Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome News and Research

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Acute renal failure in young children is most commonly linked to hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). In this situation, it often comes as a shock, occurring as it does in a child who was previously healthy but is now in mortal danger. This illness is caused by the toxin produced by certain bacterial strains, most commonly found in beef.
FDA approves first drug for treatment of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

FDA approves first drug for treatment of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

Multistate E. coli outbreak says CDC

Multistate E. coli outbreak says CDC

Human microbiome metabolites enhance colon injury by enterohemorrhagic E. coli, study shows

Human microbiome metabolites enhance colon injury by enterohemorrhagic E. coli, study shows

Viral replication not necessary to cause lethal disease by food-borne pathogen

Viral replication not necessary to cause lethal disease by food-borne pathogen

University of Cincinnati professor awarded $1.6 million NIAID grant to study Hamburger E. coli

University of Cincinnati professor awarded $1.6 million NIAID grant to study Hamburger E. coli

Researchers shed new light on how to combat Shiga and ricin toxins

Researchers shed new light on how to combat Shiga and ricin toxins

Alexion announces positive results from Phase 3 PREVENT study of Soliris in patients with NMOSD

Alexion announces positive results from Phase 3 PREVENT study of Soliris in patients with NMOSD

FDA approves new treatment for people with hairy cell leukemia

FDA approves new treatment for people with hairy cell leukemia

Novel treatment for hairy cell leukemia approved by FDA

Novel treatment for hairy cell leukemia approved by FDA

Omeros’ OMS721 receives positive opinion from EMA's COMP for treating hematopoietic stem cell transplant

Omeros’ OMS721 receives positive opinion from EMA's COMP for treating hematopoietic stem cell transplant

Romaine lettuce contamination possibly towards conclusion says CDC

Romaine lettuce contamination possibly towards conclusion says CDC

Shiga toxin-producing E. coli found in animal and plant based foods

Shiga toxin-producing E. coli found in animal and plant based foods

FDA approves first adjuvant treatment to reduce risk of kidney cancer recurrence

FDA approves first adjuvant treatment to reduce risk of kidney cancer recurrence

UAB expert provides in-depth understanding of food-borne illnesses

UAB expert provides in-depth understanding of food-borne illnesses

Scientists take steps to inhibit impact of E. coli on human health

Scientists take steps to inhibit impact of E. coli on human health

TSRI scientists reveal how vision-loss treatment may leave the eyes, kidneys vulnerable to cellular damage

TSRI scientists reveal how vision-loss treatment may leave the eyes, kidneys vulnerable to cellular damage

Alexion initiates new global Uncommon Strength campaign to raise awareness of rare diseases

Alexion initiates new global Uncommon Strength campaign to raise awareness of rare diseases

European Commission approves extended indication for Amgen's Kyprolis (carfilzomib) for the treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma patients

European Commission approves extended indication for Amgen's Kyprolis (carfilzomib) for the treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma patients

Scientists use X-rays to study how eculizumab prevents immune system from damaging kidney tissue

Scientists use X-rays to study how eculizumab prevents immune system from damaging kidney tissue

New lab blood test may help identify HELLP syndrome in pregnant women

New lab blood test may help identify HELLP syndrome in pregnant women