News related to Plasbumin-25 (Albumin) and/or conditions it is approved for
Genetic mutation associated with steroid-resistant nephritic syndrome identified
Source: Urology / Nephrology News From Medical News Today [2013.11.27]
Patients with nephritic syndrome exhibit an array of symptoms that are associated with loss of kidney function, including excess protein in urine, swelling, and albuminuria. Many nephritic syndrome patients respond well to treatment with steroids; however, subsets of patients are resistant to steroid treatment and are at high risk of kidney failure.
An Antioxidant May Prevent Neuron Loss In Schizophrenia And Depression
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2013.03.15]
Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) deficits have been implicated in schizophrenia and depression. In schizophrenia, deficits have been particularly well-described for a subtype of GABA neuron, the parvalbumin fast-spiking interneurons. The activity of these neurons is critical for proper cognitive and emotional functioning.
Diabetic Nephropathy - Early intervention is the key
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Nephrology
Dr. Riham explains how annual screening for microalbuminuria in diabetic patients will allow early identification of nephropathy.