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Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Daily Caffeine Linked to Lower Risk of Erectile Dysfunction

Daily Caffeine Linked to Lower Risk of Erectile Dysfunction

Study suggests caffeine may help maintain healthy blood flow and sexual function.

Prostate Cancer ADT Therapy for Prostate Cancer Linked to Impaired Thinking

ADT Therapy for Prostate Cancer Linked to Impaired Thinking

Men with a particular gene mutation affected most, researchers find.

Overactive Bladder (OAB) Overactive Bladder Medications Only Slightly Beneficial

Overactive Bladder Medications Only Slightly Beneficial

Small reductions in urge incontinence episodes, voids per day with daily dose of medications.

Urinary Incontinence Botox May Treat Urinary Incontinence

Botox May Treat Urinary Incontinence

Relief for majority -- but not all -- of patients who got Botox injections for urinary incontinence.

Prostate Cancer PCPs Screening Less with PSA Per USPSTF Recs

PCPs Screening Less with PSA Per USPSTF Recs

Primary care screening patterns have changed as a result of the USPSTF recommendation.

AUA 2015 General News SICU Readmission More Likely Among Urologic Surgery Patients

SICU Readmission More Likely Among Urologic Surgery Patients

The most common cause is respiratory compromise.

Prostate Cancer Docetaxel and Hormone Therapy May Improve PCa Outcomes

Docetaxel and Hormone Therapy May Improve PCa Outcomes

Combination with hormone therapy can extend life by almost a year for prostate cancer patients

Kidney Cancer Factors Predicting Non-Diagnostic Renal Mass Biopsies ID'd

Factors Predicting Non-Diagnostic Renal Mass Biopsies ID'd

When patients with specific tumor-related features were excluded from biopsy, the non-diagnostic rate dropped from 14.7 to 8.7%.

Prostate Cancer Statins May Help Prostate Cancer Patients on ADT

Statins May Help Prostate Cancer Patients on ADT

Prostate cancer remained stable for an average 10 extra months in men taking statins, but more trials are needed to confirm benefits, researchers say.

Reproductive Medicine Infertile Men Have Higher Cancer Risks

Infertile Men Have Higher Cancer Risks

Risk of testicular cancer, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, all cancers up vs. men who have undergone vasectomy.

Kidney Cancer Renal Tumor Biopsy Urged for Small Renal Masses

Renal Tumor Biopsy Urged for Small Renal Masses

In a study, treatment could have been avoided in at least 26% of cases because a biopsy revealed a benign lesion, researchers reported.

Prostate Cancer Quarter of Metastatic PCa Patients Had Synchronous Cancer

Quarter of Metastatic PCa Patients Had Synchronous Cancer

28.1% of patients with metastatic prostate cancer have a synchronous second primary cancer.

Prostate Cancer Under and Over Imaging in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Under and Over Imaging in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Patients with higher PSA, shorter PSA doubling time more likely to have second bone scan.

Prostate Cancer Walking Improves Wellbeing for Men with Prostate Cancer

Walking Improves Wellbeing for Men with Prostate Cancer

Researchers found real improvements in quality of life once men got active

Urology HLA Expression Linked to Penile Cancer Results

HLA Expression Linked to Penile Cancer Results

HLA-A is an independent predictor of poor survival in HPV-negative patients.

Hypogonadism Testosterone Therapy Seldom Used in Hypogonadal Men

Testosterone Therapy Seldom Used in Hypogonadal Men

Researchers also found that clinicians prescribed testosterone replacement therapy to men of reproductive age despite the risks.

Prostate Cancer Clinician-Referred Vigorous Exercise Good for Prostate Cancer Patients

Clinician-Referred Vigorous Exercise Good for Prostate Cancer Patients

Clinician referral to a 12-week program ups vigorous exercise levels and improves mental health.

Bladder Cancer Urinary Symptoms May Raise Men's Bladder Cancer Risk

Urinary Symptoms May Raise Men's Bladder Cancer Risk

Men who reported having severe lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) had a 64% increased risk of the malignancy compared with those who reported no LUTS.

Prostate Cancer Monitor Older Men on ADT for Diabetes and CVD

Monitor Older Men on ADT for Diabetes and CVD

Prolonged androgen deprivation treatment ups risk in older men with prostate cancer, especially those with comorbidities.

Kidney Cancer Genetic Tests Should Include Normal and Cancerous Tissue

Genetic Tests Should Include Normal and Cancerous Tissue

Current practice of only focusing on tumor samples might adversely affect care.