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Kidney Stones Health Center

Kidney Stones Health Center

Find in-depth information on kidney stones including symptoms ranging from painful urination to nausea and vomiting.......[Read More]
Evidence for Erection Recovery After Radical Prostatectomy

Evidence for Erection Recovery After Radical Prostatectomy

This review explores various therapeutic strategies for recovering erectile function after radical prostatectomy. How efficacious are they?......[Read More]
Protein & Kidney Disease

Protein & Kidney Disease

Protein is an important part of every diet, but most people with kidney disease must reduce the amount they consume. How can you go about balancing these two needs? Soy-based foods are a definite healthy option, but even these must be minimized.......[Read More]
Bladder Control Protection for Urinary Incontinence

Bladder Control Protection for Urinary Incontinence

WebMD looks at bladder control products -- from disposable underwear to bedding -- for those with urinary incontinence.......[Read More]
The Dialysis Clinical Outcomes Revisited (DCOR) Study

The Dialysis Clinical Outcomes Revisited (DCOR) Study

Medscape interviews Wadi N. Suki, MD, from The Kidney Institute and Baylor College of Medicine on the recent Dialysis Clinical Outcomes Revisited (DCOR) study.......[Read More]
Obstacles to Health Care: A Nurse's Experience in Sudan

Obstacles to Health Care: A Nurse's Experience in Sudan

Read about the experiences of a nurse volunteer in pediatrics at a teaching hospital in Khartoum, Sudan.......[Read More]
Should Anticoagulation Be a Part of Priapism Shunting?

Should Anticoagulation Be a Part of Priapism Shunting?

These two cases illustrate the need for perioperative anticoagulation therapy in men undergoing priapism shunting procedures.......[Read More]
How to Survive If Your Car Breaks Down

How to Survive If Your Car Breaks Down

Modern cars are generally very reliable. They don't break down andleave you stranded too often. But this reliability also means that if yourwheels do conk out, you might be caught unprepared. To avoid beingstranded, take these precautions before attempting a drive across anem......[Read More]
Reducing Proteinuria in Patients With Diabetic Nephropathy

Reducing Proteinuria in Patients With Diabetic Nephropathy

Diabetic nephropathy may occur concurrently with proteinuria and other comorbid conditions such as hypertension. What makes Telmisartan the best angiotensin receptor blocking agent in these cases?......[Read More]
Urinary Issues

Urinary Issues

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of urinary issues, including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Active Surveillance OK With HGPIN or ASAP on Biopsy

Active Surveillance OK With HGPIN or ASAP on Biopsy

Concomitant high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN) or atypical small acinar proliferation (ASAP) should not preclude the patient from active surveillance, reports Dr Gerald Chodak.......[Read More]
Can You Have Incontinence Without Needing Surgery?

Can You Have Incontinence Without Needing Surgery?

According to National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, incontinence can be a major source of embarrassment and anxiety. If you have incontinence, it can be treated without needing surgery.......[Read More]
Clean Catch Directions

Clean Catch Directions

A clean catch urine specimen is used to check the urine for bacteria that cause urinary tract infections--and sometimes to run other tests. For this reason, urine collected using the clean catch technique cannot be contaminated with outside bacteria that could alter the test results. You should alwa......[Read More]
Angiogenesis In Urologic Malignancies

Angiogenesis In Urologic Malignancies

This article reviews promoters and inhibitors of angiogenesis in tumors of the prostate, bladder and kidneys, and their use as either tumor markers or potential anticancer treatments.......[Read More]
Uses of Cranberry Concentrate

Uses of Cranberry Concentrate

Cranberries help to treat and prevent urinary tract infections.cranberry image by Marek Kosmal from Fotolia.comCranberries, also known as Vaccinium macrocarpon, are a native plant to North America and have been used by Native Americans as a source of both food and medicine. The plant is.........[Read More]
Serum Bicarbonate and Mortality in Adults

Serum Bicarbonate and Mortality in Adults

Is low serum bicarbonate concentration a strong risk factor for mortality in patients with or without chronic kidney disease?......[Read More]
What Helps Clean Uric Acid From You Body?

What Helps Clean Uric Acid From You Body?

Too much uric acid in the body can lead to gout, kidney stones and kidney failure. When your body produces too much, your kidneys cannot excrete enough of it, causing excessive buildup.......[Read More]
A Unique Complication of Urethral Catheterization

A Unique Complication of Urethral Catheterization

Learn how pubic hair on a catheter tip acts as a catalyst for bladder stones.......[Read More]
How to Eradicate Incontinence

How to Eradicate Incontinence

Urinary incontinence is when you cannot control the urge to urinate. Incontinence may be caused by bladder infections, medications, childbirth, or surgical procedures. See your doctor if you become incontinent. He give you a physical examination and may recommend X-rays of the urinary tract. You ......[Read More]
Bladder Pain Information

Bladder Pain Information

Bladder pain can be a result of a variety of medical conditions. It may be caused by infections that are easily treated or by life-threatening bladder or vaginal cancer. It is important to have your condition diagnosed and treated as early as possible to avoid complications.......[Read More]