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Male infertility linked to mortality in study led by Stanford researcher
Men who are infertile because of defects in their semen appear to be at increased risk of dying sooner than men with normal semen, according to a study led by a researcher at the Stanford University School of Medicine. View News Article (2014-05-16)


Older, sicker men with early-stage prostate cancer do not benefit from aggressive treatment
Treating older men with early-stage prostate cancer who also have other serious underlying health problems with aggressive therapies such as surgery or radiation therapy does not help them live longer and, in fact, can be detrimental, according to a study by UCLA researchers. View News Article (2014-05-13)


Vitamin D deficiency may be linked to aggressive prostate cancer
Vitamin D deficiency was an indicator of aggressive prostate cancer and spread of the disease in European-American and African-American men who underwent their first prostate biopsy because of abnormal prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and/or digital rectal examination (DRE) test results. View News Article (2014-05-01)


Henry Ford Hospital cited: World's first surgical innovators for patient safety standards
An innovative kidney transplant technique developed by Henry Ford Hospital is credited as the first in the world to use a new set of patient safety standards coordinated by the University of Oxford in England.  View News Article (2014-04-08)


New Lens Design Drastically Improves Kidney Stone Treatment
Duke engineers have devised a way to improve the efficiency of lithotripsy-the demolition of kidney stones using focused shock waves. After decades of research, all it took was cutting a groove near the perimeter of the shock wave-focusing lens and changing its curvature. View News Article (2014-03-19)


Prostate specific antigen screening declines after 2012 USPSTF recommendations
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center have assessed the impact of the 2012 U.S. View News Article (2014-03-14)


Researchers identify target for shutting down growth of prostate cancer cells
Scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified an important step toward potentially shutting down the growth of prostate cancer cells. View News Article (2014-03-06)


Cholesterol-metabolism study suggests new diagnostic, treatment approach for aggressive prostate cancer
Researchers have discovered a link between prostate cancer aggressiveness and the accumulation of a compound produced when cholesterol is metabolized in cells, findings that could bring new diagnostic and treatment methods. View News Article (2014-03-05)


Reliable pretreatment information assists prostate cancer patients in decision-making
Men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer need to assimilate information rapidly in order to weigh the treatment options and make informed decisions. View News Article (2014-03-04)


UCLA study finds robotic-assisted prostate surgery offers better cancer control
An observational study from UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that prostate cancer patients who undergo robotic-assisted prostate surgery have fewer instances of cancer cells at the edge of their surgical specimen and less need for additional cancer treatments like hormone or radiation therapy than patients who have traditional "open" surgery.  View News Article (2014-03-03)

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