Vasectomy Ups Prostate Cancer Risk

Vasectomy is associated with an increased incidence of prostate cancer overall during extended follow-up.

Kidney Donation Safe for Older Donors

Kidney donation is safe for selected, older donors, according to a new study.

Sperm Donor Age and Birth Rate

Among women undergoing assisted reproduction for the first time, the age of the sperm donor does not appear to significantly affect the live birth rate. ...

Over 50% of Seniors Report Incontinence

More than 50% of older Americans struggle with incontinence, a new government report states.

ED and Men with Gout

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is present and frequently severe in most men with gout, reports new research.

CKD Risk Factors Appear Early

Risk factors for chronic kidney disease (CKD) can be detected 20–30 years before diagnosis.

OTC ED Drug Approval?

Sanofi and Eli Lilly and Company have announced an agreement to pursue FDA approval of Cialis as an OTC treatment for ED.

Chart: BPH Treatments

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



HPV-Related Noncervical Cancers on the Rise

Over the past several decades, the incidence of human papillomavirus (HPV)-related noncervical cancers has increased in Canada.

Parents, Doctors, and the Circumcision Decision

Most parents want the doctor to answer their questions about circumcision, but they do not want a specific recommendation for their baby, according to a new report.

New Guidelines on Kidney Stone Treatment Issued

Guideline statements have been developed for the diagnosis, prevention, and follow-up of patients with kidney stones, and published in the August issue of The Journal of Urology.

Assay May Cut Unnecessary Repeat Prostate Biopsies

Among patients who have a prostate biopsy that is negative for cancer, an epigenetic assay may identify those who do not require repeat biopsy.


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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