DaVita working to pass bill to stop insurers limiting dialysis payment
The Denver-based kidney-care leader is working with a bipartisan quartet of U.S. House members on a new bill. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 4, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news

Mauritius: Minister Jagutpal Hands Over Certificates in Nephrology to Charge Nurses and Nursing Officers
[Government of Mauritius] A batch of 26 charged nurses and nursing officers of Dialysis Units of public health institutions, received their certificates, today, after successful completion of a six-month course in Nephrology. The award of certificates ceremony was held at the Mauritius Health Institute (MIH) in Pamplemousses. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kids Treated at For-Profit Dialysis Centers Less Likely to Receive Transplant
(MedPage Today) -- Children receiving dialysis at a for-profit facility were less likely to be put on the waitlist for -- and ultimately receive -- a kidney transplant, according to a retrospective cohort study. Among over 13,000 pediatric... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - August 2, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

HRQoL on the Decline Preceding Initiation of Dialysis for Seniors
FRIDAY, July 29, 2022 -- Older patients with kidney failure have a decline in health-related quality of life before initiation of dialysis, which stabilizes thereafter, according to a study published online July 28 in the Clinical Journal of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Patient, Caregiver Perspectives on BP in Children With CKD Patient, Caregiver Perspectives on BP in Children With CKD
A survey of children with CKD and their caregivers provides insights into their perspectives regarding blood pressure management.Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Minority Dialysis Patients Report Unmet Supportive Care Needs
Findings seen among Asian American or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander and Black patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 26, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Endocrinology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Minority Dialysis Patients Report Unmet Supportive Care Needs
MONDAY, July 25, 2022 -- Asian American or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander patients and Black patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis are more likely to report a range of unmet supportive care needs than Whites, according to a research... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

'Tinkering' to Find COVID Origins; Monkeypox Paperwork; Dialysis Patient Harm?
(MedPage Today) -- Welcome to the latest edition of Investigative Roundup, highlighting some of the best investigative reporting on healthcare each week. 'Tinkering' to Find COVID Origins Researchers in a high-security laboratory in Paris have... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - July 20, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Hurricanes Up Mortality Risk for Patients on Dialysis Hurricanes Up Mortality Risk for Patients on Dialysis
Patients on dialysis who live through a hurricane have a higher mortality risk over the following 30 days, but especially right after the hurricane strikes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Mortality Increased  for Dialysis Patients With Hurricane Exposure
MONDAY, July 18, 2022 -- For patients undergoing maintenance dialysis, hurricane exposure is associated with increased mortality, according to a study published in the July issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Matthew F. Blum,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hurricanes and mortality among patients receiving dialysis - Blum MF, Feng Y, Anderson GB, Segev DL, McAdams-DeMarco M, Grams ME.
BACKGROUND: Hurricanes are severe weather events that can disrupt power, water, and transportation systems. These disruptions may be deadly for patients requiring maintenance dialysis. We hypothesized that the mortality risk among patients requiring mainte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Roche launches innovative dual antigen and antibody diagnostic test supporting the fight to eliminate the hepatitis C virus
Elecsys HCV Duo is the first commercially available immunoassay that allows the simultaneous and independent determination of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) antigen and antibody status.TheElecsys HCVDuo immunoassay enables significantly earlier diagnosis of active HCV infection, making it possible to get patients appropriate care sooner to stop both the disease progression and transmission.Basel, 18 July 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced the launch of the Elecsys ® HCV Duo immunoassay in countries that accept the CE Mark. Elecsys HCV Duo is the first available immunoassay that allows the simultaneous ...
Source: Roche Investor Update - July 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche launches innovative dual antigen and antibody diagnostic test supporting the fight to eliminate the hepatitis C virus
Elecsys HCV Duo is the first commercially available immunoassay that allows the simultaneous and independent determination of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) antigen and antibody status.TheElecsys HCVDuo immunoassay enables significantly earlier diagnosis of active HCV infection, making it possible to get patients appropriate care sooner to stop both the disease progression and transmission.Basel, 18 July 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced the launch of the Elecsys ® HCV Duo immunoassay in countries that accept the CE Mark. Elecsys HCV Duo is the first available immunoassay that allows the simultaneous ...
Source: Roche Media News - July 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Factory-Calibrated CGM Seems Accurate for Hemodialysis Patients
FRIDAY, July 15, 2022 -- For individuals on hemodialysis, a factory-calibrated continuous glucose monitor (CGM) appears to be reasonably accurate, according to a study published in the July issue of Diabetes Care. Orianne Villard, Ph.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 15, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

People on Dialysis Face Higher Death Risk After Hurricanes
FRIDAY, July 15, 2022 -- A hurricane threatens anyone in its path, but it can be especially deadly for people who need kidney dialysis to survive, new research shows. An analysis of patient data spanning two decades linked hurricane exposure with a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 15, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news