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2014-05-28 08:32:22

DUNEDIN, New Zealand and HERSHEY, Pa., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Edge announced today that it has entered into a contractual agreement with MultiPlan, Inc. for diagnostic laboratory testing. The agreement includes Pacific Edge's participation in the MultiPlan, PHCS and PHCS Savility Networks. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131015/MM98246LOGO The agreement is the fourth signed with national provider networks by Pacific Edge since October 2013 and is another step in...

2014-05-27 08:27:46

-- High calibre German consulting company appointed to assist CE Mark registration process SYDNEY, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian biotechnology company Minomic International Limited will register its MiStat(TM) ELISA prostate cancer test for CE Mark approval in the latter part of 2014. Achieving CE approval will be a key commercial milestone for the company, allowing it to sell and market its early detection diagnostic technology in the 33 member countries within the...

urine not sterile
2014-05-19 08:55:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although urine has long-been thought to be sterile, a new study has found that not only can bacteria survive in urine – they are relatively prolific in women with overactive bladder (OAB). "Doctors have been trained to believe that urine is germ-free," said Linda Brubaker, dean of Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM) and an investigator in the new study, which was presented on Sunday as part of the 2014...

2014-05-19 08:25:59

Panel discusses patient perception and experience of changing landscape in surgical use of vaginal mesh ORLANDO, Fla., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four studies evaluating patients' knowledge and perception of vaginal mesh prior to surgery as well as after mesh removal will be presented to the media during a special press conference at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) Monday, May 19, at 9:00 a.m. ET, in the Orange County...

2014-05-19 08:24:31

ORLANDO, Fla., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blunt force sports-related trauma often produces isolated high-grade renal injury, according to a new study at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). The study will be presented to the media during a special press conference on Monday, May 19 at 8:00 a.m. at the Orlando County Convention Center. The session will be moderated by AUA past President Jack W. McAninch, MD, professor of urology at...

2014-05-18 12:20:20

ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With an accuracy rating of 98 percent, specially-trained dogs were able to smell volatile organic compounds (VOCs) released into urine by prostate tumors, setting the stage for a potentially new means of early prostate cancer detection, according to a new study at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). The study will be presented to the media during a special press conference on Sunday, May 18...

2014-05-17 16:20:10

Panel discusses self-exam cost analysis and factors affecting access to care ORLANDO, Fla., May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A series of studies evaluating the cost effectiveness, risks and outcomes associated with detecting, diagnosing and treating testicular cancer will be presented to media at a special press conference during the 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). Benjamin J. Davies, MD, associate professor of urology at the University of...

2014-05-17 12:20:20

Panel discusses management, safety and efficacy of botulinum toxin to treat overactive and neurogenic bladder ORLANDO, Fla., May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While Botulinum toxin A (BTX-A) has become a household name for addressing wrinkles, two studies presented at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) are proving BTX-A to be more than just a cosmetic solution. During a joint press conference at the Orlando County Convention Center in...

2014-05-16 16:25:02

weShare Unveiled by Dr. Jerry Blaivas at 2014 AUA Annual Meeting ORLANDO, Fla., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Symptelligence co-founder Dr. Jerry Blaivas today announced a partnership with LABORIE - the leading global developer and manufacturer of innovative medical devices for urologic health - to launch weShare worldwide. weShare - a new Web and smartphone application designed to improve treatment, decision-making and communication between patients and urologists -...

2014-05-15 08:31:51

New GLIDEWAY(TM) Ureteral Access Sheath Offers Advanced Features Designed to Minimize Trauma SOMERSET, N.J., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TERUMO, a leading global medical device company, today announced the U.S. launch of its new GLIDEWAY(TM) Ureteral Access Sheath. It is the latest addition to the GLIDEWAY(TM) Access Sheath portfolio used in minimally invasive urologic procedures including ureteroscopy and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL). The sheaths will be introduced at the 2014...


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