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End stage kidney disease is a global public health problem with an estimated 2.4 million patients on dialysis.
The European Association of Urology (EAU) and Elsevier are pleased to announce the launch of URO ONCO, a joint online platform for uro-oncological professionals.
Radical treatment for advanced prostate cancer may herald major survival advantage over conventional treatment
Controversial new research may overturn the standard treatment of men with advanced prostate cancer.
New strategies suggested for kidney regeneration by gene linked to Wilms tumors, a pediatric kidney cancer
Nearly one-third of cases of Wilms tumor, a pediatric cancer of the kidney, are linked to a gene called Lin28, according to research from Boston Children's Hospital.
Surgeons from Japan have created 3D-printed kidneys. These exact replicas of cancer patients' kidneys allow surgery to be simulated, before being performed 'for real' by robots.
Chemotherapy before or after surgery for high-risk bladder cancer improves survival, but is not routinely administered
Contrary to treatment guidelines for high-risk bladder cancer, chemotherapy before or after surgery is not commonly used in routine clinical practice.
Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd., the European subsidiary of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc.
New patient survey data presented at the European Association of Urology (EAU 14) congress, showed that nocturia (waking to void one or more times a night followed by sleep), has a strong negative...
Researchers at Penn Medicine have discovered that the tumor suppressor gene folliculin (FLCN) is essential to normal lung function in patients with the rare disease Birt-Hogg-Dube (BHD) syndrome, a...
Men are three to four times more likely to get bladder cancer than women. The possible causes for this greater risk among men, the importance of early and accurate diagnosis, and the scope of...
A virus that is present in most people in a latent state may induce or exacerbate anemia in patients with kidney disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the...
Atrasentan reduces blood pressure, cholesterol, and urinary protein excretion in diabetics with kidney disease
A drug called atrasentan provides health benefits for patients who have both diabetes and kidney disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of...
Rheumatoid arthritis patients are likelier than the average person to develop chronic kidney disease, and more severe inflammation in the first year of rheumatoid arthritis, corticosteroid use, high...
Drug discovery company Proteomics International has completed an important milestone towards the development of a companion diagnostic (CDx) test with the validation of several of its protein...
JCI: Visualizing calcium dynamics in the kidney, Characterization of an asplenic patient with disorder of sexual development
Visualizing calcium dynamics in the kidneyIn this issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Janos Peti-Peterdi and colleagues at the University of Southern California used multiphoton...
A major new study which reveals that healthcare providers could improve patient dignity and save millions if they adopt the right approach to continence care will be launched at the 5th Global...
New expert guidance highlights strategies for implementing and prioritizing efforts to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) in hospitals.
An innovative kidney transplant technique developed by Henry Ford Hospital is credited as the first in the world to use a new set of patient safety standards coordinated by the University of Oxford...
Comparison of dose-escalated hypofractionated IMRT and conventional IMRT for localized prostate cancer
Dose-escalated intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) with use of a moderate hypofractionation regimen (72 Gy in 2.
In approximately 50% of patients with prostate cancer, the use of permanent brachytherapy, a procedure where radioactive sources are placed inside the prostate, into or near to the tumour, preserves...