Prolapse Surgery Patients Can Safely Resume Activity

Prolapse Surgery Patients Can Safely Resume Activity

(HealthDay News) — For women undergoing reconstructive prolapse surgery, satisfaction is similarly high 3 months after surgery for those instructed to liberally resume...

 Pre-Diabetes Ups Overactive Bladder Risk in Women

Pre-Diabetes Ups Overactive Bladder Risk in Women

PHILADELPHIA—Pre-diabetes is associated with an increased risk of overactive bladder (OAB) in women, new data presented at the International Continence Society's 2018 annual...

 Possible Overactive Bladder Biomarkers Identified in Men

Possible Overactive Bladder Biomarkers Identified in Men

PHILADELPHIA—Male overactive bladder (OAB) may be associated with abnormalities in metabolic pathways of fatty acids and bile acids, new study findings presented at the...

 Mirabegron Safe, Effective for Overactive Bladder in the Elderly

Mirabegron Safe, Effective for Overactive Bladder in the Elderly

PHILADELPHIA—Mirabegron is a safe and effective treatment for overactive bladder (OAB) in older patients, a researcher reported at the International Continence Society's 2018...

Post-Cystectomy Readmission Predictors Identified

Post-Cystectomy Readmission Predictors Identified

Elevated body mass index (BMI), diabetes, and postoperative complications are among the risk factors for hospital readmission among patients undergoing radical cystectomy (RC),...

Testosterone Replacement May Delay CKD Progression

Testosterone Replacement May Delay CKD Progression

ORLANDO, Fla.—Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) may delay progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and lower the risk of death in men with hypogonadism, new findings...

 Worse Nocturia Found in Men Taking Multiple BP Drugs

Worse Nocturia Found in Men Taking Multiple BP Drugs

PHILADELPHIA—Combination drug therapy for hypertension is associated with worse nocturia and nocturnal polyuria than untreated hypertension or single-drug therapy, investigators...

 Desmopressin ODT Has Similar Efficacy in Nocturia Patients With OAB

Desmopressin ODT Has Similar Efficacy in Nocturia Patients With OAB

PHILADELPHIA—Desmopressin orally disintegrating tablets (ODT) 25/50 µg decrease nocturnal voids in nocturia patients with both nocturnal polyuria (NP) and mild daytime voiding...

Nocturia, Daytime Urinary Frequency Linked With Mortality Nocturia, Daytime Urinary Frequency Linked With Mortality

Nocturia, Daytime Urinary Frequency Linked With Mortality Nocturia, Daytime Urinary Frequency Linked With Mortality

Middle-aged and elderly men with certain lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), especially nocturia and daytime urinary frequency less than 2 hours, have a greater short-term risk...

Simple Measures May Help Men With Low Bladder Capacity and Nocturia

Simple Measures May Help Men With Low Bladder Capacity and Nocturia

Common behavioral therapies appear to ease nocturia in men with low bladder capacity, according to researchers. Matthew Epstein, MD, and colleagues from SUNY Downstate...

Sensitive tumour detection and classification using plasma cell-free DNA methylomes

Sensitive tumour detection and classification using plasma cell-free DNA methylomes

Sensitive tumour detection and classification using plasma cell-free DNA methylomes Methylation analysis Abstract The use of liquid biopsies for cancer detection and management...

Resources for Veterans | BCAN - Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

Resources for Veterans | BCAN - Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

BCAN’s Patient Insight Webinar focused on the physical and emotional impact of bladder cancer unique to our veteran population. View the recorded modules to hear what experts in...