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Generic Erosion of Established Agents Will Offset Growth From Uptake of Emerging Therapies in the Market for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, from 2013 to 2018, generic erosion of established agents--most notably tamsulosin--will cause a decline of more than eig...

Availability in Both Intravenous and Oral Formulation is a Leading Drug Attribute Surveyed Physicians Prefer for the Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections in the Hospital Setting

Seventy-Seven Percent of Surveyed Physicians Will Increase Their Use of Carbapenems In the Next Five Years, According to a New Report from AMR and Decision Resources MALVERN, Pa. and WALTHAM, Mass., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Arlington Medical Resources (AMR) and Decision Resources find that a...

Patients with lower urinary tract symptoms more likely to suffer from metabolic syndrome

New York, NY, June 18, 2009 Researchers have determined that individuals with mild to severe symptoms of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are more likely to suffer from metabolic syndrome (MetS), a collection of cardiovascular risk factors thought to be linked by insulin resistance). LUTS enco...

Beaumont Launches 1st U.S. Adult Human Stem Cell Study for Stress Urinary Incontinence

Stem cells harvested from the patient's leg are used to strengthen weak muscles that can lead to urinary leakage. Royal Oak, Mich. (PRWEB) March 10, 2009 -- Urologists at Beaumont Hospital ( http://www.beaumonthospitals.com ) are first in the United States to treat stre...

New research reveals how cranberry products prevent urinary tract infections

New Rochelle, NY, March 9, 2009Chemicals present in cranberriesand not the acidity of cranberry juice, as previously thoughtprevent infection-causing bacteria from attaching to the cells that line the urinary tract, as documented in a report published in Journal of Medicinal Food , a peer-reviewe...

Finding May Lead to New Drugs for Urinary Infections

Researchers seek way to destroy bad, not good, E. coli,, FRIDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Potential targets for new drugs to fight the bacteria that cause many urinary tract infections have been identified by U.S. researchers. Two molecules called yersiniabactin and salmochelin e...

Cranberries May Help Prevent Urinary Tract Infections

Their high acid content inhibits bacterial growth, experts say THURSDAY, Nov. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Make sure to put plenty of cranberry sauce on your plate this Thanksgiving, because it may help protect you against urinary tract infections (UTIs), according to the American Urologic...

ED Drug Relieves Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

In men with enlarged prostates, daily Cialis showed benefit without side effects TUESDAY, Aug. 19 (HealthDay News) -- A daily dose of the erectile dysfunction drug tadalafil (Cialis) helped relieve lower urinary tract symptoms in men with signs of enlarged prostates, according to a ne...

Tadalafil shows promise for relief of lower urinary tract symptoms associated with BPH

New York, August 19, 2008 Men with signs of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) can be helped with a daily dose of erectile dysfunction drug tadalafil (Cialis) to relieve associated lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), according to a new study published in the October 2008 issue of The Journal of...

Urologists report success using robot-assisted surgery for urinary abnormality

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. Ashok Hemal, M.D., a urologic surgeon from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, and colleagues have reported success using robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery to repair abnormal openings between the bladder and vagina known as fistulas. Reporting on their experience ...

Study Explains How Cranberries Prevent Urinary Infections

Juice changes properties of bacteria to form barrier against illness THURSDAY, July 31 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute say that have solved the mystery of how cranberry juice prevents urinary tract infections. Their study, published in the current ...

Sexually transmitted disease, urinary tract infections may be bad combination for birth defect

SALT LAKE CITY -- Women who reported having both a sexually transmitted disease (STD) and urinary tract infection (UTI) just before or during early pregnancy were four times more likely to have babies with gastroschisisa severe birth defect in which infants are born with their intestines and other...

Researchers seek children for a study of antibiotics for a urinary tract disorder

Researchers conducting a study to learn if children with a urinary tract disorder known as vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) should be treated with an antibiotic for an extended period of time are seeking to enroll more participants. The study, known as the Randomized Intervention for Children with Vesi...

Obesity and unhealthy lifestyles linked to more complex urinary problems

People who are obese and lead unhealthy lifestyles are more likely to suffer from a larger number of urinary problems, according to a population-based study of more than 5,000 men and women published in the May issue of the UK-based urology journal BJU International. Researchers hope the results w...

Listening to the urinary stream

Benign prostate enlargement affects most of the elder men and often compresses the urethra resulting in voiding symptoms. Dutch researcher Tim Idzenga has found a way to measure the resistance of the urethra using sound: via a microphone placed behind the scrotum. The sound spectrum of the recorde...

Black women have urinary incontinence less than half as often as white women

ANN ARBOR, Mich. The good news for black women: They have less than half the chance of developing urinary incontinence as do white women, according to a new study from the University of Michigan Health System. The bad news: When they get it, the condition tends to be worse than in white women....

Beaumont Sees Results in Nation's 1st Urinary Nerve Rewiring Surgeries for Spina Bifida Patients

ROYAL OAK, Mich., April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seven children from across the United States are gaining bladder control through a revolutionary, first-in-the-nation nerve rerouting surgery for patients with spina bifida. The surgeries were conducted in 2007 at Beaumont Hospital in Royal...

Astellas/GlaxoSmithKline's Vesicare Has Advantages Over Pfizer's Detrol LA/Detrusitol XL in Reducing Episodes of Urge Urinary Incontinence

Superior Side-Effect Profile Earns Vesicare Gold Standard Status Over Sales-Leading Detrol LA/Detrusitol XL, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and...

Verathon(R) Offers Enhanced BladderScan(R) Instrument as Part of Continued Program to Eliminate Unnecessary Catheterizations, Decrease Urinary Tract Infections and Assist in Hospital Infection Control

BOTHELL, Wash., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Verathon(R), developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art medical devices that offer improvement in patient care, is expanding their BladderScan(R) bladder volume instrument product line and confirming their commitment to provide innovative and p...

Crannose(TM) Extra Strength Women's Health Formula Targets Urinary Tract Infections

ORLANDO, Fla., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Valensa International introduced Crannose(TM) Extra Strength Women's Health Formula at this year's Natural Products Expo West Conference. This patent-pending supplement, manufactured using novel CIT technology, combines the historically known benefi...

Nerites Receives NIH Grant to Study Novel Treatment for Preventing Dangerous Bacterial Infections on Urinary Stents and Catheters

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- While urinary stents and catheters can be life-saving medical devices, 40 percent of patients end up with bacterial infections. With 100 million placed in patients each year, this means that doctors must treat 40 million device-associated infections annua...

NIH panel seeks to dispel stigma associated with fecal and urinary incontinence

An independent panel convened this week by the NIH found that fewer than half of individuals experiencing fecal or urinary incontinencethe inability to control bowel movements or urination, respectivelyreport their symptoms to healthcare providers without being prompted. The secrecy and distress s...

Severe Urinary Problems Boost Death Risk in Older Men

Those over 45 face an almost 24-fold increase in mortality, study says FRIDAY, Nov. 9 (HealthDay News) -- As many as 25 percent of men over age 45 admitted to hospital with acute urinary retention (AUR) die within a year, a death risk comparable to that of patients with a broken hip, a new stud...

Study reveals high death toll after severe urinary complications in men over 45

As many as one in four men admitted to hospital with acute urinary retention will die within a year, finds a study published on bmj.com today. The risk of death in men after acute urinary retention is close to that seen in patients who had a broken hip. The problem is set to get worse as the po...

Removal of uterus increases risk of urinary incontinence

Researchers at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have shown that hysterectomy a common operation involving the removal of the uterus greatly increases the risk of urinary incontinence. Their results, which come from a nationwide study, are presented in The Lancet. Hyster...

MultiVu Video Feed: FDA Approves DORIBAX(TM) (doripenem for injection) for the Treatment of Complicated Intra-abdominal and Complicated Urinary Tract Infections

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved DORIBAX(TM) (doripenem for injection) as a new treatment for complicated intra-abdominal and complicated urinary tract infections, including pyelonephritis. DORIBAX has demonstrated activity against a wide range of Gram-positive and Gram...

FDA Approves LEVAQUIN(R) Short-Course Therapy for Treatment of Complicated Urinary Tract Infections and Acute Pyelonephritis

The Only Quinolone Now Approved with Four Indications for Five-Day Regimen RARITAN, N.J., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved use of the five-day, once-daily regimen of LEVAQUIN(R) (levofloxacin) 750 mg I.V. and oral, for the treatment of complicate...

New male sling procedure helps prostate cancer survivors who suffer from urinary incontinence

DALLAS Aug. 29, 2007 Michael Yarborough, a 58-year-old business owner from Waxahachie, Texas, was fortunate. A routine check-up three years ago revealed prostate cancer, but a side effect of his successful surgery was driving him nuts. After surgery to remove the cancer, I started experiencin...

Different method of evaluating the urinary tract system reduces radiation dose

The split-bolus (cross sectional imaging) MDCT urography technique reduces both radiation dose and number of images produced, according to a recent study conducted by radiologists from Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, CA and VA Palo Alto Health Care System in Palo Alto, CA. ...

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 may not be such a good idea , for not only does it not help, but it may also end up increasing the risk that bacteria causing the infection might develop resistance to the drugs. The finding...

Primary Urinary Tract Infection in Infants

A group of 95 infants were evaluated for urinary tract infection. Wan et al reviewed //the clinical and laboratory findings as well as the diagnosis 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...

Combination Therapy More Effective for Treating Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

Men with overactive bladder and lower urinary tract symptoms who received a combination therapy were more likely to report improvement in symptoms than men who// received only one medication, according to a study in the November 15 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on men's health. Steven A. Kapl...

Drugs May Help Urinary Disease

Research by the University of Michigan Health System finds that treating urinary stone disease with a calcium-channel blocker or an alpha blocker has many benefits// and can even allow patients to pass urinary stones thus avoiding surgery. In the US, the disease affects 13 percent of men and 7 perc...

South Asian Men Have More Urinary Problems Than White Men

Study finds that South Asian men have more urinary problems than white men, but are only half as likely to seek help.// The urology study that was conducted on over 8,000 men has been published in the September issue of the urology journal BJU International, states that South Asian men suffer...

New Procedure Helps Stop Urinary Incontinence

Millions of women, especially moms, suffer from stress urinary incontinence (SUI), a condition where sneezing, coughing or even laughing can lead to urine leakage.// “We try to treat patients with conservative therapies, such as learning better bladder habits, doing Kegel exercises, and addre...

Body generates Antibiotic against Urinary Tract Infection

Swedish researchers have found that the body is capable of manufacturing its own antibiotic from within, that guard against urinary tract infection//. It was thought that the very act of passing urine is a cleansing mechanism, which prevented bacteria from forming in the membranes, but, resear...

Stem Cells offer Hope for Urinary Incontinence Cure

It is estimated that nearly 15 million Americans suffer Urinary incontinence and this news will certainly come as major relief. According to a recent finding//, medical specialists have been able to cure urinary incontinence in most of the patients with injections made from the patients’ own muscle...

Severe Urinary Infection Could Lead To Deadly Blood Clots

A new study says that those who suffer from severe urinary infection are more likely to develop deadly blood clots//. Earlier studies had found a link between acute infections and heart attacks, but scientists were unaware about the relationship between infections and clotting in large veins, r...

Women With Urinary Incontinence More Likely To Develop Depression

Women who suffer from urinary incontinence are more likely to be depressed, says a study//.Urinary incontinence is the inability to hold your urine until you get to a restroom. The condition is twice as common in women as in men, is often temporary, and can happen for various medical reasons. ...

Biosensor Chips to detect Urinary Tract Infections

Professor Joseph C. Liao from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA has produced a new biosensor diagnostics which helps in early detection of Urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infection is caused by gram // negative bacteria which colonizes the urinary tract and causes bacterial infection. ...
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