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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...

2013-04-15 19:14:19

Giving men 'prostate of their youth;' prostatic artery embolization provides relief from frustrating urinary symptoms, helps men avoid surgery, say researchers Men with a common condition that causes frequent nighttime trips to the bathroom can get relief with a minimally invasive treatment that shrinks the prostate, suggests a study being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans. The early findings hail from the first prospective...

2011-08-05 16:43:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Information, Inc. presents a new market research report, "US Markets for Nonvascular Stents 2011" by Millennium Research Group (For more information: http://www.giiresearch.com/report/mrg203767-us-markets-nonvascular-stents-2011.html). A key driver of the growth in colonic and duodenal/pyloric stents will be in the treatment of unresectable colon cancer, which is increasing in incidence and cannot be treated with surgery. Rising...

2011-06-26 00:02:04

Allium Medical Solutions Ltd., the developer and manufacturer of innovative urological and biliary stents, has been awarded a Japanese and European patent for its "STENT" application for its unique and one-of-a-kind Triangular Prostatic Stent. Caesarea, Israel (PRWEB) June 25, 2011 Allium Medical Solutions Ltd., the developer and manufacturer of innovative, site-specific stents for the urinary and biliary systems, announced that it has been granted a patent by the Japanese Patent Office for...

2011-03-29 07:00:00

Prostatic Artery Embolization: Study Shows Symptom Improvement Comparable to "Gold Standard" Transurethral Resection of the Prostate--Without Surgical Risks of Sexual Dysfunction, Urinary Incontinence, Blood Loss, Retrograde Ejaculation CHICAGO, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new interventional radiology treatment that blocks blood supply to men's enlarged prostate glands shows comparable clinical results to transurethral resection of the prostate (or TURP), considered the...

2010-05-31 12:58:52

A 17-year-long community study looking at symptoms of enlarged prostate in over 2,000 men age 40 to 79 years suggests that surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) offers more relief from incontinence and obstruction symptoms than treatment from drug-based therapy, according to a new study by researchers at Mayo Clinic. The researchers presented their results today at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association. Overall, results show:     * Urinary...

2010-01-06 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that GlaxoSmithKline's Duodart (the fixed-dose combination of dutasteride and tamsulosin) will earn Decision Resources' proprietary clinical gold standard status in 2013 and through 2018 for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia/male lower urinary tract symptoms due to its competitive advantage in overall efficacy over...

2010-01-05 06:30:00

Urological Device Market Will Grow to More Than $5.4 Billion VANCOUVER, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ - According to a new global report series by iData Research, the leading authority in medical device, dental and pharmaceutical market research, the U.S. market for urological devices is estimated to more than double in value by 2016, reaching over $5.4 billion. iData's report, U.S. Market for Urological Devices 2010, states that the combined prostate cancer treatment market, including surgical...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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