Dialysis and driving: An anonymous survey of patients receiving dialysis for end stage kidney disease - Graver A, Cook N, Odell M, Churilov L, Power DA, Mount PF, Davies MR, Choy SW, Paizis K.
BACKGROUND: Driving is a complex task requiring multiple cognitive domains and the musculoskeletal system. Cognitive dysfunction is associated with driving impairment. Dialysis patients are known to have a high prevalence of cognitive impairment and other ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Home health care services on rise in India due to Covid-19 pandemic: Experts
Patients who have to undergo dialysis, physiotherapy and chemotherapy are preferring health care services at home and many are also taking telemedicine consultations, they say. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus Vaccinations In Massachusetts: New Groups Of Phase 1 Health Care Workers Now Eligible
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus Coronavirus Vaccine Source Type: news

Stopping Common Heart Meds Could Be Risky for Kidney Patients
THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2021 -- Patients with chronic kidney disease who stop using a class of common blood pressure medications may lower their risk for dialysis, but they also raise their odds of cardiovascular disease, a new study finds. The blood... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Q & A: China Accused of Intimidating, Detaining Citizens Critical of COVID-19 Linked Abuses
Social distancing in a Macau Hospital waiting room. Human Rights Watch has expressed concern about human rights abuses being carried out under the guise of COVID-19 public health lockdowns in China. Photo by Macau Photo Agency on UnsplashBy Alison KentishUNITED NATIONS, Jan 14 2021 (IPS) China must end its campaign against individuals seeking redress for COVID-19 linked abuses and the human rights lawyers and activists who help them, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said as reports ranging from allegedly trapping them inside their homes, to chaining alleged lock-down violators to metal posts emerge. This comes as the World Hea...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Alison Kentish Tags: Asia-Pacific Crime & Justice Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse TerraViva United Nations China COVID-19 Source Type: news

Prevalence of patients receiving dialysis in China may exceed 800,000 by 2025
(National Kidney Foundation) Study projects that prevalence of patients receiving dialysis in China will increase from 384.4 patients per million (PPM) in 2017 to 629.7 PMP in 2025 with a predicted 874,373 patients receiving dialysis in 2025. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Many Dialysis Patients Report Proficiency in Mobile Health
FRIDAY, Jan. 8, 2021 -- Most dialysis patients have access to internet-capable devices and report intermediate or advanced mobile health proficiency, according to a study published in the Dec. 31 issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Intradialytic Hypotension Tied to Peripheral Artery Disease
TUESDAY, Jan. 5, 2021 -- More frequent intradialytic hypotension (IDH) during hemodialysis is associated with a higher incidence of subsequent peripheral artery disease (PAD) diagnosis, according to a study published online Dec. 11 in the American... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Covid vaccine: Oxford man, 82, first in world to get Oxford/AstraZeneca jab
Dialysis patient Brian Pinker received jab at Oxford ’s Churchill hospital on Monday morningCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAn 82-year-old retired maintenance manager has become the first person in the world outside clinical trials to get thevaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca.Speaking after getting the jab at Oxford ’s Churchill hospital at 7.30am, Brian Pinker, 82, said: “The vaccine means everything to me. To my mind, it’s the only way of getting back to normal life.”Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 4, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Matthew Weaver Tags: Coronavirus Vaccines and immunisation Health Infectious diseases Science Society Medical research University of Oxford AstraZeneca World news Source Type: news

Oxford man, 82, first in world to get Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine
Dialysis patient Brian Pinker received jab at Oxford University hospital on Monday morningCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAn 82-year-old retired maintenance manager has become the first person in the world to receive the Oxford University and AstraZeneca vaccine outside clinical trials.Brian Pinker, a dialysis patient, received the jab at 7.30am on Monday from nurse Sam Foster at Oxford University hospitals NHS foundation trust ’s Churchill hospital.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 4, 2021 Category: Science Authors: PA Media Tags: Vaccines and immunisation Coronavirus Health Infectious diseases Science Society Medical research Source Type: news

Perspectives on mental health among patients receiving dialysis - Nataatmadja M, Evangelidis N, Manera KE, Cho Y, Johnson DW, Craig JC, Baumgart A, Hanson CS, Shen J, Guha C, Scholes-Robertson N, Tong A.
BACKGROUND: Diminished mental health is associated with increased morbidity and mortality and may contribute to loss of independence and motivation in patients receiving dialysis and their caregivers. Increased understanding of the patient perspective on... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Updated advice on COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy and women who are breastfeeding, RCOG
The Government has today accepted the recommendation from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to authorise Oxford University/AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine for use. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has also published its latest advice for the priority groups to receive the Oxford University/AstraZeneca and the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines. This includes updated advice for pregnant and breastfeeding women who meet other criteria for priority vaccination. The JCVI confirms that although the available data do not indicate any safety concern or harm to pregnancy, there is insuf...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Mortality in Transplant and Dialysis Patients COVID-19 Mortality in Transplant and Dialysis Patients
New data provides insight into the outcomes of kidney transplant and dialysis patients with COVID-19. Which factors may present a higher risk for mortality in these patients?Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Stopping RAS inhibitors tied to worse outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease
(Karolinska Institutet) Small studies have suggested that a group of medications called RAS inhibitors may be harmful in persons with advanced chronic kidney disease, and physicians therefore often stop the treatment in such patients. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet now show that although stopping the treatment is linked to a lower risk of requiring dialysis, it is also linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular events and death. The results are published inThe Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cara Therapeutics Submits New Drug Application to U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Korsuva Injection in Hemodialysis Patients with Moderate-to-Severe Pruritus
STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cara Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CARA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing new chemical entities designed to alleviate pruritus by selectively targeting peripheral... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - December 28, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Zolpidem versus trazodone initiation and the risk of fall-related fractures among individuals receiving maintenance hemodialysis - Assimon MM, Flythe JE.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Zolpidem, a nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic, and trazodone, a sedating antidepressant, are the most common medications used to treat insomnia in the United States. Both drugs have side effect profiles (e.g., drowsiness, dizziness, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Acute hemodialysis for treatment of severe ethanol intoxication - Driscoll D, Bleecker G, Francis J, Jaberi A.
A male college student presented to the emergency department with altered mental status and a serum ethanol level higher than the hospital laboratory assay. His course was complicated by mechanical ventilation, vasopressors, and cardiotoxicity. Thirteen ho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Estimating GFR in Patients With Acute Kidney Injury Estimating GFR in Patients With Acute Kidney Injury
GFR measurements can play a key role in the assessment and management of patients with acute kidney injury. Which methods most accurately estimate these measurements?Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Kidney Dialysis Is a Booming Business. Is it Also a Rigged One? Kidney Dialysis Is a Booming Business. Is it Also a Rigged One?
A new California law aims to curb what sponsors say is profiteering by dialysis centers. But are there any easy answers?Undark (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Dialysis Industry Emerges as Power Player in California Politics Dialysis Industry Emerges as Power Player in California Politics
The dialysis industry has poured $233 million into California campaigns, establishing its leading companies as a formidable political force eager to protect their bottom line and influence state policy.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Targeting Acute Kidney Injury in COVID-19 Targeting Acute Kidney Injury in COVID-19
A better understanding of the high mortality associated with acute kidney injury among hospitalized COVID-19 patients highlights the urgent need to develop more targeted therapies.Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Exclusive: Huge covid death rate among vulnerable patients who have to travel to hospital
Dialysis patients who must travel to hospital are nearly four times as likely to die of covid than those aged over 80, but so far have not been prioritised for receiving vaccination, HSJ has learned. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - December 9, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

More Long-Term Dialysis Patients Aligned to ACOs
THURSDAY, Dec. 3, 2020 -- From 2012 to 2016, there was an increase in the percentage of Medicare beneficiaries on long-term dialysis who were aligned to an accountable care organization (ACO), with a reduction in spending seen for ACO-aligned... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Stanford Medicine Seroprevalence Study of Dialysis Patients Shows Fewer than One in 10 Adults Has Antibodies to COVID-19 Indicating Herd Immunity is Far Off
Researchers conducted antibody testing on ‘remainder plasma,’ which could inform strategies for ongoing SARS-CoV-2 clinical laboratory surveillance testing In a clever use of stored clinical laboratory specimens, researchers in California conducted a nationwide seroprevalence survey—serology testing to determine the number of people in a population that carry a specific disease—that used “remainder plasma” from dialysis […] The post Stanford Medicine Seroprevalence Study of Dialysis Patients Shows Fewer than One in 10 Adults Has Antibodies to COVID-19 Indicating Herd Immunity is F...
Source: Dark Daily - December 2, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Instruments & Equipment Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operat Source Type: news

Not Even a Peripheral Role for Statins in ESRD? Not Even a Peripheral Role for Statins in ESRD?
A new editorial explores the question of whether statin therapy offers benefits in the management of end-stage renal disease.Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Contraceptive Use Low Among Women With Kidney Disease
TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2020 -- Contraceptive use is low among women of reproductive age undergoing dialysis for end-stage kidney disease, according to a study published online Oct. 26 in Kidney Medicine. Silvi Shah, M.D., from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. Nephrology Trainees Doubt Skill in Home Hemodialysis
FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2020 -- U.S. nephrology trainees report moderate and low confidence for peritoneal dialysis (PD) and home hemodialysis (HHD), respectively, according to a study published online Nov. 16 in the American Journal of Kidney... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ClearGuard HD Antimicrobial Barrier Cap for preventing haemodialysis catheter-related bloodstream infections. Medtech innovation briefing [MIB234]
The technology described in this briefing is ClearGuard HD Antimicrobial Barrier Cap. It is a central venous catheter cap with chlorhexidine acetate coated rod and cap threads, used to help prevent catheter-related bloodstream infections in people having haemodialysis.The innovative aspects are that it could replace the need to clean the connector port with 2% chlorhexidine in 70% alcohol and potentially reduce the risk of catheter-related bloodstream infections.The intended place in therapy would be as an alternative to using standard central venous catheter caps in people having dialysis.The main points from the evidence...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Increasing Peritoneal Dialysis Initiation Worldwide Increasing Peritoneal Dialysis Initiation Worldwide
Could an assisted peritoneal dialysis program help increase utilization?Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - November 18, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

People Are Choosing Kidney Dialysis at H
A new Medicare program aims to increase the proportion of patients using home dialysis and receiving transplants. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paula Span Tags: Kidneys Transplants Dialysis Elderly Medicare Health Insurance and Managed Care Chapel Hill (NC) your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Raleigh developer sells dialysis center to Charlotte outfit in $9M deal
A dialysis center north of Duke Raleigh Hospital changed hands in a more than $9 million sale to a Charlotte LLC. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Caleb Harshberger Source Type: news

Malawi: Kamuzu Hospital Dialysis Unit 'Shuts Down'
[Nyasa Times] Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) in Lilongwe has shut down its dialysis unit because it has no reagents, putting lives of patients with renal failure and other kidney problems at risk. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Sekou Toure Readies for Dialysis Services
[Daily News] The regional referral Sekou Toure Hospital has revealed that everything is set for the facility to start offering kidney dialysis services from early next year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

UC research finds low rates of contraceptive use in women with kidney failure
(University of Cincinnati) New research from the University of Cincinnati finds that women with kidney failure have low rates of contraceptive use. The study, published in the journalKidney Medicine, finds an overall contraceptive use rate of 5.3% among women with kidney failure undergoing dialysis in the United States. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Data from EXPLORER Clinical Research Program to be Unveiled at American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2020
RARITAN, N.J., November 9, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that 10 data presentations will be shared at the virtual American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2020 from November 13-17. Most notably, four new sub-analyses of XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) from the landmark VOYAGER PAD trial, part of the EXPLORER global cardiovascular research program, will be presented, including two live, featured science oral presentations. “We're pleased VOYAGER PAD was selected to be front and center once again at a major medical congress, as there's an urgent need f...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - November 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare Program: End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Payment for Renal Dialysis Services Furnished to Individuals with Acute Kidney Injury, and End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program
Notice of final rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) updating and revising the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System (PPS) for calendar year 2021. This rule also updates the payment rate for renal dialysis services furnished by an ESRD facility to individuals with acute kidney injury (AKI) and updates requirements for the Quality Incentive Program (QIP). This final rule is effective January 1, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 9, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

JHSON Virtual Nursing Grand Rounds: Palliative Care
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - November 5, 2020 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Towards the Best Kidney Failure Prediction Tool Towards the Best Kidney Failure Prediction Tool
This article reviews the available models.Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - November 4, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

First Tool to Specifically Assess Fatigue in Dialysis Is Validated First Tool to Specifically Assess Fatigue in Dialysis Is Validated
The SONG-HD Fatigue instrument was validated for the assessment of fatigue in patients undergoing hemodialysis in a longitudinal study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - November 3, 2020 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Public Inspection: CMS: Medicare Program: End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Payment for Renal Dialysis Services Furnished to Individuals with Acute Kidney Injury, and End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program
Pre-publication notice of final rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) updating and revising the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System (PPS) for calendar year 2021. This rule also updates the payment rate for renal dialysis services furnished by an ESRD facility to individuals with acute kidney injury (AKI) and updates requirements for the Quality Incentive Program (QIP). This final rule is effective January 1, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 3, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Minimally Invasive Ellipsys System Creates Fused, Permanent Vascular Access for Dialysis
New case report offers first known direct visualization of percutaneous Ellipsys fistula SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif., Oct. 30, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- A new case report published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery provides one... Devices Avenu Medical, Ellipsys Vascular Access System, hemodialysis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - October 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AIIMS Bhubaneswar OPD services to reopen from November 2
The OPD was closed from July 10 due to COVID pandemic except for day-care services, radiotherapy, dialysis, trauma and the emergency and lifesaving surgery and IPD services. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - October 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How an Implantable Dialysis Device May Extend Life for People with Kidney Failure
A few years ago, Nikhil Shah and Hiep Nguyen were touring the German Aerospace Center after giving a presentation about the future of surgery. One of the in-house researchers showed off a model of an implantable heart, and they thought — Why can’t we do that with a kidney? (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - October 28, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Election 2020: Highly profitable dialysis centers targeted again with Prop. 23
Two years ago, Californians voted down Proposition 8, which would have limited the profits of dialysis clinics. But that didn ’t stop labor and other interests fixated on regulating them. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 27, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jody Meacham Source Type: news

Election 2020: Highly profitable dialysis centers targeted again with Prop. 23
Two years ago, Californians voted down Proposition 8, which would have limited the profits of dialysis clinics. But that didn ’t stop labor and other interests fixated on regulating them. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 27, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jody Meacham Source Type: news

Model predicts acute kidney injury requiring dialysis in patients with COVID-19
(American Society of Nephrology) In a recent study, a new algorithm achieved good performance for predicting which hospitalized patients will develop acute kidney injury requiring dialysis. Results from the study will be presented online during ASN Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined October 19-October 25. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

SONG-HD Fatigue Reliable, Valid Scale for Fatigue in Hemodialysis
THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 -- For patients receiving hemodialysis, the SONG-HD Fatigue seems to be a reliable and valid measure for patient fatigue, according to a study published online Oct. 22 in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nazareth buys Elk Grove dialysis center building for $11 million
Nazareth also acquired the Sacramento Heart Medical Center building last year for $16.7 million. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 20, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: Ben van der Meer Source Type: news

Nazareth buys Elk Grove dialysis center building for $11 million
Nazareth also acquired the Sacramento Heart Medical Center building last year for $16.7 million. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 20, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ben van der Meer Source Type: news

Protein Predicts Risk of AKI in COVID-19 Patients Protein Predicts Risk of AKI in COVID-19 Patients
High levels of suPAR on hospital admission dramatically increase the risk of acute kidney injury and need for dialysis in patients with COVID-19.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - October 13, 2020 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news