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  • Common Invasive Test Not Necessary For Kidney Disease Patients
    Equations that estimate a patients kidney function work as well as direct, invasive measurements, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). This means that many patients withchronic kidney disease (CKD) do not need to undergo the painful and cumbersome procedures that are performed to monitor kidneys health. Measuring CKD patients kidney function can help physicians anticipate complications and provide optimal treatments....
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    Author: lixiaop
    Date: 2011/9/16 17:24:13
  • Hormone Predicts Which Kidney Patients Might Die Early
    The blood levels of a particular hormone can help predict which kidney disease patients will develop heart problems, need dialysis, and die prematurely, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of theJournal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). Testing for this hormone could identify which patients need early treatment, thereby lowering their health risks and lengthening their lives. In patients with chronic kidney disease(CKD), blood levels of a hormone called fibroblast growth....
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    Author: John
    Date: 2011/9/10 17:02:59
  • How To Get Cystitis Treatment
    If you are looking for a way to get Cystitis treatment, you can go to an online doctor who will give you the treatment that you need after the condition is diagnosed. Cystitis is very much like an STD when it presents and is likely to strike younger women who have just become sexually active. Those who have Cystitis may have burning upon urination as well as discomfort during sex. If a young woman experiences this after she has become sexually active, chances are that it is Cystitis that used....
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    Author: John
    Date: 2011/9/9 17:23:58
  • Insufficient Evidence for Routine Bladder Cancer Screening
    In an update to its 2004 guidance on screening for bladder cancer, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has changed its recommendation from a D (lack of evidence) to an I (insufficient evidence) statement, finding inadequate data to support disease screening for asymptomatic adults or for adults with mild lower urinary tract symptoms such as urinary frequency, hesitancy, urgency, dysuria, or nocturia. According to the report, the current evidence does not adequately demonstr....
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    Author: lixiaop
    Date: 2011/9/8 17:21:14
  • Antibiotics May Improve Treatment of Overactive Bladder
    Antibiotics may be a useful adjunctive treatment for overactive bladder (OAB), according to British researchers. About 50% of patients presenting with OAB appear to have an infection or an inflammatory process at the heart of their OAB etiology, despite presenting with negative routine urinalyses, they noted. A team led by James Malone-Lee, MD, Professor of Medicine at University College London, studied 440 OAB patients (380 women and 60 men) whom they divided into three groups. Group 1 (147 p....
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    Author: John
    Date: 2011/8/30 16:21:27
  • Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill’s Advantages on Interstitial Cystitis Treatment
    What kind of inflammation does interstitial Cystitis belong to? Currently, the causes of interstitial Cystitis is still an open question, here is not to list the cause one by one. Research shows the female with too many sex mates and excessive drink habit easily to be attacked by this inflammation. According to various medical examinations, interstitial Cystitis belongs to nonbacterial Cystitis. Interstitial Cystitis usually threats middle-aged women with typical feature of fibrosis of the....
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    Author: lixiaop
    Date: 2011/8/29 17:24:10
  • What is Interstitial Cystitis and the symptoms of IC
    Interstitial Cystitis, or IC as it is commonly called, is a medical condition wherein the bladder becomes inflamed and the linings of the wall become eroded. Currently, the cause, as well as treatment of this condition is yet to be discovered. Some patients do not show symptoms of interstitial Cystitis, while some do. Pressure and Pain Pain in the pelvis may be experienced by sufferers of interstitial Cystitis. Pain can also occur at the perineal part, as well as in the scrotum. Added pressure....
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    Author: John
    Date: 2011/8/23 17:40:31
  • What is meant by cystitis?
    Cystitis is the common term used for inflammation of the bladder, which accounts for about 50% to 70% of the total number of urinary tract infections. In most cases, inflammation is caused by a bacterial infection. Cystitis can cause pain and frequent urination, or more serious problems if the infection travels to the kidneys. Pain is usually felt above the pubic bone and often in the lower back as well. Frequent urination during the night may also occur. The urine may look cloudy and contain v....
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    Author: lixiaop
    Date: 2011/8/23 17:33:36
  • Physical methods help to treat chronic systitis
    Most women will suffer from Cystitis - infection of the urinary tract and bladder - at some point in their lives. With symptoms including a frequent and urgent need to urinate and pain in the bladder, it can be extremely unpleasant. Fortunately, it usually clears up after a couple of days and a course of antibiotics. But about 400,000 Britons - 90 per cent of them women - suffer from chronic Cystitis, known medically as interstitial Cystitis. Here the problem is not an infection, but the blad....
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    Author: John
    Date: 2011/8/23 17:23:24
  • Data Back LNU for Upper Tract Urothelial-Cell Carcinoma
    Laparoscopic and open nephroureterectomy for upper urinary tract urothelial-cell carcinoma (UUT-UCC), which are uncommon but aggressive malignancies, are associated with comparable long-term outcomes, Scottish investigators concluded. The researchers, led by Grant D. Stewart, MBChB, PhD, of the University of Edinburgh, studied 62 patients with UUT-UCC, of whom 39 underwent open nephroureterectomy (ONU) and 23 underwent laparoscopic nephroureterectomy (LNU). The median follow-up was 163 months (....
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    Author: John
    Date: 2011/8/23 16:07:17