CKD, Hypogonadism and Risk of Death

Hypogonadism may be associated with an increased risk of death in men with chronic kidney disease not on dialysis.

Modifiable Factors Predict ED

Incidence and remission of erectile dysfunction and low sexual desire in aging men are predicted by a range of modifiable risk factors.

Benefits for CKD with Walking

Exercise may be an effective anti-inflammatory therapy in pre-dialysis patients with chronic kidney disease.

Stem Cells for Bladder Issues?

Researchers have coaxed human stem cells into becoming bladder cells that could aid in repairing defective or diseased bladders.

Heart Failure and LUTS

HF and LUTs frequently occur comorbidly, and this comorbidity is associated with poorer functional status in patients with HF.

Diet Changes and Diabetic Nephropathy

Type I diabetes has a strong correlation with gluten intolerance and may increase the risk of microvascular complications, including nephropathy.

IDSA: New Drug Guidelines for UTIs

Guidelines from the ISDSA regarding antimicrobials for treating uncomplicated UTIs addresses fluoroquinolone-resistant uropathogens.

Chart: BPH Treatments

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



Statins May Reduce Risk of Progression of Renal Cancer

Results from the first study to directly examine the association between statin use at surgery and progression to metastasis or renal cell carcinoma death have been published.

Sexual Dysfunction in Lung Cancer Patients: A Need for Awareness

Many lung cancer patients experience difficulties with sexual expression and intimacy, a topic that has long been ignored by doctors and researchers.

PCPs Must Influence Lifestyle Changes for Preventing, Managing Conditions

Primary care physicians (PCPs) are increasingly called upon to manage circulatory and circulatory-related diseases among their patients.

Adherence Rates for Prostate Cancer Quality of Care Measures

Adherence to established prostate cancer quality of care measures is frequently low, with considerable regional variation.

H.P. Acthar Gel Evaluated in Nephrotic Syndrome Study

Questcor Pharmaceuticals announced results from an investigator-initiated clinical study evaluating the dosing and effectiveness of H.P. Acthar Gel (repository corticotrophin injection) in 20 patients with nephrotic syndrome due to idiopathic membranous nephropathy (iMN).


Heart Failure and LUTS: Managing Competing Drugs

Heart Failure and LUTS: Managing Competing Drugs

An increasing number of people suffer from conditions typically associated with aging, including heart failure (HF) and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS).

Can a Diet Change Help Prevent Diabetic Nephropathy?

Can a Diet Change Help Prevent Diabetic Nephropathy?

Type I diabetes has a strong correlation with gluten intolerance. Because of this association, gluten-intolerant individuals may have increased risk for microvascular complications, including retinopathy, neuropathy, and nephropathy.

The Mediterranean Diet: More than Just for Weight Loss

The Mediterranean diet has become popular for weight loss, but it has also been shown to improve creatinine clearance in patients with renal disease and reduce the risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD).

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