Radium-223 With Concomitant Therapy May Prolong Life With mCRPC

Radium-223 With Concomitant Therapy May Prolong Life With mCRPC

Survival was longer in patients who received radium-223 plus abiraterone, enzalutamide, or both.

High-Grade Prostate Cancer Linked to Diabetes Drugs

High-Grade Prostate Cancer Linked to Diabetes Drugs

Men who used the medications prior to radical prostatectomy had 83% greater odds of Gleason 7-10 tumors compared with non-users.

Radical Local Therapy Offers Mortality Benefit in Very High-Risk PCa

Radical Local Therapy Offers Mortality Benefit in Very High-Risk PCa

Prostatectomy and radiotherapy with or without ADT reduced prostate cancer-specific and all-cause mortality rates.

Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency

Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency

The prevalence of ED is 30% higher among men who have vitamin D levels below 20 ng/mL versus those with levels of 30 ng/mL or higher.

Adjuvant ADT May Up Mortality in Black Prostate Cancer Patients

Adjuvant ADT May Up Mortality in Black Prostate Cancer Patients

Androgen deprivation increased all-cause mortality risk by 77% among black men who underwent brachytherapy for favorable-risk prostate cancer.

Selenium May Cut Aggressive Prostate Cancer Risk

Selenium May Cut Aggressive Prostate Cancer Risk

An analysis of individual participant data from 15 prospective studies suggests a protective effect.

ED Drugs May Not Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk

ED Drugs May Not Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk

Prostate cancer was diagnosed in 19.5% of PDE5i users vs 22.7% of nonusers, a statistically insignificant difference.

Skeletal-Related Events Predict Higher Mortality in mCRPC

Skeletal-Related Events Predict Higher Mortality in mCRPC

Skeletal-related events occurred in 38% of patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Intestinal Autoimmunity Possibly Linked to ADT

Intestinal Autoimmunity Possibly Linked to ADT

ADT for prostate cancer may be associated with a reduced risk of inflammatory bowel disease.

Shockwave Therapy May Ease Peyronie's Disease

Shockwave Therapy May Ease Peyronie's Disease

ESWT is associated with significantly increased odds of reduced plaques and pain relief.

Survival Outcomes in Gleason 9-10 PCa Similar With Radiation, Surgery

Survival Outcomes in Gleason 9-10 PCa Similar With Radiation, Surgery

External beam radiation therapy (EBRT) plus brachytherapy found to offer improved systemic control versus EBRT alone and radical prostatectomy.

Robotic, Open Prostate Cancer Surgery Offer Similar Early Results

Robotic, Open Prostate Cancer Surgery Offer Similar Early Results

No significant differences observed in standard oncologic outcomes and quality of life at 12 weeks.

Race Affects Switch From Prostate Cancer Observation to Active Therapy

Race Affects Switch From Prostate Cancer Observation to Active Therapy

Blacks found to be slightly more likely than whites to leave observational management to undergo radiotherapy or surgery.

PCa Active Surveillance Patients Enjoy Good Quality of Life

PCa Active Surveillance Patients Enjoy Good Quality of Life

Study finds no greater burden from untreated cancer among active surveillance patients.

Prostate Cancer Mortality Rate Highest Among Older Men

Prostate Cancer Mortality Rate Highest Among Older Men

Three quarters of PCa deaths occur among men diagnosed with the disease when they are 70 to 89 years old.

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Fitness Surprisingly Influential in Longevity

Fitness Surprisingly Influential in Longevity

Low aerobic capacity has greater effect than even high cholesterol, high blood pressure.

Shockwave Therapy May Ease Peyronie's Disease

Shockwave Therapy May Ease Peyronie's Disease

ESWT is associated with significantly increased odds of reduced plaques and pain relief.

Many Patients Misusing Antibiotics

Many Patients Misusing Antibiotics

Over 25% of patients surveyed admitted that they would use antibiotics without consulting a doctor first.

One Hour of Daily Exercise May Undo Sitting Harms Linked to Mortality

One Hour of Daily Exercise May Undo Sitting Harms Linked to Mortality

However, mortality risk significantly up in those watching 5 hours of television a day or more.

First Case of Female-To-Male Transmission of Zika Virus

First Case of Female-To-Male Transmission of Zika Virus

After visiting an endemic area, a New York City woman is the first reported case of female-to-male Zika virus transmission.

Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Increasing

Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Increasing

CDC statistics for 2013 to 2014 show troubling increase in resistant strains.

Many Patients Giving Leftover Opioid Pills to Others

Many Patients Giving Leftover Opioid Pills to Others

A recent survey published in JAMA revealed that three-quarters of patients prescribed opioids had shared those medications with someone else.

Some Obesity Drugs More Effective at Weight Loss

Some Obesity Drugs More Effective at Weight Loss

Adults using prescription weight loss drugs lost more weight over the course of a year than those taking a placebo.

Many Young Men Not Tested for HIV

Many Young Men Not Tested for HIV

HIV test performed at 1.0% of visits made by young males; higher rates for blacks, Hispanics.

New Obesity Guidelines Recommend Nuanced Treatment

New Obesity Guidelines Recommend Nuanced Treatment

As a heterogenous disease, obesity requires an individualized approach to treatment.

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Men's Health Update Fitness Surprisingly Influential in Longevity

Fitness Surprisingly Influential in Longevity

Low aerobic capacity has greater effect than even high cholesterol, high blood pressure.

Men's Health Update Shockwave Therapy May Ease Peyronie's Disease

Shockwave Therapy May Ease Peyronie's Disease

ESWT is associated with significantly increased odds of reduced plaques and pain relief.

Men's Health Update Many Patients Misusing Antibiotics

Many Patients Misusing Antibiotics

Over 25% of patients surveyed admitted that they would use antibiotics without consulting a doctor first.

Men's Health Update One Hour of Daily Exercise May Undo Sitting Harms Linked to Mortality

One Hour of Daily Exercise May Undo Sitting Harms Linked to Mortality

However, mortality risk significantly up in those watching 5 hours of television a day or more.

Men's Health Update First Case of Female-To-Male Transmission of Zika Virus

First Case of Female-To-Male Transmission of Zika Virus

After visiting an endemic area, a New York City woman is the first reported case of female-to-male Zika virus transmission.

Men's Health Update Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Increasing

Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Increasing

CDC statistics for 2013 to 2014 show troubling increase in resistant strains.

Men's Health Update Many Patients Giving Leftover Opioid Pills to Others

Many Patients Giving Leftover Opioid Pills to Others

A recent survey published in JAMA revealed that three-quarters of patients prescribed opioids had shared those medications with someone else.

Men's Health Update Some Obesity Drugs More Effective at Weight Loss

Some Obesity Drugs More Effective at Weight Loss

Adults using prescription weight loss drugs lost more weight over the course of a year than those taking a placebo.

Men's Health Update Many Young Men Not Tested for HIV

Many Young Men Not Tested for HIV

HIV test performed at 1.0% of visits made by young males; higher rates for blacks, Hispanics.

Men's Health Update New Obesity Guidelines Recommend Nuanced Treatment

New Obesity Guidelines Recommend Nuanced Treatment

As a heterogenous disease, obesity requires an individualized approach to treatment.

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