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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite a strong warning from U.S. regulators in 2007, for-profit dialysis centers still gave their kidney failure patients more of a certain anemia drug than non-profit centers in 2008, says a new study. The researchers write...
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Associated PressSAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's Supreme Court heard opening arguments Wednesday in a landmark abortion case in which a woman suffering from kidney failure and lupus has not been allowed to terminate a pregnancy in which the fetus is...
After more than a year of suffering from Stage 5 kidney failure, Eddie Beatrice decided to look online for a kidney donor. "It was Jan. 1  and I said, 'Today is the day I'm going to take back control of my life,' " said Beatrice, 51, of North...
South Bend TribuneMISHAWAKA -- Nephrologists traditionally are brought in to care for patients who are suffering from chronic or end-stage kidney disease and approaching the need for dialysis. But two doctors at the Memorial Kidney & Hypertension Center want to intervene...
Robert Brown was healthy, willing and a good match: So why not give a kidney to his wife, who otherwise would need dialysis? There was just one potential obstacle: Brown was 74, an age once unthinkable for a kidney donor. For this retired psychologist...
"Alaska," a Maryland Zoo polar bear that had been rescued from a Mexican circus a decade ago, was euthanized Tuesday after suffering from kidney failure, zoo officials said. The female bear had been confiscated in Puerto Rico by U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
Alaska, a Maryland Zoo polar bear that had been rescued from a Mexican circus a decade ago, was euthanized Tuesday after suffering kidney failure, zoo officials said. The bear had been confiscated in Puerto Rico by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents...
Lori Hartwell didn't go to her senior prom. Throughout her teenage years, the 46-year-old was on dialysis for chronic kidney disease. Diagnosed at 2 years old, she had two failed kidney transplants before she reached 20. Fourteen years ago, a few...
Although drinking too much alcohol impairs judgment and motor skills, intoxicated trauma-center patients also appear to be less likely to have potentially fatal problems such as heart and renal failure, a statistical study by a University of Illinois at...
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has named Dr. Josef Coresh the inaugural recipient of the George W. Comstock Professorship in Epidemiology. The professorship honors the legacy of Dr. George Comstock, a physician and professor...
New Mexico lawyer Arlon Stoker calls the case the most obvious example of mistaken identity, color blindness or just plain meanness, and most likely all of the above. Stoker has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque on behalf of an...
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