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Urology / Nephrology
Five home remedies for UTIs
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 03:00:00 PDT
In this article, learn about what you can do at home to help alleviate the symptoms of a urinary tract infection, as well as when to see a doctor.

Cancer / Oncology
Kidney cancer prognosis: What you need to know
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT
In this article, learn about kidney cancer, how it is diagnosed, and the different tests that may be undertaken. What is cancer staging?

Prostate / Prostate Cancer
Blood cell discovery identifies patients with aggressive prostate cancer
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Patients who have aggressive prostate cancer could be identified by a highly accurate and simple blood test, according to an early study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Women's Health / Gynecology
Female genital sores: Causes and diagnosis
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 09:00:00 PDT
What are female genital sores and what are the main causes? How might a sore be prevented, how are they diagnosed, and what is the outlook?

Parkinson's Disease
Research provides new insights into the cause of urinary dysfunction in Parkinson's disease
Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT
A new study from the University of Hertfordshire, published in the journal PLOS ONE, has found that urinary dysfunction and incontinence observed among Parkinson's disease sufferers may start at the...

Transplants / Organ Donations
Kidney graft success - does age and sex matter?
Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT
New study hints at the role of estrogen in graft success and suggests that patients could benefit from personalized immunosuppression strategies.

Urology / Nephrology
One in seven American adults estimated to have chronic kidney disease
Wed, 07 Jun 2017 06:00:00 PDT
The number of Americans affected by chronic kidney disease (CKD) is higher than previously estimated and affects 15% of the U.S.

Prostate / Prostate Cancer
Adding abiraterone to standard treatment improves prostate cancer survival by 40 per cent
Mon, 05 Jun 2017 06:00:00 PDT
Adding abiraterone to hormone therapy at the start of treatment for prostate cancer improves survival by 37 per cent, according to the results of one of the largest ever clinical trials for prostate...

Urology / Nephrology
New genomic analysis promises benefit in female urinary incontinence
Wed, 31 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Urinary incontinence in women is common, with almost 50% of adult women experiencing leakage at least occasionally.

Stroke
Infections, other factors raise risk of pregnancy-related stroke in women with preeclampsia
Tue, 30 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Urinary tract infections, chronic high blood pressure and bleeding or clotting disorders may increase the risk of pregnancy-associated stroke in women with preeclampsia, a high-blood pressure...

Cancer / Oncology
Study: A new way to slow cancer cell growth
Mon, 29 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Cancer is an extremely complex disease, but its definition is quite simple: the abnormal and uncontrollable growth of cells.

Urology / Nephrology
Sensors detect disease markers in breath
Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT
A small, thin square of an organic plastic that can detect disease markers in breath or toxins in a building's air could soon be the basis of portable, disposable sensor devices.

Women's Health / Gynecology
Five tips for treating bacterial vaginosis at home
Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT
While bacterial vaginosis can usually be treated with antibiotics, some women prefer to try home remedies first. Are they effective? What are the risks?

Women's Health / Gynecology
Seven tips to get rid of vaginal odor
Sun, 21 May 2017 06:00:00 PDT
In this article, learn about the different types of vaginal odor, which menstrual products should be selected, and how to practice gentle hygiene.

Cancer / Oncology
Studies: Concerns for bladder cancer risk of e-cigarette smokers and traditional smoking
Wed, 17 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Data being presented at the 112th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) shows harmful links between the use of e-cigarettes and bladder cancer risk, and associates...

Diabetes
Ten signs of uncontrolled diabetes
Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT
As many as a third of adults with type 2 diabetes do not know they have it. In this article, learn about the common signs of uncontrolled diabetes.

Urology / Nephrology
Fluid overload linked to premature death in patients on dialysis
Mon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT
New research indicates that sustained fluid overload - when there is too much fluid in the blood - may increase the risk of early death in kidney failure patients on hemodialysis.

Prostate / Prostate Cancer
New blood test predicts who will benefit from targeted prostate cancer treatments
Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT
A new blood test could predict which men with advanced prostate cancer will respond to new targeted treatments for the disease.

Cancer / Oncology
Stereotactic radiation highly effective for kidney cancer
Thu, 04 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Kidney cancer patients may soon have an alternative to traditional treatments, new research at UT Southwestern Medical Center's Kidney Cancer Program of the Harold C.

Urology / Nephrology
Hospital acquired complications may be especially dangerous for kidney disease patients
Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Recently, researchers reported that patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are at an increased risk of experiencing complications when hospitalized.

Cancer / Oncology
Potential new treatment for kidney failure in cancer patients
Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Kidney dysfunction is a frequent complication affecting more than 50 percent of all cancer patients, and is directly linked to poor survival.

Urology / Nephrology
Symptoms of cystitis probably caused by bacterial infection, even when tests are negative
Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT
The majority of women suffering with pain when urinating, or needing to urinate often or urgently probably do have a bacterial infection, even when nothing is detected by standard urine testing.

Urology / Nephrology
Standard test may miss urinary infection in symptomatic women
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:00:00 PDT
New research suggests that the majority of women with symptoms of urinary tract infection probably are infected, despite negative result on standard test.

Prostate / Prostate Cancer
Higher prostate cancer risks for black men may warrant new approach to screening
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
In two independent studies, scientists at the University of Basel have demonstrated that both the structure of the brain and several memory functions are linked to immune system genes.

Urology / Nephrology
Testing urine for particular proteins could be key to preventing kidney transplant failure
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Testing for molecular markers in the urine of kidney transplant patients could reveal whether the transplant is failing and why, according to research presented at the 27th European Congress of...