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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...

2014-05-15 08:31:51

New GLIDEWAY(TM) Ureteral Access Sheath Offers Advanced Features Designed to Minimize Trauma SOMERSET, N.J., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TERUMO, a leading global medical device company, today announced the U.S. launch of its new GLIDEWAY(TM) Ureteral Access Sheath. It is the latest addition to the GLIDEWAY(TM) Access Sheath portfolio used in minimally invasive urologic procedures including ureteroscopy and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL). The sheaths will be introduced at the 2014...

2014-05-08 08:32:48

SAN DIEGO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences announced today that the company's Decipher® Prostate Cancer Classifier will be featured in multiple sessions during the American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting taking place May 16-21 in Orlando, FL. Two data presentations will detail validation studies supporting the use of Decipher to predict risk of metastasis in men following prostate surgery. Decipher has also been included in independent CME and educational...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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