Nunavut man waiting for access to home dialysis feels 'like a hostage' in Winnipeg

A Nunavut man with kidney failure says he is caught in a jurisdictional limbo that means he doesn’t have access to home dialysis.
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ConclusionsThis is the first report demonstrating the scaling up of PLA degradation in a 5 L bioreactor and the evaluation of a potential method for enhancing PLA degradation efficiency.
Source: Electronic Journal of Biotechnology - Category: Biotechnology Source Type: research
Over half of older adults with end-stage kidney disease die within a year of starting dialysis, upending previously held beliefs about the use of the treatment, a study says.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Preeclampsia is one of the most common serious maladies that pregnant women encounter. It is a poorly understood condition with symptoms such as high blood pressure, proteinuria, and headaches, potentially even leading to seizures. The treatment opti...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Ob/Gyn Pathology Source Type: blogs
Conditions:   Malnutrition;   End Stage Renal Disease Interventions:   Dietary Supplement: Oral nutritional supplement with probiotics;   Dietary Supplement: Oral nutritional supplement without probiotics;   Other: Dietary recommendations Sponsor:   Fundación Pública Andaluza para la Investigación de Málaga en Biomedicina y Salud Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
ConclusionThere is no significant association between warfarin treatment with risks of mortality, ischemic stroke or bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation receiving peritoneal dialysis.
Source: American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
This study aimed to describe a cut-off point of the ECM/BCM ratio and, to find out the relationship between the nutritional-hydration status and this ratio in HD patients.
Source: Clinical Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research
Najmi Diabetes and hypertension are the two major causes of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Epidemiological studies have found poor knowledge about the CKD among the general population. Hence, this study aimed to assess the awareness of CKD among type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients in India. Patients with confirmed T2DM were included in the study. Patients receiving dialysis or with a history of a kidney transplant were excluded. A validated questionnaire was used to assess knowledge about CKD. Demographic characteristics were presented using descriptive statistics and trends in groups were calculated using the chi-...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 April 2019Source: Food HydrocolloidsAuthor(s): Mohammad Ganje, Seid Mahdi Jafari, Ali Mohammad Tamadon, Mehrdad Niakosari, Yahya MaghsoudlouAbstractThe stability and retention of the bioactive-loaded nanocarriers along their pathway through the gastric conditions and their following controlled disassembly within the intestine is very crucial in terms of the nutritional value. The purpose of this study was to encapsulate the orange peel oil containing 92% limonene inside the amylose nanostructures via the combination of mechanical (sonication) and thermal means. Later, the stability and...
Source: Food Hydrocolloids - Category: Food Science Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: It was observed that applying lavender oil inhalation to patients undergoing haemodialysis did decrease pain level experienced by patients during vascular access and caused no negative effects. PMID: 31003654 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research
By KIP SULLIVAN, JD At its April 4, 2019 meeting, the staff of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) asked the commission to discuss a very strange proposal: Doctors who treat patients enrolled in Medicare’s traditional fee-for-service (FFS) program must join an “accountable care organization” (ACO) or give up their FFS Medicare practice. (The staff may have meant to give hospitals the same Hobbesian choice, but that is not clear from the transcript of the meeting.) Here is how MedPAC staffer Eric Rollins laid out the proposal: Here is how MedPAC staffer Eric Rollins laid out the propos...
Source: The Health Care Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: blogs
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