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Reproductive Medicine Chemicals in Plastic Impact Genital Development in Boys

Chemicals in Plastic Impact Genital Development in Boys

Link between phthalates and possible genital defect in adolescent boys needs more study.

Prostate Cancer Blacks with Recurrent Prostate Cancer More Likely To Regret Treatment

Blacks with Recurrent Prostate Cancer More Likely To Regret Treatment

Racial differences in prostate cancer (PCa) treatment regret more pronounced among those without sexual problems.

Prostate Cancer Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) Raises Heart-Related Death Risk

Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) Raises Heart-Related Death Risk

But overall risk of heart-related death risk from prostate cancer treatment is small, researchers say.

Kidney Stones Genetic Link in Kidney Stones Identified

Genetic Link in Kidney Stones Identified

Kidney stones may have a possible genetic link that can assist patients in acquiring a more specific diagnosis and treatment.

Prostate Cancer Men with More Female Partners Have Lower Prostate Cancer (PCa) Risk

Men with More Female Partners Have Lower Prostate Cancer (PCa) Risk

Men who have slept with more than 20 female partners are less likely to develop aggressive prostate cancer (PCa).

Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Outcomes Worse in Smokers

Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Outcomes Worse in Smokers

Patients who smoke during external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) are at increased risk of distant metastases and dying from prostate cancer.

Kidney Stones Kidney Stone Formers Face Higher Fracture Risk

Kidney Stone Formers Face Higher Fracture Risk

Fracture risk after urolithiasis highest among males aged 10 to 19 years and females aged 30 to 39 years.

Prostate Cancer Eating More Tomatoes Lowers Prostate Cancer (PCa) Risk

Eating More Tomatoes Lowers Prostate Cancer (PCa) Risk

Consuming ten portions of tomatoes a week can lower the risk of prostate cancer.

Reproductive Medicine Vegetarian Diet Lowers Sperm Quality

Vegetarian Diet Lowers Sperm Quality

Men who abstain from eating meat have significantly reduced sperm levels and quality.

Prostate Cancer Aspirin May Lower Non-Metastatic Prostate Cancer Mortality

Aspirin May Lower Non-Metastatic Prostate Cancer Mortality

Significant association observed for high-risk prostate cancers with no difference according to daily dose.

Prostate Cancer Vitamin D May Suppress Prostate Tissue Inflammation

Vitamin D May Suppress Prostate Tissue Inflammation

Vitamin D may be able to suppress inflammation in prostate tissue by boosting expression of the GDF-15 gene.

Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer Risk Not Linked to Fertility

Prostate Cancer Risk Not Linked to Fertility

Fathering of dizygotic twins, a marker of high fertility, was not associated with increased risk of prostate cancer.

Reproductive Medicine Fertility Treatment Less Effective in Black Women

Fertility Treatment Less Effective in Black Women

Success rates for in vitro fertilization seen in black women are half those of white women.

Bladder Cancer Bladder Cancer Biopsies Often Suboptimal

Bladder Cancer Biopsies Often Suboptimal

Absence of muscle tissue in bladder cancer biopsy samples is common and associated with increased risk of death.

Prostate Cancer ConfirmMDx Genetic Test Identifies Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness

ConfirmMDx Genetic Test Identifies Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness

New data confirms that ConfirmMDx, an epigenetic assay, is able to accurately identify prostate cancer aggressiveness

Prostate Cancer Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) May Promote Prostate Tumor Growth

Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) May Promote Prostate Tumor Growth

Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) may promote prostate cancer tumor growth.

Reproductive Medicine Caffeine Hinders While Alcohol Aids Infertility Therapy in Men

Caffeine Hinders While Alcohol Aids Infertility Therapy in Men

Researchers suggest male beverage consumption of caffeine and alcohol affects in vitro fertilization results.

Urology Circumcision Risks, Costs Higher Past Newborn Stage

Circumcision Risks, Costs Higher Past Newborn Stage

Delaying circumcision procedure also linked with higher costs.

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Sitting to Urinate Eases Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS)

Sitting to Urinate Eases Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS)

Sitting to urinate is associated with an improved urodynamic profile in lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS).

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Sildenafil (Viagra) Shows Cardioprotective Effect in Men

Sildenafil (Viagra) Shows Cardioprotective Effect in Men

Sildenafil (Viagra) has demonstrated improvement in heart function without any adverse effect on blood pressure.