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Hypogonadism Rate of Testosterone Testing on the Rise

Rate of Testosterone Testing on the Rise

Increased likelihood of testing in men with comorbidity associated with hypogonadism.

News Gender Inequality in Medicine Still Exists

Gender Inequality in Medicine Still Exists

Article describes challenges for women in medicine, highlights things that need to be changed.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Linked to Early Vascular Disease

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Linked to Early Vascular Disease

Men with asymptomatic vascular disease are more likely to develop erectile dysfunction (ED) compared to those who don't.

Prostate Cancer 'Jekyll & Hyde' Molecule Could Lead to Aggressive Prostate Cancer (PCa)

'Jekyll & Hyde' Molecule Could Lead to Aggressive Prostate Cancer (PCa)

Prostate cancer (PCa) patients who have the Endo180 protein present in their tumors tend to have a more aggressive form of the disease.

Prostate Cancer Overweight Men Face Higher Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer (PCa)

Overweight Men Face Higher Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer (PCa)

Obese men are at a greater risk of developing more advanced forms of prostate cancer (PCa).

Hypogonadism Testosterone Therapy Does Not Increase Cardiovascular Risk

Testosterone Therapy Does Not Increase Cardiovascular Risk

Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) does not increase cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk.

Kidney Cancer Conscious Sedation Safe for Renal Cryoablation

Conscious Sedation Safe for Renal Cryoablation

Local anesthesia with conscious sedation for renal cancer cryoablation associated with shorter procedure and hospital stays.

Prostate Cancer Statin Plus Metformin May Reduce Prostate Cancer Relapse Risk

Statin Plus Metformin May Reduce Prostate Cancer Relapse Risk

Dual use of both drugs significantly reduced the risk of biochemical prostate cancer recurrence after radical surgery.

Prostate Cancer Walnuts Slow Prostate Cancer Tumor Growth

Walnuts Slow Prostate Cancer Tumor Growth

Diets rich in walnuts or walnut oils slow prostate cancer (PCa) tumor growth in mice.

Kidney Cancer New Target for Kidney Cancer Therapy Found

New Target for Kidney Cancer Therapy Found

A newly-discovered pathway known as Transient Receptor Potential Mleastatin 3 (TRPM3) could provide more treatment options for kidney cancer.

Prostate Cancer Optimal PSA Threshold For Targeted Biopsy Identified

Optimal PSA Threshold For Targeted Biopsy Identified

Diagnostic usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging/ultrasound (MRI/US) fusion targeted prostate biopsy optimized in PSA level of 5.2 ng/mL or higher.

Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer Tumor Growth Halted Through Injection

Prostate Cancer Tumor Growth Halted Through Injection

Scientists have discovered a way to "switch off" prostate cancer (PCa) cell production in mice with a thrice-weekly injection.

Kidney Cancer Kidney Cancer Death Risk Higher in Diabetics

Kidney Cancer Death Risk Higher in Diabetics

Among surgically-treated renal cell carcinoma patients, diabetics have a 55% and 32% increased risk of cancer-specific and all-cause mortality.

Prostate Cancer Prolonged Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy Raises Fracture Risk

Prolonged Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy Raises Fracture Risk

Androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) for more than 1 year is associated with a 2.5 times higher odds of fracture in prostate cancer patients.

Hypogonadism Rising PSA with Testosterone Gel Linked with Specific Factors

Rising PSA with Testosterone Gel Linked with Specific Factors

Greater PSA increases seen in older men and those with lower baseline testosterone.

Bladder Cancer Urologists Play Vital Role in Tobacco, Bladder Cancer Intervention

Urologists Play Vital Role in Tobacco, Bladder Cancer Intervention

Active smokers more knowledgeable than former, never smokers; often cite urologist as source of info.

Prostate Cancer BRCA Carriers Face Worse Outcomes After Prostate Cancer Treatment

BRCA Carriers Face Worse Outcomes After Prostate Cancer Treatment

Compared with noncarriers, BRCA carriers experience metastatic prostate cancer sooner and have shorter survival.

Bladder Cancer Genetic Profile Improves Predictions of Bladder Cancer Recurrence

Genetic Profile Improves Predictions of Bladder Cancer Recurrence

A 15-feature 'genomic classifier' surpassed the prognostic potential of standard clinical variables for bladder cancer risk.

Reproductive Medicine Mutated Gene May Cause Infertility

Mutated Gene May Cause Infertility

A single mutated gene may lead to infertility by causing abnormalities in sexual organs.

Kidney Cancer Stopping Renal Cell Carcinoma (mRCC) Drugs Induces Tumor Flare

Stopping Renal Cell Carcinoma (mRCC) Drugs Induces Tumor Flare

Study shows that tumor flare resulting from discontinuation of sunitinib and pazopanib is associated with decreased overall survival.