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Benefits beyond fracture risk reduction? Results of the VITALE study

Kidney transplantation is the treatment of choice for most people with kidney failure, as it will improve their survival while increasing their quality of life compared to remaining on dialysis.

Clinical trials and research priorities in dialysis Patients: Time for a new approach?

Historically, the number of RCTs performed in the ESRD population has been very low compared to other medical subspecialties. Furthermore, several of the few large RCTs conducted in patients with ESRD have yielded inconclusive or negative results, dampening enthusiasm for future investment in similar trials.

PCSK9 inhibitors: Specific studies are mandatory to prove efficacy and safety in CKD

High cardiovascular morbidity and mortality remain a persisting problem in patients with CKD. Many efforts have been made in subjects with normal kidney function to prevent and to reduce the progression of cardiovascular diseases.

Still an unmet need: New therapeutic targets in Alport syndrome

Alport syndrome (AS) is a hereditary type IV collagen disease that leads to progressive proteinuria, renal fibrosis, and kidney failure.

First artworks entirely covered with Diamonds and made by artist Cesare Catania

On the 13th June 2019, the 19th floor of the historic Milanese building the "Torre Velasca", will host some of the Milanese artist Cesare Catania’s artworks for an evening "on leave" in the rooms of the Monza Royal Palace Museum.

Watch The New Messe Frankfurt Video

Messe Frankfurt expands electromobility on the exhibition grounds. Thanks to the acquisition of three ‘StreetScooter’ electric transport vehicles, it will be possible henceforth to make certain deliveries ‘all-electric’ – with no vehicle emissions whatsoever. As Uwe Behm, Member of the Executive Board of Messe Frankfurt, puts it: “Now, carpeting, signage and even break-time snacks can be moved around the exhibition grounds in a climate-neutral manner by Messe Frankfurt’s service partners.”

My Story: 50 Memories from Fifty Years of Service

The long-awaited memoir of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates, and ruler of Dubai, charts the meteoric growth of Dubai and the UAE, and the life journey of one of the world’s most inspirational leaders.

The European announces its 2019 awards

The European continues with its annual recognition of excellence across the world of commerce.

Why do car manufacturers think that oil-based fabrics are more sustainable than leather?

The world of automobiles is currently undergoing its biggest period of change since they were first introduced over a century ago.  From that moment they have transformed the way we live, but now the way we live is changing, and the automobile is being forced to adapt. It is appropriate that the industry should rethink all aspects of its production at such a moment, but it is vital that it uses common sense and properly thought out science in doing so.

New study finds that 40% of academy staff are at risk of resigning

In the largest independent study into the driving forces behind staff retention in England, 40% of academy staff — and 46% of teachers — said that they have considered resigning from their current post in the past three months.

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