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Urologists and nephrologists both treat kidney problems. Urologists are surgical specialists who focus on anatomical or structural disorders of the kidneys and urinary tract. They treat problems such as kidney stones, kidney blockages and kidney cancer. Urologists are qualified to perform surgery and outpatient medical procedures to correct such conditions. Nephrologists are medical specialists who focus on disorders that affect the way the kidneys work such as diabetes and chronic kidney disease. Nephrologists prescribe nonsurgical medical treatments for these disorders.
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Testing urine for particular proteins could be key to preventing kidney transplant failure

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 02:00
Testing for molecular markers in the urine of kidney transplant patients could reveal whether the transplant is failing and why, according to research presented at the 27th European Congress of...
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How to treat an overactive bladder with natural remedies

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 10:00
In this article, learn about the symptoms of an overactive bladder, when a doctor should be consulted, and natural remedies to treat an overactive bladder.
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Drug based on malaria protein shows promise against treatment-resistant bladder cancer

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 09:00
Mouse study finds that treating cisplatin-resistant bladder cancer with a recombinant protein from the malaria parasite has significant anti-tumor effect.
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Diabetes study raises treatment hope for kidney disease patients

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 08:00
Scientists have identified a key molecule linked to kidney disease in people with diabetes.
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Common antibiotic azithromycin not linked to increased risk of abnormal heartbeat

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 02:00
The commonly used antibiotic azithromycin is not linked to an increased risk of ventricular arrhythmia, an often life-threatening rapid, irregular heartbeat, according to a large study published in...
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Diabetes and erectile dysfunction: What is the connection?

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 12:00
One common cause of erectile dysfunction is diabetes, but why might diabetes lead to this condition? Learn why, along with symptoms and treatment options.
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Overactive bladder in children: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 11:00
Learn about the factors that can lead to an overactive bladder in children. What are the signs and when should treatment be given for this condition?
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Overactive bladder in men: What causes it and how is it treated?

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 06:00
Overactive bladder is a urinary disorder that can affect men and women. What are the causes in men and can lifestyle changes or medical treatments help?
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Best treatments for an overactive bladder

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 08:00
Learn about different treatment options for an overactive bladder, such as dietary and lifestyle changes. Also learn how to monitor an overactive bladder.
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Benefits and harms of osteoporosis medications unclear for patients with CKD

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 02:00
More research is needed to determine the benefits and harms of osteoporosis medications on bone mineral density (BMD), fracture risk, and safety among patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD).
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How to manage nocturia: Treating an overactive bladder at night

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 11:00
In this article, we look at the causes of nocturia, which causes frequent urination at night. Learn about how to prevent it and get a good night's sleep.
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Low ammonium levels in urine may indicate serious risks for kidney disease patients

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 02:00
New research indicates that measuring ammonium excretion in the urine may be help identify patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who face serious health risks.
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Best medications to treat overactive bladder

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 02:00
In this article, learn about the initial treatments for an overactive bladder, which medications may be used, and what further treatment may help.
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Clinical trial shows benefit of yoga for side effects of prostate cancer treatment

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 02:00
Men who attended a structured yoga class twice a week during prostate cancer radiation treatment reported less fatigue and better sexual and urinary function than those who didn't, according to a...
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What causes an overactive bladder?

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 05:00
Learn about why some people have an overactive bladder, causing the need for frequent or sudden urination. What can be done to prevent it?
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Majority of incontinence treatments deliver poor results

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 02:00
Surgery is the most reliable method of treatment for incontinence - curing the condition in just over eight in ten cases; other types of treatment, meanwhile, do not deliver the same kind of...
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Overactive bladder: Symptoms, myths, and misconceptions

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 05:00
In this article learn about overactive bladder. What is it, what are the symptoms and who does it affect? Is it the same as stress urinary incontinence?
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Double voiding: A guide to bladder-emptying techniques

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 06:00
What is double voiding, why is it important to fully empty the bladder, and what are other bladder emptying techniques? What treatments are available?
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Vaginal bacterium triggers recurrent E. coli infection in the mouse bladder

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 02:00
Findings suggest possible new treatment target to prevent recurrent urinary tract infection in women.
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Donor-recipient weight and sex mismatch may contribute to kidney transplant failure

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 02:00
A new study indicates that the success of a kidney transplant may rely in part on a kidney donor's weight and sex, factors that are not typically considered when choosing a recipient for a deceased...
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