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Men who get the most physical activity report more erections and orgasms.
Meta-analysis finds a reduction in the risk of incident and recurrent kidney stones.
Within 10 years of surgery, men younger than 60 years are more likely to die from prostate cancer than from other causes.
Among more than 128,000 patients discharged from emergency care, 11% had at least 1 additional emergency visit for kidney stone treatment.
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.
Even patients who quit smoking less than 10 years after radical prostatectomy are at increased risk.
In this study, over half the men referred for borderline testosterone levels had depression.
Urine aquaporin-1 and perilipin-2 may have utility as biomarkers for diagnosing malignant clear cell or papillary renal cell carcinoma (RCC).
Among men younger than age 40, a total testosterone level of less than 400 ng/dL was linked with hypogonadal symptoms.
New data from two studies indicate that testosterone therapy is not associated with cardiovascular risks, which challenges recent FDA decisions.
Low serum testosterone levels within the first year of androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) is associated with improved cause-specific survival.
However, researchers stress that losing excess weight can lower the cancer odds.
Depression is prevalent among men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
The researchers found that 12% of the participants experienced treatment decisional regret.
Highest risk during first 6 months of ADT among men who had cardiovascular events before treatment.
The authors recommend consideration of testosterone assays in men who fail to respond to PDE5 inhibitors in an effort to optimize outcomes.
Also, no significant associations found between vitamin D-related SNPs and fatal prostate cancer
Men with lower levels of sedentary time had a significantly lower risk of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
All among the factors that may lower sperm quality and make men less fertile
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.
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