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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...

Urology / Nephrology
How to treat an overactive bladder with natural remedies
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDT
In this article, learn about the symptoms of an overactive bladder, when a doctor should be consulted, and natural remedies to treat an overactive bladder.

Cancer / Oncology
Drug based on malaria protein shows promise against treatment-resistant bladder cancer
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 07:00:00 PDT
Mouse study finds that treating cisplatin-resistant bladder cancer with a recombinant protein from the malaria parasite has significant anti-tumor effect.

Urology / Nephrology
Diabetes study raises treatment hope for kidney disease patients
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDT
Scientists have identified a key molecule linked to kidney disease in people with diabetes.

Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Common antibiotic azithromycin not linked to increased risk of abnormal heartbeat
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
The commonly used antibiotic azithromycin is not linked to an increased risk of ventricular arrhythmia, an often life-threatening rapid, irregular heartbeat, according to a large study published in...

Men's Health
Diabetes and erectile dysfunction: What is the connection?
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:00:00 PDT
One common cause of erectile dysfunction is diabetes, but why might diabetes lead to this condition? Learn why, along with symptoms and treatment options.

Pediatrics / Children's Health
Overactive bladder in children: Causes, symptoms, and treatment
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:00:00 PDT
Learn about the factors that can lead to an overactive bladder in children. What are the signs and when should treatment be given for this condition?

Urology / Nephrology
Overactive bladder in men: What causes it and how is it treated?
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 04:00:00 PDT
Overactive bladder is a urinary disorder that can affect men and women. What are the causes in men and can lifestyle changes or medical treatments help?

Urology / Nephrology
Best treatments for an overactive bladder
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDT
Learn about different treatment options for an overactive bladder, such as dietary and lifestyle changes. Also learn how to monitor an overactive bladder.

Urology / Nephrology
Benefits and harms of osteoporosis medications unclear for patients with CKD
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
More research is needed to determine the benefits and harms of osteoporosis medications on bone mineral density (BMD), fracture risk, and safety among patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Urology / Nephrology
How to manage nocturia: Treating an overactive bladder at night
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 09:00:00 PDT
In this article, we look at the causes of nocturia, which causes frequent urination at night. Learn about how to prevent it and get a good night's sleep.

Urology / Nephrology
Low ammonium levels in urine may indicate serious risks for kidney disease patients
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
New research indicates that measuring ammonium excretion in the urine may be help identify patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who face serious health risks.

Urology / Nephrology
Best medications to treat overactive bladder
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
In this article, learn about the initial treatments for an overactive bladder, which medications may be used, and what further treatment may help.

Prostate / Prostate Cancer
Clinical trial shows benefit of yoga for side effects of prostate cancer treatment
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Men who attended a structured yoga class twice a week during prostate cancer radiation treatment reported less fatigue and better sexual and urinary function than those who didn't, according to a...

Urology / Nephrology
What causes an overactive bladder?
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 03:00:00 PDT
Learn about why some people have an overactive bladder, causing the need for frequent or sudden urination. What can be done to prevent it?

Urology / Nephrology
Majority of incontinence treatments deliver poor results
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Surgery is the most reliable method of treatment for incontinence - curing the condition in just over eight in ten cases; other types of treatment, meanwhile, do not deliver the same kind of...

Urology / Nephrology
Overactive bladder: Symptoms, myths, and misconceptions
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 03:00:00 PDT
In this article learn about overactive bladder. What is it, what are the symptoms and who does it affect? Is it the same as stress urinary incontinence?

Urology / Nephrology
Double voiding: A guide to bladder-emptying techniques
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 04:00:00 PDT
What is double voiding, why is it important to fully empty the bladder, and what are other bladder emptying techniques? What treatments are available?

Urology / Nephrology
Vaginal bacterium triggers recurrent E. coli infection in the mouse bladder
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Findings suggest possible new treatment target to prevent recurrent urinary tract infection in women.

Urology / Nephrology
Donor-recipient weight and sex mismatch may contribute to kidney transplant failure
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
A new study indicates that the success of a kidney transplant may rely in part on a kidney donor's weight and sex, factors that are not typically considered when choosing a recipient for a deceased...

Dermatology
Genital rash: Common causes, pictures, and treatments
Sat, 01 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Genital rashes are usually a symptom of another condition. Learn about the most common kinds of rash, their symptoms, and when to see a doctor.

Urology / Nephrology
Exercises for improving bladder control
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 03:00:00 PDT
The pelvic floor muscles can be weak for a variety of reasons. In this article, learn about Kegel exercises and other treatment options to strengthen them.

Urology / Nephrology
Frequent urination in women: Causes and treatment
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:00:00 PDT
Frequent trips to the bathroom can have a variety of causes in women. Find out more about the symptoms, complications, and when to see a doctor.

Urology / Nephrology
Overactive bladder: Signs and symptoms
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 07:00:00 PDT
What is an overactive bladder and are there any risk factors? When should a doctor be consulted and can lifestyle changes or medication help as treatments?

Biology / Biochemistry
Case Western Reserve University researchers turn urine into research tools
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
One of the biggest challenges in studying Down syndrome is finding the right research model.