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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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Exercise May Help Reduce Nighttime Urination Problems in Men

Waking up to urinate, sometimes repeatedly through the night, is a common problem in men ages 45 and older, but one study shows that regular exercise can help reduce this risk. The condition, known as nocturia, can disrupt sleep patterns and lead to problems in other areas of life due to lack of sleep. It […]

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New Recommendations for Urinary Incontinence Treatment in Women

In light of recent concerns over common surgical treatments for urinary incontinence in women, the American College of Physicians has published new recommendations for treating this common condition without surgery. These simple lifestyle changes can help many women avoid the stresses and risks of surgery in favor of a more natural approach to treating this […]

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Pioneering Research May Provide Help for Overactive Bladder

The body has a natural rhythm known as the body clock. Researchers have recently found a new link between this clock and contractions in the bladder, and it is an unexpected variation on previously held beliefs. A new study, published in The FASEB Journal, shows that the body’s clock, which is controlled by genes, are […]

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