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.

Vitamin D Deficiency Common with ED

For men with erectile dysfunction (ED), vitamin D deficiency is common, especially among those with arteriogenic etiology.

Treating UTI in the Outpatient Setting

What is the best approach to diagnosing and managing acute cystitis in the outpatient setting?

Phthalates May Affect Boys' Genital Development

Boys born to mothers with greater exposure to the chemical di-isononyl phthalate (DiNP) may have a shorter anogenital distance, according to a new study.

Chart: BPH Treatments

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

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Elderly Patients May Be Better Off With Available Older Donor Kidneys

Older patients who need a kidney transplant are better off receiving an available organ from an older deceased donor rather than waiting for one from a younger donor, according to a new study.

Binge Eating Linked to Comorbidities in Obese Adults

For obese adults, binge eating disorder (BED) may be associated with specific medical comorbidities.

Models May Predict Two-Year Mortality Risk for CKD Patients

Risk prediction models with 16 characteristics may predict mortality risk in older adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Exercise Linked to Men's Sexual Function, Regardless of Race

Men who exercise the most have higher sexual function scores, regardless of race, according to new research.

Study: One in Nine Needs ER Revisit for Kidney Stones

The need for repeat high-acuity care affects one in nine patients discharged from initial emergency department visits for kidney stones, according to a new study.

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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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