Recent Medical releases

 [PRESSWIRE] NEW YORK and BASEL, Switzerland, March 19, 2019 -- Today Roivant subsidiary Urovant Sciences announced topline results from its Phase 3 EMPOWUR trial of vibegron in patients with overactive bladder. Vibegron achieved statistically significant improvements over placebo on both co-primary endpoints of the study as well as all seven key secondary endpoints. Over 30 million Americans over the age of 40 suffer from overactive bladder.

Professor Carmine Zoccali, President of the ERA-EDTA

[PRESSWIRE] Parma - 05 March, 2019 -- 850 million people worldwide are affected by kidney disease [1] – a worrying figure, and one that continues to rise. Prevention of chronic kidney disease is therefore more important than ever, as Professor Carmine Zoccali (Reggio Calabria, Italy), President of the ERA-EDTA, emphasizes on the occasion of World Kidney Day on March 14, 2019.

Professor Zoccali

[PRESSWIRE] Parma - 05 March, 2019 --  “Kidney health for everyone everywhere” – ERA-EDTA has helped to put this motto into practice by offering support for young nephrologists living in disadvantage areas.

[PRESSWIRE] Brussels, 28 February 2019 – Today, Digestive Cancers Europe launched a campaign to promote colorectal cancer screening at the occasion of the start of European Colon Cancer Awareness Month (ECCAM). The event took place at the European Parliament and was hosted by MEP Lieve Wierinck (ALDE).

[PRESSWIRE] Parma – 26 February, 2019 -- A new analysis of the ERA-EDTA Registry [1] reveals a striking gender difference in the incidence and prevalence of end-stage renal disease.

[PRESSWIRE] – Parma - February 18, 2019 -- Results bear one clear key message: good treatment is important! Patients in whom the acidosis had been properly controlled by adequate treatment had better growth and better kidney function than those with inadequate treatment.

[PRESSWIRE] Parma - January 31, 2019 -- 850 million people worldwide are affected by kidney disease. This worrying figure was published last June by the three leading nephrology societies (ASN, ISN and ERA-EDTA) [1] – and it continues to rise at an alarming rate.

[PRESSWIRE] Germany – 21 December, 2018 -- A study published in JAMA [1] showed: Nephrologists treat the most complex patients. As ERA-EDTA president Professor Carmine Zoccali explains, kidney patients are highly vulnerable and need special care, but nephrology is a neglected discipline in many European healthcare systems.  According to the “European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association” (ERA-EDTA) it is time for a paradigm shift. There is a  need for a better financial funding of nephrology – as well as more efforts to raise awareness for kidney disease in the population.

[PRESSWIRE] Germany – 17 December, 2018 -- The EKHA project “Improving Organ Donation and Transplantation in the EU” will be launched on the European Commission’s Health Policy Platform in 2019, an interactive tool to boost discussions about public health concerns and to share knowledge and best practices.

[PRESSWIRE] Weimar, Germany - 14 November, 2018 -- It is well known that air pollution causes lung cancer, weakens the lung function or triggers asthma. There is also evidence that there is an association between air pollution and birth defects, immune defects or even autism.