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Election Day Update: Voters To Consider Proposition 69, Key Infrastructure Accountability Measure

 [PRESSWIRE] LOS ANGELES, May 31, 2018 -- In the upcoming election on Tuesday, June 5, California voters will consider whether to adopt Proposition 69. This critical measure will hold legislators accountable and ensures that the estimated $5 billion in annual revenue generated from SB 1 taxes and fees will be used solely for its intended purposes: investing in critical transportation infrastructure projects.

Alliant Energy investing in renewables to keep costs low for customers

 [PRESSWIRE] MADISON, Wis., May 30, 2018 -- Alliant Energy's Wisconsinenergy company has filed plans with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) to build a wind project that will lower energy costs for Wisconsin customers starting in 2020. The proposed project will be located in North Central Iowa, which has consistently strong wind resources.

ESFI awarded FEMA grant to develop fire safety campaign for older adults

 [PRESSWIRE] ARLINGTON, Va., May 30, 2018 -- The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) was awarded a Fire Prevention & Safety Grant (FP&S) from the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA). The organization will use the funding to develop a multi-faceted home fire safety awareness campaign that targets older adults.

5th Annual Shred Cancer Fundraiser Sponsored by PROSHRED Security San Diego and Green Hat Electronics

 [PRESSWIRE] SAN DIEGO, May 30, 2018 -- Services provided: On-site document shredding ($5 per banker's box), and e-waste recycling. Please review Green Hat's website for acceptable recycling details, as there are some fees applied to select items.

Protenus President to Discuss the Latest Trends and Technologies Transforming Healthcare Privacy and Security

 [PRESSWIRE] CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 30, 2018 -- Healthcare organizations increasingly find their names in the headlines. Unfortunately, it's not because of their groundbreaking medical research, but due to data breaches that expose the sensitive information of thousands of patients, according to Robert Lord, President and Co-founder of Protenus, a healthcare compliance analytics platform detecting inappropriate activity in electronic health record (EHR) systems.

Coastline College Offers a Broad Selection of Online Courses this Summer

 [PRESSWIRE] LOS ANGELES, May 30, 2018 -- Are you a student seeking ways to connect your major and professional interests but don't know where to start? Or, are you a mid-career professional looking to transition to a new job or discover new meaning in your life and work? Coastline College will offer two 8-week summer session with over 150 academic online courses designed to help both undergraduates and workforce professionals take their careers to the next level.

Lanreotide ineffective against familial cystic kidney disease

[PRESSWIRE] Copenhagen, Denmark - 25 May, 2018  --  4-6 million people worldwide are affected by familial cystic kidney disease, the most common inherited kidney disease – accounting for ∼10% of European patients on dialysis or living with a kidney transplant. The range of potential therapies is still limited, so other novel therapy options are urgently needed. 

Can ferric citrate improve the outcome of predialysis patients?

[PRESSWIRE] Copenhagen, Denmark - 25 May, 2018  -- A late breaking clinical study [1] at the ERA-EDTA Congress in Copenhagen showed that the phosphate binder ferric citrate improves multiple aspects of abnormal mineral metabolism and raises hemoglobin in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD), who do not have abnormal levels of blood phosphate or anemia. 

DKK3: A novel diagnostic tool for improving the management of CKD patients and thus to mitigate the future burden of CKD

[PRESSWIRE] Copenhagen, Denmark - 25 May, 2018  -- The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is relatively high, at approximately 10% of the population, but only relatively few patients have endstage renal disease and require renal replacement therapy.

Abatacept for lupus nephritis: no improvement in one year remission rate but faster falls in proteinuria and effects on serologic markers

[PRESSWIRE] Copenhagen, Denmark - 25 May, 2018  -- Over a third of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients have kidney involvement (lupus nephritis), and are at risk of end-stage renal disease and premature death. Current therapies are toxic and not routinely effective, so novel therapy options are urgently needed.