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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...

2014-08-14 08:26:05

AMSTERDAM, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the highlights of its journal Impact Factor performance in 2013. According to the 2013 Journal Citation Reports(R) (JCR) published by Thomson Reuters, Elsevier saw 61% of its journal Impact Factors increase from 2012 to 2013, well ahead of the aggregate across all other journals at 55%....

2014-08-12 20:22:06

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online registration is open for a free community seminar on "Sexuality and Intimacy after Prostate Cancer." Hosted by the newly-created Skyline Urology Foundation, the seminar is offered to men with prostate cancer and/or their spouses or partners who may attend either as couples or as individuals. The seminar will take place on two dates in two Southern California locations: Saturday, Sept. 20, in the Manhattan Beach area and Saturday,...

2014-08-12 12:29:23

LONDON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Urology Devices Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2183844/Global-Urology-Devices-Market-2014-2018.html About Urology DevicesUrology devices are used for the diagnosis and treatment of disorders associated with male and female urinary tract systems and the male reproductive organs. Urology devices are used for the surgical management of medical conditions such as...

2014-08-11 16:28:13

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, today announced that National Government Services (NGS) has issued a positive coverage decision for Posterior Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS) for the treatment of urinary urgency, urinary frequency and urge incontinence associated with overactive bladder (OAB). Coverage for...

2014-08-08 16:22:29

Premature Ejaculation Next Big Sexual Health Market Expected to Surpass ED LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Abraham, CEO for Absorption Pharmaceuticals, was featured on KFI AM 640 on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, where he discussed Promescent, the first FDA-approved treatment for premature ejaculation (PE). Abraham answered callers' question regarding PE and explained how Promescent would safely and effectively improve their sex lives. According to statistics, more than...

2014-08-06 08:30:46

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI) a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, today announced that it will participate in the Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference on Wednesday, August 13. Rob Kill, President and CEO, will present at 5:00pm ET and meet with investors one on one at the conference at the Intercontinental Hotel Boston....

2014-08-05 12:31:41

Active Surveillance Provides Low-Risk Patients Less Harmful Treatment Option NORTHFIELD, Ill., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men in the United States. Active surveillance offers low-risk prostate cancer patients a means to avoid the potentially harmful side effects from treatment. Pathologists help determine patient eligibility for active surveillance and today a multi-specialty team published their recommendations for...

2014-07-30 16:30:17

BALTIMORE, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) today issued a statement in response to the new Institute of Medicine (IOM) July 29 report, "Graduate Medical Education that Meets the Nation's Health Needs." The below statement is attributable to AUA Public Policy Council Vice Chair Dr. Christopher Gonzalez. "The AUA applauds the Institute of Medicine (IOM) for studying the governance, finance and regulation of graduate medical education...

2014-07-30 08:33:32

LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyline Urology Chief Medical Officer Dr. Richard David has been named Clinical Professor of Urology, Voluntary at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. A nationally known expert in urologic cancers, Dr. David has served on the UCLA clinical faculty for 24 years. He sees patients at his Skyline Urology office in Sherman Oaks. "I have truly valued my time on the UCLA Clinical faculty. I was taught to always put the patient first. I...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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