Proposed Guidelines Target Opioid Overprescribing in Urology
After finding that many of the opioid tablets prescribed by urologists go unused, researchers propose new prescription standards for urologic procedures. Medscape Medical News
1 day ago - Medscape
New blood test could help avoid more than 40% of prostate biopsies, study finds
A multi-center study that validates the clinical performance of IsoPSA - a new blood test that has proven to be more accurate in predicting overall risk of prostate cancer than...
2 days ago - News Medical
AUA recommends use of UroLift System for managing lower urinary tract symptoms attributed to BPH
NeoTract, a wholly owned subsidiary of Teleflex Incorporated focused on addressing unmet needs in the field of urology, today announced that the American Urological Association...
2 days ago - News Medical
A descriptive model for a multidisciplinary unit for colorectal and pelvic malformations
Patients with anorectal malformations , Hirschsprung disease , and colonic motility disorders often require care from specialists across a variety of fields, including...
3 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
3 Urological Problems in Baby Boys
Every parent wants a perfect baby. However it's uncommon for a baby boy to have problems with his testicles, penis and scrotum. These problems do not usually cause long lasting...
3 days ago - oohsNcoos
Doctors Don't Always Explain Sexual Side Effects of Prostate Tx
Medications that treat lower urinary tract symptoms and enlarged prostates may cause sexual dysfunction, but some urologists don't discuss this with patients, according to a...
6 days ago - Medscape
What the Color of Your Pee Means About Your Health
Did you know that looking into the toilet bowl is like looking into a crystal ball for your health? The color of your pee can change depending on how hydrated you are , what...
9 days ago - Health
Advanced Cancer Screening Garnering Attention at AUA
New diagnostic and predictive techniques for prostate and other cancers will figure prominently at the upcoming American Urological Association 2018 Annual Meeting. Medscape...
9 days ago - Medscape
FDA Approves Mirabegron, Solifenacin Combo for OAB
The FDA has approved mirabegron in combination with solifenacin succinate for the treatment of overactive bladder . FDA Approvals
11 days ago - Medscape
More Evidence Anticholinergic Meds Boost Dementia Risk
A new study provides 'robust' evidence that antidepressants, urologic drugs, and drugs for Parkinson's that have definite anticholinergic activity raise the risk for dementia...
19 days ago - Medscape
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Does an Infection Blood Test Reduce Antibiotic Prescription?
Procalcitonin guideline has little overall impact on whether or not the physicians prescribed antibiotics, shows study.
Larger Waistlines May Increase Vitamin D Deficiency Risk
Larger waistlines and higher levels of abdominal fat are linked to increased risk of vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D levels are lower in individuals with higher levels of...
Optimal Treatment of Sleep Apnea Reduces Cardiovascular Risk in Prediabetic...
Optimal treatment of sleep apnea reduces cardiovascular risk in those with prediabetes, shows study.
Exercise to Keep Your Heart Young
Exercising for four to five days per week is necessary to keep your heart young, shows study.
Testing, Diagnoses and Treatment for Prostate Cancer in Men Declines
Screening, diagnosing and treatment of prostate cancer in men has seen a gradual decline over the last few years, reveals anew study.
Pious Lion pulls kratom after illness, positive Salmonella result
A reported illness in North Carolina and state testing that showed Salmonella contamination spurred the Pious Lion company to recall an undisclosed volume of kratom...
Frailty Is Not Inevitable in Older Adults With A Healthy Heart
Frailty is not inevitable during old age. Older adults with a lower risk of heart disease are less frail and do not easily get weak in later life, says a recent study.
These Are The Victims Of The Santa Fe School Shooting
Eight students and two teachers killed in Texas school shooting Ten people were killed during a school shooting at a high school in Sante Fe, Texas on Friday. The alleged...
Ovarian Cancer Drug Rucaparib Can Treat Pancreatic Cancer Patients With BRCA...
Patients with aggressive pancreatic cancer with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations who have few or no other treatment options can benefit from rucaparib drug. PARP inhibitor rucaparib...
These Photos Show Just How Much Harry And Meghan Adore Each Other
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry finally got married and the photos will melt your heart Are you a little bit of a skeptic about the whole royal wedding thing? Do you not really...