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Radical Prostatectomy Offers Long-Term Benefit Over Watchful Waiting in Early Prostate Cancer (May 22, 2014)

Researchers in Sweden recently reported in The New England Journal of Medicine that radical prostatectomy continues to show long-term benefits over watchful waiting in early prostate cancer. Follow up studies in the Scandinavian Prostate Group Cancer... Continue Reading

Roughly One in Five Women Will Have Surgery for Urinary Incontinence or Pelvic Organ Prolapse (October 25, 2013)

By the age of 80, an estimated 20% of privately insured women will undergo surgery for stress urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse. These results were presented at the 34th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urogynecologic Society. Urinary... Continue Reading

Following Lifestyle Recommendations Reduces Risk of Cancer Death (May 15, 2013)

People who follow the diet and lifestyle recommendations laid out by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) have a 34 percent reduced risk of dying from several diseases and specifically, a 20 percent... Continue Reading

Botox Shot May Improve Overactive Bladder in Women (January 14, 2013)

A single injection of Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) into a woman’s bladder reduces urinary incontinence as effectively as daily treatment with oral anticholinergic therapy and is more likely to lead to complete resolution of urgency urinary incontinence,... Continue Reading

Kidney Stones Linked with Increased Risk of Other Kidney Problems (September 7, 2012)

People with kidney stones may be more likely than people without kidney stones to develop other kidney problems such as end-stage renal disease. These results were published in the British Medical Journal. Kidney stones are a common and painful problem.... Continue Reading

Kidney Stones on the Rise in the United States (September 5, 2012)

Roughly 9% of the USpopulation has had a kidney stone, which is a higher estimate than has been reported previously. These results were published in the European Journal of Urology. Kidney stones are a common and painful problem. Stones develop when substances... Continue Reading

Penile Implant Surgery May Be Safe for Men Taking Anticoagulants (August 31, 2012)

A small study suggests that men who are taking an anticoagulant medication (a type of blood thinner) can safely undergo penile implant surgery. These results were presented at the 2012 World Meeting on Sexual Medicine. Erectile dysfunction (ED) affects... Continue Reading

Obesity Affects Urinary and Sexual Health in Men (August 3, 2012)

Men with larger waists may have a higher risk of erectile dysfunction and frequent urination. These results were published in the British Journal of Urology International. More than two-thirds ofU.S.adults are overweight or obese. Excess body weight has... Continue Reading

Urinary Tract Infections More Common in Uncircumcised Boys (July 20, 2012)

Uncircumcised boys are more likely than circumcised boys to develop a urinary tract infection (UTI), and UTI risk is elevated regardless of how tight or loose the foreskin is. These results were published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. The... Continue Reading

Cranberry Products May Reduce UTI Risk (July 17, 2012)

A combined analysis of previous studies suggests that cranberry-containing products may reduce the likelihood of urinary tract infections (UTIs). These results were published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. The urinary tract includes the kidneys,... Continue Reading