First-of-Kind Kidney Injury Risk Test

The FDA has approved NephroCheck test, a first-of-a-kind lab test to assist in determining if some hospital patients are at risk of developing AKI.

Testosterone Benefits, Risks Reviewed

An FDA review was released in advance of a public meeting to discuss the benefits and risks of treatments to boost men's testosterone levels.

Tamsulosin for Recurrent UTI in Women

A new study suggests that tamsulosin may be an effective treatment option for women with dysfunctional voiding and recurrent UTI.

DVT, PE Rare After Urological Surgery

Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) are uncommon after urological surgery, reports a new study.

Pumpkin Seed for LUTS in Men? ...

In men with LUTS and BPH, treatment with pumpkin seed led to clinically relevant IPSS reductions compared to placebo.

Physical Activity, Nocturia Inversely Linked

Men who are physically active are less likely to report nocturia, commonly associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Atypical Antipsychotics, Renal Injury Risk

Use of atypical antipsychotic drugs is associated with increased risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) in older adults.

Chart: BPH Treatments

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

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Delaying Circumcision Poses Risk for Boys

About 6% of U.S. boys are circumcised later than the first days or weeks of life, which increases costs and risks.

Overdetection of PSA Recurrence After Radical Prostatectomy

Prostate-specific antigen recurrence (PSA-R) may be overdetected after radical prostatectomy (RP), especially for those over the age of 70.

Replaceable Urinary Prosthesis For Women Cleared by FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing clearance for the inFlow Intraurethral Valve-Pump, a replaceable urinary prosthesis for use in female adults with impaired detrusor contractility (IDC).

High Cholesterol Tied to Prostate Cancer's Return

After surgery for prostate cancer, elevated levels of cholesterol and triglycerides may be linked with greater risk of the cancer's return, new research suggests.

Anticoagulation Use in Urology Patients Requires Pre-Planning

Perioperative planning is needed for decisions of timing of anticoagulation therapy in patients undergoing urological procedures, according to a new review.

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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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