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Reproductive Medicine Fertility Treatment More Likely in White Women

Fertility Treatment More Likely in White Women

Finding highlights need for better access to reproductive health care for all women.

Reproductive Medicine Active Surveillance Effective in Testicular Cancer

Active Surveillance Effective in Testicular Cancer

Late, advanced stage relapse rarely seen and are treatable with standard therapy.

Urology More Preventable Deaths in Outpatient Urology Surgery

More Preventable Deaths in Outpatient Urology Surgery

Risk from preventable complications seen with older, sicker, minority patients.

Kidney Cancer High CRP Predicts Poor RCC-Specific Survival in Hemodialysis Patients

High CRP Predicts Poor RCC-Specific Survival in Hemodialysis Patients

Study shows a 3.5 times increased risk of death from renal cancer in hemodialysis patients undergoing nephrectomy.

Hypogonadism Common Chemicals Lower Testosterone

Common Chemicals Lower Testosterone

Chemicals found in many household products may reduce androgen levels in both sexes.

Prostate Cancer Focal Prostate Cancer Therapy Safe, Feasible

Focal Prostate Cancer Therapy Safe, Feasible

In a study, none of the 62 men who had the treatment experienced erectile dysfunction or urinary incontinence.

Reproductive Medicine Male Infertility Linked to Low Peptide Levels

Male Infertility Linked to Low Peptide Levels

Deficiency of peptide that binds to sperm is linked to poor sperm motility and genital tract infection.

Prostate Cancer MRI Highly Accurate in Detecting Significant Prostate Cancer

MRI Highly Accurate in Detecting Significant Prostate Cancer

Diffusion-weighted technique found to have a sensitivity and specificity of 89%-91% and 77%-81%, respectively.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Erectile Dysfunction Undertreated, Study Finds

Erectile Dysfunction Undertreated, Study Finds

Of 6.2 million men diagnosed with the condition, only 25.4% of them filled a prescription for a medical treatment.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Post-Brachytherapy Erectile Function Preserved in Most Men

Post-Brachytherapy Erectile Function Preserved in Most Men

At 5 years after seed implantation, 59% prostate cancer patients had preserved erectile function.

Prostate Cancer BRCA2 Mutation Ups Prostate Cancer Death Risk

BRCA2 Mutation Ups Prostate Cancer Death Risk

In a study, the 12-year prostate cancer survival rate was 61.8% for men with the mutation versus 94.3% for those without it.

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) Intervention Reduces Urinary Tract Infection Risk in Kids

Intervention Reduces Urinary Tract Infection Risk in Kids

Quality-improvement initiative reduces catheter-associated urinary tract infection rates in children.

Prostate Cancer Advanced Prostate Cancer Linked to Low Melatonin

Advanced Prostate Cancer Linked to Low Melatonin

Urinary levels of a melatonin metabolite below the median were associated with a 4-fold increased risk versus levels above the median.

Prostate Cancer Confirmed Drop in Prostate Cancer Deaths From PSA Screening

Confirmed Drop in Prostate Cancer Deaths From PSA Screening

Increased absolute effect at 13 years compared with findings at nine and 11 years.

Prostate Cancer Novel Urine Prostate Cancer Test Shows Promise

Novel Urine Prostate Cancer Test Shows Promise

It is more sensitive than digital rectal examination and transrectal ultrasound and more specific than PSA and PSA density, researchers report.

News Many Physicians Report Secondary Income

Many Physicians Report Secondary Income

Reasons for taking on additional roles include paying off debt, increasing income, new challenge.

Kidney Stones Preoperative Factors Predict Major PCNL Complications

Preoperative Factors Predict Major PCNL Complications

Women and patients with a high comorbidity burden and complex kidney stones are at higher risk of serious adverse events.

Kidney Cancer ESRD Risk Lower with Partial Nephrectomy

ESRD Risk Lower with Partial Nephrectomy

Researchers find a greater than 50% reduction in end-stage renal disease risk compared with radical nephrectomy.

Kidney Stones Patients with Multiple Stones At Higher Risk of Recurrent Stones

Patients with Multiple Stones At Higher Risk of Recurrent Stones

Study also shows that hypocitraturia is more common in patients with multiple rather than single stones.

Prostate Cancer Lower PSA Predicts Favorable Salvage Radiotherapy Outcomes

Lower PSA Predicts Favorable Salvage Radiotherapy Outcomes

Reduced likelihood of biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer also linked to concomitant hormonal therapy and positive surgical margins.