News tagged with urine
(Medical Xpress) -- Accuracy of routine urine drug testing of newborns to identify exposure in the womb to marijuana may be interfered with by chemicals in commonly used baby soap and wash products, including ...
Other Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
The truth is, doping in elite sports exists and with so much pressure to be the best, unfortunately some athletes turn to cheating. With the spotlight on the London Olympics and the recent doping scandal ...
Other Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In medical research, finding a reliable and cost-effective animal model can greatly enhance success in identifying disease mechanisms and genetic pathways, potentially cutting years off drug testing regimes and development ...
Neuroscience Feb 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The sooner a person smokes a cigarette upon waking in the morning, the more likely he or she is to acquire lung or oral cancer, according to Penn State researchers.
Cancer Mar 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Cocoa-rich dark chocolate might help protect against heart disease and stroke, but probably more so if you are a man.
Health Dec 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Investigational urine test can predict high-risk prostate cancer in men who chose 'watchful waiting'
Initial results of a multicenter study coordinated by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center indicates that two investigational urine-based biomarkers are associated with prostate cancers that are likely to ...
Cancer Feb 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—A staggering one in eight Americans has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, a new Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll suggests.
Diabetes Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
While many marathon runners may be preoccupied with shin splints, chafing and blisters come race day, one thing they may not consider is their bladder health.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers have determined that bacteria are present in the bladders of some healthy women, which discredits the common belief that normal urine is sterile. These findings were published in the April issue of the Journal of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 09, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new method for identifying bacteria that cause urinary tract infections (UTIs) will lead to much faster, more effective treatment as well as a reduction in costs. The procedure, described in the Journal of ...
Medical research Jan 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women who have a positive urine culture test on the day of surgery for a pelvic-floor disorder are more likely to have a urinary tract infection (UTI) in the first six weeks after the procedure. These findings were presented ...
Cardiology Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Abnormal gut bacteria in premature babies can be found days before the onset of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) finds new research in BioMed Central's open access journal Microbiome. Babies who later went on to develop NEC ha ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An oral green tea extract, Polyphenon E, appears to inhibit vascular endothelial growth factor and hepatocyte growth factor, both of which promote tumor cell growth, migration and invasion.
Cancer Oct 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Millions of women experience a loss of bladder control, or urinary incontinence, in their lifetime.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have generated new insights into the ways in which physical activity affects how much estrogen is broken down and secreted in the urine of postmenopausal women. These findings enhance understanding of the potential ...
Cancer Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0