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2014-04-24 08:34:08

Beckman Coulter's Prostate Health Index (phi) Available Nationwide for Better Prostate Cancer Detection BREA, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beckman Coulter Diagnostics, a global leader in prostate cancer diagnostics, announces national availability of the Prostate Health Index (phi)*, a simple, non-invasive blood test that is three times more specific in detecting prostate cancer(1) than PSA (prostate-specific antigen). The new test's accuracy decreases the need for many men...

2014-04-14 12:34:02

LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A highly-specialized urine test can detect bladder cancer as much as three to six months earlier than an invasive cystoscopy procedure, and yet many patients at risk for this disease do not know about it. That's according to specialists at Skyline Urology who are urging individuals at risk for bladder cancer to undergo the urine FISH (fluorescence in situ hybridization) test. The simple test requires a urine sample and involves the...

2014-04-07 12:33:15

NYON, Switzerland, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RADistribution [http://www.radistribution.com ]'s (http://www.radistribution.com) portfolio of urology, paediatric urology, OB/GYN and general surgery medical devices has been further strengthened with the addition of two key products from Quanta System [http://www.quantasystem.com ] (http://www.quantasystem.com), a world leader in both own-brand and OEM laser technology products. (Logo:...

2014-04-02 23:00:36

The segment will follow a man suffering from BPH, and his wife through their struggles with his enlarged prostate, how he found relief through an in-office procedure, and the quality of life improvements they have experienced since he had the procedure. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Urologix, Inc. (OTCQB:ULGX) the leading provider of in-office procedures for the safe, durable and effective treatment of BPH, today announced that it will be featured on the televised series In View,...

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...

2014-04-01 23:31:57

‘An ongoing clinical investigation at the Department of Urology at The Mikaelyan Institute of Surgery shows that men with BPH and chronic prostatitis, who have used Dr. Allen’s therapeutic device since April 2013, get better and recover without medications and surgeries,’ shares Professor Ivan Aghajanian, the head of this clinical trial. London, GB (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 British and Armenian medical doctors have joined forces on researching a non-invasive therapeutic way of treating...

2014-03-28 23:22:22

More than 10 million women in the United States are impacted by urological diseases. Awareness campaign aims to shed light on the taboo topic so women don’t suffer in silence any longer. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Mediaplanet announces the launch of “Women’s Pelvic Health”, a cross-platform campaign distributed this weekend as a 12-page print publication within the LA Times on Saturday March 29th, and digitally across a network of online platforms, reaching...

2014-03-26 23:26:31

A report to the nation’s bladder cancer specialists says more of them should be taking a multidisciplinary approach to treating their patients with bladder cancer. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Researchers say treating the invasive form of bladder cancer with both surgery and chemotherapy can improve survival, especially if chemotherapy is delivered prior to surgery. Click here to see details of the new report, which has just been posted by Cancer Monthly. In a report presented at...

2014-03-25 23:27:24

Urologix will participate in a BPH hands-on simulation session on Saturday, March 29 at the upcoming “2014 Scottsdale Summit” a multi-institutional, post-graduate conference for general urologists, presented by the Department of Urology at Rush University Medical Center. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Urologix, Inc. (OTCQB:ULGX), the market leader for In-Office BPH Therapy, today announced it will participate in “The 2014 Scottsdale Summit” presented by the Rush University...

2014-03-23 23:01:08

According to the initial clinical investigation results at the Department of Urology at The Mikaelian Institute of Surgery in Armenia, men with enlarged prostate have to start benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) treatment with Dr. Allen’s Device in order to shrink the prostate and get relieve from the lower urinary tract symptoms, states Fine Treatment. London, GB (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Preliminary results of clinical studies of men with BPH conducted at the Department of Urology at The...