Itch can be a useful warning sign, or a maddening symptom with no cure. But the origins of itch have long been a mystery. Scientists think they've come closer to understanding the origins of itch in a molecule that makes mice scratch like mad.
WIXOM, MI (TheStreet) -- Consider a run-up trade in a biotech stock after it raises money. A recent example: Last January, Trius Therapeutics sold 6.3 million shares at a 9% discount to its market price at the time. Over the next two months --...
(MedPage Today) -- The routine use of the calcimimetic agent cinacalcet (Sensipar) conferred little mortality benefit in patients with severe chronic kidney disease and is commonly associated with side effects, a meta-analysis confirmed.
NEW ORLEANS (MedPage Today) -- The Flair endovascular stent graft was better than balloon angioplasty at keeping hemodialysis access grafts open through 12 months, interim results of a randomized trial showed.
ORLANDO (MedPage Today) -- The hip fracture rate among older dialysis patients is still higher now than it was in the 1990s, but the fractures are less deadly than they once were, researchers reported.
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.