Desmopressin Effectively Treats Nocturia in BPH

Desmopressin Effectively Treats Nocturia in BPH

Nocturia improved 43% in patients receiving oral desmopressin alone and 64.3% in those receiving desmopressin and an alpha-blocker.

Hypogonadism Predicts Varicocele Repair

Hypogonadism Predicts Varicocele Repair

Hypogonadism and serum testosterone evaluation nearly doubled the odds a man would undergo varicocelectomy.

Prostate Cancer Linked to Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Prostate Cancer Linked to Inflammatory Bowel Disease

IBD is associated with a nearly 5-fold increased risk of prostate cancer, study finds.

Testosterone Measurements, TRT Prescribing Infrequent in PCa Care

Testosterone Measurements, TRT Prescribing Infrequent in PCa Care

More than half of UK specialists surveyed said measuring testosterone levels in patients with nonmetastatic prostate cancer was not their routine practice.

Study: Testosterone Replacement Does Not Increase DVT Risk

Study: Testosterone Replacement Does Not Increase DVT Risk

In a study, the rate of deep vein thrombosis in treated hypogonadal men was just 0.8% over 2 years of follow-up.

Xyosted Now Available for Treatment of Testosterone Deficiency

Xyosted Now Available for Treatment of Testosterone Deficiency

Prior to starting Xyosted, the patient's baseline cardiovascular risk should be considered and blood pressure should be adequately controlled.

ADT May Be Less Beneficial for Gleason 9 to 10 Prostate Cancer

ADT May Be Less Beneficial for Gleason 9 to 10 Prostate Cancer

Men with Gleason score 9 to 10 prostate cancer derive no significant survival benefit from androgen deprivation therapy.

Ultrasound + MRI Improves High-Grade Prostate Cancer Detection

Ultrasound + MRI Improves High-Grade Prostate Cancer Detection

Well demarcated hypoechoic areas in suspicious regions on MRI identify men more likely to have Gleason 7 or higher prostate cancer found on biopsy.

Prostate Cancer Risk Lower in Long-Term Users of Lipid-Lowering Drugs

Prostate Cancer Risk Lower in Long-Term Users of Lipid-Lowering Drugs

In a study, taking lipid-lowering drugs for 10 or more years was associated with a 32% lower risk prostate cancer.

Delayed Prostate Cancer Treatment May Up Relapse Risk

Delayed Prostate Cancer Treatment May Up Relapse Risk

Patients whose radical prostatectomy was delayed more than 6 months had a nearly 2-fold increased risk of biochemical recurrence, a study found.

Very High-Risk Prostate Cancer Criteria Validated as a Risk Stratum

Very High-Risk Prostate Cancer Criteria Validated as a Risk Stratum

Men with very high-risk (VHR) PCa are more likely to have adverse pathologic features and outcomes after radical prostatectomy than those with high-risk but not VHR PCa.

Surgery, Radiation Regimens for High-Grade PCa Offer Similar Outcomes

Surgery, Radiation Regimens for High-Grade PCa Offer Similar Outcomes

Study compared radical prostatectomy plus adjuvant EBRT or ADT, or both, with a triple combination of EBRT, brachytherapy, and ADT for Gleason score 9-10 prostate cancer.

Testosterone Therapy May Ease Depressive Symptoms

Testosterone Therapy May Ease Depressive Symptoms

Meta-analysis suggests that testosterone treatment enhances mood in hypogonadal and eugonadal men.

Salvage Prostatectomy May Benefit Some Prostate Cancer Patients

Salvage Prostatectomy May Benefit Some Prostate Cancer Patients

Study of men who underwent salvage radical prostatectomy for radiorecurrent prostate cancer found a 10-year rate of biochemical progression-free survival of 33%.

Extraprostatic Extension Indicates Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Extraprostatic Extension Indicates Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Many patients with extraprostatic extension on biopsy experience biochemical recurrence after surgery and require early multi-modal therapy.

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Men Should Avoid 'Rhino' Sexual Enhancement Products, FDA Says

Men Should Avoid 'Rhino' Sexual Enhancement Products, FDA Says

Reports include chest pain, severe headaches, prolonged erections after taking Rhino products.

FDA: Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce

FDA: Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce

So far, 32 people across 11 states have become sick with E. coli after eating romaine lettuce.

Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in Canada

Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in Canada

Canada is first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana use

Gardasil 9 Approved for Use in Women and Men 27 Through 45 Years Old

Gardasil 9 Approved for Use in Women and Men 27 Through 45 Years Old

The approval of the expanded age range was based on data from a clinical trial which evaluated the efficacy of Gardasil (quadrivalent human papillomavirus recombinant vaccine) in 3253 women 27-45 years of age with a median duration of follow-up of 3.5 years post-dose 3.

Daily Drinking Associated With Increased Mortality Risk

Daily Drinking Associated With Increased Mortality Risk

Minimum risk of low-level drinking frequency for all-cause mortality found to be about 3 times weekly.

New Testosterone Replacement Therapy Approved for At-Home Self-Administration

New Testosterone Replacement Therapy Approved for At-Home Self-Administration

Xyosted carries a Boxed Warning regarding blood pressure increases that may potentially increase the risk for major adverse cardiovascular events.

Persistent Cancer Screening Gaps Revealed in New CDC Report

Persistent Cancer Screening Gaps Revealed in New CDC Report

From 2000 to 2015 screening for breast, cervical, and prostate cancers decreased significantly, whereas screening for colorectal cancer increased significantly.

Alcohol, Tobacco Consumption Tied to Cancer Mortality

Alcohol, Tobacco Consumption Tied to Cancer Mortality

Over 20 years, a 1-L reduction in alcohol intake was linked to 3.9 percent drop in overall cancer mortality.

Overall Cancer Mortality Rates Decreasing for Men and Women

Overall Cancer Mortality Rates Decreasing for Men and Women

Incidence rates decreased among men from 2008 to 2014, remained stable among women.

Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined

Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined

Pivotal trials supporting these approvals often lack randomization, double-blinding, control groups.

Men's Health Update Men Should Avoid 'Rhino' Sexual Enhancement Products, FDA Says

Men Should Avoid 'Rhino' Sexual Enhancement Products, FDA Says

Reports include chest pain, severe headaches, prolonged erections after taking Rhino products.

Men's Health Update FDA: Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce

FDA: Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce

So far, 32 people across 11 states have become sick with E. coli after eating romaine lettuce.

Men's Health Update Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in Canada

Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in Canada

Canada is first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana use

Men's Health Update Gardasil 9 Approved for Use in Women and Men 27 Through 45 Years Old

Gardasil 9 Approved for Use in Women and Men 27 Through 45 Years Old

The approval of the expanded age range was based on data from a clinical trial which evaluated the efficacy of Gardasil (quadrivalent human papillomavirus recombinant vaccine) in 3253 women 27-45 years of age with a median duration of follow-up of 3.5 years post-dose 3.

Men's Health Update Daily Drinking Associated With Increased Mortality Risk

Daily Drinking Associated With Increased Mortality Risk

Minimum risk of low-level drinking frequency for all-cause mortality found to be about 3 times weekly.

Men's Health Update New Testosterone Replacement Therapy Approved for At-Home Self-Administration

New Testosterone Replacement Therapy Approved for At-Home Self-Administration

Xyosted carries a Boxed Warning regarding blood pressure increases that may potentially increase the risk for major adverse cardiovascular events.

Men's Health Update Persistent Cancer Screening Gaps Revealed in New CDC Report

Persistent Cancer Screening Gaps Revealed in New CDC Report

From 2000 to 2015 screening for breast, cervical, and prostate cancers decreased significantly, whereas screening for colorectal cancer increased significantly.

Men's Health Update Alcohol, Tobacco Consumption Tied to Cancer Mortality

Alcohol, Tobacco Consumption Tied to Cancer Mortality

Over 20 years, a 1-L reduction in alcohol intake was linked to 3.9 percent drop in overall cancer mortality.

Men's Health Update Overall Cancer Mortality Rates Decreasing for Men and Women

Overall Cancer Mortality Rates Decreasing for Men and Women

Incidence rates decreased among men from 2008 to 2014, remained stable among women.

Men's Health Update Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined

Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined

Pivotal trials supporting these approvals often lack randomization, double-blinding, control groups.

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