6 hrs ago
'Low T' Diagnosis Needs More Than a Blood Test, Experts Say
A blood test alone is not enough to diagnose low testosterone levels in men, and it should be used in tandem with a physical exam, a panel of experts says.
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10 hrs ago
New Market Research Report: AbbeyMoor Medical, Inc. - Medical Equipment - Deals and Alliances Profile
The company provides medical devices for the urology markets. It offers devices for the management of urinary voiding dysfunction in males.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Prune Belly Syndrome survivor has modern medicine to thank
First, amazing technology saved his life before he was born. Additional medical advancements since then have him on the road to a happy and healthy life.
Testosterone use growing amid new safety concerns
Ottawa urologist, Dr. Anthony Bella, at Ottawa Civic Hospital March 5, 2014. He says there has been an explosion of clinics in the U.S. "that are basically testosterone mills."
Just Released: "Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation - Pharmaceuticals &...
It develops, manufactures and markets prescription and over-the-counter drugs products to related healthcare markets.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Academic Urologists At Erlanger Opens Third Location On Spring Creek Road
Academic Urologists provides the region's most comprehensive medical and surgical treatments for complex urological conditions.
Seeing cancer with blue light
Seeing cancer in a whole new light -- literally. A brand new technique used at the hospital is helping doctors to find hidden cancers and remove them.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Health News Digest
Study Calls for Standardization in Measuring Testosterone Levels
While the number of men in the United States diagnosed with low testosterone has increased considerably over the last decade, a team of experts, led by Dr. Darius A. Paduch from NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, has found that relying on a blood test alone is an insufficient method of diagnosing the condition.
Celebrate the Big Tournament with "The 3 Point Shot" special
Have you been thinking about getting a vasectomy? If so, get in on "The 3 Point Shot Special."
Article offers guidance on discussing PSA with patients
Discussion of prostate-specific antigen screening should focus on current guidelines and emphasize shared decision making, according to an article published Feb. 11 in the Urology Times .
Surgery Improves Prostate Cancer Survival Odds
According to a large and highly regarded European study, men with localized prostate cancer who choose prostate removal surgery have a higher rate of survival than those who opt for radiotherapy .
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Prostate surgery edges slightly ahead of 'watchful waiting' in study
When it comes to prostate cancer, aggressive surgery saves lives and leads to a better quality of life, according to a new study that could inflame the debate over how best to treat the disease -- and in some cases, whether to treat it at all.
Surgery May Benefit Younger Prostate Cancer Patients
WEDNESDAY March 5, 2014, 2014 -- Surgery may trump a "watch-and-wait" approach when it comes to treating prostate cancer, especially in younger patients, according to a new study.
The Jersey Journal
Hunterdon Healthcare welcomes new urologist
Hunterdon Healthcare is pleased to announce that the urology practice of Allen Kern, M.D. is now part of Hunterdon Healthcare Practices, the physician offices operated by Hunterdon Healthcare.
Robotic-assisted prostate surgery offers better cancer control, study finds
An observational study from UCLA 's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that prostate cancer patients who undergo robotic-assisted prostate surgery have fewer instances of cancer cells at the edge of their surgical specimen and less need for additional cancer treatments like hormone or radiation therapy than patients who have traditional ... (more)
Medical News Today
Reliable pretreatment information assists prostate cancer patients in decision-making
Men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer need to assimilate information rapidly in order to weigh the treatment options and make informed decisions.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Cholesterol study suggests new diagnostic, treatment approach for prostate cancer
Researchers have discovered a link between prostate cancer aggressiveness and the accumulation of a compound produced when cholesterol is metabolized in cells, findings that could bring new diagnostic and treatment methods.
Higher BPA Levels Associated with Prostate Cancer
Higher urinary levels of bisphenol A are linked to early-onset prostate cancer, according to a PLoS ONE study.
Study: Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery Offers Better Cancer Control
An observational study from UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that prostate cancer patients who undergo robotic-assisted prostate surgery have fewer instances of cancer cells at the edge of their surgical specimen and less need for additional cancer treatments like hormone or radiation therapy than patients who have traditional ... (more)
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Heat Biologics Commences Dosing of First Patient in Phase 1/2 Study...
HS-410 is an investigational biologic designed to activate a T-cell mediated pan-antigen immune response for the treatment of bladder cancer.