Recurrent Kidney Stone Prevention Guidelines

Increased fluid intake is recommended to prevent recurrent nephrolithiasis, with pharmacological monotherapy suggested for patients in whom increased fluid intake fails to reduce stone formation.

Vitamin D Deficiency Common with ED

For men with erectile dysfunction (ED), vitamin D deficiency is common, especially among those with arteriogenic etiology.

Treating UTI in the Outpatient Setting

What is the best approach to diagnosing and managing acute cystitis in the outpatient setting?

Phthalates May Affect Boys' Genital Development

Boys born to mothers with greater exposure to the chemical di-isononyl phthalate (DiNP) may have a shorter anogenital distance, according to a new study.

Anticoagulation Use in Urological Surgery Patients

Perioperative planning is needed for decisions of timing of anticoagulation therapy in patients undergoing urological procedures.

Exercise Boosts QoL for Dialysis Patients

Aerobic exercise may improve the physical and mental health of patients on maintenance hemodialysis and may also extend their lives.

Cardioprotection with an ED Drug?

Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5i) have been used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension but could long-term, continuous administration of these agents provide effective cardiac protection?

Chart: BPH Treatments

Review this chart on BPH Treatments for quick information when you need it.


ACE Inhibitor Adequate for BP Control in ADPKD

For patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), the addition of telmisartan to lisinopril is not associated with improved outcomes or with a reduction in blood pressure, according to two studies.

Levofloxacin May Not Halt Post-Transplant BK Viruria

A three-month course of levofloxacin does not prevent BK viral reactivation in the urine (BK viruria) in kidney transplant recipients, according to a new study.

Home Dialysis Therapies Beat In-Center Hemodialysis in Study

Home dialysis therapies seem to be more beneficial than in-center hemodialysis.

Aspirin, Clonidine Don't Cut Post-Op Kidney Injury Risk

For patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery, neither aspirin nor clonidine reduces the risk of acute kidney injury.

Lesinurad Demonstrates Efficacy in Phase 3 Gout Trials

AstraZeneca announced top-line results for two pivotal Phase 3 trials investigating lesinurad, when used in combination with xanthine oxidare (XO) inhibitor allopurinol in patients with symptomatic gout not achieving target sUA levels on current allopurinol dose.


How to Start a Subspecialty Clinic

How to Start a Subspecialty Clinic

In-house clinics can be a cost-efficient way to provide high-quality healthcare, without having to make a large investment.

Experts Weigh In: Omega-3s and Prostate Cancer

Experts Weigh In: Omega-3s and Prostate Cancer

Some researchers are not convinced that high blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids are associated with an increased PCa risk.

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: Understanding Symptoms and Screening

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: Understanding Symptoms and Screening

Prostate cancer is the most common male-related malignancy in the US, the second most common cause of cancer-related death among men.

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