Hypermutated ctDNA: A Marker of Checkpoint Inhibitor Response?

Hypermutated ctDNA: A Marker of Checkpoint Inhibitor Response?

(HealthDay News) -- For patients with diverse malignancies, hypermutated blood-derived circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) is associated with checkpoint inhibitor response, according...

Preop Aerobic Exercise May Improve Cystectomy Outcomes

Preop Aerobic Exercise May Improve Cystectomy Outcomes

Vigorous cardiovascular activity and improvement of cardiopulmonary fitness before surgery may improve postoperative outcomes and recovery for patients with bladder cancer,...

Urinalysis Accurately Diagnoses UTIs in Febrile Infants

Urinalysis Accurately Diagnoses UTIs in Febrile Infants

(HealthDay News) -- For febrile infants age 60 days and younger, urinalysis is highly sensitive and specific for diagnosing urinary tract infections (UTIs), according to a study...

 Urgency Urinary Incontinence Linked to Previous Stroke

Urgency Urinary Incontinence Linked to Previous Stroke

Previous stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) may be a risk factor for urgency urinary incontinence (UUI), according to a British study of older individuals. In addition,...

Yoga Can Reduce Urinary Incontinence in Older Women

Yoga Can Reduce Urinary Incontinence in Older Women

(HealthDay News) -- A 3-month yoga intervention can reduce urinary incontinence (UI) frequency in ambulatory women aged 50 years or older, according to a study presented at the...

Annual Urinary Incontinence Screening for Women Recommended

Annual Urinary Incontinence Screening for Women Recommended

Women of any age should be screened annually for urinary incontinence (UI) and, if indicated, be referred for further evaluation, according to new guidelines issued by the...

 High-Risk Anticholinergics Prescribed to 6% of Elderly

High-Risk Anticholinergics Prescribed to 6% of Elderly

(HealthDay News) -- High-risk anticholinergic prescriptions are listed for 6.2% of visits of older adults, according to a study published in a recent issue of the Journal of the...

American Urological Association Names New Editor Of Urology Practice

American Urological Association Names New Editor Of Urology Practice

BALTIMORE, Oct. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) announced today J. Stephen Jones, MD, MBA, FACS as the incoming editor of Urology Practice, an...

Urinary Fistula | Denver, CO | Urology Associates

Urinary Fistula | Denver, CO | Urology Associates

A urinary fistula can be an abnormal opening between urinary tract organs that process urine and carry it out of the body (kidneys, ureter tubes, bladder, urethra). Urinary...

 Erectile Dysfunction Afflicts More Than Half of Men With Diabetes

Erectile Dysfunction Afflicts More Than Half of Men With Diabetes

More than half of men with diabetes have erectile dysfunction (ED), according to a new meta-analysis of international studies. “Men with diabetes should be screened for...

Treating Bladder Cancer Ups Survival in Sicker Older Patients

Treating Bladder Cancer Ups Survival in Sicker Older Patients

Treatment of superficial bladder cancer improves survival among older patients despite multiple chronic conditions (MCC), new study findings suggest. “Currently, older adults...

 Incontinence, Impotence Risk After RP Linked to Metabolic Syndrome

Incontinence, Impotence Risk After RP Linked to Metabolic Syndrome

SAN FRANCISCO—Men with metabolic syndrome (MetS) are at elevated risk of urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction following radical prostatectomy (RP), investigators...