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- For-profit dialysis provider charges private insurers 4 times more than government payers
Private insurers covering people receiving treatment for dialysis paid four times more than government insurance programs such as Medicare paid for the same service. ...
Science Daily. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Venezuela dialysis patients face uncertain fate after power cuts
Seconds before William Lopez was set to be connected to a dialysis machine at a state-run clinic in the western Venezuelan city of Maracaibo in April, the power went out.
Reuters. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Investigators incorporate randomized trial within dialysis care delivery
The Time to Reduce Mortality in ESRD (TiME) trial was a large pragmatic trial demonstration project designed to determine the benefits of hemodialysis sessions that are longer than many patients currently receive. ...
Science Daily. Thursday, 18 Apr 2019.
- Diabetes Drug May Prevent, Slow Kidney Disease: Study
A drug used to help control blood sugar in people with diabetes has been shown to help prevent or slow kidney disease, which causes millions of deaths each year and requires hundreds of thousands of people to use dialysis to stay alive.
Newsmax. Monday, 15 Apr 2019.
- Akebia Expands Vadadustat Licensing Deal With Vifor Pharma
Akebia Therapeutics (AKBA) and Vifor Pharma expand licensing agreement related to commercialization of Akeba's pipeline candidate, vadadustat, to include additional dialysis organizations.
Zacks. Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019.
- Here's Why You Should Hold on to DaVita (DVA) Stock Now
DaVita (DVA) is gaining steadily from expansion in international markets, strong demand in dialysis services and prudent acquisitions. However, rising expenses remain a dampener.
Zacks. Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019.
- Lab-Grown Blood Vessels Could Treat Multiple Conditions
Blood vessels created in the lab can successfully turn into "living tissue" in patients on dialysis for advanced kidney disease, a new study suggests. The results come from just 13 patients in an early-phase trial. ...
Newsmax. Thursday, 28 Mar 2019.
- Lights go out on Venezuela's kidney patients
Alfredo Quintero's kidneys failed five years ago, so he needs dialysis three times a week just to stay alive. ...
Yahoo. Monday, 11 Mar 2019.
- Five students wake up at 4.30am to shovel neighbor's drive so she could attend life-saving dialysis
Patrick Lanigan and four of his friends from Parsippany High School in New Jersey shoveled Natalie Blair's drive during a snowstorm so she could leave her house to access vital dialysis treatment.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 7 Mar 2019.
- 'I need a kidney': From NFL pass-rusher to dialysis in a year
Armonty Bryant has gone from fighting through blockers to fighting for his life. Now he waits, and hopes, for a kidney donation that can give him a chance at normalcy again.
ESPN. Thursday, 21 Feb 2019.
- Flu season may play a role in kidney failure deaths
(Reuters Health) - When influenza-like illnesses spread in the community, death rates go up for patients on dialysis, a new study shows.
Reuters. Thursday, 21 Feb 2019.
- Cost savings, disruption threat pushing more providers into home dialysis
Home dialysis adoption has so far been slow, but financial incentives and the threat of disruption might be pushing dialysis providers to up their game.
Modern Healthcare. Saturday, 26 Jan 2019.
- '90 Day Fiance' Star Ashley Martson Says She'll Undergo Surgery Following Acute Kidney Failure
The reality star previously revealed she was on dialysis following complications from lupus.
Yahoo. Friday, 25 Jan 2019.
- This Morning viewers left in tears as Alison Hammond delivers presents to sick children
This Morning visited Otis, who is waiting for a liver transplant, and Clara, who is on dialysis and chemotherapy after both her kidneys failed, at Leed's Children's Hospital.
Daily Mail. Friday, 21 Dec 2018.
- Colorado woman claims hospital removed healthy kidneys
A 73-year-old Colorado woman faces four hours of dialysis three days a week after she claims doctors erroneously removed both of her healthy kidneys six months ago.
Fox News. Monday, 19 Nov 2018.
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