American Academy of Family Physicians
FPs Can Help Minimize Alpha Blocker Risks for Cataract Surgery
The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the American Academy of Ophthalmology have issued an educational update The good news is family physicians can play a role in reducing the likelihood of these adverse events by ensuring that patients who take these drugs know the importance of notifying their ophthalmologist before the eye ... (more)
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Fri Apr 04, 2014
Medifocus, Inc. to Be Featured on BNN & Fox Business News Network on April 6, 2014
The segment will air at 9:30 AM and 8:00 PM EDT on Canada's BNN and at 5:30 PM EDT on U.S. Fox Business News.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Medical News Today
For nonsurgical prostate artery embolization, prostate size, severe symptoms not a barrier to success
Shrinking the prostate without surgery can provide long-term relief to men with this common condition that causes annoying symptoms, such as frequent trips to the bathroom, suggests a study of nearly 500 men.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
U.S. Treasury says Lew to stay in hospital overnight for observation
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew was running a mild fever and will stay in the hospital overnight on Tuesday after treatment for a benign enlarged prostate, a Treasury spokesperson said.
A new clinical study treats enlarged prostate
A clinical study at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital uses a new, minimally invasive procedure called Prostatic Artery Embolization , to reduce the enlarged prostates.
Sophiris Bio to Present at the 13th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference
The presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, April 8th at 3:00 p.m. EDT at the Westin Grand Central Hotel in New York, New York.
For women's cancers, where you're treated matters
Mammogram breast cancer screenings for women aged 70 and older may cause more harm than good, according to a large new study.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
US treasury boss Lew to undergo prostate surgery
US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will undergo surgery Tuesday in New York to treat a benign enlarged prostate.
New Therapy May Shrink Enlarged Prostate With Fewer Side Effects: Study
A new noninvasive procedure may bring long-term relief from symptoms caused by an enlarged prostate, a new study suggests.
Prostate Treatment Lasts, Preserves Fertility
According to research being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 39th Annual Scientific Meeting, 72 percent of men experienced symptom improvement three years after having a new, minimally invasive, image-guided treatment performed by interventional radiologists called prostate artery embolization .
Lew to Have Outpatient Prostate Surgery
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew "will undergo outpatient surgery to treat a benign enlarged prostate and will be sidelined for about a week," the Los Angeles Times reports.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
U.S. Treasury's Lew to undergo treatment for enlarged prostate
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will have an outpatient surgical procedure in New York on Tuesday for treatment of a benign enlarged prostate, the Treasury Department said on Sunday.
Enlarged Prostate Can Be Shrunk Naturally with Dr. Allen's Device...
For instance, the ultrasound examination results of Suren, a 56-years-old man from , before and after wearing the device for 4.5 months, have shown decrease of the prostate size from 59 gram to 31 gram , Fine Treatment reveals.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
Sophiris Adds Gerald T. Proehl to its Board of Directors
SAN DIEGO & VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- -- Sophiris Bio Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company developing a clinical stage, targeted treatment for the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia or enlarged prostate, today announced the appointment of Gerald T. Proehl to its board of directors effective March 19, 2014.
Ask Dr. K: Various causes for changes in urination - Thu, 20 Mar 2014 PST
DEAR DOCTOR K: I am a 52-year-old man. When I finish urinating, I drip much more then I used to.
Mon Mar 17, 2014