ED Drugs and Melanoma Risk

Patients taking medications for erectile dysfunction (ED) may have an increased risk of melanoma but these drugs are not a cause of melanoma.

Treating OAB May Reduce Fall Risk

A new study has shown that treatment for overactive bladder (OAB) may lead to less falls among older adults.

MPR Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

Botox Injections for Urinary Incontinence

Botulinum toxin A (Botox) injections may be a useful treatment for urinary incontinence, according to two studies scheduled to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association.

Cranberries Effective for UTI Prevention

Cranberry extract may lower the risk of urinary tract infection (UTI) by 50% in women who have a catheter in place while undergoing elective gynecological surgery, researchers from the University of Michigan have found.

SHBG Predicts ED in Young Men

High levels of free testosterone (FT) and bioavailable testosterone (BT), and low levels of sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG), are tied to a decreased risk of erectile dysfunction (ED) in young men.

Iced Tea Wreaks Havoc on Kidneys

Excessive consumption of iced tea has been linked to renal failure caused by oxalate nephropathy in a case study appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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.

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Bariatric Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence

Bariatric surgery may also help ease urinary incontinence in the long term, a new study suggests.

Chronic Kidney Dz Could Be Model for Improving Care Via EHR

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) could be used as a model for improving chronic disease care using electronic health records (EHRs).

Steroid Avoidance May Not Help Reduce Posttransplant Diabetes

For kidney transplant recipients, steroid avoidance has limited impact for reducing new-onset diabetes after transplantation (NODAT).

Age-Adjusted Comorbidity Score Can Stratify Mortality in Prostate Cancer

An age-adjusted prostate cancer-specific comorbidity index (PCCI) can stratify the risk of long-term nonprostate cancer-related mortality.

New Pelvic Muscle Training Device Available for Urinary Incontinence

The PeriCoach System is now available to strength and tone pelvic muscles in women with urinary incontinence following its approval in March 2015.

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Excessive Consumption of This Beverage Linked to Renal Failure

Excessive Consumption of This Beverage Linked to Renal Failure

Excessive consumption of iced tea has been linked to renal failure caused by oxalate nephropathy in a case study appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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.

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