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CHARITY FOUNDER ASSERTS UN’S ZERO HUNGER GOAL CANNOT BE ACHIEVED WITHOUT GLOBAL, SYSTEMATIC RESPONSE TO HUNGER

International Charity Mary’s Meals Leads The Way In Reducing Child Hunger Through Innovative School Feeding Model.

Two students in every UK classroom have an 'invisible' communication disability

Research shows that many UK children with trouble learning at school or communicating with others have an undiagnosed condition called DLD.

Generous guardian of timeless beauty secrets - World first !

Beauty is found when it gives pleasure to be seen. This is one of many definitions for this desirable condition. Beauty expert, Dr Mathias Koester, knows this very well. He is the pioneer for highly sought-after beauty lectures.

Nursing: Do You Have What It Takes?

Nursing is a challenging and demanding career, and it takes a specific kind of person to make a great nurse. There are many different types of nurse and nursing careers, and there is plenty of opportunity for career progression within the nursing industry. The journey to becoming a nurse requires many years of training and various levels of qualification, and certain personality traits and characteristics. You will need a combination of personal and technical skills to work as a nurse, and here is just an overview of the types of traits that may come in useful.

Healthy environment, healthy kidneys! The ERA-EDTA takes the lead on climate change and health

Climate change represents one of the greatest global health threats of our time. In choosing Healthy Environment, Healthy Kidneys as the theme for the 2021 fully virtual Congress, the ERA-EDTA highlights the central role of nephrologists and other health professionals in advocacy for global efforts to reduce emissions and protect against climate change.

Lung sonography is an useful guide to lung decongestion in hemodialysis patients at high cardiovascular risk

Dangerous lung congestion or overhydration can be detected relatively easily in dialysis patients by means of ultrasound examinations and the application of this technique is useful to safely guide lung decongestion.

Dapagliflozin provides kidney protection even in cases of FSGS kidney disease

The progressive loss of renal function in focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) was reduced by half in the DAPA-CKD study...

Mechanisms of kidney protection by gliflozins

There is now evidence of how SGLT2 inhibitors slow the progression of chronic kidney disease, regardless of diabetes status...

A targeted treatment for IgA nephropathy at last?

Iptacopan, an oral, alternative complement pathway inhibitor of Factor B, could provide the first therapy targeted at one of the key drivers of IgAN...

The ACCOLADE study on C3 glomerulopathy

The selective C5a receptor inhibitor avacopan could be used in future to treat immune-mediated inflammatory disorders in C3G renal disease.

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