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New Prostate Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise
...ising. Dr. Johannes Vieweg, associate professor of urology
and an assistant professor of immunology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, tested the vaccine on 13 men with metastatic prostate cancer.// The vaccine uses the men's own dendritic cells, extracted white blood cells (WBC) that activate th...
Elevated Ozone Levels Hurt Sperm Count
.... According to Dr. Larry Lipshulz, a professor of urology
and chief of the division of male reproductive medicine and surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston., the data is far too preliminary to make any far-reaching conclusions. He added that it's important to look at an environment with low ozone...
Hormone Therapy applicable for Prostate Cancer
...s, loss of libido and impotency. Kenneth Koeneman, urology
professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, said the side effects go beyond sexual dysfunction. "It's systemic castration," Koeneman told UPI. Hormone suppression also cab cause breast enlargement, a drop in muscle mass an...
Response to chemotherapy could be measured by Prostate-Specific Antigen Doubling Time
Researchers from the department of urology
in a hospital in Switzerland who investigated whether chemotherapeutic response to hormone-refractory prostate cancer could be measured via changes in prostate-specific antigen (PSA) found that prostate cancer doubling time may be an auxiliary marke...
Marijuana-Derived Drug Promises Hope In Treating Bladder Infection
...ents," said Michael Chancellor, M.D., professor of urology
at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. "Any new option we can give our patients to alleviate their painful symptoms is very exciting." General treatment involves the prescription of sedatives but seldom afford relief. Associated urinar...
Cancer killing antibody effective against prostate cancer
... according to Dr. Robert E. Reiter, a professor of urology
and researcher at UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center and the study's senior author it tells the cancer that it is time to die. The detailed report of the study is to be published in tomorrow's issue of Cancer Research, a peer- reviewed journal published by...
Protein Linking Vitamin E And Prostate Cancer
...archers led by ShuYuan Yeh, assistant professor of urology
and pathology also found that TAP also increases the retention of Vitamin E in the prostate cells and appears to disrupt a signaling pathway in prostate cancer cells. “Vitamin E and TAP have distinct pathways to modulate prostate cancer cell growth...
Primary Care centers to provide out patient treatment
... general surgery, ENT, dermatology, gynecology and urology
facilities without waiting for their appointment in big hospitals which does not require long waiting hours and journey in large hospitals as it does not require a consultant appointment to get treatment. This new Primary care centers will provide ...
Age Can Affect PSA Reading And Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
...12,000 medical records of men who presented to the urology
clinic and documented the raise of PSA levels. They argue that low threshold levels of the marker need to be set for men under 70. The existing threshold for PSA velocity (PSAV) is 0.75 ng/ml/yr. A prostate biopsy is strongly indicated in men whose...
Shock Wave Therapy Increase The Risk Of Diabetes
...new finding,” says Amy Krambeck, M.D., Mayo Clinic urology
resident and lead study investigator. “This opens the eyes of the world of urology
to the fact that hypertension and diabetes are potential side effects. We can’t say with 100 percent...
Bladder Pain Suppressed By Marijuana-Derived Drug
...s,’ said Michael B. Chancellor, M.D., professor of urology
and gynecology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. ‘Any new option we can give our patients to alleviate their painful symptoms is very important.’ According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, 7...
Scientists Engineer Artificial Penis
...Urological Association and a clinical professor of urology
at the University of California, San Francisco said, "This is very exciting -- the researchers have been working on this for a long time in a variety of different organs. It's not yet clinically available, but if it works and proves safe and effectiv...
Enlarged Prostate Might Be Relieved with Botox injections
...searcher Dr. Michael B. Chancellor, a professor of urology
and gynecology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, said “Our results are encouraging because they indicate that Botox could represent a simple, safe and effective treatment for enlarged prostate." The study involved 41 men, who were in ...
Prostate Cancer Risk Linked To Early Estrogen Exposure
...al to elevated estradiol, said Prins, professor of urology
at UIC and senior author of the study. "This is highly relevant to people, because relative estradiol levels increase in aging men as a result of their increased body fat and declining testosterone levels. The doses of estradiol and BPA used in the...
Non Surgical Medication Drugs Prove To Be Effective In Treating ED
...of studies, Jack Mydlo, MD, professor and chair of urology
at Temple University School of Medicine and Hospital, has found that when ED medications fail, combination therapy might be the answer. ‘Medication used with other non-surgical treatments, such as pumps, injections or urethral suppositories, offer...
Dr Reddys Launches New Drug In Its Urology Segment
Consolidating its position in the urology
segment, pharma major Dr Reddys Laboratories Ltd h...r help the company consolidate its position in the urology
segment which has over 10 products in the urology
segment, the company informed the Bombay Stock Exc...
Erection Drug Was Not Useful to Two-Thirds of Its Users
...rge-scale study published in the July issue of the urology
journal BJU International, nearly two-thirds of patients have discontinued the use of Uprima// , a drug known to treat problems of erection. The users were not happy with the success rates of this drug. And 70 per cent of family doctors who express...
Protein holds clue in the spread of bladder cancer
...a Morrione, Ph.D., research assistant professor of urology
at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson's Kimmel Cancer Center in Philadelphia. In some cases, he notes, proepithelin might be used as a marker for bladder cancer. He and his colleagues report their findings July ...
AIIMS Acquires Four-Armed Robot to Assist in Surgeries
...d in Asia," said N.P. Gupta, professor and head of urology
AIIMS. The machine was imported from the US for ... live operative workshop from July 31 to teach the urology
fraternity of the country about robotic urology
surgery. The hospital has invited Mani Menon from ...
Proper Ratio Of Omega-3 And Omega-6 Could Reduce Prostate Cancer Growth
... William Aronson, a professor in the department of urology
at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA// in mice it was found that a proper balance in th ratio of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids reduced the prostate cancer growth rates. The study results were published in the journal Clinical Cancer Res...
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