Docs reconstruct artificial bladder of 17-yr-old before kidney transplant

A 17-year-old boy combating three life-threatening problems is now on the path to recovery thanks to doctors at a private hospital here who reconstructed an artificial bladder before taking him through a kidney transplant.

Aus researchers develop medical tool for multiple sclerosis

Australian researchers are working on a clinical trial aimed at improving the lives of those suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS).

New breakthrough could help thwart recurrent urinary tract infections

Researchers have shown that when chitosan - used in agriculture as a seed treatment and biopesticide - is given in conjunction with antibiotics, it assists the bladder in ridding itself of "reservoir" populations of bacteria that live in its deeper layers and potentially cause recurrent infections.

Simple tips to prevent Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

A urinary tract infection (UTI) can be defined as an infection involving the kidneys, ureters, bladder, or urethra. While not all urinary tract infections (UTIs) can be prevented, experts suggest one can still reduce the risk by taking certain steps and precautions.

Bone marrow cells helping regenerate bladder

Two specific cell populations, harvested from a patient`s healthy bone marrow, are helping pave the way to bladder regeneration, says a new study.

Margaret Thatcher hospitalised after bladder surgery

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is recovering in hospital after an operation to remove a small growth in her bladder.

4,294 gallstones removed from bladder of 63-year old man

The laparascopic surgery was performed recently on Duraisamy, a retired Village Administrative Officer, who had complaints of back pain.

4,294 gallstones removed from bladder of 63-year old man

The laparascopic surgery was performed recently on Duraisamy, a retired Village Administrative Officer, who had complaints of back pain.

2.3 billion people to have urinary infection by 2018

A new study has indicated that half the world’s adults - 2.3 billion people - will have urinary tract symptoms by 2018, an increase of 18 percent in just 10 years.

High BP ups cancer death risk

Suffering from high blood pressure? Then you are at a higher risk of developing and dying of cancer, warns a study.

Marijuana use may hurt thinking skills in MS patients

Clinical trials reported a mild benefit of marijuana on bladder dysfunction & spasticity in MS.

Marijuana use may hurt thinking skills in MS patients

Clinical trials reported a mild benefit of marijuana on bladder dysfunction & spasticity in MS.

Extra cheese could raise bladder cancer risk

Beware, munching on extra helpings of cheese could up your risk of bladder cancer.

Extra cheese could raise bladder cancer risk

Beware, munching on extra helpings of cheese could up your risk of bladder cancer.

Chemo-radiotherapy prevents bladder cancer recurrences

A study has revealed that combining chemotherapy with radiation therapy could benefit bladder cancer sufferers.

Chemo-radiotherapy prevents bladder cancer recurrences

A study has revealed that combining chemotherapy with radiation therapy could benefit bladder cancer sufferers.