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Why is Clinical Research Necessary in Nephrology?

It’s a cold, hard truth: chronic kidney disease kills more people than breast cancer or prostate cancer every year. In fact, the statistics are so alarming that medical experts now consider it an under-recognized public health crisis that affects 1 in 7 American adults or at least 37 million people. That’s 15% of the total […]

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Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis Care in Asian Countries

Asia is reported to have the highest rate of Chronic Kidney Disease in the world. In 2016, CKD was to be one of the leading causes of death in Asian countries.

The Philippines has seen a growth of dialysis patients for about 400% in the past 10 years and in fact, is one of the top […]

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The Importance of Clinical Trials for Innovation

We are all aware of the challenges the world is facing today. COVID19, Ebola virus, and Bubonic plague have contributed to fear and uncertainty felt by the majority of the population worldwide. The continued confirmed positive cases of COVID19 and mortality rate in the international community prompted scientists and pharmaceuticals to search for a cure. […]

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Clinical Trials: Can They Improve Outcomes for Patients?

One in three adults suffers from multiple chronic conditions and more than 60% of all deaths around the world are due to chronic disease. These can include stroke, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and chronic respiratory disease.

People are dying from medical conditions that have long been studied in the field of medicine. This is why there […]

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Patient Concerns that Arise During Dialysis

A lot of people in the United States suffer from kidney failure. According to the United States Renal Data Service 2015 Annual Data Report, it’s about 661,000 Americans. Of this, 468,000 are on dialysis while 193,000 live with a transplanted kidney.

The number of dialysis patients is significantly higher than kidney transplant recipients for obvious reasons. […]

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Clinical Trials: Separating the Myths from the Facts

The medical world is no stranger to skeptics. Every new study, discovery and clinical trial has not been free of scrutiny.

 

But for the most part, these myths are well, just myths, but they can still affect someone’s decision to participate in a study that’s aimed at making healthcare better.

 

 
Here, we separate the myths from the […]

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Clinical Trials: Weeding Out the Myths from the Facts

Clinical trials have always been one of the foundations for breakthroughs in the medical world. Whether it’s finding a cure to a disease, solving a medical mystery or just improving the overall landscape of the healthcare system, clinical studies and trials help put the body into theories and prove the efficiency of facts beyond words.

 

But […]

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Frenova Renal Research Expands Globally, Strengthens Move to Advance Renal Health Therapies

Frenova Renal Research has expanded its scope to include a global footprint. This means it can broaden its reach and provide researchers access to a larger pool of data, sites, investigators, and patients in a centralized manner.

 

The expansion will support Frenova’s mission to advance the science behind renal therapies so that people living with kidney […]

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The Growing Concern for Kidney Disease

At least one in seven American adults are suffering from chronic kidney disease. That’s 37 million people and 15% of the entire adult population, which is why it’s no surprise that Medicare has been spending a good chunk of its annual budget—$114 billion to be exact—towards patients with kidney diseases.

 

But those numbers are still set […]

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Brief Overview of Atrial Fibrillation and Chronic Kidney Disease

Do you know what Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) have in common? Both are risk factors for stroke. If someone you know has a stroke, it could be caused by one or two things, including these two.

 

If you or someone you know is at high risk for stroke, here is some information […]

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