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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.
Yesterday | Medical Daily
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.
Yesterday | EurekAlert!
Up to 5 percent of all prenatal ultrasounds uncover antenatal hydronephrosis, or enlarged kidneys, the most commonly detected prenatal abnormality in the United States.
Yesterday | Foster's Daily Democrat
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 10:50 pm
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