Publication: Trends In Urology & Men's health

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Selenium and vitamin E increase prostate cancer risk

The Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial unexpectedly found that vitamin E supplementation increased the risk of prostate cancer by 17 per cent. The original study reported no effect of selenium but a new analysis has now revealed that it may ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - 6 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Why do men snore?

Men may be prone to snoring because they were stressed as infants, Canadian physiologists have suggested ( Exp Physiol 2014; doi:10.1113/expphysiol.2013.077073).Their experiments have shown that male rats stressed by early separation from their mothers ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - 22 hours ago]
Entities: Snoring, hypoxic, Neonatal
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Urgency most common bothersome LUTS

Urgency is the commonest bothersome lower urinary tract symptom (LUTS) in adults, according to a survey in Finland ( Eur Urol 2014; doi:10.1016/j.eururo.2014.01.019).The survey of 3727 18- to 79-year-olds found that 7.9 per cent reported urgency that ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Metabolic syndrome linked to prostate cancer

Men with the metabolic syndrome are at increased risk of developing prostate cancer, Canadian urologists have found ( Eur Urol 2014; doi:10.1016/j.eururo.2014.01.040).Their observational study in 2235 previously undiagnosed men undergoing prostate biopsy ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

NHS Scotland gets Vesomni

The Scottish Medicines Consortium has accepted Vesomni, a combination of solifenacin and tamsulosin in a modified-release formulation, for use within NHS Scotland. It is indicated for the treatment of moderate to severe urgency, increased micturition ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Apr 05 2014]
Entities: NHS, Scotland, Tamsulosin
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Risk-based screening for prostate cancer in primary care

The prostate cancer advocacy charity Tackle ( www.tackleprostate.org ) has announced the next phase of its trial programme to test a risk calculator in primary care. Riskman will see 20 practices in the South West and North West screen 10 000 men from ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Robots edge ahead in prostate cancer surgery

Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) has not been shown to improve survival compared with standard open radical prostatectomy (ORP), but a retrospective study from the US and Canada suggests that RARP may offer advantages for men with intermediate- ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Testosterone supplements may increase heart attack risk

Testosterone supplements may increase the risk of heart attack in older men and in young men with a history of heart disease, say US researchers ( PLoS One 2014; doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0085805).Analysing records in a large US healthcare database, they ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Genes predict bladder cancer prognosis

US investigators have identified gene variants associated with earlier recurrence in patients who have undergone treatment for bladder cancer ( BJU Int 2014; doi:10.1111/bju.12641).Analysing DNA from immune cells, they examined patterns of gene variants ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Surgery versus radiotherapy: survival

Survival in most men with non-metastatic prostate cancer is better if they have surgery rather than radiotherapy, a Swedish study has found ( BMJ 2014;348:g1502).The analysis of the National Prostate Cancer Registry of Sweden compared survival after 15 ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Active surveillance for men with low-risk prostate cance

Ben Challacombe (Consultant Urologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust) presents a short video below on active surveillance, which is particularly pertinent as NICE have recently released guidelines on how to treat ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Genetic testing in prostate cancer

James Mackay (Consultant Genetic Oncologist, University College London) presents a short video below on genetic testing and its potential in the treatment of prostate cancer, and aims to correct some of the common misconceptions regarding testing for ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Mar 28 2014]

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Selenium and vitamin E increase prostate cancer... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - 6 hours ago]
Metabolic syndrome linked to prostate cancer [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - 22 hours ago]
Urgency most common bothersome LUTS [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - 22 hours ago]
Why do men snore? [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - 22 hours ago]
Robots edge ahead in prostate cancer surgery [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Apr 05 2014]
Risk-based screening for prostate cancer in pri... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Apr 05 2014]
NHS Scotland gets Vesomni [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Apr 05 2014]
Genes predict bladder cancer prognosis [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Apr 01 2014]
Surgery versus radiotherapy: survival [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Apr 01 2014]
Testosterone supplements may increase heart att... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Apr 01 2014]
Genetic testing in prostate cancer [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Mar 28 2014]
Active surveillance for men with low-risk prost... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Mar 28 2014]
Blood group determines prostate cancer severity [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Mar 24 2014]
Penile cancer incidence increasing [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Mar 24 2014]
Androgen deprivation therapy and CVD risk [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Mar 24 2014]
Cost limits HPV vaccination for boys [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Mar 18 2014]
Movember funds first centre of excellence [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Mar 18 2014]
Enzalutamide promising pre-chemotherapy as NICE... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Mar 18 2014]
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