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2012-05-14 15:29:49

Henry Ford Hospital researchers have found that the presence of excess protein in a common urine test is an effective prognostic marker of acute renal failure in patients with severe sepsis. Researchers analyzed data from 328 sepsis patients with no previous history of protein in the urine and found the urine dipstick test predicted the presence of renal failure in 55 percent of these patients. A urine dipstick test is routinely done as part of a urinalysis to help diagnose urinary...

2012-04-26 05:39:20

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Many children experience bedwetting in their childhood, but a new study shows various components to the bedwetting that were previously unknown. Although children usually outgrow bedwetting, it's fairly common among children ages 5 and up. It's more common in boys. An American study found a prevalence of bedwetting of 6.21% in boys compared with 2.51% in girls. There is also a strong genetic aspect to bedwetting, as a large British study found a significantly higher...

2012-04-23 21:23:19

Bedwetting in older children is common, but it can be distressing. An article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) outlines possible causes and evidence for current treatments. Bedwetting in children aged five years or older, also called nocturnal enuresis, is common, although more common in boys. An American study found a prevalence of bedwetting of 6.21% in boys compared with 2.51% in girls. There is also a strong genetic aspect to bedwetting, as a large British study found a...

New Research Discovers Cause Of Kidney Stones
2012-04-19 07:04:01

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com A sharp irritation near the stomach. The feeling of pain in the back. The discovery of blood in the urine. These are just a few of the symptoms of kidney stones. An estimated one million people suffer from kidney stones each year. Recently, more information was revealed regarding the cause of kidney stones through research done by scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. The research, unveiled in the EMBO Journal by...

2012-04-14 23:02:12

The pet odor remover is one of a complete line of non-toxic household products from Planet Amazing, approved by the EPA and guaranteed to be environmentally friendly. (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 Cat urine odor removal is only seven seconds away with a new product from Planet Amazing. According to Justin Douglas of Planet Amazing, "Urine Secret" is the latest in their catalog of environmentally friendly non-toxic home solutions. "The cat urine smell is an embarassing problem that is actually...

Urine May Not Be As Sterile As Once Thought
2012-04-10 11:35:01

Researchers have found the presence of bacteria in the bladders of healthy women. While such a finding may seem quite obvious, it does disprove a common theory that urine is a sterile substance. Published in the April issue of Clinical Microbiology, researchers at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM) studied women with symptoms consistent with urinary tract infections, but were free from actual UTIs. Linda Brubaker, MD, MS, and dean of SSOM said in a press release,...

2012-03-02 12:31:07

Blood and urine tests could help doctors protect patients' kidneys Highlights     Many patients who undergo heart surgery experience kidney complications.     Blood and urine markers can indicate which surgery patients with injured kidneys will experience worsening kidney function.     Testing for these markers soon after heart surgery could help protect patients' kidneys. Blood and urine markers can indicate which patients with an...

2012-02-23 17:25:00

Detox For Less is dedicated to helping people pass drug tests with quality synthetic urine and reliable detoxification products. As drug tests have evolved, Detox For Less has introduced a new website to keep up with the ever changing drug testing industry. They continue to offer a 200% guarantee that you will pass your drug test, on most of the products that they sell. (PRWEB) February 23, 2012 As part of its continuing efforts to provide the best detox products and customer service in the...

Even Mild Dehydration Can Alter Mood
2012-02-18 06:05:42

Most people only think about drinking water when they are thirsty; but by then it may already be too late. Even mild dehydration can alter a person's mood, energy level, and ability to think clearly, according to two studies recently conducted at the University of Connecticut's Human Performance Laboratory. The tests showed that it didn't matter if a person had just walked for 40 minutes on a treadmill or was sitting at rest — the adverse effects from mild dehydration were the...


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  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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