Lisette Hilton

Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has written about health care, the science and business of medicine, fitness and wellness for 25 years. Visit


Beta-3 agonist significantly reduces urge incontinence

April 04, 2018

The oral beta-3 agonist vibegron, taken once daily at either 50 mg or 100 mg, is well tolerated and results in clinically and statistically significant reductions in daily micturitions, urge incontinence, and urgency episodes.

Investigational device shows promise for OAB

April 04, 2018

A nickel-sized leadless titanium device, implanted in patients’ ankles, could provide years of relief from overactive bladder syndrome.

Radiation dose escalation fails to improve OS in PCa

April 03, 2018

There were significant improvements among those studied on the higher radiation dose in terms of biochemical failure and distant metastases, however.

ERAS ushers in new age of surgical care

March 01, 2018

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery, or ERAS, is radically changing and standardizing preoperative, perioperative, and postoperative approaches to major surgeries, including radical cystectomy. And while the changes can seem troublesome at first, urologic surgeons who perform radical cystectomy say letting go of dogma is worth it for patients, physicians, and staff.