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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

One Of Patient, Doctor and Society (PDS) videos..! Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is when the prostate grows too large and causes problems. Learn what si...  
youtube.com
about 4 years ago
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Renal Function Tests Useful in Gauging Preeclampsia Risk

Early pregnancy elevations in urine protein-to-creatinine ratios and serum creatinine may be useful markers for preeclampsia risk.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Propiverine ER Safe, Effective for Overactive Bladder

The extended-release formulation of propiverine is 'an effective and well-tolerated treatment option' for patients with symptoms of overactive bladder (OAB), according to a new study.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pick a category... Airway Management Cardiology Critical Care Critical Care Literature Update Dermatology Endocrine ENT Financial & Investing Gastrointestional Geriatrics Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease International EM Med-Legal Medical Education Misc Neurology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthamology Orthopedics Pediatrics Pharmacology & Therapeutics Procedures Pulmonary Toxicology Trauma Urology Vascular Visual Diagnosis $('#pearl_categories').change(function(){ window.location = "/educational_pearls/search/?category=" + $(this).val() });  
umem.org
over 4 years ago
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Eye and Kidney Damage in Diabetes Tied to Heart Problems

Diabetes complications like eye, kidney and nerve damage can all increase the odds of hospitalizations and death from heart problems, a recent study suggests.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Chronic Kidney Disease Progression on Tenofovir Regimens

Read why there is a critical need for screening and monitoring of kidney dysfunction in HIV disease management.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Pre-Op Education Classes Prior to Robotic Prostatectomy

Pre-surgical education classes for patients undergoing robotic prostatectomy help reduce patient anxiety, and enhance patient access to important procedural information.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Initiative Curbs ED Urinary Catheterization in Febrile Kids

Screening of urine bag specimens for urinary tract infections (UTIs) can obviate catheterization in many very young febrile emergency department (ED) patients, according to Pennsylvania-based researchers.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease in children

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) was previously known as “adult PKD” because most cases come to medical attention during adulthood. However, clinically important morbidity such as hypertension and cardiovascular disease occurs much earlier. Screening children could detect those affected, and randomised controlled trials show that early intervention reduces disease progression. Despite this, very few children from families with the condition are currently assessed in the United Kingdom.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease in children

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) was previously known as “adult PKD” because most cases come to medical attention during adulthood. However, clinically important morbidity such as hypertension and cardiovascular disease occurs much earlier. Screening children could detect those affected, and randomised controlled trials show that early intervention reduces disease progression. Despite this, very few children from families with the condition are currently assessed in the United Kingdom.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Atezolizumab for Bladder Cancer: 'Provocative' OS

This is especially good news for patients who are too frail for standard cisplatin chemotherapy and need another option that improves survival.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Notes from the Field: Increase in Neisseria meningitidis–Associated Urethritis Among Men at Two Sentinel Clinics — Columbus, Ohio, and Oakland County, Michigan, 2015

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
cdc.gov
over 4 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pick a category... Airway Management Cardiology Critical Care Critical Care Literature Update Dermatology Endocrine ENT Financial & Investing Gastrointestional Geriatrics Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease International EM Med-Legal Medical Education Misc Neurology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthamology Orthopedics Pediatrics Pharmacology & Therapeutics Procedures Pulmonary Toxicology Trauma Urology Vascular Visual Diagnosis $('#pearl_categories').change(function(){ window.location = "/educational_pearls/search/?category=" + $(this).val() });  
umem.org
over 4 years ago
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Remission Common in British Kidney Disease Patients

Remission of chronic kidney stage 3 disease is as common as progression, at least in primary care patients treated in the United Kingdom, new research shows.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Critical Care in the ED: Acute Kidney Injury

Can this critical condition be adequately managed in the emergency department?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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SCOPE of Kidney Disease Assessed in Europe's Elderly

Nephrologists and geriatricians are joining forces to identify and characterize the full impact of chronic kidney disease on patients older than 75, researchers report.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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What to Watch for in Genitourinary Cancers

This year's ASCO annual meeting will feature important developments in bladder cancer, renal cell carcinoma, and prostate cancer.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Johnson and Johnson faces lawsuit over vaginal mesh devices

The US states of California and Washington have filed a suit against the drug and device maker Johnson and Johnson, alleging that the company hid its knowledge about potential adverse effects, some of which were permanent, associated with its vaginal mesh devices used to treat pelvic prolapse and stress incontinence.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Johnson and Johnson faces lawsuit over vaginal mesh devices

The US states of California and Washington have filed a suit against the drug and device maker Johnson and Johnson, alleging that the company hid its knowledge about potential adverse effects, some of which were permanent, associated with its vaginal mesh devices used to treat pelvic prolapse and stress incontinence.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Johnson and Johnson faces lawsuit over vaginal mesh devices

The US states of California and Washington have filed a suit against the drug and device maker Johnson and Johnson, alleging that the company hid its knowledge about potential adverse effects, some of which were permanent, associated with its vaginal mesh devices used to treat pelvic prolapse and stress incontinence.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago