Cancer / Oncology Urology / Nephrology

‘Electronic tongues’ may help diagnose early stage bladder cancer

New research presents a complex electronic device as a possible new, efficient, simple, and cost-effective way of detecting bladder cancer in its early stages and monitoring people living with bladder cancer. New research suggests that cutting-edge electronic devices can help doctors diagnose early stage bladder cancer. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimate that bladder cancer […]

Urology / Nephrology

What to know about urinary urgency

Urinary urgency, or an urgent need to urinate, can have many causes. Urinary urgency can sometimes indicate a urinary tract infection (UTI) or a problem with the bladder or prostate. In other cases, it may be a side effect of a medication. Various treatments can help people manage urinary urgency. In this article, learn about […]

Urology / Nephrology

Scientists find possible causes for chronic kidney disease ‘epidemic’

New research suggests that a combination of high heat, toxins, and infections may be responsible for the increasing prevalence of chronic kidney disease among agricultural workers. A combination of high heat and environmental toxins may lead to chronic kidney disease, new research explains. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) involves the slow loss of kidney function. Kidneys […]