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.

Kidney Disease Up, But Deaths Declining

Despite a rising incidence of kidney disease, rates of kidney failure and related deaths are declining in the United States.

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Recurrent Kidney Stone Prevention Guidelines

Increased fluid intake is recommended to prevent recurrent nephrolithiasis, with pharmacological monotherapy suggested for patients in whom increased fluid intake fails to reduce stone formation.

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Cardiovascular Autonomic Neuropathy Predicts Urological Issues

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Daily Meds for Overactive Bladder: Symptom Relief Evaluated in Review

For women with overactive bladder, medications delivered as a daily dose correlate with small reductions in urge incontinence episodes and voiding, according to a review published in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Most Distinctive Causes of Death Mapped by U.S. State

The most distinctive causes of death for each U.S. state have been mapped in a report published in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Preventing Chronic Disease.

Treating Overactive Bladder May Reduce Fall Risk in Elderly

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

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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.

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Experts Weigh In: Omega-3s and Prostate Cancer

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