When Baxter International issued product recalls in December and January, it said there had been no reports of adverse events. But Baxter couldn't make that claim Wednesday when the company recalled a single lot of a dialysis product in which mold...
A state council is set to vote on a deal to turn over dialysis at four of the city’s public hospitals to a for-profit franchise, though data shows it did not perform as well as the hospitals themselves.
(MedPage Today) -- Top names in bariatric surgery called for it to move beyond "last resort" status in the fight against obesity this week. Other headlines: the risks of added sugars and new dialysis guidelines.
(MedPage Today) -- New Canadian guidelines suggest that nephrologists can wait to start dialysis in some chronic kidney disease patients until their estimated glomerular filtration rate drops below the 10 to 12 mL/min now commonly used.
By Steven Breazzano:
Over the course of the last year-and-a-half, Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX) has successfully resurrected itself with its new lead candidate, Zerenex, an iron-based phosphate binder for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) following...
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Companies in this industry provide dialysis services to patients with diabetes. These companies make a substantial portion of their revenue from prescribing diabetes drugs. They also heavily dependent on Medicare and Medicaid.