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Men's Health Update Citrus May Increase Melanoma Risk

Citrus May Increase Melanoma Risk

Researchers suspect compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study is needed.

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Metformin Use in Advanced CKD Raises Death Risk

Metformin Use in Advanced CKD Raises Death Risk

Study reveals a 35% increase in all-cause mortality risk compared with non-use.

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Cholecalciferol May Be Superior for Treating Vitamin D Deficiency

Cholecalciferol May Be Superior for Treating Vitamin D Deficiency

Treatment with this compound resulted in higher circulating levels of 25(OH)D compared with ergocalciferol in Hispanic CKD patients.

Men's Health Update Edible Cannabis Products Vary in Active Ingredient

Edible Cannabis Products Vary in Active Ingredient

60% of products contained less active ingredient than their labels said, while 23% had more.

Canadian Urological Association Obesity, Diabetes Hike Post-Cystectomy Surgical Site Infection Risk

Obesity, Diabetes Hike Post-Cystectomy Surgical Site Infection Risk

Preoperative weight loss greater than 10% and operative time more than 6 hours also increased the risk.

Canadian Urological Association No Worse Outcomes After Salvage Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer

No Worse Outcomes After Salvage Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer

Researchers found similar post-surgical outcomes between bladder cancer patients having primary and salvage radical cystectomy.

Canadian Urological Association Some Post-Cystectomy Risks Increase with Older Age, Comorbidities

Some Post-Cystectomy Risks Increase with Older Age, Comorbidities

A prolonged hospital stay and discharge to a nursing facility were among the risks.

Canadian Urological Association Laparoscopically Harvesting Right Kidneys from Living Donors Safe

Laparoscopically Harvesting Right Kidneys from Living Donors Safe

Donor and recipient outcomes are similar to those associated with laparoscopic removal of left donor kidneys.

Canadian Urological Association Local Tumor Ablation of Small Renal Masses Offers Survival Edge

Local Tumor Ablation of Small Renal Masses Offers Survival Edge

In a study, the treatment was associated with a 53% decreased risk of death from kidney cancer compared with expectant management.

Canadian Urological Association Reoperation Rate Low After HoLEP for Enlarged Prostate

Reoperation Rate Low After HoLEP for Enlarged Prostate

Ten years after the laser procedure, no reoperation was needed for 95% of patients treated for symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Canadian Urological Association Prostatitis Found to Increase Prostate Cancer Risk

Prostatitis Found to Increase Prostate Cancer Risk

Researchers observe no association between prostate cancer and urethritis, orchitis, or epididymitis.

Canadian Urological Association Complications More Likely After Radiotherapy vs. Surgery for PCa

Complications More Likely After Radiotherapy vs. Surgery for PCa

Radiation treatment is associated with an increased risk of requiring minimally invasive urologic procedures.

Canadian Urological Association Enzalutamide Superior to Bicalutamide for mCRPC

Enzalutamide Superior to Bicalutamide for mCRPC

In a phase 2 trial, enzalutamide treatment was associated with significantly longer progression-free survival.

Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer-specific Comorbidity Index Stratifies Mortality Risk

Prostate Cancer-specific Comorbidity Index Stratifies Mortality Risk

Age-adjusted prostate cancer-specific comorbidity index strongly predictive of other-cause mortality.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Erectile Dysfunction Medications Don't Raise Melanoma Risk

Erectile Dysfunction Medications Don't Raise Melanoma Risk

Slightly higher odds for men on ED drugs, but lifestyle factors are the likelier culprit.