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How One Altruistic Living Donor Helped Save The Lives of Three Kidney Transplant Patients

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Three Loyola Medicine kidney transplant patients received kidneys from three living donors on the same day in a transplant chain.

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Anticoagulant, fibrilación auricular, insuficiencia renal, warfarina, Atrial Fibrillation, anticoagulante, apixaban, dabigatran

Menos Riesgo Renal Con Nuevos Anticoagulantes Orales, Demuestra Estudio De Mayo Clinic

Los investigadores de Mayo Clinic demostraron una vinculación entre el tipo de anticoagulante que toma el paciente para evitar un accidente cerebrovascular y más riesgo de deterioro de la función renal o de insuficiencia renal.

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New Oral Anticoagulant Drugs Associated with Lower Kidney Risks, Mayo Clinic Research Shows

Mayo Clinic researchers have shown a link between which type of oral anticoagulant (blood-thinning medication) a patient takes to prevent a stroke and increased risks of kidney function decline or failure.

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kidney and liver transplant, Kidney Cancer Association, Organ Allocation System, Kelley School Of Business

Small Changes to Organ Procurement System Could Lead to More Life-Saving Transplants

Slight changes to the system for allocating deceased-donor kidneys could result in higher rates of organ procurement and lead to more kidney transplants across the country, according to new research co-authored by an Indiana University Kelley School of Business professor.

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Using a Mathematical Lens to Look at Disease as a Whole Body Problem

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A novel computational method allows researchers to parse how multiple organs contribute to a disease over time, giving a more holistic view of disease and potentially revealing new avenues for intervention.

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Michigan Medicine Enters Drug Discovery Collaboration with AstraZeneca in Chronic Kidney Disease

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Michigan Medicine enters drug discovery collaboration with AstraZeneca in Chronic Kidney Disease

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Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

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Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

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HIV, AIDS, World Aids Day, Cardiovascular Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease, Heart, Heart Disease, Heart Attack, Stroke, Kidney Disease

HIV Patients at Greater Risk of Both Heart and Kidney Disease

HIV patients and their doctors are urged to be more aware of the additional health risks associated with treated HIV infection. This follows new research that shows HIV patients at high risk for a heart attack or stroke are also at substantially greater risk for chronic kidney disease and vice versa.







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