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2013-06-04 08:25:56

PHILADELPHIA, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier's 500+ journal-branded custom websites in health, medical, and life sciences to be equipped for semantic search and improved mobile reading experience Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a word-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced a major investment in services provided to its society partners and individual readers: a new online platform and...

2013-05-31 23:00:44

Three-year results published in The Journal of Urology. (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Beaumont Health System research finds that symptoms of overactive bladder, or OAB, were reduced in those who received tibial nerve stimulation. The three-year results published in the June issue of The Journal of Urology show participants with urinary frequency, urgency and involuntary loss of urine maintained significant improvement in their symptoms. Tibial nerve stimulation is a painless procedure that takes...

2013-05-30 16:26:47

MINNEAPOLIS, May 30, 2013 /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 effective June 1, 2013, Wisconsin Physicians Services (WPS) will begin coverage for Posterior Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS) for treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) and associated symptoms of urinary urgency, urinary frequency and urge incontinence. WPS, a...

2013-05-21 12:20:16

LINTHICUM, Md., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, May 21, the American Urological Association (AUA), a leading advocate for the specialty of urology, will deliver oral and written testimony to the House of Representatives' Veterans Affairs' Subcommittee on Health in support of H.R. 984, a bi-partisan bill that specifically addresses urotrauma, a growing concern among active military personnel and veterans. H.R. 984 was introduced earlier this year by Congressman Brett...

2013-05-20 16:26:24

MINNEAPOLIS, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (Nasdaq: UPI) announced today that it will release financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended March 31, 2013 at the market close on Thursday, May 30, 2013. The Company will host a conference call and webcast to discuss these results on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (3:30 p.m. Central Time). Individuals wishing to participate in the conference call should dial 888-549-7750,...

2013-05-10 23:02:20

New Green Light XPS laser treatment for prostate problems is now an option at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center. This new treatment is faster and more efficient than earlier options. SLEEPY HOLLOW, New York (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 A new laser treatment for Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) called Green Light XPS is being performed at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center in Sleepy Hollow, New York. There is little bleeding associated with the treatment, so even men taking blood thinners are...

2013-05-10 08:24:21

OAB patients treated with Urgent® PC over 36 months sustained their urinary symptom improvement MINNEAPOLIS, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ:UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, today highlighted the 3-year results of the STEP Study on percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) treatments for overactive bladder (OAB) using Uroplasty's Urgent(®)...

2013-05-08 13:24:44

While the number of people — especially women — who have a minimally invasive procedure to remove kidney stones has risen in recent years, so has the rate of complications related to the surgery, according to a published study by Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. The research, from Khurshid R. Ghani, M.D., of Henry Ford Hospital's Vattikuti Urology Institute, is in press in the Journal of Urology. Those findings will be presented May 7 at the annual meeting of the American...

2013-05-08 13:05:15

Robot-assisted surgery to remove kidney cancers has seen a rapid increase in use, and has both replaced and proven safer than laparoscopic procedures for the same purpose, according to a study by the Vattikuti Urology Institute at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. However, the study also shows that robotic partial nephrectomy (RPN) — while resulting in fewer complications than both open (OPN) and laparoscopic (LPN) removal of cancerous kidney tissue — also involves more...

2013-05-07 20:23:52

SAN DIEGO, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma US, Inc. ("Astellas"), a U.S. subsidiary of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc. (Tokyo: 4503), announced today that results of three studies of MYRBETRIQ(®) (mirabegron) as a treatment for overactive bladder (OAB) with symptoms of urge urinary incontinence, urgency and urinary frequency were presented in poster sessions at the American Urological Association Annual (AUA) Meeting in San Diego. The first two studies demonstrated the...