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Urinary Disorders in Children

Urinary disorders in children can be distressing for both a child and his parents. Not only can a disorder be embarrassing, it can also be painful. A doctor can help determine the underlying cause of the disorder and explain treatment options.

What Are the Causes of Recurring Urinary Tract Infections?

According to the American Medical Association (AMA), more than 8 million people in the United States visit doctors offices annually because of urinary tract infections. There are a number of reasons why this condition occurs and recurs; some people are more at risk.

What is Prostate Cancer?

Prostate malignancy is a major public healthcare concern due to devastating effects on the sexual, reproductive and psychological health of males.

Uric Acid Remedy

Uric acid is a normal component of our blood. It does not require a remedy or a cure, unless levels become elevated. When uric acid levels in the body become elevated, a condition called hyperuricemia occurs. Hyperuricemia can be treated by resolving the underlying cause of the high uric-acid levels

Surgical Treatment of Neurogenic Bladder

Neurogenic bladder is a condition in which the bladder becomes under or overactive. People with neurogenic bladder have little to no control over their bladder which will frequently and spontaneously release urine. The problem may be controlled with surgical treatment.

Medications That May Cause Urge Incontinence

IntroductionUrge incontinence is a disorder in which the bladder is unable to control the holding and release of urine. Urge incontinence usually includes an uncontrollable urge to urinate, followed by an involuntary release of urine before being able to get to a restroom. Though urge...

Pros and Cons for C4d as a Biomarker

How does CD4 function as a potential biomarker in pregnancy and autoimmune diseases, when antibodies can potentially cause tissue damage? This new study explains.

How to Stop Urinary Tract Infections from MS

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that causes the patient to become much more susceptible to infections of all kinds. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are exceedingly dangerous in MS patients. Untreated UTIs can lead to kidney infections, which can be deadly. MS patients should be v

The Etiology of Glomerulonephritis

Have researchers developed a clearer understanding of the etiology of glomerulonephritis over the past number of years? This new study investigates.

Kidney Stone Vs. Bladder Infection

Kidney stones and bladder infections both affect the urinary tract system. A kidney stone is a rock-like object that forms in the kidneys and passes through the ureters and into the bladder. A bladder infection, if left untreated, can move into the kidneys and can cause severe damage.