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.

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No Savings With Drug Combo to Prevent Dialysis Catheter Clots

No significant cost savings are achieved by using a recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) and twice-weekly heparin as a locking solution for dialysis catheters compared to heparin alone .

Tainted Sexual Supplement Contains Hidden Ingredient

The FDA is warning consumers not to purchase or use O.M.G., a product marketed for sexual enhancement.

Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?

A new study fuels the ongoing debate over the health risks of bicycle riding for men: Researchers found that cyclists who bike more may face a higher risk of prostate cancer, but not a greater chance of infertility or erectile dysfunction.

RG-102 Desginated Orphan Drug for Alport Syndrome

The FDA has granted Orphan Drug designation to RG-012 (Regulus), a single stranded, chemically modified oligonucleotide that binds to and inhibits the function of microRNA-21 for the treatment of Alport syndrome.

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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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