Tag: "urinary" at medical news
Isolated soy protein shown to benefit type 2 diabetics, study indicates
...in had a 9.5 percent reduction in the excretion of urinary
albumin, an undesired buildup of globular protein ...ants eating casein had an 11.1 percent increase of urinary
albumin. A common treatment for diabetic kidney disease has been a reduction in protein in the diet...
Emselex(R) receives positive CHMP opinion for the treatment of overactive bladder
...s in Europe 1 . Symptoms of overactive bladder are urinary
urgency (a sudden compelling desire to pass urine,...ence (involuntary leakage accompanied by urgency), urinary
frequency (voiding the bladder too often), and nocturia (waking at night one or more times to void t...
Darifenacin substantially improves quality of life for people with overactive bladder symptoms
...le to achieve bladder control. Symptoms of OAB are urinary
urgency, with or without urge incontinence (strong...ty the bladder with an involuntary loss of urine), urinary
frequency (emptying the bladder eight or more times in 24 hours), and nocturia (awakening two or mor...
May/June 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...-marketed over-the-counter drug phenazopyridine, a urinary
analgesic for the treatment of pain associated with urinary
tract infections. Although respondents had access to the package label at the time of the survey, on...
Knowing severity of other illnesses can help predict outcomes for cancer patients
...ll cell), breast, digestive system, gynecological, urinary
system, or head and neck. "Our results demonstrate that hospital-based cancer registrars can collect comorbidity information, which provides important prognostic information," the authors write. "Comorbidity information was prognostically relevant in...
CellCept(R) registry data demonstrated superior long-term organ transplant outcomes
...emia, leukopenia , thrombocytopenia, leukocytosis, urinary
tract infection, hypertension, hypotension, peripheral edema, hypercholesteremia, hypokalemia, hyperglycemia, creatinine, BUN and cough increased, hypomagnesemia, diarrhea, constipation, nausea, vomiting, respiratory infection, dyspnea, lung disorder...
Research aims to improve nation's health
...effectiveness of services for those suffering from urinary
disorders. "Health inequalities and poor health generally are major problems for Wales," said the Institute's Director, Professor Laurence Moore. "We will be producing high quality evidence to help policy makers deal with these issues in an informed ...
Botox helps ease symptoms of enlarged prostate according to Univ. of Pittsburgh study
...nd effective treatment for conditions of the lower urinary
tract; in this study, we have shown the same may b...ence any significant side effects including stress urinary
incontinence, retrograde ejaculation or erectile dysfunction. BPH is one of the most common diseases...
Quality of life continues to change long-term after treatment for prostate cancer
...ate cancer about quality of life issues, including urinary
problems, sexual dysfunction, bowel problems and hormonal concerns. The study participants with prostate cancer had previously been surveyed an average of 2.5 years after their treatment. At this second contact, the men were on average more than six ...
Patients receiving radioactive seed implant therapy have improved quality of life post-treatment
...ant therapy (brachytherapy) have preserved rectal, urinary
and sexual quality of life four years or more after treatment, according to data presented at the American Urological Association (AUA)'s Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA. "Our findings reveal brachytherapy to be not only an effective treatment f...
New darifenacin data released at the American Urological Association (AUA)
...s urination, OAB is characterized by incontinence, urinary
urgency and frequency, and nocturia (awakening at night to urinate). According to the American Foundation for Urologic Diseases, at least 16 percent of the population over the age of 40 suffers from chronic and troublesome symptoms of OAB. Although...
Overactive bladder symptoms affect sexual activity of women says Univ. of Pittsburgh study
...ssed a higher degree of bother as a result of urge urinary
incontinence were less likely to enjoy sexual activity and less sexually active. Those who experienced a significant amount of genital or abdominal pain were less likely to enjoy sexual activity, but were more likely to experience sexual thoughts or ...
Univ. of Pittsburgh researcher presents six-year results of botox injections for bladder dysfunction
...show promise as a treatment for a variety of lower urinary
tract dysfunctions, according to a study presented... from the treatment such as stress incontinence or urinary
retention. Botox acts by binding to the nerve endings of muscles, blocking the release of the chemic...
Hidden cost of depression in seniors: $9 billion in care from spouses, children
...with other chronic conditions, including diabetes, urinary
incontinence, stroke and dementia. Although the estimated cost per person of informal care was highest for people with dementia and stroke, the high incidence of depression raises the total annual national cost. In all, depression's $9 billion cost ...
Cranberry juice may reduce risk of female urinary tract infections
...ranberry juice on a regular basis may help prevent urinary
tract infections (UTIs) in some women, according t...ausing bacteria from adhering to the lining of the urinary
tract. Whether provided in juice or tablet form, the contents of the berries have been the subject o...
Oncology Nursing Society honors Fox Chase Cancer Center nurse with Radiation Therapy Nursing Award
...uality of life assessment and economic, sexual and urinary
function after prostate cancer therapy. In addition to the Oncology Nursing Society, Bruner is the vice-chair for outcomes of the National Cancer Clinical Trials Cooperative Research Group, the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group, and a member of the He...
Low-dose transdermal estrogen viable short-term treatment for menopausal women
...ctioning, numbness, tingling, fatigue, increase in urinary
problems, memory loss, weight gain and dry eyes and mouth. Also, the menopausal decline in hormone levels can have potential long-term consequences not immediately apparent, such as increased risk for osteoporosis and coronary heart disease....
New study demonstrates significant and sustained improvements in BPH symptoms with AVODART
...-term improvement in three major markers of BPH -- urinary
flow rates and prostate volume reduction. AVODART is the first and only dual 5alpha-reductase (5AR) ...
Study identifies predictors of Alzheimer's disease longevity
..., heart failure, diabetes, stroke, depression, and urinary
incontinence. They were also assessed for a history of agitation, wandering, paranoia, falls and walking difficulties. Survival was measured from the time of initial diagnosis until death or when the study ended in 2001. When compared to the life ex...
Research news from Tufts University, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy: April 2004
...ein (and reduced cereal grain) diets do not affect urinary
calcium excretion, rather, the protein may decrease bone resorption, a process that make bones stronger. The study, published in the March issue of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, looked at men and women over 50 who were randomi...
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