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2012-03-15 15:29:00

LINTHICUM, Md., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) Foundation is pleased to announce that Astellas U.S. has awarded a $1.2 million independent educational grant to continue its long tradition of supporting outstanding young academic urologists through the AUA Foundation/Astellas Rising Stars in Urology Award program. "The AUA Foundation/Astellas Rising Stars Awards provide young investigators with financial support to continue exploring...

2012-02-17 12:48:00

LINTHICUM, Md., Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to today's vote by Congress to legislation that provides a 10-month delay to Medicare physician reimbursements, freezing current rates and averting a 27.4 percent cut, the American Urological Association (AUA) issued the following statement, attributable to AUA President Sushil S. Lacy, M.D., FACS: "The SGR is a fatally flawed payment system that has failed to keep pace with the cost of doing business in this country. The...

2012-01-27 12:00:00

LINTHICUM, Md., Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) today announced that submissions are now being accepted for the 6th Annual Excellence in Urology Health Reporting Awards, designed to recognize outstanding news coverage of urologic disease topics. Presentation of the awards will take place during the AUA Annual Scientific Meeting in Atlanta, GA, in May. The award is designed to honor journalists in both trade and consumer media outlets...

2012-01-25 11:35:00

LINTHICUM, Md., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) is pleased to announce that it was awarded two marketing and communications awards for its video, "Why Urology?" The video, developed for medical students curious about the field of urology, was awarded a Platinum "Best of Show" Aurora Award in the Recruiting category, as well as a Gold AVA Award in the Web Video/Recruiting category. The "Why Urology?" video was designed to...

2012-01-19 16:17:00

Association urges men, additional states and its members to speak out about the value of prostate cancer testing LINTHICUM, Md., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) today applauds the passage in the State of New Jersey of an act opposing the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) draft recommendations on the use of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test. The act (AJR89/SJR77) is "memorializing the Congress of the United States...

2011-12-20 10:00:00

LAUREL, Md., Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) and American Urological Association (AUA) are pleased to announce the collaborative development of the Practice Guideline for the Performance of an Ultrasound Examination in the Practice of Urology. This guideline has been developed to assist practitioners performing an ultrasound examination in the practice of urology and provides direction in the areas of kidney, bladder,...

2011-11-09 16:56:00

Association urges U.S. Preventive Services Task Force to revise guidance on prostate cancer testing LINTHICUM, Md., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rather than discourage men from being tested for prostate cancer, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force should instead focus on how to better educate key audiences about targeted screening, risk and the role of active surveillance in the management of this potentially devastating disease, according to comments submitted this...

2011-10-07 11:46:00

Association urges men to speak with their physicians about the value of prostate cancer testing LINTHICUM, Md., Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force draft recommendations on the use of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test. The statement is attributed to AUA President Sushil S. Lacy, MD: The American Urological Association (AUA) applauds the U.S....

2011-08-17 00:00:32

Florida Men's Health Center is a men's medical clinic and center for urology addressing and treating numerous types of men's health issues while focusing primarily on Erectile Dysfunction. For testosterone in men of all ages, it is encouraged to test their testosterone levels and now provide a boost testosterone supplement for those in need. The test checks for hormone and androgen in the blood. Dr. Liron Beltzer, Medical Director of Florida Men's Health Center believes that testosterone...

2011-05-18 00:01:31

One Lahey Research Project Involving a Novel Urine-based Bladder Cancer Test Honored for Its Clinical Potential Burlington, Mass. (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 Lahey Clinic, a physician-led, non-profit group practice, will be among New England's most well represented medical centers at the annual American Urological Association meeting which began May 14 in Washington, DC. Seventeen Lahey physicians have been chosen to present their original research at the world's most preeminent urological...