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2013-05-07 20:23:46

UroLift Met all Pivotal Study Endpoints in L.I.F.T. Multi-Center, Randomized Controlled Study. The L.I.F.T. Study Demonstrates Patients Attained Rapid and Significant Symptom Relief, Improved Urinary Flow Rates, Preserved Sexual Function and that UroLift is Well Tolerated Under Local Anesthesia PLEASANTON, Calif., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoTract, Inc., today announced the successful results of the 206-patient L.I.F.T. IDE Study, a multi-center, randomized, blinded study in...

2013-05-06 23:17:32

Julia Spencer Barthold, MD, Associate Chief, Division of Urology; Director, Pediatric Urology Fellowship Program; and Head, Urology Research Laboratory, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children/Nemours Biomedical Research, is a 2013 recipient of the Urology Care Foundation John W. Duckett Pediatric Urology Research Excellence Award. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children is pleased to announce that Julia Spencer Barthold, MD, Associate Chief,...

2013-05-06 08:31:30

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA), representing more than 2,000 urologists nationwide, supports the rights of men to access appropriate prostate cancer screening. New guidelines released by the American Urological Association include specific recommendations for screening men between the ages of 55 and 69, as well as appropriateness criteria for younger and older men based on risk factors and life expectancy. "Every man has...

2013-05-06 08:31:01

SAN DIEGO, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of American men live with erectile dysfunction (ED) and although ED therapies are shown to be highly effective and improve a man's quality of life, nearly 75 percent do not seek treatment, according to a study at the 108th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). The study will be presented to reporters during a press conference at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA on May 6 at 8:00 a.m. PDT....

2013-05-03 23:01:00

Outside the National Cancer Institute, LIJ is one of only two US medical centers to offer new prostate fusion biopsy technology. New Hyde Park, NY (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Since the 1980s, men have undergone prostate biopsies in the same way with no reliable imaging tools to help diagnose prostate cancer — until now. North Shore-LIJ´s prostate cancer team is the first site to use the commercial version of a new prostate fusion biopsy technology, which combines magnetic resonance...

2013-05-03 08:25:53

Hispanic men face highest level of growth at nearly 6 percent SAN DIEGO, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The incidence of testicular cancer has increased among American males over 15 years of age for more than 20 years and while overall incidence is still highest among Caucasian males, the greatest increase was observed in the Hispanic community, according to a new study at the 108th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). This study will be...

2013-05-03 08:25:34

New app gives urologists the ability to share three-dimensional models of vital organs with patients for more complete, in-depth consultations SAN DIEGO and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences today announced the launch of UroSketch 3D(TM), an application available in Apple's App Store and designed specifically for the iPad. The app, which provides a three-dimensional model of the prostate, bladder and surrounding organs for use by physicians...

2013-05-02 23:25:34

National Incontinence, a leading distributor of incontinence supplies, has released a new tip sheet on how woman can manage light stress incontinence, or light bladder leakage. Fulton, Md. (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Light stress incontinence, or light bladder leakage, affects one in three women. To address this issue, National Incontinence has published a new tip sheet on ways women can manage urinary leaks without giving up the activities they enjoy. “Millions of women involuntarily leak,...

2013-04-29 12:29:01

WIXOM, Mich., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- During the summer months, many families will travel for vacations. But for those dealing with adult incontinence, travel can sometimes throw things off schedule, and lead to worries of leaks or accidents. DiaperBuys.com discusses ways to ensure safe and comfortable travel. Many times, long flights can throw off a previously established schedule. For those dealing with adult incontinence and long flights or car trips, DiaperBuys.com suggests...

2013-04-23 08:33:16

ALBANY, New York, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Nephrology & Urology Devices Market(Dialysis Equipment, Lithotripsy, Urethral Stent & Inserts, Pessaries, Prostatic Stent, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the market for nephrology & urology devices was...