11] Given the relationship between mental health and overall health-related quality of life, it is clear that increasing numbers of men in general, and men with urologic disease
, are suffering a significant burden and that most of this burden remains untreated by healthcare professionals.
Those substances then crystallize to form kidney stones, says the American Foundation for Urologic Disease
This program announcement is a reissuance of PAR-04-065, and specifically encourages the submission of applications for pilot and feasibility clinical and translational research studies, including clinical trials, and epidemiologic studies, related to kidney or urologic disease
research that address important clinical and translational questions and are potentially of high impact.
National Kidney and Urologic Disease
Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC).
Although the incidence of significant urologic disease
in patients with asymptomatic microscopic hematuria is low--probably only about 5%--the amount of blood in the urine doesn't correlate with the severity of any underlying disease.
Go to the "Just for You" directory and click on "men" and then "prostate cancer," for example, and you'll be linked to 20 articles on prevention, screening, and treatment from the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute on Aging, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Foundation for Urologic Disease
, and major medical school sites.
In addition, there is information about program meetings and activities, an events calendar, and a directory of kidney and urologic disease
Significant urologic disease
can be associated with intermittent hematuria.
To help everyone better understand the disease, the Prostate Health Council of the American Foundation for Urologic Disease
has developed a new brochure, ``Prostate Health: What Every Man Should Know,'' to educate men about prostate disease, treatment and maintaining prostate health.
For more information about diagnosis, treatment, and management of urinary incontinence, contact Bladder Health Council, c/o American Foundation for Urologic Disease
, 300 West Pratt Street, Suite 401, Baltimore, MD 21201, 1-800-242-2383 or the National Association For Continence, P.
Cystoscopy in Women with Asymptomatic Microhematuria Microscopic hematuria can be an indicator of important nephrologic or urologic disease
, including cancer.
The burden of urologic disease
in North America is substantial and increasing.