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2014-05-18 12:20:16

Assessment of sperm quality suggests no association with congenital anomalies ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Birth defects do not appear to be associated with the father's semen quality, according to a new study at the 109(th )Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). The study, conducted by researchers from Baylor College of Medicine, Stanford University and the Texas Department of State Health Services, will be presented to reporters...

2014-05-18 08:20:23

Panel addresses success of antibiotic prophylaxis for preventing febrile UTI as well as the impact of the American Academy of Pediatrics UTI 2011 Guidelines for diagnosing and managing febrile UTI in Children with VUR ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two studies evaluating widely-used practices to prevent, diagnose and manage febrile urinary tract infections (UTI) in children with vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) will be presented at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of...

2014-05-17 16:20:10

Panel discusses self-exam cost analysis and factors affecting access to care ORLANDO, Fla., May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A series of studies evaluating the cost effectiveness, risks and outcomes associated with detecting, diagnosing and treating testicular cancer will be presented to media at a special press conference during the 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). Benjamin J. Davies, MD, associate professor of urology at the University of...

2014-05-17 12:20:25

Studies discuss physical activity, obesity, and hematuria evaluation across race and gender in bladder cancer mortality risk ORLANDO, Fla., May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aside from all the benefits exercise and physical activity have on our bodies and health, a new study reveals those who take part in physical activity and exercise can add lowering their risk of dying from bladder cancer to the list. Even light to moderate exercise can make a difference. In a separate study, data...

2014-05-17 12:20:20

Panel discusses management, safety and efficacy of botulinum toxin to treat overactive and neurogenic bladder ORLANDO, Fla., May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While Botulinum toxin A (BTX-A) has become a household name for addressing wrinkles, two studies presented at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) are proving BTX-A to be more than just a cosmetic solution. During a joint press conference at the Orlando County Convention Center in...

2014-05-17 12:20:17

Panel discusses long-term effect on quality of life ORLANDO, Fla., May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A series of studies evaluating the outcomes, benefits, concerns and quality of life of men undergoing active surveillance for prostate cancer will be presented to media at a special press conference during the 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). Stacy Loeb, MD, assistant professor at New York University, New York, NY, will moderate the session,...

2014-05-17 08:20:13

Panel discussion addresses nephrolithiasis ORLANDO, Fla., May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two studies examining the influences and impacts of kidney stones, show ultrasound reduces radiation exposure and is less expensive compared to computed tomography (CT) scans, while a second study indicates better glycemic control in diabetic patients lowers the risk for kidney stone development. Both studies will be presented at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological...

2014-05-16 16:25:02

weShare Unveiled by Dr. Jerry Blaivas at 2014 AUA Annual Meeting ORLANDO, Fla., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Symptelligence co-founder Dr. Jerry Blaivas today announced a partnership with LABORIE - the leading global developer and manufacturer of innovative medical devices for urologic health - to launch weShare worldwide. weShare - a new Web and smartphone application designed to improve treatment, decision-making and communication between patients and urologists -...

2014-05-16 12:21:10

ORLANDO, Fla., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airbags and seat belts not only protect people from head and chest injuries during car accidents, they may also protect the kidneys, according to a new study at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). The study will be presented to the media during a special press conference on Friday, May 16 at 10:30 a.m. at the Orlando County Convention Center. This session will be moderated by AUA past...

2014-05-16 08:26:37

Both Commit to Continuous Advancements in Urology Research and Education ORLANDO, Fla., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Urology Care Foundation, the world's leading nonprofit urological health foundation and official foundation of the American Urological Association (AUA), and Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN) today announced the launch of two programs at the American Urological Association Annual Meeting May 16-21 in Orlando, FL, to support the Urology Care Foundation's effort in...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'