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Ig Nobel Prize winners: Self-colonoscopy, roller-coaster kidney stones

Other prize categories included medicine (kidney stones can be passed more quickly on roller-coasters) and literature (most users of high-tech products don't read the instruction manuals). David Wartinger (R) accepted his prize from physics Nobel laureate ...

Published: 14 Sep 2018

Ig Nobel Prizes Honor Self-Colonoscopies and Kidney Stone-Dislodging Roller Coasters

This year, the medicine prize was awarded to Marc Mitchell and David Wartinger for their investigation of whether or not riding a roller coaster can dislodge a kidney stone. The answer ...

Source: Mental Floss
Published: 14 Sep 2018

Kidney care clinic opens in North Greenbush

County Executive Steve McLaughlin said in the release, “Rensselaer County has long been home to innovation and advancement, including in the field of medicine and health care. We are excited to see Fresenius Kidney Care provide new avenues of care for ...

Source: Troy Record
Published: 13 Sep 2018

Rollercoaster kidney stone removal research wins Ig Nobel Prize which celebrates funny and serious work

The prize for medicine was awarded to US researchers for their research into the use of rollercoasters to hasten the passage of kidney stones. Professor David Wartinger, of Michigan State University, began looking into the area when one of his patients ...

Source: ITV
Published: 14 Sep 2018

OncLive® Presents the Latest State of the Science Summit™ on Renal Cell and Bladder Carcinoma

O’Donnell, M.D., an assistant professor in the department of medicine at The University of Chicago Medicine ... management of side effects during systemic therapy in bladder and kidney cancers, as well as the genomics of bladder cancer.

Source: Business Wire
Published: 14 Sep 2018

Doctors discuss kidney stone symptoms, treatment options and prevention

Kidney stones are much more common than most people realize ... “The questions of why don’t get answered enough in medicine — especially involving stones. We need to figure out the why for each person and then we can help reduce the chance of ...

Source: The Daily Item
Published: 11 Sep 2018

Single-cell transcriptomes from human kidneys reveal the cellular identity of renal tumors

5 Specialist Centre for Kidney Cancer, Royal Free Hospital, London NW3 2PS, UK. 6 Molecular Immunity Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK. 7 Department of Paediatrics, University ...

Source: Science Magazine
Published: 10 Sep 2018

Nanoparticle developed at USC could be key to addressing kidney disease

along with colleagues from the Keck School of Medicine of USC, have engineered peptide nanoparticles to outsmart the biological system and target the kidney cells. The innovation may prove ...

Source: USC-News
Published: 06 Sep 2018

Staying Alive: Dialysis saves lives of kidney patients

Private insurance will pay for 30 months, usually at 80 percent of costs of the dialysis and medicine with the Medicare end stage renal disease program picking up the balance. Then, people with private insurance usually get 20 percent from that source and ...

Source: The Valdosta Daily Times
Published: 02 Sep 2018

Blood test may help detect kidney cancer earlier

“At this time, we do not recommend that kidney injury molecule-1 testing be implemented into clinical practice,” Bhatt told Healio Internal Medicine. “Further studies are needed before it could be considered for clinical application ...

Source: Healio
Published: 06 Sep 2018

Dr. Agarwal on Next Steps in Kidney Cancer

University of Utah School of Medicine, Huntsman Cancer Institute, discusses the next steps in the kidney cancer paradigm. Physicians have access to a lot more drugs and combinations that are increasing survival with each passing year, says Agarwal.

Published: 06 Sep 2018

Cricket Health Announces $24 Million Series A Funding Round to Provide Personalized, Cost-Effective Kidney Care

In the last year, the company has added renowned nephrologist and Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Francisco Carmen A. Peralta, MD, MAS as its Chief Medical Officer and kidney care industry veteran Danny Shapiro, who previously served ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 05 Sep 2018

Innovative questionnaire reveals most common symptoms reported by people with kidney disease

12247 The top 13 symptoms chosen by kidney patients - who are not on dialysis or transplanted - as the most important to them are: Professor Alice Smith, Honorary Professor (Lifestyle Medicine) at the University of Leicester and Senior NHS Researcher and ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 04 Sep 2018

Study links BAP1 protein to tumor suppression in kidney, eye, bile duct and mesothelioma cancers

HOUSTON - Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have shown how BRCA-associated protein 1 (BAP1) serves as a tumor suppressor gene in kidney, eye ... Baylor College of Medicine, Houston; Cleveland Clinic; China Medical University ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 10 Sep 2018

The association between facility case volume and overall survival in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma in the targeted therapy era.

This study aimed to investigate the effect of facility case volume (FCV) on overall survival in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC ... Brian I Rini Department of Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH.,

Source: UroToday
Published: 04 Sep 2018

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound bests CT, MRI for imaging suspicious kidney tumors

Barr and colleagues followed 721 patients with approximately 1,000 kidney masses for up to 10 years ... Barr was named the next editor-in-chief of the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.

Source: Radiology Business
Published: 10 Sep 2018

Chronic kidney disease – a serious local health issue

Dr. Jayaramakrishna Depa, a nephrologist at Harlan ARH Hospital, held an informational luncheon session for the public recently on the subject of chronic kidney disease. A nephrologist is a medical doctor specializing in kidney function, he said as an ...

Published: 12 Sep 2018

What kind of person donates a kidney to a stranger?

A few years ago, Welsh found herself reading an article in the New Yorker about a real estate magnante who, feeling that giving his entire $45 million fortune to charity wasn’t enough, donated his kidney to a woman whose name he’d only just learned.

Source: University of California
Published: 13 Sep 2018

Global kidney fibrosis treatment market scrutinized in new research

The global Kidney Fibrosis Treatment market is valued at USD XX million in 2017 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2018 and 2025. Geographically, this report is segmented into several key Regions ...

Source: WhaTech
Published: 13 Sep 2018

Study: Caffeine may lower risk of death from kidney disease

Sept. 12 (UPI) --Consuming greater amounts of caffeine, including soft drinks, tea and coffee, may help reduce the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease, according to a study. Researchers sought to determine whether the association between ...

Published: 12 Sep 2018

Scientists discover new virus linked to kidney disease

Sydney: Scientists in Australia have discovered a new virus which causes kidney disease in mice that may help in diagnosis and treatment of chronic and childhood kidney failure. The researchers ...

Published: 14 Sep 2018

Kidney Stone Market Prognosticated to Perceive a Thriving Growth in Healthcare by MRFR

One such is the kidney stone which in the last few decades have witnessed several medicinal and engineering leaps transforming its diagnosis and treatment significantly and, in the process, the global kidney stone market. Progress made in the field has ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 14 Sep 2018

Pfizer's Drug Combo Betters Survival in Kidney Cancer Study

The phase III JAVELIN Renal 101 study evaluated the Bavencio/Inlyta combination against Pfizer’s older kidney cancer drug Sutent for first-line treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 12 Sep 2018

Angiography, PCI improve outcomes in non-STEMI patients with kidney disease

Chronic kidney disease is a marker of adverse outcomes in patients with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (non-STEMI), according to a study published this month in the American Journal of Cardiology. And even though percutaneous coronary intervention ...

Published: 10 Sep 2018

Immuno-drug shown to alleviate kidney cancer

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Merck KGaA said that its immunotherapy Bavencio, jointly developed with Pfizer, delayed the progression of kidney cancer when used in combination with Pfizer’s Inlyta drug in a late-stage study. The drug combination led to longer ...

Source: PharmaLive
Published: 12 Sep 2018