News Articles on 'Genito-Urinary Medicine'
ASCO GU 2019: Immunotherapy Across Genitourinary Malignancies
Gulley presented the Keynote Lecture for the GU ASCO 2019 annual symposium discussing immunotherapy across genitourinary malignancies ... (Kyoto University), resulting in the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2018. Much of what depicts whether a tumor will ...
Published: 15 Feb 2019
Grandmothers helping to banish female genital circumcision
Kadiatou Balde grew up in a Senegalese village with the tradition of female genital mutilation. She never had a choice, but now as a community elder she is helping to banish the practice, one conversation at a time. She started speaking out about the long ...
Source: Lexington Herald-Leader
Published: 06 Feb 2019
Wiener legislation would prohibit cosmetic genital surgery on intersex babies
Scott Wiener introduced legislation Monday that would prohibit medically unnecessary genital surgery on intersex babies ... stigma and homophobia. Medicine evolves alongside social acceptance,” said Kimberly Zieselman, executive director of interACT.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner
Published: 05 Feb 2019
Scale of female genital mutilation treatment in Glasgow revealed
"We waited a long time to see the first conviction in the UK for female genital mutilation. It should pave the way for further concerted action." Dr Duncan McCormick, consultant in public health medicine at NHS Lothian, said: "We are very clear in our ...
Published: 10 Feb 2019
Female genital mutilation victims treated over 230 times by Scots medics
Medics in Scotland’s biggest cities have treated victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) on more than 230 occasions in the past two years. The statistics were revealed by Scottish Liberal Democrat MP Jo Swinson, who said the “barbaric” practice ...
Source: Daily Record
Published: 10 Feb 2019
Time to highlight the importance of Male Genital Schistosomiasis in Malawi
haematobium and further molecular analyses at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom. Transabdominal and scrotal ultrasonography were also employed to investigate any genital pathologies. Subsequent praziquantel therapy was offered to ...
Source: BMC Blogs Network
Published: 25 Jan 2019
Activity Seen With Sacituzumab Govitecan in Advanced Urothelial Carcinoma
The responses occurred “in the setting of reasonable drug tolerance,” said Tagawa, associate professor of clinical oncology and medical director, Genitourinary Oncology Research Program, Weill Cornell School of Medicine. Sacituzumab govitecan was well ...
Source: Targeted Oncology
Published: 18 Feb 2019
What a gynecologist never keeps in her medicine cabinet
To preview it, Gunter shared with TODAY items she banned from her medicine cabinet. The full list can be found ... “There are a lot of genital track injuries from grooming,” she said. Always use clean tweezers, new razors and shaving cream or gel.
Published: 17 Jan 2019
Northwestern Medicine opens Polsky Urologic Cancer Institute
The Institute will treat urologic or genitourinary cancers ... the chair of the Urology department in the Feinberg School of Medicine, the Institute brings together an interdisciplinary group ...
Source: The Daily Northwestern
Published: 29 Jan 2019
Untreated genital warts may increase risk of HIV transmission
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) took biopsy samples of genital warts and compared the number of "HIV-target cells" (cells that can become infected with the virus) to that found in normal tissue from the same areas of the body.
Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 21 Aug 2018
Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery:
Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a genital vibratory stimulation device in improving sexual function in women with arousal and orgasm disorders. Methods: In this single-arm, prospective study, baseline and 1- and 3 ...
Source: LWW Journals
Published: 01 Dec 2016
Two dose HPV vaccine effective in treating genital warts, study finds
but it only reports on genital warts, not cervical dysplasia or cancer outcomes. Collecting that long term data is paramount," said Perkins, who is also an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Boston University School of Medicine.
Published: 15 May 2017
Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Animal Trials
He's a professor with the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine's Institute for Immunology. In lab studies, the vaccine proved 98 percent effective in protecting guinea pigs against genital herpes infection, Friedman and his colleagues reported.
Published: 19 Jan 2017
Female Genital Mutilation Isn’t a Muslim Issue. It’s a Medical Issue.
Last week, news emerged that an emergency medicine physician from Michigan had been charged with performing female genital mutilation. Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, who practices at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, has been accused of doing the procedure on two ...
Published: 01 May 2017
OncLive® to Host State of the Science Summit™ on Genitourinary Malignancies
The conference will be chaired by Charles Ryan, M.D., professor of clinical medicine and urology; program leader, genitourinary medical oncology; associate director for clinical sciences, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Helen Diller Family ...
Source: Business Wire
Published: 06 Jul 2017
The 3 STDs You Probably Won’t Get Anymore (Thanks, Science!)
If you grew up in the 80s or 90s, you probably ... 90 percent of genital warts are caused by HPV. "HPV is a virus that can cause two things: genital warts and abnormal Pap smears," says Gil Weiss, M.D., an assistant professor of clinical medicine at ...
Published: 13 Dec 2016
Prosecutor: ‘Brutal’ genital mutilation won’t be tolerated in US
(CNN) — Two Michigan doctors and a medical office manager were indicted Wednesday by a Detroit grand jury in the first federal female genital mutilation case in the United States. Detroit emergency room physician Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, internal medicine ...
Source: Q13 Fox News
Published: 27 Apr 2017