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Shockwaves Better Than Surgery to Treat Small Kidney Stones 2011-02-23

Different techniques should be used to remove single stones that have become lodged in the distal ureter after being expelled by the kidney, depending on whether they are under or above one centimetre, according to the December issue of BJU.…

Doctors suggest men often susceptible to prostatitis Cycling 2011-02-23

Prostatitis must not be as Ninja. Experts point out that prostate fear is holding back urine.Sedentary, holding back urine can easily lead to prostatitis. Long-term holding back urinefilling the bladder can swell,causing localized pressure.…

New Drug May Help Men with Hard-To-Treat Prostate Cancer 2011-02-22

An investigational drug called abiraterone acetate can prolong survival of men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) whose disease is progressing after receiving docetaxel-based chemotherapy, according to new findings.…

Antibody To Evaluate Prostate Cancer 2011-02-21

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) has signed a licensing agreement with Biocare Medical,a biotechnology company based in Concord, Calif., for the exclusive worldwide sales and distribution.…

Recent Research Offers Hope for Kidney Stone Prevention 2011-02-19

A new technique to curb the growth of crystals in one type of kidney stone offers hope for preventing development of the hard deposits which can cause extreme pain, researchers reported Thursday.…

Empathy Reduced By Added Testosterone 2011-02-18

A new study from Utrecht and Cambridge Universities has for the first time found that an administration of testosterone under the tongue in volunteers negatively affects a person's ability to mind read, an indication of empathy. …

Association Between Intravaginal Practices And Acquiring HIV 2011-02-17

Although there is no evidence to suggest a direct causal pathway, some intravaginal practices used by women in sub-Saharan Africa (such as washing the vagina with soap) may increase the acquisition of HIV infection and so should be avoided.…