Publication: Trends In Urology & Men's health

First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

E-cigarettes don’t increase smoking cessation

Electronic cigarettes are not an effective tool to increase smoking cessation rates in people with cancer, according to a US study ( Cancer 2014; doi: 10.1002/cncr.28811).The review, which included 1074 people with cancer enrolled in a smoking-cessation ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Physical activity builds boys’ brains

Being physically active helps boys read better, a study from Finland suggests ( PLoS One 2014; doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0107031).186 boys and girls aged 6–8 years were followed up for three academic years. In boys, more physical activity overall, walking ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Active surveillance has ‘excellent outcomes’ for early testicular cancer

Active surveillance for men with clinical stage 1 testicular cancer has ‘excellent outcomes’, say US investigators ( J Clin Oncol 2014; pii: JCO.2014.56.2116).Their retrospective analysis of active surveillance in 2843 men with non-seminoma or seminoma ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

NHS restrictions on generic sildenafil lifted

The Department of Health has removed restrictions on prescribing sildenafil for NHS patients – as long as it is done by generic name and not the more familiar Viagra brand.Until recently, sildenafil and other PDE5 inhibitors (avanafil, tadalafil and vardenafil) ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Infection increasing after prostate biopsy

The incidence of infection following prostate biopsy is increasing, say Canadian researchers ( J Urol 2014; doi: 10.5489/cuaj.1751).Their review of the records of 927 men who underwent transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy in the first 6 months of 2012 ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Genetic screening identifies high-risk prostate cancer

It has long been known that mutations of the BRCA2 gene are associated with aggressive prostate cancer but only now has it been shown that screening for this abnormality could identify men at increased risk ( Br J Cancer 2014; doi: 10.1038/bjc.2014.4 ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Erectile dysfunction undertreated

Only a quarter of men diagnosed with erectile dysfunction obtain drug treatment, according to a US study ( J Sex Med 2014; doi: 10.1111/jsm.12647).The analysis of a medical insurance database identified over 6 million men aged 30 or older with a recorded ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

HoLEP improves LUTS without affecting sexual function

Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) improves lower urinary tract symptom (LUTS) scores in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia without significantly affecting sexual function, two recent studies show.A prospective study compared pre- and ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Unrecognised complications increase urological surgery mortality

Failing to recognise complications after urological surgery appears to be an important contributor to the risk of death, a US study shows ( BJU Int ; doi:10.1111/bju.12833).The analysis of 7.7 million urological procedures carried out between 1998 and ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Mortality, Risk, comorbidity
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Benefits of PSA screening may not outweigh harms

More information about the potential harm of PSA testing is needed before a screening programme is introduced, says Prostate Cancer UK, even though such a programme could reduce deaths by 25 per cent in the long term.The European Randomised study of Screening ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Risk factors predict renal scarring in childhood UTI

A large international study has identified clinical signs that predict the risk of renal scarring in children who have a urinary tract infection ( JAMA Pediatrics 2014; doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.637).The meta-analysis of nine studies involving a ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Urology Awareness Month

The Urology Foundation is coining September as ' '. They aim to break down some of the myths and taboos surrounding urology health and to ensure that people are aware of the symptoms of disease and, more importantly, act on these appropriately.For more ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 05 2014]
Entities: Urology, Awareness

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The Urology Foundation is coining September as " '. They aim to break down some of the myths and taboos surrounding urology health and to ensure that people are aware of the symptoms of disease and, more importantly, act on these appropriately."

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E-cigarettes don’t increase smoking cessation [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 29 2014]
Physical activity builds boys’ brains [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 29 2014]
Infection increasing after prostate biopsy [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 24 2014]
Active surveillance has ‘excellent outcomes’ fo... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 24 2014]
NHS restrictions on generic sildenafil lifted [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 24 2014]
Erectile dysfunction undertreated [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 17 2014]
HoLEP improves LUTS without affecting sexual fu... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 17 2014]
Genetic screening identifies high-risk prostate... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 17 2014]
Unrecognised complications increase urological ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 17 2014]
Risk factors predict renal scarring in childhoo... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 10 2014]
Benefits of PSA screening may not outweigh harms [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 10 2014]
Urology Awareness Month [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 05 2014]
Urethral stricture disease in men [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 01 2014]
NICE holds back on wider use of innovative pros... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 01 2014]
Sexual dysfunction common in US military [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 01 2014]
Fracture risk drug now for men [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Sep 01 2014]
Importance of testosterone in men's health [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Aug 27 2014]
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