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RAPAFLO(TM) (silodosin) Provides Rapid and Sustained Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Symptom Relief in as Little as Three Days

... improvements of both irritative and obstructive urinary symptoms that were sustained for 12 weeks, ... the 12-week study period. "The severity of urinary symptoms appears to depend in part on smooth ... and obstructive symptoms. Change in peak urinary flow rate (Qmax scores) was a secondary endpoint. ...

Obesity Associated With Higher Risk for Urinary Tract Infections

... body mass increases, so does a patient's risk of urinary tract infection (UTI), according to Baltimore ... urologic health because even the most simple of urinary tract infections can be deadly if left ... B. The effect of increasing body mass index on urinary tract infection. J Urol, suppl. 2009: 181, 4, ...

Hospital Care Varies Greatly for Children with Urinary Tract Infections

... the United States are hospitalized each year for urinary tract infections, but a new study reveals ... first large-scale investigation of variability in urinary tract infection (UTI) management and was ... and age children with the same common condition - urinary tract infections - are being managed so ...

Corgenix AspirinWorks(R) Test Recognized in POLYCAP Study at ACC.09

... drugs on blood pressure, lipids, heart rate and urinary 11-dehydrohtromboxane B2 (11dTxB2) as measured by ... pills. The AspirinWorks Test measures urinary 11dhTxB2, identified in the previously published ... Test is the only FDA-cleared test that measures urinary 11dhTxB2 to accurately determine the effect of ...

New, Published GELNIQUE Data Show Efficacy, Convenience and Excellent Tolerability

... is effective at improving the symptoms of urge urinary incontinence, urgency and frequency, and is ... included 789 men and women with urge-predominant urinary incontinence (UI) from 76 clinics across the ... By week 12, the mean number of episodes of urinary incontinence, the study's primary endpoint, ...

Cardium's InnerCool Announces Positive Benefits of Cooling During Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery Published in Urology

... findings demonstrating faster recovery of urinary continence using localized manual cooling ... balloon cycled with 4 degrees Celsius saline. urinary continence was defined as requiring no urinary pads. The return to continence was faster for ...

Patient Enrollment in Urgent(R) PC SUmiT Clinical Trial Completed Ahead of Schedule

... treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms of urinary urgency, urge incontinence and frequency of urinary voids. A total of 214 patients have enrolled two ... the U.S. The study will evaluate reductions in urinary urgency, urge incontinence and frequency ...

Uroplasty Highlights Results From Clinical Study on Macroplastique(R) for the Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence

... Macroplastique for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence, now available in the January 2009 ... of treated patients either freedom from unwanted urinary leakage or fewer episodes," said Uroplasty Chief ... polydimethylsiloxane injection for female stress urinary incontinence: Results of a multicenter, ...

New Data Show In Vitro Potency of Doripenem Against Resistant Bacteria

... including trials that focused on complicated urinary tract infections (cUTIs) and pyelonephritis (2); ... intra-abdominal infections (cIAI) and complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI), including ... constellatus or P. micros, and -- Complicated urinary tract infections, including pyelonephritis, ...

Uroplasty Enrolls First Patients in Urgent(R) PC Clinical Trial

... treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms of urinary urgency, urge incontinence and frequency of ... coverage. The study will evaluate reductions in urinary urgency, urge incontinence and frequency ... designed for office-based treatment of urinary urgency, urinary frequency and urge incontinence ...

deCODE and Radboud University Discover Common Variants in the Human Genome Conferring Risk of Bladder Cancer

... human genome (SNPs) that confer increased risk of urinary bladder cancer. Approximately 20% of people of ... variant on 8q24 confers susceptibility to urinary bladder cancer,' will appear today in the online ... on our blog, at http://www.decodeyou.com . urinary bladder cancer is the sixth most common type of ...

New Study Offers More Than a Decade of Evidence for Minimally-Invasive Surgery to Treat Female Incontinence

... of synthetic mesh slings for treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women. ... tape (TVT) as a treatment for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women. Researchers followed ... Finland, reports on 90 women suffering from urinary stress incontinence who were treated with ...

European CHMP Issues Positive Opinion on Cymbalta for the Treatment of Generalised Anxiety Disorder

... in some countries for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence, Major Depressive Disorder and ... fatigue, headache, dizziness -- For stress urinary incontinence: Nausea, dry mouth, fatigue -- For ... and Shionogi & Co., Ltd. Duloxetine for stress urinary incontinence is marketed by Lilly under the brand ...

Uroplasty Highlights Clinical Results From a Study of the Urgent(R) PC Neuromodulation System

... device designed for office-based treatment of urinary urgency, urinary frequency and urge incontinence, symptoms ... All patients in the study were diagnosed with urinary frequency at eight or more voids per day. ...

New Study Reports That Physical Therapy Treatment Resolves Symptoms of Urinary Incontinence in Women

... with bladder training, resolved the symptoms of urinary incontinence in women. According to the ... training and bladder training resolved urinary incontinence in women, as compared to drug ... at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. urinary incontinence, or involuntary loss of bladder ...

Watson Announces Silodosin NDA Accepted for Filing by FDA for the Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

... 2008. Silodosin was designed to decrease urinary resistance and improve dysuria (difficulty or ... of the prostate gland. Symptoms of BPH include urinary difficulty, urinary frequency and an inability to complete bladder ...

Bonnie Blair to Break the Ice About Stress Urinary Incontinence in Milwaukee

... 7:30 pm to talk about her experience with stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Bonnie is speaking as part of ... 18th. Dinner will be provided. What is stress urinary incontinence (SUI)? It's the accidental ... ETHICON, INC. For more information about stress urinary incontinence and GYNECARE TVT, visit ...

Rochester Medical Anti-Infection Foley Catheter Demonstrates Effectiveness in Randomized Trial

... The study concluded nitrofurazone-impregnated urinary catheters reduced the incidence of ... The nitrofurazone-impregnated urinary catheters used in the study were manufactured by ... 40% of all hospital acquired infections are urinary tract infections resulting from Foley ...

Study Shows Combination Therapy Incorporating AVODART(R) and Tamsulosin Provides Continuous Symptom Improvement Over 2 Years

... blocker tamsulosin provides significantly greater urinary symptom improvement for men with enlarged ... symptomatic disease progression and the risk of urinary retention (AUR) and prostate surgery in men ... tamsulosin, and combination therapy on lower urinary tract symptoms and Qmax in men with BPH and ...

DEFLUX(R) Significantly Reduces Urinary Tract Infections in Children With Vesicoureteral Reflux

... kidneys, is the most common abnormality of the urinary tract in children. UTIs are the primary indicator ... Symptoms of VUR include frequent and recurrent urinary tract infections, infrequent or incomplete ... adverse event seen in clinical trials was urinary tract infections. Other adverse events reported ...

Cryo-Cell Announces C'elle(SM) Research and Development Collaboration with Cryopraxis Cryobiology Ltd.

... future diagnostic and therapeutic uses in endometriosis and stress urinary incontinence in women. Endometriosis is a painful condition that ... utilize C'elle stem cells to develop potential therapies for female stress urinary incontinence, a condition primarily caused by a deficiency in the muscles ...

Calixa Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Its Antibiotic, CXA-101, in Patients with Complicated Urinary Tract Infections

... of a Phase 2 clinical trial of CXA-101 in patients with complicated urinary tract infections. CXA-101 is a new broad-spectrum, parenteral ... information on the safety and effectiveness of CXA-101 in complicated urinary tract infections, which are usually caused by gram-negative pathogens". ...

Video: Partnership Unites UCB with Consumer Product Innovator OXO(R)

... occurring adverse events were upper respiratory tract infections, rash and urinary tract infections. A pooled analysis of the safety data show there was a ... (n=614) were upper respiratory infection (20% CIMZIA, 13% placebo), urinary tract infection (7% CIMZIA, 6% placebo), and arthralgia (6% CIMZIA, 4% ...

Generic Substitutes Less Effective/Safe Than Branded Medications in Treating Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

... inhibitors (5-ARIs), two classes of medications used to treat lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men, are less effective than their branded ... nor effective as branded medications: experience in men treated for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). J Urol, suppl. 2009: 181, 4, abstract 1799 ...

New Body of Research Suggests Statin Use Benefits Multiple Areas of Urologic Health

... benefit men with prostate cancer, erectile dysfunction or lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Several key research studies highlighting these ... drugs (NSAIDs) may further decrease the risk of developing lower urinary tract symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia. "These ...

Freezing Prostate Cancer Does a Man's Body Good

... Invasive "Lumpectomy" -- as Effective as Surgery -- Preserves Sexual and urinary Function; Related Study Shows 3-D Mapping Biopsy Changed Patients' ... but it is less invasive and traumatic for patients, preserves sexual and urinary function and has no major complications. Interventional radiologists ...

American Oriental Bioengineering to Initiate a Phase One Clinical Trial in the United States of AOBO-001 Oral Capsule

... developed from traditional Chinese herbal medicine for the treatment of urinary incontinence (UI) in the United States. The Company currently manufactures ... According to Decision Resources, there were 400-500 million sufferers of urinary incontinence (UI) worldwide in 2007. The U.S. Food and Drug ...

Retigabine Significantly Reduces the Number of Seizures in Adults With Inadequately Controlled Partial-Onset Epilepsy

... dysarthria (slurred speech), ataxia (loss of muscle coordination), urinary tract infection, blurred vision, tremor, and nausea. urinary bladder effects, while monitored during the studies, were uncommonly ...

Novexel's NXL104/ceftazidime Combination Commences Phase II Clinical Trial in Hospital Patients With Complicated Urinary Tract Infections

... with NXL104/ceftazidime will be in hospitalized patients with complicated urinary tract infections (cUTIs). From national databases providing hospital ... & Co. Inc., NYSE: MRK) in the treatment of adults with cUTIs. Complicated urinary tract infections include acute pyelonephritis, UTI in men, or UTI ...

High Intensity Focused Ultrasound for Locally Recurrent Prostate Cancer Following External Beam Radiation Therapy Investigated in Phase III Clinical Study

... the treatment include frequency, urgency, mild discomfort or discharge in urinary stream. Less common side effects may also include urinary stricture, retention, incontinence, impotence and rectal fistula. ...

Preclinical Data Demonstrate Ability to Regenerate an Entire Bladder With Tengion Neo-Bladder Replacement(TM)

... evaluate the application of Tengion's technology to regenerate an entire urinary bladder. Neo-Bladder Replacements were produced from autologous bladder ... -- Tengion's Neo-Bladder Replacement was able to regenerate an entire urinary bladder within six months after implantation -- The regenerated bladder ...

Outcomes Vary for Prostate Cancer Patients Choosing Surgery; Overall, No Treatment Proven Superior

... surgery and watchful waiting. -- Among patients who choose surgery, urinary complications and incontinence are less likely if their surgeons performed more than 40 prostate removals per year. -- Surgery-related deaths, urinary complications and readmissions were lower and hospital stays were shorter ...

Watson Announces Positive Results From Its Pivotal Study of Oxybutynin Topical Gel for the Treatment of Overactive Bladder

... Changes from baseline to endpoint were calculated from a three-day patient urinary diary and included a reduction in incontinence episodes and urinary frequency, and an increase in void volume. Additionally, 216 patients ...

Schering-Plough Announces U.S. Filing of Mometasone Furoate/Formoterol Fumarate Combination for the Maintenance Treatment of Asthma

... provider. The most common side effects with ASMANEX in patients 4-11 years old include fever, allergic rhinitis, abdominal pain, vomiting, urinary tract infection, and bruise. The most common side effects with ASMANEX in patients greater than or equal to 12 years old include headache, ...

Lexicon's Drug Candidate LX1032 for Carcinoid Syndrome Receives Orphan Drug Designation From EMEA

... in several different species without affecting serotonin levels in the brain. In Phase 1 clinical studies, LX1032 reduced serotonin levels and urinary 5-HIAA in healthy volunteers consistent with preclinical results. LX1032 is being developed under Fast Track designation from the U.S. Food and Drug ...

ASMANEX(R) (Mometasone Furoate Dry Powder Inhaler) Now Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Bronchial Asthma in Adult Patients

... care provider. The most common side effects with ASMANEX in patients 4-11 years old include fever, allergic rhinitis, abdominal pain, vomiting, urinary tract infection, and bruise. The most common side effects with ASMANEX in patients 12 years of age and older include headache, allergic ...

BioCis Pharma Starts a Phase I Clinical Trial With a New Cancer Drug

... in Turku, Finland, has started Phase I clinical testing of ProtoCure(TM) intravesical instillation solution, a novel anti-cancer drug for urinary bladder cancer. ProtoCure is based on a new mechanism of action discovered and developed by BioCis Pharma which effectively prevents cancer growth ...

Novexel to Present Four Posters at the 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases in Helsinki

... C beta-lactamase inhibitor, is the subject of one poster. Novexel is currently conducting two Phase II clinical trials in patients with complicated urinary tract infections and complicated intra-abdominal infections with NXL104 in combination with ceftazidime. The poster provides in vitro data showing ...

New Data Shows AZOR(R) (amlodipine and olmesartan medoxomil) Significantly Improves 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure

... at about the same or greater incidence as in patients receiving placebo included hypotension, orthostatic hypotension, rash, pruritus, palpitation, urinary frequency, and nocturia. In individual clinical trials of amlodipine and olmesartan medoxomil, other commonly reported adverse reactions ...

Watson Announces United States Availability of RAPAFLO(TM) (silodosin), a Novel New Treatment in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

... to RAPAFLO(TM), Watson will soon launch GELNIQUE, the first and only topical gel for the treatment of overactive bladder with symptoms of urge urinary incontinence, urgency, and frequency. Watson also has submitted a New Drug Application for a 6-month formulation of Trelstar(R) (triptorelin ...
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