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 Kidney International:

Results From Part A of the Multi-center, Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled Nefigard Trial, Which Evaluated Targeted-release Formulation of Budesonide for the Treatment of Primary Immunoglobulin A Nephropathy

To verify the findings of the 2b NEFIGAN trial, the phase 3 NefigArd trial tested the efficacy and safety of nine months of treatment with Nefecon® versus placebo in adult patients with primary IgAN at risk of progressing to kidney failure.

Nefecon® was well-tolerated and most adverse effects were mild to moderate in severity and reversible, confirming outcomes from the phase 2b NEFIGAN study.

Kidney International Reports:

A Pilot Randomized Trial of Intra-dialysis Yoga for Patients with End-stage Kidney Disease

This study evaluated the feasibility of conducting a randomized clinical pilot study to measure the effects of intradialytic yoga on quality of life, self-efficacy, and physical performance among maintenance hemodialysis patients. The feasibility and safety of such a trial were supported by the results.

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