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2013-10-30 23:25:16

Urologix will sponsor the course, “Surviving After Residency – Learning the Business Side of the Practice”, which is designed to bridge the gap between urology residents and successful physician practice management. Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Urologix®, Inc. (OTCQB:ULGX), the market leader for In-Office BPH Therapy, will sponsor a residency education program at the upcoming 89th Annual Meeting of the Western Section of the American Urological Association...

2013-10-30 11:00:30

Men who are overweight or obese when they are diagnosed with prostate cancer are more likely to die from the disease than men who are of healthy weight, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Obesity Research & Clinical Practice. In patients with more aggressive forms of prostate cancer, the researchers also found an even stronger correlation between obesity and mortality. This study included 751 Kaiser Permanente patients with prostate cancer who...

2013-10-30 10:41:35

A study of several hundred chemicals used in commercial pesticides has found only weak evidence that any of them are associated with a common birth defect in male infants. The study, led by epidemiologists at the Stanford University School of Medicine, analyzed thousands of birth records and commercial pesticide application records for eight counties in California's heavily agricultural Central Valley. The researchers aimed to determine whether children were at increased risk of...

2013-10-30 10:01:27

Enterocystoplasty is a good surgical option with a low rate of severe complications in the treatment of children who were born with developmental abnormalities of the genitourinary system, according to the new study conducted by a group of Portuguese urologists. Enterocystoplasty is a surgical enlargement of the urinary bladder which is performed to improve bladder function as a low-pressure reservoir. "This issue is very important because in children this surgical procedure is very...

2013-10-25 23:23:54

Urinary incontinence, or bladder leakage, affects up to 30 million American women. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Symptoms of stress incontinence include leakage that occurs after coughing, sneezing, laughing, or during exercise and is often related to weakened pelvic floor muscles. Symptoms of urge incontinence include a strong, sudden need to urinate due to bladder spasms or contractions. InTone™ is the first medical device that combines muscle stimulation and...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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