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17 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

Harvard study links vasectomies to advanced, fatal forms of prostate cancer

A recent study from Harvard School of Public Health shows there to be a link between men who had a vasectomy and their risk for developing prostate cancer that could ultimately prove fatal.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, New Hyde Park, NY, Hyde Park, NY

Yesterday | Medical Daily

Accidental Castration? Alabama Man And His Wife Sue After Circumcision Turned Into Amputation

A man and his wife in Birmingham, Ala., have filed a medical malpractice lawsuit for the accidental amputation of his penis when he went into the hospital last month for a circumcision.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Medicine

Yesterday | EurekAlert!

Continuous antibiotics not necessary for many children with common prenatal abnormality

Up to 5 percent of all prenatal ultrasounds uncover antenatal hydronephrosis, or enlarged kidneys, the most commonly detected prenatal abnormality in the United States.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Yesterday | Foster's Daily Democrat

Local cancer facility a part of the hospitala s recognized efforts

The American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living recently presented Silver Awards to Maine Medical Center for its performance is eight areas of specialty.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Geriatric Medicine

Yesterday | Examiner.com

Most Men With Erectile Dysfunction Don't Seem To Get Treatment

Most men take pride in their ability to have solid erections and keep them lasting, but once a man discovers he has erectile dysfunction, sometimes that makes it so he doesn't want to talk to anyone about it: their family, their significant other, or even their doctor.

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Related Topix: Erectile Dysfunction, Medicine

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Pelvic Health Implants and Methods

A cystocele is a hernia of the bladder, usually into the vagina and introitus. These disorders typically result from weakness or damage to normal pelvic support systems.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Medicine, Surgery

Reuters

Robot bladder surgery fails to deliver fewer complications

Using robotic techniques to remove a cancerous bladder doesn't reduce the risk of complications compared with conventional "open" surgery, according to a new comparison of 118 patients conducted by surgeons at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Science / Technology, Robots, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Reuters

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Fiji Times

Men turn out for prostate cancer tests

Update: 12:15PM ABOUT 50 men above the age of 40 have so far been screened at the Labasa Hospital for prostate cancer this morning.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Examiner.com

BPH Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, if your a man past 45 you probably have it

Prostate Signs and Symptoms and Their Meaning Having a bigger enlarged prostate doesn't necessarily mean your symptoms will be worse than a less enlarged gland.

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Related Topix: Bph, Medicine, Health, Enlarged Prostate, Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

Time Goes By

Old Age Incontinence

According to a June 2014 report [pdf] from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than half the U.S. population age 65 and older report urinary and/or bowel leakage.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Life, Food, Aspartame

GlobeNewswire

ConfirmMDx Studies Highlighted by Elsevier, Publisher of The Journal of Urology

LIEGE, Belgium, July 22, 2014 -- Underscores Importance of Recent Confirmatory Clinical Validation Results Leading to Medicare Reimbursement Milestone IRVINE, CA, and HERSTAL, BELGIUM - July 22, 2014 - MDxHealth SA , a leading molecular diagnostic company that develops and commercializes epigenetic tests to improve the diagnosis and treatment of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, World News, Belgium, Medicare, Health, Prostate Cancer

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Newswise

New Prostate Cancer Blood Test Now Available in the US:

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics, a global leader in prostate cancer diagnostics, announces national availability of the Prostate Health Index *, a simple, non-invasive blood test that is three times more specific in detecting prostate cancer1 than PSA .

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine, Northwestern University

Medical News

I 1-adrenoceptor blockade improves nocturia and sleep quality

Treatment with an I 1-adrenoceptor antagonist drug is associated with significant improvements in nocturia, sleep quality and lower urinary tract symptoms in women with voiding symptoms, study findings show.

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Related Topix: Medicine, South Korea, World News, Health

Medical News

Sixteen cores better than 12 for prostate cancer detection

Sixteen-core prostate biopsy has a slightly higher cancer detection rate than 12-core biopsy, but with a similar safety profile and no increased detection of clinically insignificant tumours, study findings show.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Decatur man hopes to educate others about prostate cancer

He said he recently had a routine medical checkup. "I got a PSA test done and my PSA levels were high, so they put me on medication for a few weeks and it did not budge at all... so they sent me to a urologist," Shull said.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine

Newswise

Beckman Coulter's phi Named in NCCN Guidelines as a Recommended...

Beckman Coulter's Prostate Health Index * has been recommended by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network as a blood test to improve specificity for prostate cancer detection in its recently updated Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology for Prostate Cancer Early Detection.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Oncology, Medicine, Northwestern University, Brea, CA

News Observer

Study links warmer temperatures with kidney stone prevalence, even in children

Given the history of climate change science - predictions that, no matter how draconian, are often so vague that the dangers are easily ignored or misinterpreted - the specificity of new research out earlier this month from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is intriguing: measurable rises in the number of kidney-stone cases at hospitals and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave, Texas

Medical News Today

Prostate cancer controlled for 10 years by robot-assisted surgery

Robot-assisted surgery to remove cancerous prostate glands is effective in controlling the disease for 10 years, according to a new study led by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Science / Technology, Robots, Prostate Cancer

Holtville Tribune

Men with prostate cancer and depression have lower survival rates than those who aren't depressed

Depressed men with localized prostate cancer are more likely to be diagnosed with more aggressive cancer, receive less effective treatments and survive for shorter times than prostate cancer patients who are not depressed, a UCLA study has found.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer, Medicare, Oncology

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Taranaki Daily News

Diagnosis puts girl on 'right track' to fix problems

Charlize Autridge has been in hospital more than 20 times, but in the last few weeks has been well enough to go on her first sleepover.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Pediatrics, Medicine

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