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[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. 

[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.

[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. 

[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). 

[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).

 [PRESSWIRE] PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 24, 2018 -- Wyndham Hotels and Resorts is engineering its hotel rooms around an elusive concept in travel: a really great night's sleep. The brand is teaming up with wellness innovator Delos and famous designer Jeffrey Beers to outfit rooms that inspire rest, comfort and relaxation.

 [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.

 [PRESSWIRE] SAN FRANCISCO, May 18, 2018 -- Dornier MedTech (Dornier), a global leader in innovative kidney stone management, today announced the launch of Dornier Delta® III SmartLitho™, the world's first lithotripter system which uses big data in urology, at the American Urology Association (AUA) Annual Meeting 2018.  

[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 14 May, 2018 -- The growing impact of workplace stress has been revealed today in a new survey – with 80% of people describing it as a ‘way of life’.

 [PRESSWIRE] LONDON, March 8, 2018 -- A new book, The Business of Sleep: How Sleeping Better Can Transform Your Career (Bloomsbury, 8th March), argues that that the personal and business case for getting more sleep has never been more serious and that getting the right amount of sleep could save the UK up to £36 billion per year.