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ASN and Advocates from 21 Other Health Care Organizations are on Capitol Hill Urging Congress to Support Kidney Disease Research and the Living Donor Protection Act

Advocates from the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the 21 other health care organizations listed below are meeting with their representatives and senators today. They will urge Congress to continue its historic support of research funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and to cosponsor and pass the Living Donor Protection Act (H.R. 1270), no-cost legislation to eliminate barriers to living donation and increase access to transplants.

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Political and Foreign Policy Experts Available to Comment on President Trump’s U.N. Speech

Political and Foreign Policy Experts Available to Comment on President Trump’s U.N. Speech

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DHS S&T Awards $4.8 Million to Center for Innovative Technology to Enhance Smart Cities

DHS S&T announced today a $4.8 million contract award to the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) of Herndon, Virginia, to apply cutting-edge Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to first responders and the commercial marketplace.

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Opioids, Dialysis

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Air Pollution, Kidney Disease

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Healthcare Simulation Week Recognized in Congressional Record

The inauguralHealthcare Simulation Weekcurrently taking place September 11-15, was recognized today in the Congressional Record in remarks by Congressman Andy Harris of Maryland.

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Sleep, Chronic Kidney Disease

Impaired Sleep May Have Serious Health Consequences for Kidney Disease Patients

• In individuals with chronic kidney disease, high sleep fragmentation was associated with an elevated risk of developing kidney failure. • Higher sleep fragmentation and shorter sleep duration were each linked with steeper declines in kidney function over time. • Subjectively measured daytime sleepiness was associated with an increased risk of early death from any cause.

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DHS S&T Awards $640K to the Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute for Supply Chain Cyber-Threats Research

DHS S&T today announced a $640,000 award to the Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute (CIRI) for research into prepositioned cyber-threats in mobile devices that originate in the supply chain.

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Endocrine Society, Laureate Awards, Endocrinology, Clinical Care

Endocrine Society Announces 2018 Laureate Award Winners

The Endocrine Society today announced it has selected 14 leaders in the endocrinology field as winners of its prestigious 2018 Laureate Awards.







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