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Prostate Cancer High-Grade Prostate Cancer Linked to Low Testosterone

High-Grade Prostate Cancer Linked to Low Testosterone

Hypogonadal men are more likely than those with normal testosterone to have prostate biopsy results showing high-grade PCa.

Hypogonadism Some Hypogonadism Guidelines Need Updating, Review Finds

Some Hypogonadism Guidelines Need Updating, Review Finds

Quality studies are still needed to answer crucial questions about TRT and prostate cancer, cardiovascular risk.

Acute Kidney Injury Renal Replacement Need After Cardiac Surgery Hikes Death Risk

Renal Replacement Need After Cardiac Surgery Hikes Death Risk

In a study, 86% of patients who survived experienced renal recovery within 1 year.

Men's Health Update Non-Surgical Balloon Device Approved for Obesity

Non-Surgical Balloon Device Approved for Obesity

Inflated in stomach, it may create sense of fullness.

Diabetes Diabetic Ketoacidosis Uncommon With Canagliflozin

Diabetic Ketoacidosis Uncommon With Canagliflozin

Canagliflozin-treated patients with type 2 diabetes have low incidence of serious adverse DKA events.

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Antibiotic May Interact with Warfarin

Antibiotic May Interact with Warfarin

Doctors should closely monitor patients who have to take these drugs together, researcher says.

Kidney Stones Tamsulosin Improves Passage of Large Ureteric Stones

Tamsulosin Improves Passage of Large Ureteric Stones

Study demonstrates a benefit in patients with distal ureteric stones 5-10 mm in diameter.

Transplantation Kidney Transplant Outcomes Better If Donors Are Kept in Hypothermia

Kidney Transplant Outcomes Better If Donors Are Kept in Hypothermia

Risk of delayed graft function is reduced when donors are maintained at a temperature of 93.2° to 95° F prior to kidney harvesting after death.

Hypertension Blood Pressure Variability Linked to Heart Disease, Early Death

Blood Pressure Variability Linked to Heart Disease, Early Death

Wide fluctuations between doctor visits tied to raised odds of heart disease, early death.

Diabetes Lower Extremity Amputation in Diabetes Linked with Greater Death Risk

Lower Extremity Amputation in Diabetes Linked with Greater Death Risk

Some, but not all, of the increased risk attributed to diabetes-related complications.

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) FDA Approves Praluent for Certain Cases of High Cholesterol

FDA Approves Praluent for Certain Cases of High Cholesterol

First in a new class of injectable cholesterol-lowering medications.

Reproductive Medicine Many Cancer Patients Unaware of Ways to Preserve Fertility

Many Cancer Patients Unaware of Ways to Preserve Fertility

Almost 1 in 3 not told cancer treatment might affect future fertility.

Prostate Cancer Black Men Twice as Likely to Die of Prostate Cancer

Black Men Twice as Likely to Die of Prostate Cancer

Study in England shows that that 1 in 12 black men die from the malignancy compared with 1 in 24 white men.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Erectile Function Worsens In Most Men After Prostate Biopsy

Erectile Function Worsens In Most Men After Prostate Biopsy

Results of a prospective study have implications for patient counseling.

Bladder Cancer Chemo Doesn't Improve Quality of Life in End-Stage Cancer

Chemo Doesn't Improve Quality of Life in End-Stage Cancer

No improvement in quality of life, even for patients with good baseline performance status.