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  • But he had been holding steady for over a year on his GFR and creatinine levels, hovering slightly above what is termed end-stage renal failure.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times, Tough People

  • In 2005, he suffered a brain haemorrhage and, while recovering, doctors told him he had end-stage kidney disease and would need dialysis or a transplant.

    A kidney operation changed Robert's life. He got cancer

  • "Heart problems, diabetes, cognitive impairment and end-stage liver disease from hepatitis or cirrhosis, these are becoming increasingly common problems in our nation's prisons," said Robert Greifinger, a former chief medical officer for the New York City department of correction.

    Care for Aging Inmates Puts Strain on Prisons

  • Facilities include two theatres - the 330-seat Rose, a theatre in the round, and the end-stage Barn theatre - plus studios for rehearsals, design, lectures, teachings and recording; lighting design labs; and a workshop complex.

    University guide 2012: Rose Bruford College

  • Also, the FDA wants to take away Avastin's approval for use in end-stage breast cancer patients, which would hurt U.S. sales.

    Guided By Genes, Shrinking Cancer

  • *** Mr. Cheney suffered his fifth heart attack in February of last year, and by spring he was "in steady decline, less and less stamina and energy, approaching end-stage heart failure."

    The Story of Dick Cheney's Heart

  • "An accumulation of iron in neurons seems to be a final end-stage event in neurodegeneration, whether it be Alzheimer's or Parkinson's, [or] any [condition] related to tau abnormalities," says Dr. Bush, who is also a fellow at the university's Mental Health Research Institute.

    A New Target in Fighting Brain Disease: Metals

  • Ms. Young says employers want assurance that if a retiree plan includes rehired employees or people with end-stage renal disease, the plan won't lose its retiree-only exemption.

    Health Overhaul Overlooks Retirees

  • "The exemption for retiree-only plans should be clarified to include plans covering rehired retirees, individuals on long-term disability, and certain individuals with end-stage renal disease," the letter said.

    Health Overhaul Overlooks Retirees

  • Plus, an FDA panel rules against a popular treatment for end-stage breast cancer despite emotional pleas from patients.

    Obama vs. the Jets

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