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.

Anticoagulation Use in Urological Surgery Patients

Perioperative planning is needed for decisions of timing of anticoagulation therapy in patients undergoing urological procedures.

Chart: BPH Treatments

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

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Walking Can Help Improve ED After Heart Attack

For men with recent acute myocardial infarction, a home-based walking program is associated with a reduction in reported erectile dysfunction (ED), according to a new study.

High-Risk Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Up Since New PSA Recs

U.S. recommendations against the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test for prostate cancer might have prompted a small but measurable increase in the number of higher-risk cases diagnosed recently, according to a new study.

Quality of Care Lacking for ESRD in Lupus Nephritis

Minority race/ethnicity and lack of private insurance associated with inadequate care in U.S.

Observation Increasingly Used in Younger Men With Prostate CA

From 2004 to 2009, marked increase in observation among men with low-risk disease

Considerable Surgeon-Level Variation in Radical Prostatectomy

Variation exists at high-volume center when selecting patients with low-risk prostate cancer

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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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