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Alternative Option for Type2 Diabetes Treatment

...aryngitis [inflammation of the nasal passages] and urinary tract infection) and headache, the authors write. Incretin therapy offers an alternative option to currently available hypoglycemic agents for nonpregnant adults with type 2 diabetes with modest efficacy and a favorable weight change profile, they ...

Daily Antibiotics may Not Prevent Future Urinary Tract Infections Risk in Kids

Taking antibiotics daily to prevent future urinary tract infection after a first childhood infection ... 2006. They found that 611 children had a first urinary tract infection and 83 had a recurrent UTI. Children between ages three and five, Caucasians, and th...

Indian Antibiotic Faces Anti-dumping Duties in China

...g other sulfonamides. It is commonly used to treat urinary tract infections....

The Custom of Circumcision Decline in the US

...mcision. Possible benefits include a lower risk of urinary tract infections, penile cancer and sexually trans...vidence that it reduces the risk of penile cancer, urinary tract infections, HIV and perhaps other sexual transmitted diseases. Many major insurance companies ...

Bone Health Protection by Dietary Calcium

...calcium intake, we tested bone mineral density and urinary concentrations of estrogen metabolites." The researchers found that the women could be divided into three groups: one group, called the "supplement group," got at least 70 percent of their daily calcium from tablets or pills; another, the "diet gro...

Raipurs Separated Conjoined Twins are Doing Fine

... portions of the body. Fortunately their heart and urinary organs were separate. The doctors took up the responsibility of meeting the cost of milk, other nutrients and medicines for the kids during their eight-month long stay in hospital. Prabhawati, the mother of twins, said she was happy and requeste...

First Gene Linked to Scoliosis Identified

...lop heart defects, mental retardation, genital and urinary problems, ear abnormalities, and deafness among other problems. They also develop late-onset scoliosis. "This led us to consider that milder variations of CHD7 may be involved in other types of scoliosis," Bowcock said. Led by Dr. Carol Wise, the...

Egypt Outlaws All Female Circumcision

...ng childbirth. It also carries risks of infection, urinary tract problems and mental trauma. It is practised widely in Africa but was banned earlier this year in Eritrea. The United Nations describes female genital mutilation as a practice with many adverse physical and psychological impacts and with no ...

Quick, Innovative Procedure Helps Men Minimize Incontinence After Prostatectomy

... have one less thing to worry about: post-surgical urinary incontinence. That's because a team of expert u...ificant number of patients have post-prostatectomy urinary incontinence," adds senior researcher Dr. E. Darracott Vaughan, attending urologist at NewYork-Presb...

Innovative Procedure Helps Men Minimize Incontinence After Prostatectomy

... when they need not worry about the post-surgical urinary incontinence. That's because a team of expert ur...ificant number of patients have post-prostatectomy urinary incontinence," adds senior researcher Dr. E. Darracott Vaughan, attending urologist at NewYork-Presb...

Sling Surgery Better Than Burch for Treating Stress Incontinence in Women

...al comparing two traditional operations for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women, a team of urologists...h. Complete information on measures used to assess urinary incontinence was available for 520 participants (79 percent) 24 months after surgery. Quality of lif...

Exercise may Help Breast Cancer Patients to Lead a Healthy Life

...ptoms including hot flashes, sweats, palpitations, urinary incontinence and cognitive and mood changes. Psychological effects such as anxiety and depression are also common. Physical symptoms exacerbate anxiety as they are a constant reminder of the cancer and add to the worry about whether it will recu...

Better Working Conditions for Nurses Might Decrease Patient Infections

...hospital-associated infection, catheter-associated urinary tract infection, as well as increased rates of skin ulcers on patients. "Our careful analysis found that decisions related to staffing, overtime, and overall work environment directly affected patient safety outcomes," said Andrew W. Dick, Ph.D., a...

Early Prostate Cancer: Specialty of Physician Influences Type of Therapy Received

.... Treatment side effects vary. The most common are urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction for prostatectomy; diarrhea and erectile dysfunction for radiation therapy; loss of libido, hot flashes and breast tenderness for hormone therapy. There are no physical side effects associated with watchful waiti...

New Drug Application Submitted for Investigational Antibiotic Doripenem

...e events seen were diarrhea, nausea, constipation, urinary tract infection and decubitus ulcer, commonly known as a bedsore....

New Symptom-free STD on the Rise in US and Australia

...80s. It can cause inflammation of the urethra (the urinary passage from the bladder), in men, and inflammation of the cervix and the lining of the uterus in women, possibly leading to infertility. In the current study, researchers at the University of Washington, Seattle, tested 1714 women and 1218 men be...

Primary Urinary Tract Infection in Infants

A group of 95 infants were evaluated for urinary tract infection. Wan et al reviewed //the clinical...nosis and treatment. This study is important since urinary tract infection is one of the most common causes of unexplained fevers in infants with an overall re...

Shockwave Lithotripsy is Effective for Pediatric Urolithiasis

... is an effective modality to treat pediatric upper urinary tract calculi, especially when the stone burden is less than 200 mm2. Larger stone burdens are associated with a poorer clearance and required subsequent procedures. They also found hat the larger stone burdens had a higher complication rate. If shoc...

NYC Mayor Raises Questions About Male Circumcision as HIV Prevention Method

...lready cover them as treatments for infections and urinary blockage. According to Frieden, even 1,000 circumcisions performed in certain populations could curb the spread of HIV in the city (Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report, 4/5). Bloomberg at a news conference said that he has not discussed the campaign with...

Ancient Indian Herb May Prove Cure For Recurrent UTI

...ntist has come out with a possible herbal cure for urinary track// infection (UTI). Soman Abraham and team ...c Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC) says urinary tract infections are a serious health problem affecting millions of people each year and are the sec...

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