Study participants with acute urinary retention after TRUS-guided prostate biopsy were 4.5 times more likely to skip a recommended re-biopsy than men who had no initial biopsy-related complications.
Drinking one cup of coffee daily was associated with 24% lower risk for chronic kidney disease.
US study documents a 27% increase in visits to emergency departments for a primary diagnosis of acute gout from 2006 to 2014.
More than three-quarters of men with nocturnal polyuria had non-dipping blood pressure compared with less than half of men with other causes of nocturia.
Increased odds of using multiple sun protection measures among organ transplant recipients.
Perioperative red blood cell transfusion linked to increased adjusted odds of VTE, DVT, PE.
And evidence insufficient to recommend ECG screen for asymptomatic adults at intermediate or high risk.
Over 12 weeks of treatment, the mean number of nocturia episodes decreased by 1.1 and 0.9 in men who were and were not bothered by their symptoms, a non-significant difference between groups.
According to the authors, this is the first study to identify medications most commonly reported for a specific adverse reaction using the FAERS database.
For hospitalized patients, risk also increased for those receiving 3 or more CNS antidepressants.
Individuals with higher blood lead levels experienced greater decreases in eGFR.
In a South Korean study, nearly 60% of elderly patients with type 2 diabetes had chronic kidney disease at baseline.
Patients with higher levels of serum fibrinogen have higher rates of progression.
From 2006 and 2016, smallest increase seen in high Sociodemographic Index countries.
Clinicians can rest easier about recommending finasteride to more men, according to experts.
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