Health News

Study examines antibody response to COVID-19 vaccination in patients with kidney failure

In a recent study, most patients with kidney failure who were undergoing hemodialysis developed a substantial antibody response following the vaccination with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19, but it was significantly lower than that of individuals without kidney disease. The findings will appear in an upcoming issue of CJASN. Individuals with kidney failure who are […]

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Drinking flavanol-rich cocoa could protect from mental stress-induced cardiovascular events

Increased consumption of flavanols – a group of molecules occurring naturally in fruit and vegetables – could protect people from mental stress-induced cardiovascular events such as stroke, heart disease and thrombosis, according to new research. Researchers have discovered that blood vessels were able to function better during mental stress when people were given a cocoa […]

Health Problems

What is Fanconi Syndrome?

Fanconi syndrome is a condition that affects the proximal renal tubule in the kidney and impairs the organ’s ability to reabsorb substances before they are excreted in the urine. The proximal tubule processes fluid after it has been filtered through a structure called the glomerulus. In a healthy kidney, the tubule reabsorbs substances such as […]

Health Problems

What is Glomerulonephritis?

Glomerulonephritis (GN) is a condition in which the kidneys are inflamed. The glomeruli are the filtering mechanism of the kidneys. They consist of a tuft of highly coiled capillaries cupped in a double fold of membrane. Waste or toxic material is rapidly filtered out of the blood flowing through the capillaries, through the basal membrane […]

Medications

Etoposide

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. ETOPOSIDE INJECTION Etoposide Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Etoposide Injection.It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines […]

Medications

APO-Glimepiride

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-Glimepiride Contains the active ingredient glimepiride Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about APO-Glimepiride. It does not contain all of the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor […]

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APO-Galantamine

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-GALANTAMINE MR CAPSULES Contains the active ingredient galantamine (as galantamine hydrobromide) Consumer Medicine Information   What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about this medicine. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the […]

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NeoRecormon

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. ROCNEORE11119 epoetin beta [recombinant human erythropoietin] Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about NeoRecormon. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or […]

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Byetta

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. BYETTA® Exenatide Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about BYETTA. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. The information in […]