Ben Schwartz
Ben Schwartz is Associate Editor, Contemporary OB/GYN.
New Products: Nasal spray to treat nocturia receives FDA approval
Other products discussed include catheter sets to make the ordering process easier, a micro-US/MRI fusion application for prostate imaging, an international prostate registry for HIFU and more.
Uro Pipeline: FDA accepts two supplemental applications for mUC agent
Other pipeline developments include efficacy results for a bladder and prostate cancer drug, an infertility tool to predict sperm quality, the initiation of an immunotherapy combination for mUC, and more.
New Products: Two-in-one wire device combines access, safety guides
Other products discussed include an updated prostate tissue ablation device, a contrast agent for voiding ultrasonography, a bladder cancer test and more.
Uro Pipeline: FDA accepts biologics license application for bladder Ca agent
Other pipeline developments discussed include an implantable device for OAB treatment, a subcutaneous hypogonadism treatment, efficacy results for an HPV drug, and the status of a device-based BPH treatment.
Study: Compound found in vegetables could have anti-aging effects
A recent study found that the compound, NMN, boosts production of NAD+ in mice and could have anti-aging effects along with additional benefits, but more research is necessary to determine its effect on humans.
New Products: Hybrid basket, grabber provides capture, release of multiple stone sizes
Other products discussed include a stent system for treating ureteral obstructions, a male infertility test, and more.
Uro Pipeline: Data from mUC combination therapy suggests efficacy, safety
Other pipeline developments discussed include a bladder cancer test, a male infertility assay, and the first oral dosage treatment for hypogonadism.
Entrepreneur bets on farm fresh eggs to soothe sensitive skin conditions
A fourth-generation soap artisan has created a company and skincare line that uses farm fresh eggs to relieve dermatologic conditions such as atopic dermatitis and eczema.
New Products: Test launched to improve prostate biopsy decision process
Other new products discussed in this article include a surgical training model, devices designed to improve prostate biopsy accuracy, an updated label and more.
Uro Pipeline: FDA committee votes in favor of nocturia treatment approval
Other pipeline developments discussed in this article include the initiation of an intravesical bladder cancer study, a gel treatment for ED that has met its primary endpoint, a patent awarded for the first rechargeable implantable SNM along with some other advancements.

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