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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...

2014-07-28 23:06:21

The global medical robot market is categorized into five broad segments—surgical robots, rehabilitation robots, non-invasive radiosurgery robots, hospital and pharmacy robots, and others. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The “Medical Robots Market by Type (Surgical Robot, Rehabilitation Robotics, Telemedicine, Assistive Robots, Orthotics, Prosthetics, Radio Surgery, Exoskeleton) & Application (Orthopedic, Neurology, Laparoscopy) - Global Forecasts to 2018” analyzes and studies the major...

2014-07-17 23:08:44

Dr. Mark Soloway, who has been appointed Chief of Urologic Oncology at Memorial Cancer Institute, will lead a new division focused on the care of bladder, prostate and kidney cancers, while also establishing a research program. Hollywood, Fla. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Mark Soloway, MD, an internationally recognized leader in urologic oncology, has joined the Memorial Cancer Institute and the Memorial Physician Group. Dr. Soloway, who has been appointed Chief of Urologic Oncology, will lead a...

2014-07-16 23:12:20

Women’s Excellence has expanded bladder services to Clarkston and Birmingham, in addition to Lake Orion, to help better serve patients. Oakland County, MI (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Women’s Excellence has been treating Interstitial Cystitis (IC), a painful chronic inflammatory condition of the bladder, since 2008. Over the years, certified nurse practitioner, Debbie Henry, has researched and developed the successful multi-modal Women’s Excellence IC program that exists today. Under the...

2014-07-11 09:57:09

Loyola University Health System Bacteria found in the bladders of healthy women differ from bacteria in women with a common form of incontinence, according to researchers from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. These findings, published July 9, 2014, in the American Society for Microbiology's online journal mBio, suggest that bacterial communities may play a role in female urinary health. "Urgency urinary incontinence (UUI) is a common, yet poorly understood,...

2014-07-10 08:27:22

MINNEAPOLIS, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, will release financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014 after the market close on Thursday, July 24, 2014. The Company will host a conference call and webcast to discuss these results on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (3:30 p.m. Central...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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