmira Star-GazetteSome of the initiatives - renovating the hospital's emergency department and introducing a peritoneal dialysis service - have already started, St. Joseph's ...

After a Boss's Fraud, Training for a New Job and Holding on to Hope  -  ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
New York TimesThis year, taking advantage of his midcareer slump, he enrolled in the dialysis technician program at Manhattan Institute's School of Allied Medicine and ...

RICK SMITH: Ozona students know what friendship means  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
San Angelo Standard-TimesNow, he's undergoing dialysis in San Angelo three days a week. The 160-mile round-trips — and spending two to three hours hooked up to a dialysis machine ...

German Stocks Rally; DAX Index Posts Second Weekly Advance  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
BloombergGambro, a Swedish maker of dialysis products, has been threatened with a ban on exports to the US because of concerns over some of its factories, ...

AmWINS Group Benefits Announces New Product to Help Control Rising Costs of ...  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
ReutersAmWINS Group Benefits, a leading wholesale distributor of employee benefits and professional services, today announced the launch of Dialysis Management ...

Galenica Gives Details Of Ferinject In Heart Patients  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Wall Street JournalSo far, intravenous iron is mostly used in dialysis patients and it's part of Galenica's strategy to raise awareness that IV treatment may also help ...

Pastor gives helping hand to homeless veteran  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
SunHerald.com (registration)Adams said it all became clear Sunday night when he read in the Sun Herald about Johnson's life as a homeless veteran and dialysis patient, who is disabled ...

Megestrol May Improve Weight in Dialysis Patients  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Renal and Urology NewsA pilot study showed that megastrol may help improve weight and ability to exercise in dialysis patients, according to a report in the Journal of Renal ...

Baby for kidney dialysis woman  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
The Press AssociationJulianne Lewtas, 20, has kidney failure and needs dialysis and was told if she became pregnant she could suffer a miscarriage or even die. ...

Community still awaiting dialysis demountable  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
ABC OnlineThe Northern Territory Health Department says it is yet to determine whether the Hermannsburg community will get a demountable for dialysis self-care. ...

Satellite Dialysis Celebrates the Opening of Its Newest Center in Tracy, CA  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)12 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation's first and leading providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of nephrology ...

Davita (NYSE: DAV) Participants and Volunteers Raise Over  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
TransWorldNews (press release)We have over 1500 outpatient dialysis facilities and acute units in over 700 hospitals DaVita is located in 43 states and the District of Columbia, ...

Aboriginal kidney sufferers opt to die at home  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
New Zealand HeraldAborigines needing renal dialysis are choosing to die in central Australia rather than travel to Adelaide or Perth for treatment, a medical advocacy group ...

Higher Hemoglobin May Cut Risk of Death, Dialysis Initiation  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
Renal and Urology NewsA higher hemoglobin level was associated with a significant 26% reduced risk of death or dialysis initiation. The findings challenge those of the Correction ...

El Paso Man Gets Second Chance At Life  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
KFOXtv.com...“Every day I wake up and it's like, man I hate going to dialysis, but there's not much I can do,? said Manny Corral. Three days a week, Corral headed to ...



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