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Urology

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Guidelines Issued for Medical Management of Kidney Stones
Guideline statements have been developed for the diagnosis, prevention, and follow-up of patients with kidney stones, and published in the August issue of The Journal of Urology.
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Assay May Reduce Unnecessary Repeat Prostate Biopsies
Among patients who have a prostate biopsy that is negative for cancer, an epigenetic assay may identify those who do not require repeat biopsy, according to research published in The Journal of Urology.
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IOM Recommends Restructuring Graduate Medical Education Financing
Medicare support for graduate medical education should be restructured and based on its value and contribution to the nation's health needs, according to a report published July 29 by the Institute of Medicine.
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Access for Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives Continuing to Decline
Pharmaceutical sales representatives' access to physicians is continuing to decrease, even in previously rep-friendly specialties, according to a report published by ZS Associates.
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AUGS/IUGA: Bariatric Surgery Improves Urinary Incontinence
For obese women with prevalent urinary incontinence, the frequency of UI episodes is reduced during 3 years of follow-up after bariatric surgery, according to a study presented at the American Urogynecologic Society and the International Urogynecological Association 2014 Scientific Meeting, held from July 22 to 26 in Washington, DC.
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Type of Lymphoma Treatment Impacts Degree of Harm to Sperm
Lymphoma treatment has damaging effects on spermatogenesis but, in most patients, sperm production recovers within 2 years post-treatment, according to a study published online July 17 in Fertility and Sterility.
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Survey Identifies Patients
Most Americans focus on provider quality related to doctor-patient interactions rather than effectiveness of care when defining provider quality, according to a report published by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
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Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Transmission Levels
HIV infection appears to alter the relationship between semen bacteria and immune factors, which could play a role in the sexual transmission of HIV, according to a new study published online July 24 in PLOS Pathogens.
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AUGS/IUGA: Pelvic Floor Disorder Common in Female Triathletes
Female triathletes frequently have pelvic floor disorders and screen positive for at least one component of the female athlete triad, according to a study presented at the American Urogynecologic Society and the International Urogynecological Association 2014 Scientific Meeting, held from July 22 to 26 in Washington, D.C.
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Number of Uninsured Down after Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment
There has been a decrease in the number of uninsured following the open enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act, according to a report published online July 23 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Conferences
The 35th Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress
The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists 41st Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer
American Society of Clinical Oncology 2009
ECCO/ESMO
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