Tag: "urological" at medical news
Researchers Begin Drug Trial In Hope Of Finding New Ways To Treat Acute Kidney
...ar 20 million Americans are affected by kidney and urological
diseases, while150,000 develop acute kidney failure. The current treatment for kidney failureis dialysis, a sometimes painful and always costly stop-gap measure that is nota cure, or kidney transplant. Dr. Robert Star, a UT Southwestern Medi...
New study finds vasectomy does not increase prostate cancer risk
...ntigen (PSA) testing, rectal examination, previous urological
symptoms, family history of cancer, and socio-demographic characteristics. Vasectomized men were no more likely to have prostate cancer than those who had not had a vasectomy. Furthermore, according to the study's authors, "Adjustment for social c...
Bedwetting, bowel problems seen in children with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder
...professor of urology and a specialist in childhood urological
diseases at UCI Medical Center's University Children's Hospital, and his colleagues found that children with ADHD scored three times higher than non-ADHD children on a questionnaire that surveyed the delicate issues of pre-adolescent bedwetting, impr...
Successful prostate surgery: It's quality of surgery not quantity that matters most
...a high caseload did not have better oncological or urological
results. It really does depend on the skill of ind...ctive analysis of 10 consecutive cases done by one urological
surgeon, one is able to distinguish whether the quality is good, fair or poor for each of the parame...
News tips for Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2003
...4079 in 1990 who answered questionnaires assessing urological
function at baseline and every two years thereafter. Investigators found that men who had a heart attack between 1979 and 1995 were 3.5 times more likely to have ED in 1996 (when questions about ED were added) than men who did not have a heart attac...
Online bladder cancer information often outdated
...creening, diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Two urological
oncologists used the checklist to evaluate each Web site. No site included information on all 41 checklist items. Most sites contained information on signs and symptoms, tobacco and chemical exposure as risk factors, diagnostic tests and treatments. ...
Medical negligence system is 'secretive, unaccountable and unregulated'
...ical colleagues, says Michael Bishop, a consultant urological
surgeon. Expert witnesses may also be selected for reasons other than their expertise in the field, such as how quickly they produce reports, or their registration with a particular organisation. Medical negligence claims are mostly considered in clo...