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October 2019 Briefing - Urology

Nov 01, 2019

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Urology for October 2019. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the ...

Opioids May Not Be Needed for Acute Pain Control After Vasectomy

Oct 16, 2019

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Opioids do not provide improved pain control following a vasectomy and may be tied to a higher risk for persistent use, according to a study published in t...

Urinary Catheters Not Needed for Joint Replacement Surgery

Oct 02, 2019

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Patients undergoing joint replacement under epidural anesthesia have no increased risk for postoperative adverse genitourinary (GU) complications by skippin...

Surgery Vs Radiotherapy in High-Risk Prostate Cancer: Examining Mortality

Sep 16, 2019

According to recent estimates, fewer than 10% of men diagnosed with prostate cancer present with Gleason score as high as 9 or 10. “Although these patients represent a small subset of men with the d...

Erectile Dysfunction Tied to Lower Work Productivity Globally

Aug 13, 2019

TUESDAY, Aug. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Erectile dysfunction (ED) may negatively affect work productivity and health-related quality of life (HRQoL), according to a study published online Aug. 6 in...

Guidelines Updated for Radiotherapy After Prostatectomy

May 31, 2019

FRIDAY, May 31, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Clinical guidelines on adjuvant and salvage radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy have been updated, according to the American Society for Radiation Oncolog...

Healthy plant-based diet (but not plant-based junk food) may protect kidneys

May 03, 2019

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - While a healthy-plant based diet is tied to a lower risk of kidney disease, people who fill their plates with starchy, sugary vegetaria...

Men with serious illness may not seek erectile dysfunction treatment

May 02, 2019

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) - Men with cancer or other chronic illnesses are less likely to seek treatment for erectile dysfunction, even though sexual health is an ...

Preterm Birth Tied to Elevated Risk for Chronic Kidney Disease

May 02, 2019

THURSDAY, May 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Preterm and early preterm birth are associated with an increased risk for development of chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study published online M...

April 2019 Briefing - Urology

May 01, 2019

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Urology for April 2019. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FD...

FDA declines to approve Nabriva's antibiotic for urinary tract infections

Apr 30, 2019

By Saumya Joseph and Tamara Mathias (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday declined to approve Nabriva Therapeutics Plc's antibiotic for complicated ...

FDA Approves Pembrolizumab Plus Axitinib for Advanced RCC

Apr 23, 2019

TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The combination of pembrolizumab and axitinib has been approved as a first-line treatment in advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC), the U.S. Food and Drug Adm...

Recordati to seek Canadian approval for kidney disease drug

Apr 16, 2019

By Allison Martell TORONTO (Reuters) - Italy's Recordati said on Tuesday it plans to seek Canadian approval for its drug Cystagon, which treats a rare kidney disease, in a...

Canagliflozin Seems Effective for Patients With T2DM, Kidney Disease

Apr 15, 2019

MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Canagliflozin is associated with a reduced risk for renal and cardiovascular events for patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease, according to a stud...

Pruritus Prevalent and Disruptive in Nondialysis Chronic Kidney Disease

Apr 12, 2019

FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Almost one in four patients with nondialysis chronic kidney disease (CKD) has moderate-to-extreme pruritus, which is associated with poorer quality of life, ...

Optimizing Active Surveillance Strategies for Cancer Patients

Sep 19, 2018

Active surveillance (AS) for patients with prostate cancer include follow-up with serial prostate biopsies; however, prior research has not determined the optimal biopsy frequency during follow-up. ...

Better Patient Communication = Improved Efficiency & Outcomes

May 29, 2018

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The Merck Manual Is Introduced in its 20th Edition

May 22, 2018

Kenilworth, N.J., May 22, 2018 – Trusted by doctors and other healthcare professionals for more than a century, The Merck Manual, now published in its 20th Edition, offers readers the tactile sati...

Losing Ground Against Gonorrhea – The Rising Antibiotic Resistance

Apr 19, 2018

The following was originally posted to the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Division of Infectious Diseases Blog.   April is Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Awareness month  ...

CME/CE: The State of Bacterial Vaginosis

Apr 03, 2018

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