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Four Organ Transplants Dont Help, Canadian Teenager Dies

...tomach and bowel, and also had his spleen and gall bladder removed. MacIver suffered from a rare condition where blood vessels in his bowels would not only bleed, but also damage his other organs.His father Bill said Sunday the 19-year-old simply had too many complications to overcome. When doctors told Bi...

Blackcurrants can Protect from Heart Disease, Cancer

...rbalists using them since the Middle Ages to treat bladder stones, liver disorders and coughs. The berry's high vitamin C content led to them being made into a cordial, which was given free to children during the Second World War. Blackcurrants have a very sweet and sharp taste. They are made into jelly,...

Doctors Warned Against Encouraging Elective Caesareans

...on. The uterus or nearby pelvic organs such as the bladder or kidneys can become infected. Increased bloo...f additional surgeries. For example, hysterectomy, bladder repair, etc. In cesarean birth, the possible risks to the baby include the following: Premature...

Quick, Innovative Procedure Helps Men Minimize Incontinence After Prostatectomy

...ior parts of the sphincter and surgically join the bladder and the anastomosis (the gap in tissues left by prostatectomy) with the surrounding structures. In doing so, we reconstruct the major anatomical players controlling urinary continence." The post-surgical results were impressive. One week after pati...

Innovative Procedure Helps Men Minimize Incontinence After Prostatectomy

...ior parts of the sphincter and surgically join the bladder and the anastomosis (the gap in tissues left by prostatectomy) with the surrounding structures. In doing so, we reconstruct the major anatomical players controlling urinary continence." The post-surgical results were impressive. One week after pati...

Risk of Bladder Cancer Reduced by Broccoli and Cauliflower

...iocyanates may offer a protective benefit against bladder cancer. Isothiocyanates (ITC) are compounds fo...these compounds may protect against the origins of bladder cancer. In the May 15th issue of the International Journal of Cancer, Zhao and colleagues from the...

Green Tea may Protect the Bladder from Becoming Inflamed

Herbal agents could be used to treat inflammatory bladder diseases, according to a preliminary study that looked at the ability of green tea to protect bladder cells from inflammation. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine study, being presented a...

Sling Surgery Better Than Burch for Treating Stress Incontinence in Women

... before feeling a strong, sudden urge to empty the bladder (27 percent versus 20 percent). Nineteen women wit...gery designed to provide additional support to the bladder neck and urethra during increases in abdominal pressure that occur with these kinds of activities. H...

Stimulating the Ankle Can Help Patients With Overactive Bladder

... this embarrassing problem. It's called overactive bladder (OAB) and it's characterized by a sudden and unst...tion for urological conditions, such as overactive bladder and urge incontinence," says Jenelle Foote, MD, an Emory Crawford Long Hospital urologist. "We can n...

Women Urged to Be Wary of Ads Promoting Unwanted Drugs

..., heartburn, restless leg syndrome, and overactive bladder are all examples of symptoms or normal physiological events that are now presented to consumers as being in need of long-term drug treatment. Prescription drugs used to be advertised mainly in medical journals aimed at health care providers. But s...

How to Cope With Side Effects from Pelvic Radiotherapy

...ible effects on sexuality and fertility, bowel and bladder problems, pelvic pain, bone problems and lymphoma....guidance on how to deal with both mild and serious bladder and bowel difficulties and useful associations and addresses listed at the back. The booklets are ...

Stop Smoking, Start Living: World No Tobacco Day

.... However, serious forms of lung disease, oral and bladder cancer and addiction are associated with sheesha. Women who use them during pregnancy face an increased risk of having babies with low birth weight. It does not help to substitute regular cigarettes with seemingly innocuous looking ones such as f...

Cell Genesys Reports Additional Data From Phase 2 Clinical Trial of GVAX Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer

...hase 1 trial of CG0070 oncolytic virus therapy for bladder cancer. Cell Genesys continues to hold an equity interest in its former subsidiary, Ceregene, Inc., which is developing gene therapies for neurodegenerative disorders. Cell Genesys is headquartered in South San Francisco, CA and has its principal man...

US Doctors 're-evaluating' Conjoined Twin Surgery

...eparate the girls, who also have heart, kidney and bladder defects, was "very high-risk."...

Stem Cell Treatment Offers Hope for Paralysis Patients

...s and a metal contrivance. Srinivas has regained bladder control and is able to feel sensations in the lowe...to stand and move using a walker, and has regained bladder control and sensation in the lower body. The stem cell therapy isn't the last horizon for parapl...

Doctors Warned Against Encouraging Elective Caesareans

...on. The uterus or nearby pelvic organs such as the bladder or kidneys can become infected. · Increased blo...f additional surgeries. For example, hysterectomy, bladder repair, etc. In cesarean birth, the possible risks to the baby include the following: · Prematur...

New York Doctors Remove Gallbladder Through Vagina

...integrity of the stomach wall to take out the gall bladder is against the basic rules of surgery, including the Kiss principle (Keep it simple, stupid). Do you really want to punch a hole in the stomach and then fix it — risking leaks — in order to take out an appendix or a gallbladder? Not me!” he says. A...

Scientists Find Clue for the Prevalence of Bladder Cancer More in Men

Scientists have discovered one of the reasons why bladder cancer is so much more prevalent in men than women...thout the receptor had dramatically lower rates of bladder cancer compared to normal mice with the receptor, and human cancer cells with the receptor were much...

Ancient Indian Herb May Prove Cure For Recurrent UTI

...acteria. Some hide in recesses or pouches in the bladder wall and hence escape attack. These later multiply...n helps here by enhancing cellular activity in the bladder wall and in this way, the hiding bacteria are flushed out into the bladder or urine and hence vulne...

Implications of Statin Therapy in Bladder Cancer Patients

...e of the major risk factors for the development of bladder cancer and is also associated with cardiac disease...Consequently, it is not uncommon for patients with bladder cancer to have concomitant cardiac disease and hyperlipidemia. The 3-Hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzy...

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