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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. U

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Drug based on malaria protein shows promise against treatment-resistant bladder cancer

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 07:00:00 PDT

Mouse study finds that treating cisplatin-resistant bladder cancer with a recombinant protein from the malaria parasite has significant anti-tumor effect.

Diabetes study raises treatment hope for kidney disease patients

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDT

Scientists have identified a key molecule linked to kidney disease in people with diabetes.

Common antibiotic azithromycin not linked to increased risk of abnormal heartbeat

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

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...

Diabetes and erectile dysfunction: What is the connection?

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:00:00 PDT

One common cause of erectile dysfunction is diabetes, but why might diabetes lead to this condition? Learn why, along with symptoms and treatment options.

Overactive bladder in children: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:00:00 PDT

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?

Overactive bladder in men: What causes it and how is it treated?

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 04:00:00 PDT

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?

Best treatments for an overactive bladder

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDT

Learn about different treatment options for an overactive bladder, such as dietary and lifestyle changes. Also learn how to monitor an overactive bladder.

Benefits and harms of osteoporosis medications unclear for patients with CKD

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

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).

How to manage nocturia: Treating an overactive bladder at night

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 09:00:00 PDT

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.

Low ammonium levels in urine may indicate serious risks for kidney disease patients

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

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.

Best medications to treat overactive bladder

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

In this article, learn about the initial treatments for an overactive bladder, which medications may be used, and what further treatment may help.

Clinical trial shows benefit of yoga for side effects of prostate cancer treatment

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

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...

What causes an overactive bladder?

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 03:00:00 PDT

Learn about why some people have an overactive bladder, causing the need for frequent or sudden urination. What can be done to prevent it?

Majority of incontinence treatments deliver poor results

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

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...

Overactive bladder: Symptoms, myths, and misconceptions

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 03:00:00 PDT

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?

Double voiding: A guide to bladder-emptying techniques

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 04:00:00 PDT

What is double voiding, why is it important to fully empty the bladder, and what are other bladder emptying techniques? What treatments are available?

Vaginal bacterium triggers recurrent E. coli infection in the mouse bladder

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Findings suggest possible new treatment target to prevent recurrent urinary tract infection in women.

Donor-recipient weight and sex mismatch may contribute to kidney transplant failure

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

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...

Genital rash: Common causes, pictures, and treatments

Sat, 01 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Genital rashes are usually a symptom of another condition. Learn about the most common kinds of rash, their symptoms, and when to see a doctor.

Exercises for improving bladder control

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 03:00:00 PDT

The pelvic floor muscles can be weak for a variety of reasons. In this article, learn about Kegel exercises and other treatment options to strengthen them.

Frequent urination in women: Causes and treatment

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:00:00 PDT

Frequent trips to the bathroom can have a variety of causes in women. Find out more about the symptoms, complications, and when to see a doctor.

Overactive bladder: Signs and symptoms

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 07:00:00 PDT

What is an overactive bladder and are there any risk factors? When should a doctor be consulted and can lifestyle changes or medication help as treatments?

Case Western Reserve University researchers turn urine into research tools

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT

One of the biggest challenges in studying Down syndrome is finding the right research model.

Night-time urination reduced by cutting salt in diet

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT

The need to pee at night (nocturia) - which affects most people over the age of 60 - is related to the amount of salt in your diet, according to new research presented at the European Society of...

Does disturbed breathing while asleep make some people pee more at night?

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A new study has found that reducing obstructive sleep apnea (where patients have difficulty in breathing while asleep -often associated with loud snoring) can reduce the need to get up and pee at...