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EMMA, ENPA, EPC and NME welcome the Agreement of the EU Council on the Publisher’s Right

[PRESSWIRE] Brussels, Belgium - 25 May, 2018 -- The European Magazine Media Association (EMMA), the European Newspaper Publishers’ Association (ENPA), the European Publishers’ Council (EPC) and News Media Europe (NME) welcome the fact that the Committee of Permanent Representatives of the Council called for the introduction of an exclusive right for press publishers in EU copyright law today.

A pre-emptive kidney transplant is still the best option for patients with kidney failure

[PRESSWIRE] Copenhagen, Denmark - 25 May, 2018  -- A new analysis [1], published in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation during this week’s ERA-EDTA Congress in Copenhagen, confirms that a kidney transplant before start of dialysis extends the life of both the patient and the transplanted organ. However, for patients who do not receive a preemptive transplant, the length of time they spend dialysis (dialysis vintage) no longer appears to reduce their life expectancy after transplantation.

Shedding a new light: The implication of microRNAs in chronic kidney disease

[PRESSWIRE] Copenhagen, Denmark - 25 May, 2018  -- Development of disease is often related to the deregulation of a gene program controlled at the post-transcriptional level by microRNAs (miRNAs). A new review [1], published in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation during this week’s ERAEDTA Congress in Copenhagen, shows that miRNAs are potential innovative biomarkers, and are promising as groundbreaking drugs. “The review of Laurent Metzinger and colleagues summarizes the current state of art of the research on miRNAs in kidney disease”, explains Professor Denis Fouque, editor-in-chief of Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation (NDT). 

Addressing cardiovascular risk factors can help to improve access to, and outcomes of, kidney transplantation

[PRESSWIRE] Copenhagen, Denmark - 25 May, 2018  -- A review [1] published in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (NDT) during the ERA-EDTA Congress in Copenhagen highlights the importance of controlling all metabolic risk factors for cardiovascular disease in every potential kidney transplant candidate, both before and after transplantation.

Klotho and endocrine FGFs: More than markers of CKD progression and cardiovascular complications

[PRESSWIRE] Copenhagen, Denmark - 25 May, 2018  -- Klotho, the Greek goddess who spins the thread of life, has become popular among nephrologists, because the genes named after her encode receptors for hormones that play critical roles in the pathophysiology of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Namely, αKlotho and βKlotho function as receptors for two hormones, fibroblast growth factor-23 (FGF23) and FGF21, respectively. 

ERA-EDTA is the first medical association that invests in ‘greener’ healthcare!

[PRESSWIRE] Copenhagen, Denmark - 25 May, 2018  -- The ERA-EDTA is the leading society in Europe for physicians working in the field of care for patients with kidney disease – and is the first medical association to try and implement ‘greener’ health care as suggested by the ‘Lancet Countdown’. Technical progress, e-health, the support of home and self care schemes and sustainable healthcare education and research are ways to ‘greener’ nephrology.

Launch of the ADPKD Patient Routemap: an interactive new resource to help empower patients and families

[PRESSWIRE] Copenhagen, Denmark - 24 May, 2018 -- ERA-EDTA Congress 2018 sees the launch of the ADPKD Patient Route Map, an interactive resource designed to help educate and empower people affected by autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD).

Zephyr Introduces Spruce Outdoor Insert Ventilation Hood

 [PRESSWIRE] SAN FRANCISCO, May 24, 2018 -- Zephyr, the company that has transformed the kitchen through design, discovery, and care, introduces its newest outdoor vent hood – Spruce Outdoor Insert.

FirstLight Home Care to Open New Arkansas Location

 [PRESSWIRE] BENTONVILLE, Ark., May 24, 2018 -- FirstLight Home Care, an award-winning provider of non-medical home care, today announced it is opening a Bentonville location in The Natural State in June.

Stetson University College of Law is the First American Bar Association Competitions Champion

 [PRESSWIRE] GULFPORT, Fla., May 24, 2018 -- Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, has been named the first American Bar Association Competitions Champion.