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2014 Kickoff to Mens Health: Big Screen Event set for Sept. 25

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) Arkansas Urology and Epoch Mens Health will observe National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month with the 10th annual Kickoff to Mens Health: The Big Screen Event on Thursday, Sept. 25, from 5-8 p.m.

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BPH Treatment with Alpha Blockers Is Not Effective Says Recent Article while Dr. Allens Device Reverses Prostate …

London, GB (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Men have to change alpha blockers, commonly prescribed BPH patients for years, mostly in the reason of lack of efficacy in long term, states a recent article in the Renal and Urology News. At the same time, Dr

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Urology News Article | Comparative effectiveness of robot …

1 Hormone and radiotherapy versus hormone or radiotherapy alone for non-metastatic prostate cancer: A systematic review with meta-analyses Clinical Oncology, August 8, 2014 Evidence Based Medicine Review Article 2 Enclomiphene citrate stimulates testosterone production while preventing oligospermia: A randomized phase II clinical trial comparing topical testosterone Fertility and Sterility, July 25, 2014 Clinical Article 3 Can we expand active surveillance criteria to include biopsy Gleason 3+4 prostate cancer? A multi-institutional study of 2,323 patients Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations, August 20, 2014 Clinical Article 4 Incidence of needle tract seeding following prostate biopsy for suspected cancer - Review of the literature BJU International, June 30, 2014 Review Article 5 Sexually transmitted infections and prostate cancer risk: A systematic review and meta-analysis Cancer Epidemiology, August 1, 2014 Evidence Based Medicine Review Article 6 Impact of family history on prostate cancer mortality in Caucasian men undergoing PSA-based screening The Journal of Urology, August 4, 2014 Clinical Article 7 Association of androgen deprivation therapy with excess cardiac-specific mortality in men with prostate cancer BJU International, August 19, 2014 Clinical Article 8 Association of body mass index and prostate cancer mortality Obesity Research & Clinical Practice, July 24, 2014 Clinical Article 9 Extraprostatic extension of prostatic carcinoma: Is its proximity to surgical margin or gleason score important

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Large study reveals new genetic variants that raise risk for prostate cancer

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 17-Sep-2014 Contact: Vanessa Wasta wasta@jhmi.edu 410-614-2916 Johns Hopkins Medicine @HopkinsMedicine In an analysis of genetic information among more than 87,000 men, a global team of scientists says it has found 23 new genetic variants common differences in the genetic code -- that increase a man's risk for prostate cancer.

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DGAP-News: Analogic Launches Powerful New Ultrasound System Delivering Three Times the Imaging Information

--------------------------------------------------------------------- bk3000 Offers Excellent Performance Based on Proprietary TriCore Architecture PEABODY, Mass., 2014-09-10 16:15 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Analogic Corporation (Nasdaq:ALOG), enabling the world's medical imaging and aviation security technology, today announced the launch of its new bk3000(tm) ultrasound system, the newest addition to its industry-leading family of ultrasound products. The bk3000 is based on Analogic's new TriCore(tm) architecture, which provides Ultra High Resolution imaging and Doppler; accelerated system control; and advanced transducer technology with Twin Cam pinless ZIF (zero insertion force) connectors. The new ultrasound system is targeted for general imaging and urology and procedure guidance applications, and is commercially available in key markets worldwide

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UT Southwestern Residency Programs Ranked Among Best in Nation

Contact Information Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise DALLAS Sept. 10, 2014 Five specialties at UTSouthwestern Medical Center rank among the top 10 national medical residency programs, including the nations top program for plastic surgery, according to new listings compiled by U.S. News & World Report and physician referral network Doximity.

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Analogic Launches Powerful New Ultrasound System Delivering Three Times the Imaging Information

The bk3000 is based on Analogic's new TriCore(tm)architecture, which provides Ultra High Resolution imaging and Doppler;accelerated system control; and advanced transducer technology with Twin Campinless ZIF (zero insertion force) connectors. The new ultrasound system istargeted for general imaging and urology and procedure guidance applications,and is commercially available in key markets worldwide. 'Creating a powerful and efficient ultrasound platform designed to address newclinical challenges well into the future was the goal of Analogic'sscientists,' said Jim Green, president and chief executive officer of Analogic.'The proprietary and conceptual breakthroughs resulted in a new way to formimages that ultimately offers three times the information in each ultrasoundimage compared with conventional systems.

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James McKiernan Named Urology Chair at Columbia University Medical Center and Urologist-in-Chief at NewYork …

New York, NY (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 James McKiernan, MD, the George F. Cahill Professor of Urology, has been named chair of the Department of Urology of the College of Physicians and Surgeons and urologist-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia. As department chair, he will be nominated to become the John K.

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DGAP-News: Analogic Showcases Breakthrough Sonic Window Handheld Ultrasound System at AVA's Annual Scientific Meeting

DGAP-News: Analogic Corporation Analogic Showcases Breakthrough Sonic Window Handheld Ultrasound System at AVA's Annual Scientific Meeting 08.09.2014 / 22:59 --------------------------------------------------------------------- Ultra-Compact Device for Image-Guided Peripheral Intravenous Access Fits in Coat Pocket PEABODY, Mass., 2014-09-08 22:59 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Analogic Corporation (Nasdaq:ALOG), enabling the world's medical imaging and aviation security technology, announced today that it would showcase the new handheld Sonic Window(tm) system, an imaging device for visualizing vasculature and guiding peripheral intravenous (PIV) access, at the Association for Vascular Access 28th Annual Scientific Meeting, September 7-10, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland. The ultra-compact system, which received 510(k) clearance from the U.S.

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Urology News Article | Androgen-deprivation therapy and …

1 Hormone and radiotherapy versus hormone or radiotherapy alone for non-metastatic prostate cancer: A systematic review with meta-analyses Clinical Oncology, August 8, 2014 Evidence Based Medicine Review Article 2 Enclomiphene citrate stimulates testosterone production while preventing oligospermia: A randomized phase II clinical trial comparing topical testosterone Fertility and Sterility, July 25, 2014 Clinical Article 3 Can we expand active surveillance criteria to include biopsy Gleason 3+4 prostate cancer? A multi-institutional study of 2,323 patients Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations, August 20, 2014 Clinical Article 4 Incidence of needle tract seeding following prostate biopsy for suspected cancer - Review of the literature BJU International, June 30, 2014 Review Article 5 Sexually transmitted infections and prostate cancer risk: A systematic review and meta-analysis Cancer Epidemiology, August 1, 2014 Evidence Based Medicine Review Article 6 Impact of family history on prostate cancer mortality in Caucasian men undergoing PSA-based screening The Journal of Urology, August 4, 2014 Clinical Article 7 Association of androgen deprivation therapy with excess cardiac-specific mortality in men with prostate cancer BJU International, August 19, 2014 Clinical Article 8 Association of body mass index and prostate cancer mortality Obesity Research & Clinical Practice, July 24, 2014 Clinical Article 9 Extraprostatic extension of prostatic carcinoma: Is its proximity to surgical margin or gleason score important? BJU International, August 22, 2014 Clinical Article 10 Anxiety in the management of localised prostate cancer by active surveillance BJU International, August 13, 2014 Clinical Article

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Possible data breach for hundreds of Rockwood Health patients

by BRIANA BERMENSOLO & KREM.com KREM.com Posted on September 4, 2014 at 6:13 PM Updated today at 6:14 PM SPOKANE, Wash. -- Two On Your Side investigated why patients of a Spokane hospital received letters that stated their credit card information may have been compromised

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Baptist Health Brings High Tech Prostate Imaging, Biopsy to AR

LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) Baptist Health, in partnership with Arkansas Urology, is proud to introduce Arkansas to a powerful new solution for analysis, planning, and targeted biopsy of the prostate. This complete clinical solution for the prostate combines MRI with ultrasound technology offering a new biopsy option for many patients with elevated and/or rising PSA levels

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Dr. Gerhard Fuchs, Expert In Treating Kidney Stones, Recruited To USC Institute Of Urology

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BPH and Chronic Prostatitis Urinary Symptoms Relief with Dr. Allens Device Can Be Achieved Naturally Whereas …

London, UK (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) caused by CP/CPPS and BPH can be eased dramatically with the continuous use of Dr. Allens Device naturally.

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Five-year Vhi cardiology deal with Mater Private Cork

The Vhi has signed a five-year deal with the Mater Private Hospital in Cork which will allow the extension of cardiology services and pave the way for the development of an integrated heart and vascular centre. The deal also covers urology services. However, the Vhi said the deal does not mean it has done a U-turn in relation to providing cover for additional beds at the hospital.

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Phoenix VA horror stories: Case file vignettes from VA IG investigation

Phoenix VA Health Care System. Stars and Stripes Published: August 27, 2014 Here are some excerpts from some of the case files in the Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general's investigation: In late summer 2013, a man in his early 60s with heart disease, hypertension, diabetes and hepatitis B and C, had severely depressed cardiac function, indicating heart failure and increased risk for sudden death. He had an implantable defibrillator placed in his heart but it had been removed.

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Short Men Divorce Less

Sure, we've heard that tall men make more money, rise to power more quickly, and are more likely to get hired.

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University of Michigan Section of Urology

David A. Bloom, M.D. Chair, Dept

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Researchers Identify Potential Risk Factors for Urinary Tract Infections in Young Girls

Contact Information Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise Winston-Salem, N.C. August, 21, 2014 Young girls with an intense, red, itchy rash on their outer genital organs may be at increased risk of developing urinary tract infections (UTIs), according to new research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

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Urology News Article | Effect of Botox injection at the …

1 Incidence of needle tract seeding following prostate biopsy for suspected cancer - Review of the literature BJU International, June 30, 2014 Review Article 2 Combination of lidocaine suppository and periprostatic nerve block during transrectal prostate biopsy: A prospective randomized trial International Journal of Urology, July 2, 2014 Clinical Article 3 Prebiopsy multiparametric 3T prostate MRI in patients with elevated PSA, normal digital rectal examination, and no previous biopsy Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, July 1, 2014 Clinical Article 4 Standards for prostate biopsy Current Opinion in Urology, February 18, 2014 Clinical Article 5 Coffee consumption and risk of prostate cancer: A meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies Carcinogenesis, January 2, 2014 Evidence Based Medicine Review Article Clinical Article 6 Upper limit of cancer extent on biopsy defining very low risk prostate cancer BJU International, July 25, 2014 Clinical Article 7 Phase II study of single agent orteronel (TAK-700) in patients with nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer and rising prostate-specific antigen Clinical Cancer Research, July 7, 2014 Clinical Article 8 The oncologic role of local treatment in primary metastatic prostate cancer World Journal of Urology, July 9, 2014 Clinical Article 9 Coffee consumption and risk of nonaggressive, aggressive and fatal prostate cancer - A dose-response meta-analysis Annals of Oncology, December 2, 2013 Evidence Based Medicine Clinical Article 10 Reasons for prescription change of 1-blockers in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms suggestive of benign prostatic hyperplasia Urology, July 2, 2014 Clinical Article

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Health centre expanding its services

Health centre expanding its services 3:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014 in News A HEALTH and wellbeing centre is expanding its services. Cornerstone, in Sir Isaacs Walk, Colchester, offers weight management programmes, NHS health checks, stop smoking help, health trainers, health visitors, sexual health and urology.

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Study finds increased rates of preventable deaths in the US following common urologic procedures

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 19-Aug-2014 Contact: Evelyn Martinez sciencenewsroom@wiley.com 201-748-6358 Wiley In recent years, a shift from inpatient to outpatient surgery in the U.S. for commonly performed urologic procedures has coincided with increasing deaths following complications that were potentially recognizable or preventable. The finding, which comes from a recent study published in BJU International, indicates the importance of monitoring urologic surgery patients for potential complications.

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Enlarged Prostate Treatment with Dr. Allens Device Leads to Gradual Reduction of Alfa Blocker Intake to Zero …

London, GB (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Fine Treatment recommends Dr. Allens Device to treat prostate enlargement naturally and in case a man has been taking alpha blocker to reduce its intake gradually to zero.

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Kidney Cancer Following Renal Transplantation Characterized – Video

Kidney Cancer Following Renal Transplantation Characterized Ultrasound surveillance for renal tumors should be performed on native and graft kidneys from 3 years after kidney transplantation, Australian researchers re... By: Renal Urology News

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U.S News & World Report ranks York Hospital 17th in the state

U.S. News & World Report has recognized York Hospital as one of the Best Regional Hospitals in its 2014-15 Best Hospitals publication, according to a news release from the hospital. York Hospital, ranked 17th in the state, was cited for eight high-performing specialties: ear, nose and throat, gynecology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, pulmonology and urology, the release states.

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