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2010-06-07 13:49:35

Medical College of Georgia researchers have identified the culprit gene for a rare condition that turns smiles into grimaces and impedes bladder and bowel control. Their finding provides new insight into urofacial syndrome as well as incontinence in general which affects some 20 percent of the general population. "This paper really tells us and the scientific community is that this particular gene and its encoded proteins play a very important role in controlling facial and bladder muscle...

2010-05-28 20:23:00

PRINCETON, N.J., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Cysview(TM) (hexaminolevulinate HCl) for the detection of non-muscle-invasive papillary cancer of the bladder in patients with known or suspected bladder cancer. Cysview is an optical imaging agent indicated for use in the cystoscopic detection of non-muscle-invasive papillary cancer of the bladder among patients...

2010-05-13 11:18:00

EAST NORRITON, Pa., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN), a regenerative medicine company focused on discovering, developing, manufacturing and commercializing neo-organs and neo-tissues, today announced it will release its first quarter 2010 financial report before market open on Tuesday, May 18, 2010. Tengion will host a conference call at 9 am Eastern Time in conjunction with the release. Conference Call Access: Date: May 18,...

2010-05-04 16:26:00

Presented by the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network on Saturday, May 15, 2010 CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bladder cancer is the fifth most commonly diagnosed cancer in the US, yet most people know nothing about it. Join the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN, pronounced "beacon") for "Understanding Bladder Cancer," a free educational program for bladder cancer survivors and caregivers on Saturday, May 15th from 9:30 am - 2:30 pm at the Friday Center for...

2010-04-12 08:37:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 1 in 4 women over 40 face bladder control issues and many are suffering in silence and not seeking out solutions that can enable them to lead the lives they desire. That is why SCA, through its TENA® brand, is launching its latest advocacy campaign designed to open a dialog, inform and inspire women to overcome the challenges of bladder control issues with a simple message - Be TENAacious! Tenacious is defined by...

2010-04-08 05:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NYSE Amex: UPI), a medical device company developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative proprietary products to treat voiding dysfunctions, today announced that Monday, April 12, the company's Urgent® PC Neuromodulation System is expected to be featured in a segment of the popular television program "The Doctors." The Urgent PC System is a proprietary, minimally invasive, percutaneous tibial nerve...

2010-03-26 08:53:23

Patients who have a history of bladder control problems may benefit from an implantable device that uses electrical pulses to alter abnormal communication between bladder nerves and the brain, said a urologist at Baylor College of Medicine. "Patients with these bladder issues often suffer from significant embarrassment and a low quality of life," said Dr. Christopher Smith, associate professor in the Scott Department of Urology at BCM. "This has been a life-changing treatment for some...

2010-03-23 05:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NYSE Amex: UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, announced today the issuance of United States Patent No. 7,668,598 covering the stimulation method used in the Urgent® PC Neuromodulation System. The Urgent PC Neuromodulation System is a nonsurgical system for treatment of urinary urgency, urinary...

2010-03-11 08:00:00

ORINDA, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Athena Feminine Technologies, Inc., in partnership with the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health, today announced the initiation of a nationwide enrollment for Phase IV of the DUETS (Device for Urinary Incontinence, Effectiveness, Tolerability and Satisfaction) research study for its Athena Pelvic Muscle Trainer(TM) (PMT). The Athena PMT is an FDA-approved wireless vaginal electrical stimulator available by prescription for...

2010-03-10 05:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NYSE: Amex UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products to treat voiding dysfunctions, today announced the introduction of a newly designed endoscopic injection needle that can be used in conjunction with the system used to inject Macroplastique®. Macroplastique is a soft-tissue urethral bulking agent used to treat adult female stress urinary...


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Urinary Bladder
2013-01-18 10:29:10

The urinary bladder is a hollow organ that holds the urine, a fluid by-product excreted from the kidneys. Once enough urine is collected within the bladder, pressure initiates the process of urination which expels the urine from the system completely. Formation and Orientation Bladders are a common organ in the Animal Kingdom but are unique in characteristics to each species. Within the human species, there are some differences between female and male bladders. The first difference is...

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