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Latest Urologic Disease Stories

2014-09-23 23:09:18

Beverly Hills urologist at Comprehensive Urology comments on study linking hotter days to a higher prevalence of kidney stones in American adults and children. Beverly

2014-08-05 17:24:31

Children and adolescents with an abnormal kidney ultrasonography finding or with a combination of a fever of at least 102 degrees and infection with an organism other than E.coli appear to be at high risk for renal scarring with their first urinary tract infection (UTI).

2014-05-30 11:21:45

Reduced kidney function may increase the risk of developing kidney and urothelial cancers.

2013-07-18 11:17:26

Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and collaborators have identified a genetic mutation that causes congenital malformations of the kidney and urinary tract, a common form of birth defect and the most common cause of kidney failure in children.

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.

2009-05-04 20:18:20

Australian researchers suggest moderate kidney disease raises an older man's risk of cancer. The study, published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, finds the risk for lung and urinary tract cancers -- but not prostate cancer -- was higher among men with kidney disease. The researchers discovered that men with moderate kidney dysfunction had a 39 percent increased risk of developing cancer over the risk seen in men with normal kidney function. Inflammation associated with...

2008-08-11 15:01:17

People using intermittent catheters no longer need to re-use their catheters due to a new Medicare policy effective April 1, 2008.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.