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Urgent need for prostate cancer screening amongst Dutch men
A recent TNS NIPO survey, on behalf of the Dutch Association of Urology (NVU) and the European Association of Urology (EAU), showed that almost four out of 10 Dutch men of 50 years and older suffer, or have suffered, from urinary complaints. View News Article (2010-09-15)

Results of phase I trial of novel herbal therapy for men at high risk of prostate cancer
Results of a phase I clinical trial of a novel herb-based therapeutic called Zyflamend have demonstrated that the therapy is associated with minimal toxicity and no serious adverse events in men at high-risk for developing prostate cancer. View News Article (2009-05-26)

New recommendations by scientific societies about late-onset hypogonadism
The January issue of European Urology, the official journal of the European Association of Urology published by Elsevier, will feature new recommendations on late-onset hypogonadism (LOH), recently formulated by major scientific organizations. View News Article (2008-12-05)

Urology-owned radiation oncology self-referral can increase patients' travel distance for treatment
Men with prostate cancer in Texas may be driving more than three times farther than needed to obtain radiation oncology treatments for their cancer when treated at a urology-owned radiation oncology practice versus other facilities. View News Article (2012-08-15)

Psychiatric disorders and sexual trauma are associated with lower urinary tract symptoms
Depression, anxiety disorders and sexual trauma have all been implicated as risk factors in lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) such as incontinence and overactive bladder. View News Article (2009-10-20)

Beaumont study: Nerve stimulation helps with overactive bladder
Beaumont Health System research finds that symptoms of overactive bladder, or OAB, were reduced in those who received tibial nerve stimulation. View News Article (2013-05-31)

Study finds increased rates of preventable deaths in the US following common urologic procedures
In recent years, a shift from inpatient to outpatient surgery in the U.S. for commonly performed urologic procedures has coincided with increasing deaths following complications that were potentially recognizable or preventable. View News Article (2014-08-19)

UT Southwestern surgeons examine hypospadias repair efficacy for patients with differing anatomies
A pediatric urologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center who pioneered a surgical technique for repairing a common birth defect in boys reports the procedure is singularly effective in correcting the problem with few complications. View News Article (2011-06-15)

Women twice as likely to suffer infection with kidney stones and other urinary blockages
While more men than women develop kidney stones and other obstructions in the urinary tract, women are more than twice as likely to suffer infections related to the condition, according to a new study led by Henry Ford Hospital researchers. View News Article (2012-09-27)

European Urology: Male factor infertility associated with comorbidities
The December issue of European Urology, the official journal of the European Association of Urology, features an article entitled 'Are Infertile Men Less Healthy than Fertile Men? View News Article (2009-11-10)

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