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New Alternative Treatments For Kidney Problems

There’s something you should know about chronic kidney disease. Most doctors will tell you there is no alternative treatments for kidney problems besides costly dialysis or a transplant to deal with impaired renal function. What Is Kidney Failure? Kidney dialysis is a treatment that uses a special machine to filter harmful wastes, salt and excess from your blood. But there is another option. It’s called stem cell biotherapy, and it offers new hope to those with this life-threatening disease. You may think your kidneys are just fine and you have nothing to worry about. But consider this… What Causes Kidney Failure? High blood pressure is the most common cause of kidney failure. And that’s not the only risk factor for chronic kidney disease. There’s also high cholesterol, diabetes, smoking, obesity and turning 65 years old. Who’s Affected by Chronic Kidney Disease? In fact, chronic kidney disease affects one in seven adult Americans.1 Conventional advice says the only options are dialysis or a transplant. But I help my patients avoid and treat kidney disease in a much more natural fashion. How Does Dialysis Work? Dialysis requires you to be hooked up to a machine three times a week for four hours per session. The annual cost for this treatment is about $80,000 per patient and rising. The total amount of private and public funds spent on the procedure is staggering. A University of Virginia study found that Medicare alone spends $50 billio...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Health Source Type: news

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CONCLUSION: Our study shows that SM can decrease the amount of necrosis in burn wounds by increasing tissue perfusion and neovascularization. PMID: 29656662 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: J Plast Surg Hand Surg Source Type: research
Authors: Chen B, Li Z, Chen J, Ji J, Shen J, Xu Y, Zhao Y, Liu D, Shen Y, Zhang W, Shen J, Wang Y, Shi Y Abstract Body mass index (BMI) is the most commonly used quantitative measure of adiposity. It is a kind of complex genetic diseases which are caused by multiple susceptibility genes. The first intron of fat mass and obesity-associated (FTO) has been widely discovered to be associated with BMI. Retinitis pigmentosa GTPase regulator-interacting protein-1 like (RPGRIP1L) is located in the upstream region of FTO and has been proved to be linked with obesity through functional tests. We carried out a genetic associa...
Source: Endocrine Journal - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Endocr J Source Type: research
Mar ía Á. Pérez-San-Gregorio, Agustín Martín-Rodríguez, Milagrosa Sánchez-Martín, Mercedes Borda-Mas, María L. Avargues-Navarro, Miguel Á. Gómez-Bravo, Rupert Conrad
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
The objective of the study was to evaluate the effect of obesity on the pharmacokinetics of the serotonergic antidepressant vortioxetine. Methods Vortioxetine pharmacokinetics were evaluated in 16 otherwise healthy obese volunteers (mean weight, 119 kg; mean body mass index (BMI) 41.8 kg/m2) and in 14 normal-weight subjects (mean weight, 68 kg; mean BMI, 23.0 kg/m2) matched for age. All subjects received a single 5-mg oral dose of vortioxetine once daily for 29 days. Pre-dose plasma vortioxetine concentrations were measured during the 29 days of dosing, and during a 4-week washout period after the last dose. Full 24-hou...
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Original Contributions Source Type: research
Conclusions This cohort describing the clinical characteristics of 69 patients is the largest cohort studied for THP addiction. Patients from the Centres for Addiction Prevention and Treatment were the youngest and most recently addicted, whereas general practice patients had been addicted for longer and were more socially integrated. This clinical description of THP addiction therefore enables us to identify the patients who are the most at risk, to set up an adapted care protocol.
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Brief Reports Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Letters to the Editors — Case Reports Source Type: research
AN OUTBREAK OF TETRODOTOXIN POISONING FROM CONSUMING HORSESHOE CRABS IN SABAH. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2017 Jan;48(1):197-203 Authors: Suleiman M, Muhammad J, Jelip J, William T, Chua TH Abstract The horseshoe crab (Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda) is consumed by those residing near the coastal areas of Kota Marudu District in Malaysia, as it is considered a delicacy. During June to August, 2011 thirty cases of tetrodotoxin poisoning were reported from Kota Marudu District following ingestion of horseshoe crabs caught in Kota Marudu Bay. The purpose of this study is to describe this case...
Source: Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health - Category: Tropical Medicine Tags: Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health Source Type: research
INVASIVE FUNGAL INFECTION AMONG FEBRILE PATIENTS WITH CHEMOTHERAPY-INDUCED NEUTROPENIA IN THAILAND. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2017 Jan;48(1):159-69 Authors: Phikulsod P, Suwannawiboon B, Chayakulkeeree M Abstract Invasive fungal infections (IFI) can cause serious morbidity and mortality among febrile patients with chemotherapy-induced neutropenia (CIN). In order to evaluate the incidence, treatment outcome and factors associated with IFI in this patient population in Thailand, we retrospectively reviewed the medical record of patients admitted to Siriraj Hospital from January 2008 to Ju...
Source: Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health - Category: Tropical Medicine Tags: Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health Source Type: research
INVASIVE SALMONELLOSIS PRESENTING AS A LUNG ABSCESS: A CASE REPORT. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2017 Jan;48(1):91-7 Authors: Songkhla MN, Chayakulkeeree M Abstract Salmonella spp are an uncommon cause of lung abscess. A 59 year old man presented to our hospital with a 1 month history of cough and low grade fever progressing to high grade fever for 1 week. He had a past medical history significant for diabetes mellitus type 2 and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis for which he was receiving prednisolone, initially at 60 mg daily tapering to 20 mg daily. On presentation he was febrile and h...
Source: Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health - Category: Tropical Medicine Tags: Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Approximately one-in-five patients reported a moderate/major negative impact on their blood glucose level, diabetes, mental well-being, general health, and control over their health following a non-medical switch. Findings suggest that a non-medical switch may have unintended negative health consequences and results in considerable burden across multiple domains for a sizeable minority of patients with T2DM. PMID: 29661086 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Current Medical Research and Opinion - Category: Research Tags: Curr Med Res Opin Source Type: research
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