Sexual Adverse Effects of BPH Drug Treatment Clarified

Decrease in scores on the Men's Sexual Health Questionnaire mostly due to ejaculation disorders.

Daily Tadalafil May Be Effective for Peyronie's Disease

Daily Tadalafil May Be Effective for Peyronie's Disease

In a study, men with Peyronie's disease who tadalafil 5 mg per day had decreased pain on erection and degree of penile curvature.

Testosterone Therapy May Lower Prostate Cancer Incidence

Testosterone Therapy May Lower Prostate Cancer Incidence

Hypogonadal men who received testosterone replacement therapy had a lower incidence of prostate cancer than those who did not, and their cancers were less severe.

Water Ablation for BPH Lessens Risk of Ejaculatory Dysfunction

Water Ablation for BPH Lessens Risk of Ejaculatory Dysfunction

A novel approach called "Aquablation" provides results comparable to TURP, but with a decreased likelihood of retrograde ejaculation.

Second-Line Enzalutamide May Benefit Some mCRPC Patients

Second-Line Enzalutamide May Benefit Some mCRPC Patients

In a prospective study, mCRPC patients placed on enzalutamide after their disease progressed while on abiraterone therapy had a median radiographic progression-free survival of 8.1 months.

Active Surveillance Required After Prostate Cancer Focal Ablation

Active Surveillance Required After Prostate Cancer Focal Ablation

In a small but meaningful number of patients, Gleason pattern 4 disease missed by MRI and systematic biopsy is present outside the focal ablation zone.

Genetic Variant Predicts Faster Time to Prostate Cancer Metastasis

Genetic Variant Predicts Faster Time to Prostate Cancer Metastasis

The variant HSD3B1 allele increases the likelihood of metastasis in men receiving androgen-deprivation therapy for biochemically recurrent disease after radiotherapy for localized PCa.

Men With PCa Most Likely to Die From Other Causes

Men With PCa Most Likely to Die From Other Causes

Non-metastatic prostate cancer patients are more likely to die from causes other than the disease.

Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy Ups Cardiac Risks

Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy Ups Cardiac Risks

Exposure to androgen-deprivation therapy was associated with a nearly 2-fold increased risk of heart failure among men without pre-existing cardiovascular disease.

Clinicians Embrace New Prostate Cancer Grading System

Clinicians Embrace New Prostate Cancer Grading System

Endorsed by the International Society of Urological Pathology in 2014, the 5-tier Gleason grade group system is used routinely today in pathology reports and physician counseling of patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer.

Brachytherapy + EBRT for High-Risk PCa Offers 'Excellent' Outcomes

Brachytherapy + EBRT for High-Risk PCa Offers 'Excellent' Outcomes

Biochemical failure and prostate cancer-specific mortality rates were 13.3% and 4.9% at 10 years, respectively.

Prostate Cancer Pathologic Stage Alone Independently Predicts BCRFS

Prostate Cancer Pathologic Stage Alone Independently Predicts BCRFS

Pathologic stages T3a and T3b versus T2a were associated with 8.45 and 7.1 times increased risk of biochemical recurrence on multivariable analysis.

Testosterone Patterns Predict Prostate Cancer Risk

Testosterone Patterns Predict Prostate Cancer Risk

The later a man's testosterone level dropped below 12.1 nmol/L, the lower his lifetime risk for prostate cancer.

BRCA2 Mutations Tied With Poor Survival, Progression in mCRPC

BRCA2 Mutations Tied With Poor Survival, Progression in mCRPC

Researchers find BRCA2 mutations are associated with worse outcomes among men with mCRPC.

IMRT for Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy Soars

IMRT for Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy Soars

Use of intensity-modulated radiation therapy for prostate cancer increased from 3.5% to 64% from 2002 to 2012.

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Oncogenic Oral HPV DNA Found in 1 in 25 Adults

Oncogenic Oral HPV DNA Found in 1 in 25 Adults

Prevalence of oncogenic oral HPV higher in men, rises with number of lifetime oral sexual partners.

Gender Disparity in Oral HPV Infection

Gender Disparity in Oral HPV Infection

Overall prevalence 11.5% in men, 3.2% in women; high-risk HPV also more prevalent in men.

Sexually Transmitted Infections Spiked in 2016

Sexually Transmitted Infections Spiked in 2016

Syphilis rates increased by nearly 18%; most cases among men, especially gay, bisexual, MSM

Tall Men and Women at Greater Risk of VTE

Tall Men and Women at Greater Risk of VTE

Risk for VTE was lowest in those with the shortest stature.

Twenty-Seven Viruses Can Be Detected in Semen

Twenty-Seven Viruses Can Be Detected in Semen

Human semen contains 27 different viruses.

Health Habits Linked With Greater Life Expectancy

Health Habits Linked With Greater Life Expectancy

People with a healthy behavioral profile also experienced a delay of up to 6 years in the onset of disability.

Opioid Use Disorder Linked to Days Supplied in Rx

Opioid Use Disorder Linked to Days Supplied in Rx

Patients were more likely to continue using the opioids if they were initially prescribed medications for a longer time.

Even Slow Weight Gain Ups Hypertension, Diabetes, Cancer Risks

Even Slow Weight Gain Ups Hypertension, Diabetes, Cancer Risks

After 11 pounds gained, the risk of diabetes went up 31%, hypertension 14%, and cardiovascular disease 8%.

Frequent, Extensive Pubic Hair Grooming May Up Injuries

Frequent, Extensive Pubic Hair Grooming May Up Injuries

Men and women who removed all their pubic hair 11 times or more during their lifespan had an increased risk for grooming injury.

2 in 3 Americans Do Not Have Advanced Directives

2 in 3 Americans Do Not Have Advanced Directives

The researchers found that 36.7% of those in the studies had completed an advance directive, including 23% with living wills.

Men's Health Update Oncogenic Oral HPV DNA Found in 1 in 25 Adults

Oncogenic Oral HPV DNA Found in 1 in 25 Adults

Prevalence of oncogenic oral HPV higher in men, rises with number of lifetime oral sexual partners.

Men's Health Update Gender Disparity in Oral HPV Infection

Gender Disparity in Oral HPV Infection

Overall prevalence 11.5% in men, 3.2% in women; high-risk HPV also more prevalent in men.

Men's Health Update Sexually Transmitted Infections Spiked in 2016

Sexually Transmitted Infections Spiked in 2016

Syphilis rates increased by nearly 18%; most cases among men, especially gay, bisexual, MSM

Men's Health Update Tall Men and Women at Greater Risk of VTE

Tall Men and Women at Greater Risk of VTE

Risk for VTE was lowest in those with the shortest stature.

Men's Health Update Twenty-Seven Viruses Can Be Detected in Semen

Twenty-Seven Viruses Can Be Detected in Semen

Human semen contains 27 different viruses.

Men's Health Update Health Habits Linked With Greater Life Expectancy

Health Habits Linked With Greater Life Expectancy

People with a healthy behavioral profile also experienced a delay of up to 6 years in the onset of disability.

Men's Health Update Opioid Use Disorder Linked to Days Supplied in Rx

Opioid Use Disorder Linked to Days Supplied in Rx

Patients were more likely to continue using the opioids if they were initially prescribed medications for a longer time.

Men's Health Update Even Slow Weight Gain Ups Hypertension, Diabetes, Cancer Risks

Even Slow Weight Gain Ups Hypertension, Diabetes, Cancer Risks

After 11 pounds gained, the risk of diabetes went up 31%, hypertension 14%, and cardiovascular disease 8%.

Men's Health Update Frequent, Extensive Pubic Hair Grooming May Up Injuries

Frequent, Extensive Pubic Hair Grooming May Up Injuries

Men and women who removed all their pubic hair 11 times or more during their lifespan had an increased risk for grooming injury.

Men's Health Update 2 in 3 Americans Do Not Have Advanced Directives

2 in 3 Americans Do Not Have Advanced Directives

The researchers found that 36.7% of those in the studies had completed an advance directive, including 23% with living wills.

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