Prostate Supplements: Buyer Beware
Dr Gerald Chodak discusses over-the-counter prostate supplements and the need for rigorous studies investigating potential benefits. Medscape Urology
1 day ago - Medscape
Screening Decision Aids No Substitute for Patient-Doc Discussion
When it comes to prostate cancer screening, decision aids cannot replace a conversation between a man and his physician. Medscape Urology
8 days ago - Medscape
Prostate cancer 'crisis' due to a shortage of specialist nurses, charity warns
Prostate Cancer UK says that two-fifths of urology cancer nurse specialists are approaching retirement or plan to leave the job in the next decade.
24 days ago - Daily Mail
Oral prostate cancer therapies increase mortality risk for men with cardiovascular conditions
Abiraterone acetate and enzalutamide appeared to increase the risk for death among older men with advanced prostate cancer and pre-existing cardiovascular conditions, according...
1 month ago - Healio - 2 articles
Testosterone May Be Safe After Prostate Cancer Treatment
Studies show similar survival in men who used testosterone after radical prostatectomy or radiation therapy compared with those who did not. Medscape Urology
1 month ago - Medscape
Adjuvant radiotherapy prolongs biochemical RFS for certain men with prostate cancer
Men with prostate cancer with positive surgical margins or extracapsular extension achieved longer biochemical RFS after radical prostatectomy with adjuvant radiotherapy...
1 month ago - Healio
Mayo Clinic ranked top hospital in the United States
The Mayo Clinic was ranked No. 1 on the 2019 to 2020 U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals survey. The Mayo Clinic was also ranked No. 1 hospital in five specialties...
1 month ago - Healio - 3 articles
Urological group's first-ever recurrent UTI guidelines encourage responsible evaluation, antibiotic, cranberry juice use
The American Urological Association has issued guidelines for the management of recurrent UTI for the first time, providing clinicians with recommendations for the evaluation...
2 monthes ago - Healio
New decision aids needed for prostate cancer screening
Current decision aids for prostate cancer screening were only modestly associated with improved patient knowledge and reduced decision conflict, and did not increase shared...
2 monthes ago - Healio
There's an Over-the-Counter Remedy That Helps Ease UTI Symptoms, but Is It Safe?
When you have a urinary tract infection , you'll do anything to find relief, but before you try over-the-counter AZO, you should know whether it's safe and effective. If you've...
2 monthes ago - PopSugar
The headlines of Master Doctor
Drug that treats an enlarged prostate may 'slow disability' in Parkinson's...
A team of international scientists, including researchers from Capital Medical University in Beijing, tested the drug terazosin in 13 men with Parkinson's disease.
Radiotherapy treatment for prostate cancer could be cut from two months to...
Researchers, from The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Institute of Cancer Research in London, gave five stronger blasts of radiation to patients over a two-week period.
Prostate screening should be rolled out for men with a dangerous gene mutation
The Institute of Cancer Research in London study comes after Sir Rod Stewart urged men to get checked for prostate cancer after revealing he had treatment for the disease.
Alzheimer's Drug Doubles The Risk of Hospitalization
Cholinesterase inhibitors like donepezil used for treating dementia disorders like Alzheimer's enhances the risk of hospitalization.
Keto Mediterranean diet could modulate gut microbiome to reduce Alzheimer's risk
Researchers found that a modified Mediterranean-ketogenic diet can impact the gut microbiome in a way that decreases risk for Alzheimer's disease. Harriom Yadav, PhD, assistant...
New piece of Alzheimer's puzzle found
Scientists found two short peptides, or strings of amino acids, that when injected into mice with Alzheimer's disease daily for five weeks, significantly improved the mice's...
Men with prostate cancer can have healthy sex lives after surgery
There's a perception that surgery to treat prostate cancer will spell the end of a man's sex life.
Long-Term Hormone Therapy May Harm Prostate Cancer Subset
Clinical guidelines recommending hormone therapy with radiotherapy in prostate cancer may need to be revisited. Medscape Medical News
UKA prosthesis yielded promising midterm results for OA
A published study showed encouraging clinical results at midterm follow-up among patients who underwent unicompartmental knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis of the medial knee...
Social media for physicians: How to get started
Social media has transformed the way humankind communicates by providing unique opportunities to instantly connect with others across the globe. Currently, about two-thirds of...