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Bladder stones are hard masses of mineral that form in the bladder when it doesn’t empty entirely. Some patients with bladder stones may not notice any symptoms, as the lumps are small enough to pass out of the bladder and be excreted in the urine. However, other patients with larger stones that irritate the bladder wall or obstruct the urine flow report several symptoms.
LexaGene’s beta prototype achieves 98.2% consistency with reference lab data

LexaGene’s beta prototype achieves 98.2% consistency with reference lab data

Mayo Clinic study finds increase in kidney stone cases

Mayo Clinic study finds increase in kidney stone cases

Postmenopausal women with kidney, bladder stones not at increased risk for osteoporosis

Postmenopausal women with kidney, bladder stones not at increased risk for osteoporosis

NIH-funded session in Bethesda to heighten awareness of underactive bladder

NIH-funded session in Bethesda to heighten awareness of underactive bladder

Cook Medical simplifies PCNL procedures with new LithAssist device

Cook Medical simplifies PCNL procedures with new LithAssist device

Roundup: Ohio lawmakers consider abortion bill; Aetna sues Mich. Blues

Roundup: Ohio lawmakers consider abortion bill; Aetna sues Mich. Blues

NeoTract initiates patient enrollment for UroLift System trial to treat prostrate cancer

NeoTract initiates patient enrollment for UroLift System trial to treat prostrate cancer

Urovalve reports promising early results from Surinate Bladder Management System multi-site clinical study

Urovalve reports promising early results from Surinate Bladder Management System multi-site clinical study

Learning curve method checks the proficiency level in laparoscopic splenectomy procedures

Learning curve method checks the proficiency level in laparoscopic splenectomy procedures

Dalmatian bladder stones caused by gene that regulates uric acid in humans

Dalmatian bladder stones caused by gene that regulates uric acid in humans

Blackcurrants the best fruit of all

Blackcurrants the best fruit of all

Frequent urination often indicates an underlying medical condition

Frequent urination often indicates an underlying medical condition

Scientists gain better understanding of Proteus mirabilis

Scientists gain better understanding of Proteus mirabilis

Sexual Dysfunction in benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) twice as high as physicians estimate

Sexual Dysfunction in benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) twice as high as physicians estimate