Male Fertility Linked to Hypertension, Medications

Hypertension, taking multiple medications and working a physically demanding job may impact male fertility, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Stanford University.

Kidney Disease Up, But Deaths Declining

Despite a rising incidence of kidney disease, rates of kidney failure and related deaths are declining in the United States.

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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.

Chart: BPH Treatments

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New Parathyroid Hormone Injection Now Available

Shire announced the launch of Natpara (parathyroid hormone) for injection indicated as adjunct to calcium and vitamin D to control hypocalcemia in patients with hypoparathyroidism

ADT Can Have Lasting Impact on Physical Function

For patients with prostate cancer, androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) could have a lasting impact on physical function.

Synthetic Marijuana Tied to Kidney Damage

Observational studies strongly support that there is a correlation between the two

Zytiga Label to Include Overall Survival Data

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a label update for Zytiga (abiraterone acetate; Janssen Biotech) to include statistically significant results in combination with prednisone for the treatment of chemotherapy-naive men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

Treatment, Disease Management Helping Dialysis Patients Live Longer

New statistics suggest that kidney patients on dialysis are surviving longer thanks to better treatments and tighter disease management.

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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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