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2013-09-30 23:23:17

Urologix, the market leader for In-Office BPH Therapy, will be sponsoring the educational session - Living With Frequent Urination? – Learn About Enlarged Prostate Solutions at the upcoming AARP “Life@50+” National Event and Expo in Atlanta. Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Urologix, Inc. (OTCQB:ULGX) will have a national presence at the upcoming AARP “Life@50+” National Event and Expo being hosted in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center from October 3rd...

2013-09-30 23:19:35

Encouraging findings in the detection of ovarian cancer come just in time for Reproductive Cancer Awareness Month of September 2013. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 September is recognized by many organizations such as the American Cancer Society (http://www.cancer.org/myacs) as the Reproductive Cancer Awareness month in an effort to educate and inform the public. With the awareness month covering both ovarian and prostate cancers, it’s the perfect time of year for patients...

2013-09-30 13:57:37

Prostate cancer screening using the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is widely used in France despite a lack of evidence showing that it reduces cancer deaths. Now, researchers have shown that men experience more harm than good from routine PSA screening, according to research to be presented on Monday by Professor Mathieu Boniol, at the 2013 European Cancer Congress (ECC2013). Prof Boniol, Research Director at the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) and Professor at the...

2013-09-24 11:18:06

Analysis of patient subset from RTOG 9202 A secondary analysis of the historic RTOG 9202 prostate cancer trial examined results of men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer who had received long-term hormonal therapy after radiation therapy, and concluded that there were no additional benefits when compared to short-term hormonal therapy, according to research presented today at the American Society for Radiation Oncology's (ASTRO's) 55th Annual Meeting. Men with advanced prostate...


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2013-03-04 15:21:55

The male prostate gland acts as an exocrine gland in the male reproductive system. It is a firm, partly muscular, chestnut sized gland near the neck of the urethra in males. Formation and Orientation The prostate is usually formed within the ninth week of the embryonic stage in reproductive development. The prostate can be separated into either “lobes” or “zones”. When looking at a prostate divided into zones, there are four distinct regions. The first zone is the Peripheral...

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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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