Publication: Trends In Urology & Men's health

First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Robots taking over prostatectomy

The proportion of US surgeons using robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) increased from 0.7% in 2003 to 42% in 2010 ( BJU Int 2014; doi: 10.1111/bju.12850).An analysis of 489 369 procedures found that uptake of RARP was greater among surgeons with ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Baldness pattern linked with aggressive prostate cancer

Male-pattern baldness at age 45 is associated with an increased risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer compared with men not balding at that age, say US researchers ( J Clin Oncol 2014; pii: JCO.2014.55.4279).Their study included 39 070 men who ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Metabolic syndrome may increase risk of urinary symptoms in men

An observational study from France has found that metabolic syndrome – a combination of impaired glucose control, being overweight, hypertension, high blood levels of triglycerides and low levels of HDL-cholesterol – is associated with an increased risk ... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Oct 06 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 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 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

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

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

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 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]

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Metabolic syndrome may increase risk of urinary... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Oct 06 2014]
Baldness pattern linked with aggressive prostat... [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Oct 06 2014]
Robots taking over prostatectomy [Published Trends In Urology & Men's health - Oct 06 2014]
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]
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