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3 hrs ago | RedOrbit

Hot Days May Increase Odds Of Developing Kidney...

According to a new study, as daily temperatures rise, more patients seek treatment for kidney stones .


Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, Healthcare Industry

4 hrs ago | Mental Help Net

Stem Cells May Ease Urinary Incontinence, Study Says

For the millions of women who can't cough, sneeze or laugh without losing bladder control, researchers are testing a treatment that uses stem cells to regenerate weakened urethra muscles.


Related Topix: Medicine, Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research

4 hrs ago | Fox News

12 solutions for an overactive bladder

If you're constantly in the bathroom, have a nagging urge to urinate, wake up during the night to go - or worse - you don't even make it to the bathroom in time, you might have an overactive bladder .


Related Topix: Overactive Bladder, Health, Medicine, Santa Monica, CA

9 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Robot-assisted technique improves surgeons' ability to remove small kidney cancer tumors

Roughly 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with kidney cancer each year. Most of them have small tumors that doctors discover while screening for other health problems.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Science / Technology, Robots, Kidney Cancer, Health

Thu Jul 10, 2014


's Sam Dick faces setback in battle with cancer

"Being told you have cancer is life-changing," said Dick. "Three-and-a-half years ago, many of you followed my journey fighting prostate cancer and were very supportive as I decided to have surgery to remove the prostate.


Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine, Oncology


Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

But the risk is comparatively small, the researchers acknowledged. And several urologists not involved with the study said more research is needed to determine if the study findings are truly accurate.


Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine, Oncology, New Hyde Park, NY, Hyde Park, NY, Mineola, NY

The Press On-Line

Warning over bladder cancer test

Two Christchurch urologists have words of caution about the marketing of a urine test for detection of bladder cancer direct to patients.


Related Topix: bladder cancer, Health, Medicine, Marketing


NAFC Releases Updated Male Stress Urinary Incontinence Resources

Newswise - July 10, 2014 -The National Association For Continence has updated the Male Stress Urinary Incontinence content at


Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Medicine, UC San Francisco


Depressed Men with Prostate Cancer are Diagnosed with Later Stage...

Depressed men with localized prostate cancer were more likely to be diagnosed with more aggressive prostate cancer, received less effective treatments and survived for shorter times than prostate cancer patients who were not depressed, a UCLA study has found.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Prostate Cancer, Medicare, Oncology

Study links temperatures with kidney stone prevalence

Given the history of climate change science - predictions that, no matter how draconian, are often so vague that the dangers are easily ignored or misinterpreted - the specificity of new research out Thursday from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is intriguing: measurable rises in the number of kidney-stone cases at hospitals and doctors' ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Climate Change May Bring More Kidney Stones

As daily temperatures increase, so does the number of patients seeking treatment for kidney stones.


Related Topix: Medicine, Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Global Warming

Canada NewsWire

CIMTEC announces spin-off company Focal Healthcare, Inc. to develop...

Dr. Michael McGuire, Chief of Urology at NorthShore University Health System in Chicago is an early adopter of MRI fusion targeted biopsy and sits on the Clinical Advisory Board of Focal Healthcare ) Dr. Michael McGuire, Chief of Urology at NorthShore University Health System in Chicago is an early adopter of MRI fusion targeted biopsy and sits on ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Marketing, Prostate Cancer, Health

The Summerville Journal-Scene

Ted Brisson, MD

Dr. Ted Brisson had the advantage of training with the revolutionary da Vinci surgical system starting in 2005, just a few years after its introduction, while in residency at the Mayo Clinic.


Related Topix: Medicine, South Carolina, Kidney Cancer, Health, Prostate Cancer

Plant-rich diets vital to men's health

Studies about nutrition are a good reminder that meat doesn’t have to be the main dish at cookouts.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Prostate Cancer, Health, Erectile Dysfunction, Recipes, Supplement, Garlic

Medical News Today

Kidney Cancer Surgeons at Tulane University use 3D printed models...

Surgeons at Tulane University School of Medicine have published the first every study using 3D printers to construct 3D models directly from the patient's diagnostic imaging and individualized to each patient to aid in organ sparing da Vinci robotic surgery.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Kidney Cancer

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Trials Journal

Perioperative use of crystalloids in patients undergoing open radical ...

The optimal crystalloid solution to use perioperatively in patients undergoing open radical cystectomy remains unclear.


Related Topix: Chloride, Supplement, Medicine, Switzerland, World News, bladder cancer, Health


Pacific Edge e-commerce site for bladder cancer testing

Cancer diagnostic developer and service provider Pacific Edge is set to launch an e-commerce platform later this month to make its Cxbladder technology available to all New Zealanders from the convenience of their home.


Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, bladder cancer, Health, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Medicine

Alabama Live

Free prostate screening to be held July 15 at Madison County Health Department

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The Urology Centers of Alabama and the Urology Health Foundation are teaming up with the Madison County Health Department next week to offer free prostate screening to men in north Alabama.


Related Topix: Alabama, Medicine, Huntsville, AL, Prostate Cancer, Health, Marketing

Sunderland Echo

Sunderland cancer patient waited a year for urgent appointment -...

Thomas Dixon, who died after Sunderland Royal Hospital failed to recall him for a cancer check-up, with grandson Alex, one HEALTH chiefs have apologised after a blunder meant a 64-year-old cancer patient was not seen for an urgent follow-up appointment for more than a year.


Related Topix: bladder cancer, Health, Medicine

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The benefits of robotic kidney cancer surgery

Researchers from UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center led the largest multicenter study to date on a surgical procedure known as a retroperitoneoscopic robot-assisted technique for removal of small kidney cancers Robotic-assisted surgery is increasing in popularity in many surgical areas including kidney cancer surgery.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Kidney Cancer, Health, Robots, Science / Technology