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Product Engineering May Draw Inspiration From Animal Pee Study
2014-07-01 12:47:01

[ Watch the Video: Water Experiment 1: Empty In The Same Time Span ] Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent study from the Georgia Institute of Technology on how quickly animals urinate reveals that previous information on urinary flow dynamics may not "hold water" after all. David Hu, Georgia Tech’s assistant professor led the study of how quickly 32 different animals urinated. The findings indicate that animals will urinate in about the same time no...

2014-06-19 23:16:34

NCMA’s Santa Rosa Urology and Dr. Michael Lazar provide diagnostics, treatment and management of a full spectrum of urologic health conditions including bladder stones. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Bladder stones are exactly what they sound like; hard stone-like pieces of concentrated urine which have crystallized and clumped together. Interestingly enough, in developing nations, bladder stones are fairly common in children – and sadly, as a result of dehydration, infection and a low-protein...

2014-06-09 12:29:27

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Japanese Urological Devices Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/japanese_urological_devices_market.html In 2012, the Japanese market for urological devices was valued at $411.9 million.This report analyzes the markets for the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), prostate cancer, urinary incontinence as well as urinary and kidney...

2014-05-28 08:32:22

DUNEDIN, New Zealand and HERSHEY, Pa., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Edge announced today that it has entered into a contractual agreement with MultiPlan, Inc. for diagnostic laboratory testing. The agreement includes Pacific Edge's participation in the MultiPlan, PHCS and PHCS Savility Networks. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131015/MM98246LOGO The agreement is the fourth signed with national provider networks by Pacific Edge since October 2013 and is another step in...

2014-04-23 23:10:18

According to a new Korean study, a new method of diagnosing bladder cancer could “augment or replace” current approaches. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Cancer researchers in Korea say they have developed a simpler and less invasive way to diagnose bladder cancer from a urine sample. Details of the new study have just been posted on the Cancer Monthly website. Click here to learn more. Scientists with the Natural Product Research Institute at Seoul National University have...

2014-04-14 12:34:02

LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A highly-specialized urine test can detect bladder cancer as much as three to six months earlier than an invasive cystoscopy procedure, and yet many patients at risk for this disease do not know about it. That's according to specialists at Skyline Urology who are urging individuals at risk for bladder cancer to undergo the urine FISH (fluorescence in situ hybridization) test. The simple test requires a urine sample and involves the...

2014-03-14 23:21:04

Indian researchers say a simple urine test could offer a less invasive diagnostic solution for early stage bladder cancer. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 A study published in the Asian Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology and detailed by Cancer Monthly suggests that a compound found in urine could be used to detect early bladder cancer as well or better than current tests. Bladder cancer occurs in about 30 in 100,000 people in the US, but is slightly higher in diabetics, especially...

2014-03-13 08:29:05

UroLift Implant Treatment Included in CMS April 2014 OPPS Update PLEASANTON, Calif., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoTract, Inc., today announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have issued two new codes that describe the UroLift® implant procedure for the treatment of enlarged prostate in the April 2014 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS). Effective April 1, 2014, hospitals will be able to request Medicare reimbursement...

2013-12-26 23:01:33

In 2011, the FDA approved Botox to be utilized for bladder control purposes. After thorough investigation, Women’s Excellence has made the decision to offer this unique therapy to their patients suffering with urinary incontinence and bladder spasm issues. Royal Oak, Michigan (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Botulinum toxin, otherwise known as Botox, has been historically used by the plastic surgery community to help alleviate wrinkles on the face. Botox relaxes muscular tissue. When used in...


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Cystoscopy
2013-01-18 11:39:08

Cystoscopy is a medical procedure to explore the bladder with a cytoscope, a small camera with magnification. The bladder is accessed by the cytoscope through the urethra. This procedure is used as a diagnostic tool for the medical provider. Reasons for Procedure There are several complaints from patients that would make this procedure a consideration of the medical provider. Patients that present with chronic urinary tract infections, decrease in bladder control, abnormal urine...

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