Articles about urology


What Is Prostate Massage Therapy? - ProstateCancer911

Last updated: 10/20/2019

Prostate massage therapy (also known as prostate milking) is the practice of massaging the male prostate either for medical or therapeutic reasons. Prostate massage therapy is...

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Testosterone Levels May Be Determined in Childhood - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 10/19/2019

Testosterone levels in men may be determined by childhood environment rather than genetics, according to new study findings published in Nature Ecology & Evolution. Kesson...

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ASCO Releases Guideline on Addressing Osteoporosis Risk With Nonmetastatic Cancer - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 10/18/2019

Cancer and therapies used to treat it may raise a patient’s risk of osteoporosis. To address this risk in patients with nonmetastatic cancer, an American Society of Clinical...

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Longer Duration of Steroids May Affect Outcomes During Anti-PD-1 Treatment - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 10/13/2019

The progression-free survival and overall survival rates seen in patients who required a long duration of corticosteroids while taking anti–PD-1 therapy appear to be worse than...

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Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Effective Long-Term - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 10/13/2019

Definitive radiotherapy for prostate cancer (PCa), even high-risk cases, is effective long-term, Australian researchers concluded. After a median follow-up of 92 months...

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Elevated PSA After Prostatectomy: When Should You Worry?

Last updated: 10/13/2019

PSA (prostate-specific antigen) blood tests are familiar routine for men over the age of 40. This test is typically used as a screening tool for prostate cancer and has helped...

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Very-Low-Phosphate Diet Not Superior for Reducing FGF23 - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 10/12/2019

Very-low-phosphate diets are no better than low-phosphate diets at reducing fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23) levels in patients on hemodialysis (HD), but they are more...

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Elevated Phosphate May Be Detrimental Even Without CKD - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 10/12/2019

Elevated serum phosphate levels are associated with serious harms even in individuals without chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to findings from 2 new studies. In a study...

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Surgery Alone Can Improve Mixed Urinary Incontinence Symptoms - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 10/10/2019

Combining behavioral and pelvic floor muscle therapy with midurethral sling surgery does not meaningfully improve mixed urinary incontinence (UI) symptoms more than surgery...

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Trial Participation May Not Improve Cancer Outcomes in Low Income Areas - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 10/10/2019

Socioeconomic deprivation in patients with cancer was associated with worse overall, progression-free, and cancer-specific survival compared with patients from more affluent...

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