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Bladder drug linked to atherosclerosis in mice

May 14, 2019

A drug used in the treatment of overactive bladder can accelerate atheroclerosis in mice, researchers at Karolinska Institutet…
Tiny, implantable device uses light to treat bladder problems

January 3, 2019

A team of neuroscientists and engineers has developed a tiny, implantable device that has potential to help people…
The bladder can regenerate like nobody’s business and now we know why

August 8, 2018

The bladder is a master at self-repair. When damaged by infection or injury, the organ can mend itself…
An ‘unprecedented look’ into the protein behind hypertension, epilepsy and other conditions

May 16, 2018

The seemingly unrelated conditions of hypertension, epilepsy and overactive bladder may be linked by electrical activity in a…
Scientists developed a new, less unpleasant bladder cancer test

February 3, 2017

There is a procedure, called cystoscopy, during which doctor inserts a tube with a camera and light into…
Novel approach shows promise against UTIs

December 16, 2016

New compounds called C-mannosides have been shown to prevent these bacteria from attaching to the bladder wall, a…
Cold medicine could stop cancer spread

October 18, 2016

Hokkaido University researchers have discovered that a nonsteroid anti-inflammatory drug used for treating colds suppresses the spread of…
Spinal injury and ‘biorobotic control’ of the bladder

February 16, 2016

There are many challenges facing people with spinal cord injury – and walking again is often the least…
Doctors and engineers develop better cancer treatment

January 25, 2016

DTU and Frederiksberg Hospital are heading a European research project, where engineers and medical doctors develop new instruments…
Naproxen plus acid blocking drug shows promise in preventing bladder cancer

March 16, 2015

The anti-inflammatory class of drugs NSAIDs have shown great promise in preventing cancers including colon, esophagus and skin.…
Big step in battling bladder disease

October 17, 2014

The millions of people worldwide who suffer from the painful bladder disease known as interstitial cystitis (IC) may…
Team identifies source of most cases of invasive bladder cancer

April 22, 2014

Philip Beachy and his team found a single type of cell in mice that gives rise to invasive…
Lifesaving sensor for full bladders

March 12, 2014

A small pressure sensor can make the difference between life and death. The first tests on humans will…
Researchers discover ‘law of urination’ for animal pee times

October 25, 2013

Credit: puppy-training-solutions Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered that mammals above a certain size appear…
Non-infiltrating bladder cancer exome sequenced

October 14, 2013

Bladder cancer represents a serious public health problem in many countries, especially in Spain, where 11,200 new cases…
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