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failure

(Bankruptcy), noun commercial failure, default, discontinuance of business, economic downfall, failure to maintain solvency, financial disaster, financial loss, financial ruin, inability to maintain solvency, inability to meet financial obligations, insolvency, insufficiency of funds, lack of funds, suspension of business
Associated concepts: failure to meet one's obligations, insolvency

failure

(Falling short), noun defectio, defectiveness, deficiency, delinquency, dereliction, inability, insufficiency, lack, loss of strength, noncompletion, nonfulfillment, nonperformance, omission, oversight, pretermission, shortcoming, slip, want
Associated concepts: failure of consideration, failure of eviience, failure of heirs, failure of issue, failure of proof, failure of purpose, failure of title, failure of trust, failure to act, faillre to bargain collectively, failure to comply, failure to file a return, failure to give notice, failure to make delivery, failure to perform, failure to prosecute, law office failures, partial failure

failure

(Lack of success), noun aborted attempt, beating, botch, breakdown, collapse, debacle, defeat, disappointment, downfall, drubbing, error, fall, fiasco, fruitless effort, frustration, ineffectualness, labor in vain, loss, miscarriage, misfortune, mistake, ruin, unsuccessful attempt, vain attempt
See also: abortion, bankruptcy, breach, debacle, defeat, delinquency, disaster, dishonor, disqualification, expiration, flaw, foible, frailty, frustration, impossibility, impotence, impuissance, inability, incapacity, inefficacy, infraction, lapse, loss, miscarriage, misconduct, mistrial, neglect, negligence, nonfeasance, nonpayment, offense, omission, oversight, vice
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It will be interesting to see if this factor plays a role in the gender-specific protection against kidney failure seen in this study.
High blood pressure is the leading cause of kidney failure among blacks.
Treatment for kidney failure is expensive, but Federal health insurance programs pay much of the cost, usually up to 80 percent.
People with diabetes also have a substantially increased risk for developing kidney failure.
Another congenital structural abnormality that may lead to kidney failure is vesicoureteral reflux.
By aggressively managing diabetes and high blood pressure with diet, exercise, and medications one can prevent kidney failure and help keep
Currently, 31 million Americans have some form of kidney disease and are at risk of developing kidney failure absent some form of disease management education or preventive care.
The researchers found the lifetime rate of kidney failure in donors is 90 per 10,000, as compared to 326 per 10,000 in the general population of non-donors.
Kidney failure among children has different causes than kidney failure among adults.
Recent data from registry-based studies suggest that preeclampsia may be associated with an increased risk of developing kidney failure, but the magnitude of this link and the contributions of individuals' other medical conditions remain unknown.
Researchers in Finland identified a genetic variant on chromosome 2 that was linked with kidney failure in women with type 1 diabetes.
A QUARTER of people with diabetes have not been given a vital test to detect the early signs of kidney failure, a charity has warned.