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2009-05-13 08:00:00

RAND Interstitial Cystitis Epidemiology (RICE) study estimates prevalence of 3 to 8 million women in U.S. with interstitial cystitis WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three to eight million women in the United States may have interstitial cystitis (IC). This newly released prevalence number, presented at the 2009 American Urologic Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, represents about 3 to 6 percent of all U.S. women. This sharper picture of who has IC and what it is results...

2009-05-05 12:29:42

After nine years of suffering in silence and living in fear of leaving the house, Anna Raisor, 53, turned to physicians at Loyola University Health System (LUHS) for alternative measures to treat the embarrassing side effects of incontinence.LUHS physicians enrolled Raisor in a clinical trial using cognitive therapy to manage her overactive bladder. Cognitive therapy employs deep-breathing and guided-imagery exercises that train the brain to control the bladder without medication or...

2009-04-30 05:59:00

Canadian study (VECTOR) presented at the 2009 American Urological Association Annual Meeting CHICAGO, April 30 /PRNewswire/ - Patients with overactive bladder (OAB) treated with solifenacin reported significantly lower incidence and severity of dry mouth, an often intolerable anti-cholinergic side effect, than those treated with oxybutynin immediate-release (IR). This was one of the key findings contained in the VECTOR (VEsicare in Comparison To Oxybutynin for oveRactive bladder...

2009-04-28 07:04:00

BOTHELL, Wash., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Verathon(R) is pleased to announce the new BladderScan(R) BVM 9500 bladder volume instrument. Designed with Urologists in mind, the BVM 9500 measures both UEBW (ultrasound-estimated bladder weight) and bladder volume quickly and noninvasively to help diagnose bladder dysfunction, including BPH (benign prostatic hypertrophy) and BOO (bladder outlet obstruction). This new addition to the BladderScan(R) BVI 9000 series made its official debut at the...

2009-04-27 06:00:00

BEIJING, April 27 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CMED), a leading China-based medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets advanced in-vitro diagnostic products, today announced that the Company has received approval for its Bladder Cancer FISH Probe (the "Probe") from the State Food and Drug Administration (the "SFDA") in the People's Republic of China. The Probe is an advanced molecular diagnostic test kit...

2009-03-17 20:20:12

Enriched extract of the Somalian frankincense herb Boswellia carteri has been shown to kill off bladder cancer cells, U.S. researchers said. H.K. Lin and his team at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and Oklahoma City VA Medical Center evaluated frankincense oil for its anti-tumor activity in bladder cancer cells. The study authors investigated the effects of the oil in two different types of cells in culture: human bladder cancer cells and normal bladder cells. The study,...

2009-01-26 05:30:00

Study to support Urgent(R) PC clinical success and expanded reimbursement coverage MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (Amex: UPI) announced today the completion of patient enrollment in the randomized, controlled multicenter clinical study of its Urgent PC neuromodulation system for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms of urinary urgency, urge incontinence and frequency of urinary voids. A total of 214 patients have enrolled two months ahead of...

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2008-12-08 09:45:00

A study published in the December issue of Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, suggests that selenium, a trace mineral found in grains, nuts and meats, may aid in the prevention of high-risk bladder cancer. Researchers from Dartmouth Medical School compared selenium levels in 767 individuals newly diagnosed with bladder cancer to the levels of 1,108 individuals from the general population. Findings showed an inverse association between...

2008-11-05 09:00:34

Urigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: URGP, http://www.urigen.com), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of treatments for urological disorders, announced today that it has implemented a restructuring plan designed to reduce operating costs while continuing to pursue additional product financing, partnerships, and other strategic alternatives. Although the Company will maintain all of its current personnel under consulting agreements, the...

2008-11-04 12:00:25

Many Canadians do their best to keep themselves in good health. They pay attention to their oral health, heart health and mental health. All too often though, people ignore the warning signs of poor bladder health. According to The Canadian Urinary Bladder Survey (CUBS 2003), over 20 per cent of Canadians, 18 or older, have bladder problems - costing Canadians over $1.5 billion per year - but are not seeking proper medical help.(1) November is Continence Awareness Month in Canada. Together,...


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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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