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2014-08-19 08:30:23

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly half (46 percent) of women age 45 or older who experience symptoms of overactive bladder (OAB) say their current treatment does not address their OAB symptoms, according to a recent survey (n=1,017) conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Allergan, Inc.(1) An estimated 39 million Americans are currently living with OAB,(2) a common, sometimes disabling condition(3) often associated with a considerable impact on patients with symptoms...

2014-08-05 08:28:20

Demands Manufacturers Prove Claims of Safety and Benefits For Prostate Cancer Treatments CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A prominent Florida prostate cancer specialist is leading a groundswell of physicians and prostate cancer patients challenging the efficacy of a popular robotic surgical treatment marketed and promoted into near ubiquitous use in hospitals across the nation. In an extensive article...

2014-07-15 12:28:59

General Public Encouraged to Submit Ideas for Devices and Tools to Address Catheter-Associated UTIs. CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, a healthcare innovation portal, today announced a worldwide search for medical device, app, and technology solutions aimed at reducing the incidence of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CA-UTIs). Innovation ideas can include, but are not limited to prevention, alternatives to catheterization, early...

2014-07-01 16:30:36

Micromedic to continue developing its CellDetect® technology for monitoring the recurrence of bladder cancer TEL AVIV, Israel, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLight Life Sciences Investments Ltd. (OTC: BLGTY)(TASE: BOLT), a firm that invests in, manages and commercializes biomedical innovations grouped into clusters around defined medical conditions, announced today that Micromedic Technologies (TASE: MCTC), BioLight's cancer diagnostic cluster company, achieved successful...

urine not sterile
2014-05-19 08:55:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although urine has long-been thought to be sterile, a new study has found that not only can bacteria survive in urine – they are relatively prolific in women with overactive bladder (OAB). "Doctors have been trained to believe that urine is germ-free," said Linda Brubaker, dean of Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM) and an investigator in the new study, which was presented on Sunday as part of the 2014...

2014-05-17 12:20:20

Panel discusses management, safety and efficacy of botulinum toxin to treat overactive and neurogenic bladder ORLANDO, Fla., May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While Botulinum toxin A (BTX-A) has become a household name for addressing wrinkles, two studies presented at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) are proving BTX-A to be more than just a cosmetic solution. During a joint press conference at the Orlando County Convention Center in...

2014-05-14 08:26:33

NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nymox Pharmaceutical Corporation (NASDAQ: NYMX) specializes in the research and development of therapeutics and diagnostics, with a particular emphasis on products targeted for the unmet needs of the aging population. The Company has just completed its second Phase 3 clinical trial for its new drug for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Nymox has a number of drugs in development for other indications such as E. coli infection, Alzheimer's...

Kidney Stone Treatments Often Result In Costly Complications
2014-04-28 10:18:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While surgical procedures to treat kidney stones are fairly common these days, about one-in-seven results in complications that require additional, potentially expensive, care, according to a new study in the journal Surgery. The study revealed that the average cost of these complications, in the form of emergency care, is about $30,000. “Our findings provide a good starting point to understand why these complications are...

New Prostate Cancer Test May Remove The Need For Painful Biopsies
2014-04-08 09:00:53

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Globally, over one million men a year have prostate tissue samples taken to check for signs of prostate cancer. This procedure can involve up to 12 large biopsy needles and has been called barbaric by Mayo Graduate School of Medicine Professor Matthew Gettman. As well, it reveals that 70 percent of the men undergoing the procedure do not have cancer. Beyond being unnecessarily painful and risky for the patient, the procedure is...

2014-04-02 12:31:25

Positive Coverage Decision Adds More Than 26 Million Covered Lives PLEASANTON, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoTract, Inc., today announced that Aetna US Healthcare published an update to their BPH Clinical Policy Bulletin 0079 that provides a significant coverage opportunity for the NeoTract UroLift® implant procedure. The policy states that the Prostatic Urethral Lift procedure, which employs the UroLift implant, is considered medically necessary for members with benign...


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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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  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
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This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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