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Sep 01, 2015, 18:21 ET

September Is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know approximately one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer? Those numbers increase to one in five if you're...

Jun 11, 2015, 18:15 ET

As Part Of Choosing Wisely® Campaign American Urological Association Identifies Second List Of Commonly Used Tests And Treatments To Question

 The American Urological Association (AUA) today released a new list of recommendations regarding specific tests or treatments that are...

May 18, 2015, 16:30 ET

Studies Demonstrate Risks, Benefits of Testosterone Therapy

 The use of testosterone in some men improves certain metabolic parameters and does not increase prostate cancer risk, according to four new...

May 18, 2015, 11:34 ET

New Studies Call for Improved Assessment of Prostate Cancer Screening and Treatment Selection

Four new studies examining prostate cancer mortality rates and treatment approaches will be presented during the 110th Annual Scientific Meeting of...

May 18, 2015, 10:50 ET

New Studies Call for Smarter Approach to Prostate Cancer Screening

Four new studies examining various approaches to smarter prostate cancer screening methods will be presented during the 110th Annual Scientific...

May 18, 2015, 09:00 ET

Biomarkers to Improve Prostate Cancer Screening

 Five new studies evaluating the use of imaging and urine-based biomarkers as ways to improve prostate cancer detection will be presented...

May 17, 2015, 14:30 ET

Studies Show Quitting Smoking Improves Outcomes in Urologic Disease

 Quitting smoking can lead to a significant improvement in outcomes after major urologic surgery. These new data and their impact on urologic...

May 17, 2015, 14:00 ET

Poor Sleep Quality May Impact Severity of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Male Shift Workers

Sleep quality may have an impact on the severity of lower urinary tract symptoms, or LUTS, in some men, according to new research presented during...

May 17, 2015, 11:30 ET

Impact of U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Guidelines Raise Concerns

Three new studies evaluating the primary care trends in prostate cancer screening will be presented during the 110th Annual Scientific Meeting of...

May 17, 2015, 10:00 ET

Sperm Banking Rates Increase with Counseling for Cancer Patients

Fertility counseling for men with cancer, prior to initiating treatment, can increase the rate of sperm preservation, according to a new survey...

May 17, 2015, 09:34 ET

Medical Residents Have Positive Impact on Patient and Surgeon Satisfaction

The presence of medical residents has a positive impact on patient and surgeon satisfaction and quality of life levels, according to a new study...

May 16, 2015, 17:00 ET

Impact of Delaying Treatment for Kidney Stones

Delaying treatment of kidney stones could lead to increased costs and patient morbidity, according to a new study presented during the 110th Annual...

May 16, 2015, 15:30 ET

Lack of Sexual Health Knowledge Among Young Males: National survey evaluates high-risk sexual behaviors in young males

Young males, regardless of ethnicity, lack sexual and genital health knowledge and engage in high-risk sexual behaviors, according to a new survey...

May 16, 2015, 14:00 ET

Studies Raise Questions about Appropriate Urinary Tract Infection Management

Four new studies examining how urinary tract infections (UTIs) are diagnosed and managed will be presented during the 110th Annual Scientific...

May 16, 2015, 12:30 ET

Overactive Bladder Treatment Linked to Decreased Fall Risk for Older Adults

Treatment for Overactive Bladder (OAB) may leader to fewer falls among older adults, according to a new study presented during the 110th Annual...

May 16, 2015, 11:30 ET

Assessment of Frailty Helps Doctors and Patients Plan Better for Surgery

Physicians are often confronted with having to judge their older patients' ability to withstand the physical stress of surgery, as well as weigh...

May 16, 2015, 11:25 ET

Studies Evaluate Effectiveness of Active Surveillance in Prostate Cancer Patients

Four studies evaluating effectiveness, trends and other considerations for active surveillance in managing prostate cancer will be presented during...

May 16, 2015, 11:20 ET

Penile Fracture - Not a Wait-And-See Situation: Study suggests waiting several hours before treatment can result in impaired erectile function

Although penile fracture is relatively uncommon, delays in surgical treatment can raise the risk of complications, including impaired erectile...

May 16, 2015, 11:15 ET

The Power of "Clowning Around": New study highlights role medical clowns play in reducing anxiety, pain and medical costs of children undergoing surgery

Medical clowns can reduce anxiety and length of hospital stay for children undergoing urologic surgery, according to a new study featured at the...

May 16, 2015, 11:10 ET

Beyond The Wrinkles: Botulinum Toxin A and Its Innovative Treatment for Bladder Disorders

While Botulinum toxin A (BTX-A), known to the public as Botox®, is commonly associated with smoothing wrinkles for a more youthful appearance,...