Case Western Reserve University receives $3.7M NIH grant to study autonomic nervous system link to painful bladder syndrome
CLEVELAND July 23, 2009 Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has received a $3.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to determine if painful bladder
syndrome may be caused by abnormalities in the autonomic nervous system rather than in the bladder
Positive CHMP Opinion for JAVLOR(R) in Metastatic Treatment of Bladder Cancer After Failure of a Prior Platinum-Containing Regimen
CASTRES, France, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Laboratoires Pierre Fabre
announce today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use
(CHMP), the scientific advisory committee of the European Medicines Agency
(EMEA), has issued a positive opinion supporting approval and is recommending
Watson Launches GELNIQUE(TM) (oxybutynin chloride) Gel 10%, First and Only Topical Gel for Overactive Bladder (OAB)
- Bold and innovative marketing campaign will target women and highlight product's efficacy, ease of use and excellent tolerability -
CORONA, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, a leader in generic and specialty branded pharmaceuticals, announced today the launc...
Study Cites Gains in Gall Bladder Cancer Treatment
Early detection, aggressive surgery boosts survival times, researchers say
MONDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with gallbladder cancer are surviving longer than they used to, but the death rate is still high, new research shows.
An estimated 9,520 cases of gallbladder or bil...
Verathon(R) Introduces BladderScan(R) BVM 9500 Bladder Volume Instrument To Help Urologists Diagnose Bladder Dysfunction
BOTHELL, Wash., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Verathon(R) is pleased to announce the new BladderScan(R) BVM 9500 bladder
volume instrument. Designed with Urologists in mind, the BVM 9500 measures both UEBW (ultrasound-estimated bladder
weight) and bladder
volume quickly and noninvasively to help diag...
New Data Presented at AUA's Annual Conference Prove GELNIQUE(TM) (oxybutynin chloride) 10% gel is an Effective, Safe Option for Female Overactive Bladder (OAB) Patients
- First and Only Topical Gel for OAB to Launch in U.S. Next Month -
CHICAGO, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Data to be presented at the American Urological Association's (AUA) Annual Conference show that GELNIQUE(TM) (oxybutynin chloride) 10% gel significantly improves symptoms of OAB and...
Mayo Clinic researcher says improved detection of bladder tumors reduces cancer recurrence
CHICAGO -- Making tumors inside the bladder
fluoresce red under blue light allows physicians to more easily find and remove them, substantially reducing the rate at which these cancers come back, says a Mayo Clinic physician who is presenting results of a large, multicenter international clinical ...
Genetic analysis may predict risk of invasive bladder cancer
DENVER Genetic variations in the inflammation pathway may predict who would respond to Bacillus-Calmette-Guerin (BCG) treatment and who might experience a recurrence among patients with non-muscle invasive bladder
cancer, according to data presented at the American Association for Cancer Research...
Genetic variants predict recurrence of bladder cancer, patient survival
DENVER - Scientists at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center have discovered genetic variations in the inflammation pathway that reduce the likelihood of recurrence and increase survival of patients with non-muscle invasive bladder
cancer (NMIBC) who are treated with mainstream ther...
Know Your Bladder Better
Cystex® Ladies Room Launches New Web Site Initiatives, Connecting
Women Directly with Top Board-Certified Urologist for Bladder
Edison, N.J.(PRWEB) April 15, 2009-- Physician-recommended Cystex®, the first and only over-the-counter (OTC) medi...
More intensive treatment not associated with better outcomes in early bladder cancer
Patients with early bladder
cancer who receive more intensive treatment within the first two years of diagnosis do not appear to have better survival than patients who receive less intensive treatment, according to a retrospective analysis published in the April 7 online issue of the Journal of t...
More intense bladder cancer treatment does not improve survival, U-M study finds
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Despite enduring more invasive tests and medical procedures, patients who were treated aggressively for early stage bladder
cancer had no better survival than patients who were treated less aggressively. Further, the aggressively treated patients were more likely to undergo major...
Intensive Early Treatment Doesn't Help Bladder Cancer Survival
High-intensity early treatment may lead to more interventions in future, study finds
TUESDAY, April 7 (HealthDay News) -- More intensive treatment in the first two years after a diagnosis of early bladder
cancer doesn't appear to improve patient survival, a new study finds.
Technique Might Prevent Some Bladder Removals
Method helps doctors better distinguish cancer types, researcher says,,
MONDAY, March 9 (HealthDay News) -- A new technique that more accurately determines the stage of bladder
cancer could help reduce the number of bladder
removals, a new study says.
U.S. researchers studied 70 bla...
New staging technique might save bladders in some bladder cancer patients
MAYWOOD, Ill. -- Pathologists today (March 9, 2009) reported encouraging results from a new technique to increase the accuracy of staging bladder
cancer tumors that could reduce the need to remove bladders from some patients.
The technique is performed by pathologists before surgery. It can con...
Verathon(R) Introduces BladderScan(R) BVI 9600 Bladder Volume Instrument with AortaScan(TM) Mode to Help Physicians Identify the Presence of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
BOTHELL, Wash., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Verathon(R) is pleased to announce the new BladderScan(R) BVI 9600 bladder
volume instrument, with AortaScan(TM) Mode to help physicians identify the presence of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). This new addition to the BladderScan(R) BVI 9000 series will ...
Bioniche Phase II Bladder Cancer Trial Results Published in The Journal of Urology
- results from this trial supported entry into Company's current Phase
cancer program -
BELLEVILLE, ON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: BNC), a research-based, technology-driven Canadian biopharmaceutical company, today announced that T...
Polymedco Introduces Point of Care Test for Recurrent Bladder Cancer Detection
BTA stat(R) Test Detects Bladder
Tumor Associated Antigen in Urine
CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Polymedco, Inc. is pleased to announce the direct availability of the BTA stat (R) test from our sales force -- The BTA stat (R) test is a point of care technology for the early...
Why bladder cancer is deadlier for some Bladder
cancer is much more likely to be deadly for women and African-Americans, but the reasons long believed to explain the phenomenon account for only part of the differences for such patients compared to their white and male counterparts, according to results published in the Jan. 1 issue of t...
Why Bladder Cancer Is Deadlier for Some
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bladder
cancer is much more likely to be deadly for women and African-Americans, but the reasons long believed to explain the phenomenon account for only part of the differences for such patients compared to their white and male counterparts, acco...
Many Ignore Symptoms of Bladder Trouble
November is health awareness month, so check with a physician if you're in pain
SATURDAY, Nov. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Are you paying enough attention to your bladder?
During November, which is Bladder
Health Month, the American Urological Association is urging people to talk with t...
Urigen Announces Issuance of Key Patent for URG101 - A Novel Therapy to Treat Painful Bladder Syndrome/Interstitial Cystitis
BURLINGAME, Calif., August 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Urigen
Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: URGP, http://www.urigen.com ), a
specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and
commercialization of treatments for urological disorders, today announced
the U.S. Patent ...
Robotic surgery extends benefits to bladder cancer patients at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
NEW YORK (July 30, 2008) -- Robotic surgery, largely pioneered for prostate cancer surgery, is rapidly being adapted for use in other areas, including for bladder
cancer patients. Urologic surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center now have significant experience -- and...
Patients unaware of link between smoking and bladder cancer
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Even though cigarette smoking accounts for up to half of all bladder
cancer cases, few people are aware of the connection including more than three-quarters of patients who have bladder
cancer, according to a new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center....
Pregnancy may help protect against bladder cancer
Pregnancy seems to confer some protection against bladder
cancer in mice, scientists have found.
Female mice that had never become pregnant had approximately 15 times as much cancer in their bladders as their counterparts that had become pregnant, according to new findings by investigators at t...
Brain May Ignore Bladder Signals, Causing Bedwetting
Study suggests overactive bladder
may desensitize brain ,,,,
WEDNESDAY, May 28 (HealthDay News) -- Much like the boy who cried wolf, a bladder
that constantly sends signals to arouse the brain may end up being ignored in its time of greatest need.
That's the theory of Hong Kong rese...
Firefighters May Face Higher Risk of Bladder Cancer
Long-term exposure to smoke, chemicals boosts odds, but routine screening could help
MONDAY, May 19 (HealthDay News) -- Firefighters may be at increased risk for bladder
cancer and should be considered for routine annual screening, say University of California, San Francisco, research...
Replacement Bladder Grown From Body's Own Cells
'Neo-organ' from intestinal tissue could offer therapy option for cancer patients
SUNDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- Using regenerative medical techniques, it may be possible to create replacement bladders for people who've had their bladder
removed due to cancer.
That's the concl...
Xceed Molecular Signs University of Florida to Strategic Collaborator Program; Focus on Developing New Molecular Test to Diagnose Early-Stage Bladder Cancer
WELLESLEY, Mass., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Xceed Molecular, a pioneer
in the development of cost-effective, easy-to-use gene-expression analysis
systems, announced that the University of Florida has joined Xceed's
Strategic Collaborator program. Xceed will work with primary researchers,
Now-Banned Hair Dyes Linked to Bladder Cancer
Study finds slightly elevated risk for hairdressers, barbers
WEDNESDAY, March 26 (HealthDay News) -- Hairdressers and barbers who used now-banned hair dyes that had high concentrations of coloring ingredients appear to be at a slightly elevated risk of bladder
cancer, a new report cont...
Verathon Inc. Launches Enhanced BladderScan(R) Bladder Volume Instrument With Small Child Mode
BOTHELL, Wash., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Verathon(R) is pleased to
announce a new Small Child Mode for the portable BladderScan(R) BVI 9400
bladder volume instrument with patent-pending NeuralHarmonics(TM)
Technology. Small Child Mode enables health care providers to measure
bladder volume non...
Cell Receptor on Track for Painless Bladder Cancer Test
Detecting, Monitoring Bladder
Cancer At All Stages Steps Away From Home, Doctor's Office
CHARLESTON, S.C., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medical University of
South Carolina (MUSC) Foundation for Research and Development announced a
promising new diagnostic tool to de...
Bioniche Receives Fast Track Designation For First-Line Bladder Cancer Therapy
- Second Phase III clinical trial to begin later this year -
BELLEVILLE, ON, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bioniche Life Sciences
Inc. (TSX: BNC), a research-based, technology-driven Canadian
biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has received notice from
the U.S. Food and...
Broccoli Sprout Extract Hinders Bladder Cancer Development
Rats given concentrated dose had risk of growths cut in half, study says
THURSDAY, Feb. 28 (HealthDay News) -- A concentrated extract of freeze-dried broccoli sprouts reduced bladder
tumor development by more than half in laboratory rats, according to a new study.
Researchers said ...
Study looks at new bladder cancer therapy for patients unresponsive to standard treatment
NEW YORK (Feb. 26, 2008) -- As many as half of patients with superficial bladder
cancer do not respond to the standard first-line chemotherapy placed into the bladder, according to current multi-center outcomes data. When this happens, typically, their only option is surgical removal of the bladde...
Bioniche Provides Update on Refractory Bladder Cancer Trial with Urocidin(TM)
- Data Safety Monitoring Committee holds third meeting -
BELLEVILLE, ON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bioniche Life Sciences
Inc. (TSX: BNC), a research-based, technology-driven Canadian
biopharmaceutical company, is pleased to provide an update on the progress
of its North America...
International team gets new award to research the causes of bladder problems
An international research project which aims to solve why some people feel the constant need to urinate a condition that affects one in every six adults - has received a prestigious new 420,000 award from the leading UKbased urology journal and charity BJU International.
Researchers from the U...
AUA releases new guidelines on non-muscle invasive bladder cancer
LINTHICUM, MD. The AUA is pleased to announce their new Guideline on the Management of Nonmuscle Invasive Bladder
Cancer. Each year, more than 60,000 people are diagnosed with bladder
cancer, which has been linked to a number of risk factors, including cigarette smoking and exposure to hazardous c...
New treatment option studied for bladder cancer
A chemotherapy regimen for patients with advanced bladder
cancer who arent eligible for standard treatment is under study at the Medical College of Georgia.
The unfortunate reality is that kidney problems often result from bladder
cancer which precludes the usual chemotherapy package of cisplat...
Men with bladder exstrophy report robust sex lives, but women fare worse, Hopkins study shows
Adult men born with a severe urological anomaly in which the bladder
forms outside of the abdomen report much more robust sexual lives than women born with the same condition, according to a small study led by urologists at the Johns Hopkins Childrens Center. The condition, known as bladder