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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...

2013-11-20 23:24:30

Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI), the involuntary loss of urine with cough or sneeze or any increase in intra-abdominal pressure, is a condition that many women deal with after childbirth and as they become older. When pelvic floor exercises fail to improve the problem, the surgical specialists at Women’s Excellence can perform a minimally invasive sub-urethral sling procedure to help stop the leakage of urine. Berkley, Michigan (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Stress Urinary Incontinence...

The Law Of Urination - All Mammals Pee The Same
2013-10-19 05:29:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online All mammals, regardless of the size of their bladders, take approximately 21 seconds to urinate, researchers from Georgia Tech have discovered – and they have video evidence to back up their claims. According to Ron Dicker of The Huffington Post, the investigators observed mammals at Zoo Atlanta in Georgia, and found that species, bladder size, and even gender had little to no impact on the time it took these creatures to...

2013-01-30 23:02:47

Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI), the involuntary loss of urine with cough or sneeze or any increase in intra-abdominal pressure, is a condition that many women deal with after childbirth and as they become older. When pelvic floor exercises fail to improve the problem, the surgical specialists at Women´s Excellence in Bladder Control can perform a minimally invasive suburethral sling procedure to help stop the leakage of urine. Pontiac, MI (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 Stress Urinary...

2012-05-14 10:15:58

The first study using cultivation independent sequencing of the microorganisms in the adolescent male urinary tract has revealed that the composition of microbial communities colonizing the penis in young men depends upon their circumcision status and patterns of sexual activity. This study, published Friday in the online journal PLoS One, is the first by Indiana University researchers working with a four-year, $7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health´s Human Microbiome...

2011-06-15 20:40:39

A pediatric urologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center who pioneered a surgical technique for repairing a common birth defect in boys reports the procedure is singularly effective in correcting the problem with few complications. Hypospadias, the second most common birth defect in boys, causes the opening of the urethra to be misplaced on the penis. If not corrected properly, the malady can lead to urinary tract infections and difficulty with urination and normal sexual activity. Dr. Warren...

2011-03-08 12:34:08

Researchers at the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and colleagues reported today on a new advance in tissue engineering. The team is the first in the world to use patients' own cells to build tailor-made urinary tubes and successfully replace damaged tissue. In an article published Online First by The Lancet, the research team reports replacing damaged segments of urinary tubes (urethras) in five boys. Tests to measure urine flow and tube...


Latest Urethra Reference Libraries

Prostate
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...

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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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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