A new study provides more evidence that a high-fat diet is a potential cause of prostatic diseases, including benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer.
A study of 2,649 men and women aged 18 years and older has uncovered no evidence that aging alone influences CKD, instead identifying hypertension as the only comorbid condition to contribute to kidney damage in both men and women, according to a report in the Journal of Nephrology (2010;23:444-452).
SAN FRANCISCO—Baseline PSA and prostate volume may predict which patients may respond best to botulinum toxin type A (BoNT-A) treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), according to a study presented at the American Urological Association (AUA) annual meeting.
Dr. V, 52, was a nephrologist with a thriving practice in Middletown, a mid-sized community in the Southwest. For years, patients had been traveling to his office for dialysis and other outpatient nephrology services.
Vitamin D levels can be affected by season of the year and latitude.
SAN DIEGO—Individuals who donate one of their kidneys experience a faster deterioration of their other kidney if they have metabolic syndrome at the time of donation, according to new study data presented at The Endocrine Society’s 92nd Annual Meeting.
A greater than twofold increased risk observed in men with the highest versus the lowest levels.