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Since ancient times, surgeons have dreamed of transplanting healthy organs into patients disabled by disease and injury, but the human body's powerful immune system stymied all such attempts, leading many observers to conclude that the procedure was...
Premium Health News ServiceQ. My potassium level is high, and my physician stopped the medication that has successfully controlled my blood pressure for years, lisinopril. What is the danger from high potassium, and why is lisinopril a problem? A. Potassium is important for the...
My Pet WorldQ: We lost our Soft-Coated Wheaton Terrier, and it's still very difficult to talk about and deal with the loss. Poor Gracie, our other dog, has also had a tough time, and it's been heartbreaking. I think Gracie is still waiting for McGee to come home....
The problems of a 10-year-old sound something like this. "Can I pleeeaaase have an email account?" pleads Lindsey Duquette, jumping up and down in front of her mom, Pam Duquette, in the family kitchen in Sparks. "All my friends have email." It's...
Gout. It is one of the oldest diseases on record — the ancients wrote about it in 5 B.C. — yet most people today know little about it. Worse, they think they have to live with it. "Seniors should know that gout should not be tolerated,"...
Dr. Otto Roza passed away on Oct. 30, 2012, two days prior to his 88th birthday, in Florida. He was the first nephrologist (kidney specialist) in Washington County and the Tri-State area. He introduced outpatient dialysis for patients with advanced...
Joan Corbin's day is governed by the humming box in the alcove off her living room. For nearly an hour in the afternoon and nine hours at night, the Smith Island resident must tether herself to a suitcase-sized dialysis machine to get rid of the waste...
On Tuesday, I'm lucky to be speaking at Home Dialyzors United's third-annual meet up and conference in Baltimore. As an end stage renal disease patient currently doing home hemodialysis treatment, this is an issue I am passionate about. And, mostly...
Premium Health News ServiceDEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was recently told I have resistant hypertension. What exactly is it, and what could cause it? How can I treat my high blood pressure, since medications haven't worked? ANSWER: Hypertension (high blood pressure) is considered resistant...
LONDON (AP) - Global health officials are closely following a new respiratory virus related to SARS that is believed to have killed at least one person in Saudi Arabia and left another person in critical condition in Britain. The germ is a...
We think about being heart healthy. We think about strengthening our bones. But we rarely pondered the state of our kidneys — that is, until Boston Market announced last month that it was removing salt shakers from the tables at its 476 locations....
email@example.comMost days, Alli Rogers is in pain. This is the reality of the young woman’s life as she battles a rare disease — one for which there is no cure. She has been in and out of hospitals, has had three surgeries, with the most recent requiring...
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