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Oct 28, 2014, 10:00 ET
Dr. Joseph A. Smith, Jr. Named Incoming Editor for The Journal of Urology

American Urological Association Announces Incoming Editor for The Journal of Urology®

 Dr. Joseph A. Smith, Jr., of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been selected by the AUA Board of Directors as the new editor of The...

Oct 15, 2014, 10:00 ET

American Urological Association Names New Chair Of Education

Dr. Victor W. Nitti, of the New York University (NYU) Langone Medical Center, has been appointed by the AUA Board of Directors as the new Chair of...

Jul 30, 2014, 17:17 ET

AUA Responds to Important New IOM Report on Graduate Medical Education Funding and Governance

The American Urological Association (AUA) today issued a statement in response to the new Institute of Medicine (IOM) July 29 report, "Graduate...

May 20, 2014, 09:00 ET

Metabolic Syndrome Disorders, Diet May Boost Prostate Cancer Risk

Three new studies featuring the impact of dietary and lifestyle factors on prostate cancer will be presented during the 109th Annual Scientific...

May 19, 2014, 10:30 ET

The Predictive Powers Of PSA: Working Smarter To Detect Prostate Cancer

As physicians and researchers debate the merit of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test, questions have arisen about the age at which the...

May 19, 2014, 09:00 ET

Studies Examine Impact of Social Media, Television on Literacy and Perception of Vaginal Mesh and Removal Surgery

Four studies evaluating patients' knowledge and perception of vaginal mesh prior to surgery as well as after mesh removal will be presented to the...

May 19, 2014, 08:00 ET

Sports-Related Trauma and its Impact on Isolated High-Grade Renal Injury

Blunt force sports-related trauma often produces isolated high-grade renal injury, according to a new study at the 109th Annual Scientific...

May 18, 2014, 14:00 ET

New Studies Highlight Benefits, Risks of Testosterone Therapy

Three new studies examining the predictors, effects and durability of testosterone therapy on men will be presented to reporters at the 109th...

May 18, 2014, 13:00 ET

Dogs Detect Prostate Cancer in Men at a Remarkably High Rate of Accuracy

With an accuracy rating of 98 percent, specially-trained dogs were able to smell volatile organic compounds (VOCs) released into urine by prostate...

May 18, 2014, 10:30 ET

Sexual Side Effects of Alpha Blockers and 5-Alpha-Reductase Inhibitors

Two studies evaluating the sexual function in men with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) as well as post bilateral nerve-sparing radical...

May 18, 2014, 09:45 ET

Study Shows Link Between Low Sperm Count, Birth Defects Should Not be of Concern

Birth defects do not appear to be associated with the father's semen quality, according to a new study at the 109th Annual Scientific Meeting...

May 18, 2014, 08:30 ET

Efficacy of Diagnosing, Treating and Managing Febrile Urinary Tract Infections in Children with Vesicoureteral Reflux

Two studies evaluating widely-used practices to prevent, diagnose and manage febrile urinary tract infections (UTI) in children with vesicoureteral...

May 17, 2014, 14:00 ET

Racial Variations, Cost and Influence of Access to Care for Testicular Cancer

 A series of studies evaluating the cost effectiveness, risks and outcomes associated with detecting, diagnosing and treating testicular cancer...

May 17, 2014, 13:00 ET

Contributing Factors To The Diagnosis And Outcomes Of Bladder Cancer

Aside from all the benefits exercise and physical activity have on our bodies and health, a new study reveals those who take part in physical...

May 17, 2014, 11:30 ET

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

While Botulinum toxin A (BTX-A) has become a household name for addressing wrinkles, two studies presented at the 109th Annual Scientific Meeting...

May 17, 2014, 10:00 ET

Benefits, Outcomes and Limitations of Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer

A series of studies evaluating the outcomes, benefits, concerns and quality of life of men undergoing active surveillance for prostate cancer will...

May 17, 2014, 08:30 ET

Kidney Stones: Ultrasound Beats CT Scan In Radiation Exposure, Cost; Tighter Glycemic Control In People With Diabetes Decreases Risk

Two studies examining the influences and impacts of kidney stones, show ultrasound reduces radiation exposure and is less expensive compared to...

May 16, 2014, 10:30 ET

Airbags and Seat Belts Shown to Prevent Kidney Injuries

Airbags and seat belts not only protect people from head and chest injuries during car accidents, they may also protect the kidneys, according to a...

Mar 13, 2014, 10:00 ET

American Urological Association And Astellas Team Up To Secure The Future Of Urology Research Through $3 Million Endowment

The American Urological Association (AUA) and Astellas US LLC, a U.S. affiliate of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc., have announced a $3 million...

Feb 17, 2014, 12:00 ET

AUA Announces New Legislative Priorities For 2014

Following an Association-wide survey of its members, the AUA today announced its legislative priorities for 2014. The Association's Board of...