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2013-02-26 12:28:37

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group and Biocare Medical, LLC (Biocare) today announced that they have entered into a non-exclusive license agreement to allow Biocare access to certain patents and materials related to p63 diagnostics in the research and IVD field. In parallel, Biocare and AsymmetRx Medical, Inc. (AsymmetRx) have settled their dispute as it relates to the p63 technology. As part of the...

2013-02-25 16:26:39

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 25, 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 there will be several presentations on the office-based Urgent PC Neuromodulation System at professional society meetings in February and March 2013. Society for Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU), February 27 -March 2, 2013 in...

2013-02-20 23:04:00

Medications that treat overactive bladder (OAB) have notorious side effects such as dry mouth, constipation, and urinary retention. Women´s Excellence in Bladder Control is now trialing and sampling a brand new medication that treats OAB differently. Shelby Township, Michigan (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 Medications that treat overactive bladder (OAB) fall under a class of drugs called “anticholinergics”. Anticholinergic drugs are antispasmodic agents that inhibit the action...

2013-02-19 12:28:06

SOMERSET, N.J., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo Interventional Systems, a business unit of Terumo Medical Corporation, today announced the launch of a new, dedicated group focused on direct sales, marketing, support and distribution of key products to the urological specialty beginning April 1, 2013. The move is part of the company's commitment to strengthening a direct relationship with urologists nationwide that currently use its market-leading GLIDEWIRE® Hydrophilic Guidewire...

2013-02-15 23:00:14

Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI), the unwanted leakage of urine with cough, sneeze, or activity, affects many women. Women´s Excellence in Bladder Control is a unique center dedicated to the treatment of urinary problems in women and offers both effective conservative and minimally invasive surgical procedures to correct SUI. Pontiac, MI (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI), incontinence of urine with increased intra-abdominal pressure, is a common problem in...

2013-02-13 23:04:26

Many women suffer from pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and subsequent urinary incontinence and painful sexual intercourse, dyspareunia. Women´s Excellence in Bladder Control offers a variety of minimally invasive solutions to most POP problems. Ortonville, MI (PRWEB) February 13, 2013 Urinary incontinence (UI), the unwanted leakage of urine, and dyspareunia, pain sexual intercourse, are often symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) in women. Pelvic organ prolapse is easily identified and...

2013-02-13 12:27:30

BALTIMORE, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA), a leading advocate for the specialty of urology, today applauded President Barack Obama on his remarks regarding the nation's support and commitment to providing world class care for our veterans, service members, and their families during last night's 2013 State of the Union address. In addition to improvements in mental health services as recognized by the President, the AUA also urges additional...

2013-02-11 23:04:36

UroToday.com, known for reporting evidence-based advances in urology health, is expanding content about urologic catheters, bridging knowledge about different types of catheters and materials and how professionals are responding to emerging urologic treatments, from urinary leakage to bladder infections including CAUTI. New content is being posted daily specifically on indwelling urinary catheters and includes abstracts, in-servicing programs and tools for urologic nurses and physicians....

2013-02-08 23:04:00

Urinary Incontinence (UI), the unwanted leakage of urine, in women is commonly a result of pelvic organ prolapse (POP). The specialists at Women´s Excellence in Bladder Control provide accurate diagnosis of POP and offer a variety of minimally invasive procedures to correct POP and end UI. Waterford, MI (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 Childbearing and the aging process can cause pelvic organ prolapse (POP) in women and subsequent urinary incontinence (UI). Urinary Incontinence (UI) is a...

2013-02-05 12:27:52

NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study (PCOS) in the January 31, 2013 New England Journal of Medicine, http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1209978 reported the functional status of men after robotic prostate surgery and external-beam radiation therapy (EBRT) for localized prostate cancer. Most men in the study (now ages 70-89) reported some problems with urinary control and sex after treatment for prostate cancer. Long-term side effects, 15 years...