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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Current Smoking Reduces Survival in Prostate Cancer

Current smoking reduces odds of survival in prostate cancer, according to a new study.

MRI-Targeted Prostate Biopsy May Yield Better Results

Prostate biopsies that combine magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology with ultrasound appear to give men better information regarding the seriousness of their cancer.

New Triferic Replaces Iron Losses, Maintains Hemoglobin in Hemodialysis Patients

Rockwell Medical announced that the FDA has approved Triferic (soluble ferric pyrophosphate) as an iron replacement product to maintain hemoglobin in adults with hemodialysis dependent chronic kidney disease.

Natpara Injection Approved for Hypocalcemia

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Natpara (parathyroid hormone; NPS Pharmaceuticals) for injection as adjunct to calcium and vitamin D to control hypocalcemia in patients with hypoparathyroidism.

5% of Seniors Discharged From ER Admitted Within Days

Nearly 5 percent of older Medicare beneficiaries seen in the emergency department have a hospital inpatient admission within seven days after discharge.

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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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