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Urologists play vital role in tobacco, bladder cancer intervention

According to a study published in Cancer, patients with bladder cancer, smoking status and primary source of information correlate with awareness of the harms of tobacco use. Jeffrey C. Basset, M.D., M.P.H., from the University of California in Los Angeles, and colleagues surveyed a stratified, random sample of bladder cancer survivors about tobacco use, risk […]

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AUA Kidney Stone Guidelines Unveiled

Orlando – The American Urological Association (AUA) unveiled its first guidelines on the medical management of kidney stones. Margaret S. Pearle, MD, PhD summarized the recommendations in a presentation during the announcement at AUA’s 2014 annual meeting. Dr. Pearle, who chaired the panel that reviewed the available evidence that formed the basis of the guidelines, […]

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Genetic Study for Causes of Male Infertility

Getting pregnant can be devastating for men and their partners. Astonishingly, an underlying cause of infertility cannot be identified in about half of infertile men. The National Institutes of Health for the Genetics of Male Infertility Initiative (GEMINI) have granted researchers a 2.1 million dollar five-year project aimed at discovering the genetic causes of infertility […]

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