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2014-06-09 12:29:27

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Japanese Urological Devices Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/japanese_urological_devices_market.html In 2012, the Japanese market for urological devices was valued at $411.9 million.This report analyzes the markets for the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), prostate cancer, urinary incontinence as well as urinary and kidney...

2014-06-02 23:09:02

Dr. Kia Michel of Comprehensive Urology explains new findings that an alternative diet could lower the risk of kidney stones. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Comprised of tiny crystals in the urine, kidney stones are small, hard deposits that form in a patient’s kidneys. As they pass through the body, these stones can cause intense pain in patients. Though kidney stones are relatively common, a new study suggests they may be prevented through a specialized diet. Though it is no surprise that...

2014-06-02 08:31:14

ProMark(TM) has Potential to Transform Prostate Cancer Care by Aiding Doctors and Patients with Appropriate Treatment Assessment CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, for the first time, Metamark presents results from the clinical validation study that showed ProMark(TM), the first and only proteomic-based imaging biopsy test, achieved its primary endpoint by accurately differentiating between aggressive and non-aggressive forms of prostate cancer at early stages of...

2014-05-30 23:09:43

Humility of Mary Health Partners, in cooperation with Intuitive Surgical, will offer auto enthusiasts the opportunity to “test drive” the da Vinci surgical robot during the Fuel the Fight car and motorcycle show June 1. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Humility of Mary Health Partners, in cooperation with Intuitive Surgical, will offer auto enthusiasts the opportunity to “test drive” the da Vinci surgical robot during the Fuel the Fight car and motorcycle show June 1 at...

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...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'