FDA Oks Drug for Non-metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

FDA Oks Drug for Non-metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Apalutamide prolonged metastasis-free survival by 2 years compared with placebo.

Adverse Prostate Cancer Pathology Accurately Predicted With MRI

Adverse Prostate Cancer Pathology Accurately Predicted With MRI

Multiparametric MRI has high positive and negative predictive values for extracapsular extension, seminal vesicle invasion, lymph node involvement, and high-risk Gleason score.

Brachytherapy Alone May Be Sufficient for More Risky PCa Cases

Brachytherapy Alone May Be Sufficient for More Risky PCa Cases

The investigators observed no difference in mortality between BT alone and BT plus ADT and/or EBRT supplemental therapy.

BPH Risk May Be Lower Among Allopurinol Users

BPH Risk May Be Lower Among Allopurinol Users

Men using allopurinol had a 22% lower risk of a BPH diagnosis.

LDR Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer Offers Excellent Survival

LDR Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer Offers Excellent Survival

In a study, the 17-year prostate cancer-specific and biochemical failure-free survival rates were 97% and 79%, respectively.

Adjuvant Better Than Early Salvage RT for Some High-risk PCa Patients

Adjuvant Better Than Early Salvage RT for Some High-risk PCa Patients

Adjuvant radiotherapy was associated with lower risks for biochemical failure and distant metastases and increased overall survival in patients with adverse pathologic features found after radical prostatectomy.

ED Risk Is Associated With Handgrip Strength

ED Risk Is Associated With Handgrip Strength

Men with greater handgrip strength have a lower risk of erectile dysfunction (ED), new findings suggest.

Aspirin Found Effective for Erectile Dysfunction

Aspirin Found Effective for Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile function among men with vasculogenic erectile dysfunction improved significantly after 6 weeks of treatment with an aspirin dosage of 100 mg/day.

Prostate Cancer ADT May Up Risk for Thromboembolism

Prostate Cancer ADT May Up Risk for Thromboembolism

Androgen-deprivation therapy without estrogen is associated with a significant 43% increased risk of thromboembolic events, meta-analysis shows.

Fosfomycin Tops Fluoroquinolones for Prostate Biopsy Prophylaxis

Fosfomycin Tops Fluoroquinolones for Prostate Biopsy Prophylaxis

In a meta-analysis, the risk of infectious complications was 78% lower with fosfomycin trometamol versus fluoroquinolones in men undergoing TRUS-guided prostate biopsy.

Routine Office Urine Culture Before Prostate Biopsy Is Unnecessary

Routine Office Urine Culture Before Prostate Biopsy Is Unnecessary

In a single center study, asymptomatic bacteriuria resolved before prostate biopsy, without additional treatment.

PSA at 7 Months Prognostic in Treated mHSPC

PSA at 7 Months Prognostic in Treated mHSPC

A study showed longer survival among patients with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer who achieved a PSA level of 0.2 ng/mL or less 7 months after initiating ADT.

Mediterranean Diet Best for Lowering Aggressive Prostate Cancer Risk

Mediterranean Diet Best for Lowering Aggressive Prostate Cancer Risk

Study finds that closely adhering to a Mediterranean-style diet possibly protects men from aggressive and advanced prostate cancer.

High-grade Prostate Cancer Risk Again Linked to Cholesterol

High-grade Prostate Cancer Risk Again Linked to Cholesterol

Each 10 mg/dL increase in serum levels of total and HDL cholesterol are associated with a significant 5% and 14% increased risk of high-grade PCa, respectively.

Prostate Cancer Surgery Complications More Likely Among Older Men

Prostate Cancer Surgery Complications More Likely Among Older Men

Patient age 70 years and above is an independent risk factor for perioperative morbidity, according to data from a national cohort.

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Short Children May Have Higher Stroke Risk in Adulthood

Short Children May Have Higher Stroke Risk in Adulthood

Increased risk seen for ischemic stroke in both sexes, intracerebral hemorrhage in men

Botanical Kratom Contains Opioids, FDA Warns

Botanical Kratom Contains Opioids, FDA Warns

Calls to poison centers regarding kratom increased 10-fold between 2010 and 2015

Users Commonly Exceed Daily Dose of NSAIDs

Users Commonly Exceed Daily Dose of NSAIDs

Educating consumers about dosing directions could improve dosing compliance

Cancer Survival Generally Up Worldwide

Cancer Survival Generally Up Worldwide

Increasing trend seen for some lethal cancers, with up to 5% increase for liver, pancreas, lung CAs.

Flu, Some Upper Respiratory Infections Up Heart Attacks

Flu, Some Upper Respiratory Infections Up Heart Attacks

Increased incidence of acute myocardial infarction in first 7 days after positive respiratory viral diagnosis

Smoking Just 1 Cigarette Daily Increases Heart Disease, Stroke

Smoking Just 1 Cigarette Daily Increases Heart Disease, Stroke

Men who smoked just one cigarette/day had 46% of excess relative risk of smoking 20/day.

Cyclists Have No Worse Sexual or Urinary Functions

Cyclists Have No Worse Sexual or Urinary Functions

No worse sexual or urinary function, but incidence of urethral stricture higher than swimmers/runners.

Cancer Deaths Down in the United States

Cancer Deaths Down in the United States

Continuous drop in combined cancer death rate from 1991 to 2015, resulting in 2,378,600 fewer death.

High-intensity Exercise Training Can Reduce Cardiac Aging

High-intensity Exercise Training Can Reduce Cardiac Aging

Two years of high-intensity exercise tied to improved maximal oxygen uptake, reduced cardiac stiffness.

Yearly Flu Vaccinations Help Seniors Prevent Severe Infection

Yearly Flu Vaccinations Help Seniors Prevent Severe Infection

Annual vaccination found to lessen flu severity, hospitalizations, and death among the elderly.

Men's Health Update Short Children May Have Higher Stroke Risk in Adulthood

Short Children May Have Higher Stroke Risk in Adulthood

Increased risk seen for ischemic stroke in both sexes, intracerebral hemorrhage in men

Men's Health Update Botanical Kratom Contains Opioids, FDA Warns

Botanical Kratom Contains Opioids, FDA Warns

Calls to poison centers regarding kratom increased 10-fold between 2010 and 2015

Men's Health Update Users Commonly Exceed Daily Dose of NSAIDs

Users Commonly Exceed Daily Dose of NSAIDs

Educating consumers about dosing directions could improve dosing compliance

Men's Health Update Cancer Survival Generally Up Worldwide

Cancer Survival Generally Up Worldwide

Increasing trend seen for some lethal cancers, with up to 5% increase for liver, pancreas, lung CAs.

Men's Health Update Flu, Some Upper Respiratory Infections Up Heart Attacks

Flu, Some Upper Respiratory Infections Up Heart Attacks

Increased incidence of acute myocardial infarction in first 7 days after positive respiratory viral diagnosis

Men's Health Update Smoking Just 1 Cigarette Daily Increases Heart Disease, Stroke

Smoking Just 1 Cigarette Daily Increases Heart Disease, Stroke

Men who smoked just one cigarette/day had 46% of excess relative risk of smoking 20/day.

Men's Health Update Cyclists Have No Worse Sexual or Urinary Functions

Cyclists Have No Worse Sexual or Urinary Functions

No worse sexual or urinary function, but incidence of urethral stricture higher than swimmers/runners.

Men's Health Update Cancer Deaths Down in the United States

Cancer Deaths Down in the United States

Continuous drop in combined cancer death rate from 1991 to 2015, resulting in 2,378,600 fewer death.

Men's Health Update High-intensity Exercise Training Can Reduce Cardiac Aging

High-intensity Exercise Training Can Reduce Cardiac Aging

Two years of high-intensity exercise tied to improved maximal oxygen uptake, reduced cardiac stiffness.

Men's Health Update Yearly Flu Vaccinations Help Seniors Prevent Severe Infection

Yearly Flu Vaccinations Help Seniors Prevent Severe Infection

Annual vaccination found to lessen flu severity, hospitalizations, and death among the elderly.

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