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Analysis rejects linkage between testosterone therapy and cardiovascular risk
Fears of a link between testosterone replacement therapy and cardiovascular risk are misplaced, according to a review published in this month's Mayo Clinic Proceedings.  View News Article (2015-01-28)


Close monitoring of renal tumors may provide alternative to surgery
In patients likely to have surgery, close, active monitoring of small renal tumors confined to the kidneys is associated with low rates of tumor growth or death, according to a study by a researcher at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai published in the September issue of The Journal of Urology.  View News Article (2015-01-21)


Novel imaging technique improves prostate cancer detection
In 2014, prostate cancer was the leading cause of newly diagnosed cancers in men and the second leading cause of cancer death in men. View News Article (2015-01-07)


Laparoscopic surgery for bladder cancer leads to good long-term cancer control
Long-term survival rates following laparoscopic surgery for bladder cancer are comparable to those of open surgery, according to a study published in BJU International.  View News Article (2014-12-18)


Testing for drug-resistant bacteria before prostate biopsy can reduce infections
Some infections after prostate biopsy due to drug-resistant Escherichia coli can be thwarted by simple rectal swab cultures prior to the procedure. View News Article (2014-12-09)


Poor semen quality linked to hypertension, other health problems, Stanford study finds
A study of more than 9,000 men with fertility problems has revealed a correlation between the number of different defects in a man's semen and the likelihood that the man has other health problems. View News Article (2014-12-05)


Common prostate cancer treatment associated with decreased survival in older men
A common prostate cancer therapy should not be used in men whose cancer has not spread beyond the prostate, according to a new study led by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.  View News Article (2014-12-04)


Conventional therapies are less efficient in prostate cancer patients carrying 'BRCA' mutations
Prostate cancer patients carrying inherited mutations in the BRCA genes respond less well to conventional treatment, including surgery and/or radiotherapy - and they also have a lower survival rate than those who are non-carriers of these genetic mutations. View News Article (2014-11-14)


How closely do urologists adhere to AUA guidelines?
Evidence-based guidelines play an increasing role in setting standards for medical practice and quality but are seldom systematically evaluated in the practice setting. View News Article (2014-10-16)


Potty training before age 2 linked to increased risk of later wetting problems
Children who start toilet training before age 2 have a three times higher risk of developing daytime wetting problems later, according to new research at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.  View News Article (2014-10-08)

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