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Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Exercise Linked to Better Sexual Function for Men

Exercise Linked to Better Sexual Function for Men

Men who get the most physical activity report more erections and orgasms.

Kidney Stones High Fluid Intake Lowers Kidney Stone Risk

High Fluid Intake Lowers Kidney Stone Risk

Meta-analysis finds a reduction in the risk of incident and recurrent kidney stones.

Prostate Cancer Cause of Post-RP Death in High-Risk PCa Patients Linked to Age

Cause of Post-RP Death in High-Risk PCa Patients Linked to Age

Within 10 years of surgery, men younger than 60 years are more likely to die from prostate cancer than from other causes.

Kidney Stones Kidney Stones Often Prompt Second ER Visit

Kidney Stones Often Prompt Second ER Visit

Among more than 128,000 patients discharged from emergency care, 11% had at least 1 additional emergency visit for kidney stone treatment.

Prostate Cancer Return to Full Potency Rare After Prostate Surgery

Return to Full Potency Rare After Prostate Surgery

Only 6.7% of men reported erections that were as good after radical prostatectomy, as before—much lower than would be expected by IIEF-5 scores.

Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer Recurrence Risk After Surgery Higher in Smokers

Prostate Cancer Recurrence Risk After Surgery Higher in Smokers

Even patients who quit smoking less than 10 years after radical prostatectomy are at increased risk.

Hypogonadism Depression Prevalent in Borderline Testosterone Patients

Depression Prevalent in Borderline Testosterone Patients

In this study, over half the men referred for borderline testosterone levels had depression.

Kidney Cancer Urine Biomarkers May Diagnose Renal Cell Carcinoma

Urine Biomarkers May Diagnose Renal Cell Carcinoma

Urine aquaporin-1 and perilipin-2 may have utility as biomarkers for diagnosing malignant clear cell or papillary renal cell carcinoma (RCC).

Hypogonadism Hypogonadal Symptoms in Younger Men May Begin at Higher Threshold

Hypogonadal Symptoms in Younger Men May Begin at Higher Threshold

Among men younger than age 40, a total testosterone level of less than 400 ng/dL was linked with hypogonadal symptoms.

Hypogonadism No Cardiovascular Risks with Testosterone Therapy

No Cardiovascular Risks with Testosterone Therapy

New data from two studies indicate that testosterone therapy is not associated with cardiovascular risks, which challenges recent FDA decisions.

Prostate Cancer Low Testosterone After ADT Linked with Improved Survival

Low Testosterone After ADT Linked with Improved Survival

Low serum testosterone levels within the first year of androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) is associated with improved cause-specific survival.

Kidney Cancer Obese Women Have Higher Odds of Kidney Cancer, More

Obese Women Have Higher Odds of Kidney Cancer, More

However, researchers stress that losing excess weight can lower the cancer odds.

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Factors Associated with Depression in BPH Patients

Factors Associated with Depression in BPH Patients

Depression is prevalent among men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Prostate Cancer Factors Affecting Treatment Regret in Prostate Cancer

Factors Affecting Treatment Regret in Prostate Cancer

The researchers found that 12% of the participants experienced treatment decisional regret.

Prostate Cancer CVD Risk Increased in Patients on Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

CVD Risk Increased in Patients on Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Highest risk during first 6 months of ADT among men who had cardiovascular events before treatment.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Testosterone Found to Boost Efficacy of PDE5 Inhibitors

Testosterone Found to Boost Efficacy of PDE5 Inhibitors

The authors recommend consideration of testosterone assays in men who fail to respond to PDE5 inhibitors in an effort to optimize outcomes.

Prostate Cancer Fatal Prostate Cancer Not Associated with Vitamin D

Fatal Prostate Cancer Not Associated with Vitamin D

Also, no significant associations found between vitamin D-related SNPs and fatal prostate cancer

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Reducing Sedentary Time May Cut BPH Risk

Reducing Sedentary Time May Cut BPH Risk

Men with lower levels of sedentary time had a significantly lower risk of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Reproductive Medicine Physical Labor, High BP, Multiple Meds Affect Male Fertility

Physical Labor, High BP, Multiple Meds Affect Male Fertility

All among the factors that may lower sperm quality and make men less fertile

Prostate Cancer Low-Grade Prostate Cancers Rarely Metastasize

Low-Grade Prostate Cancers Rarely Metastasize

In a study, not a single case of metastatic disease developed among 449 men who had a tumor grade of Gleason 6 or less at radical prostatectomy.