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Henry Ford Hospital sees improved results for more kidney patients through...

Robotic surgery offers the same or better results than minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures for treating kidney disease, and can potentially help more patients because it is not as difficult for surgeons to learn, according to a new study led ...

Urine-sniffing dogs: Early detection of prostate cancer

Arnhem, The Netherlands, 7 February 2011 -- In the February 2011 issue of European Urology, Jean-Nicolas Cornu and colleagues reported the evaluation of the efficacy of prostate cancer (PCa) detection by trained dogs on human urine samples. In th...

Vaccine for urinary tract infections is 1 step closer

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Urinary tract infections are a painful, recurring problem for millions of women. They are also getting more dangerous as bacteria develop resistance to the most common treatments. Scientists from the University of Michigan ha...

Prostate cancer patients treated with robotic-assisted surgery can expect low recurrence...

A first-ever, long-term study of patients who underwent robot-assisted surgery to remove their cancerous prostates found that nearly 87 percent of them had no recurrence of the disease after five years. The findings were reported in this month's i...

Urgent need for prostate cancer screening amongst Dutch men

Arnhem, 15 September 2010 -- A recent TNS NIPO survey, on behalf of the Dutch Association of Urology (NVU) and the European Association of Urology (EAU), showed that almost four out of 10 Dutch men of 50 years and older suffer, or have suffered, fr...

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