Guidelines on Kidney Stone Treatment

Guideline statements have been developed for the diagnosis, prevention, and follow-up of patients with kidney stones.

Time of Day and Testosterone Testing

A new study suggests that the time of testosterone testing for erectile dysfunction should vary by age of patient.

Bariatric Surgery Improves UI

For obese women with prevalent UI, the frequency of UI episodes is reduced during three years of follow-up after bariatric surgery.

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.

Chart: BPH Treatments

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

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Active Surveillance Works Well for Stage I Testicular Cancer

Active surveillance for clinical stage I (CSI) testis cancer leads to excellent outcomes.

More Preventable Deaths With Outpatient Urology Surgery

There has been a shift from inpatient to outpatient surgery for commonly performed urological procedures, which has coincided with increasing rates of failure to rescue (FTR) mortality.

Atypical Antipsychotics Up Renal Injury Risk in Seniors

Use of atypical antipsychotic drugs is associated with increased risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) in older adults.

Positive Results for AMG 416 in Secondary Hyperparathyroidism Trial

Amgen announced results from its Phase 3 study evaluating AMG 416 for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) receiving hemodialysis.

Gender Gap Seen in Desire for Living Kidney Transplant

Black women undergoing hemodialysis are less likely to want a living donor kidney transplantation (LDKT), despite being more likely to receive unsolicited offers for kidney transplant.

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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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FSGS: Talking Points for the Practicing NephrologistExternal web site

From the July 2014 issue of Renal and Urology News: Primary focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) ...

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