Urology

Knowledge of bladder cancer is alarmingly low among European adults, survey finds

4 days ago   |   News Medical

Europe has some of the highest incidence rates of bladder cancer around the world, yet knowledge of the disease is still alarmingly low according to a new survey from the...
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Neoadjuvant NHAs followed by surgery can improve key outcomes in high-risk prostate cancer patients

18 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

For high-risk patients with prostate cancer, treatment with novel hormonal agents followed by surgery can reduce the risk of recurrent and progressive cancer, compared to...
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Oral anticoagulant drug may be safe, effective in preventing blood clots after urologic cancer surgery

18 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

The oral anticoagulant drug apixaban may offer a safer, more effective alternative to standard home heparin injections for patients taking extended prophylaxis to prevent...
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Single-port robotic system for prostatectomy ‘has made a huge difference,' surgeon says

Single-port robotic system for prostatectomy ‘has made a huge difference,' surgeon says

22 days ago   |   Healio

Smilow Cancer Hospital has introduced a new single-port robotic prostatectomy procedure that reduces the number of incisions and may minimize the risk for complications. The...
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How does SARS-CoV-2 affect the male genitourinary system?

23 days ago   |   News Medical   |   6 articles

In a recent paper published in the American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Urology, researchers reviewed existing data on the effects of severe acute respiratory syndrome...
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What It's Like to Participate in a Clinical Trial for Bladder Cancer

28 days ago   |   Time

Sometimes numbers tell a story, but sometimes they obscure one. According to the latest figures from the National Cancer Institute, the death rate for people diagnosed with...
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A Light at the End of the Tunnel for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer?

A Light at the End of the Tunnel for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer?

28 days ago   |   MedPageToday

At the American Urological Association meeting in New Orleans in May, there was seemingly a "light at the end of the tunnel" moment. Matthew Cooperberg, MD, MPH, a leading...
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Study suggests no lasting setback for urologists in training after COVID-19 pandemic

1 month ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

After the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, urology training programs saw a precipitous drop in opportunities for residents to gain hands-on surgical experience, reports a study...
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California Wants to Snip Costs for Vasectomies and Condoms

1 month ago   |   Medscape

Most women can already get free birth control. California lawmakers are debating whether to extend that perk to millions of men. Kaiser Health News
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Acceptance of Medicaid varies greatly among cancer care facilities

Acceptance of Medicaid varies greatly among cancer care facilities

1 month ago   |   Healio

Although the number of Americans insured through Medicaid has increased during the past decade, barriers to cancer care access exist among Medicaid beneficiaries across...
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Army officers appear on TV to declare a new coup in Burkina Faso

Many had supported a military takeover last January, frustrated with the previous government's inability to stem Islamic extremist violence that has killed thousands and... Read more ...

How can we transition our SMSF back to a traditional super account?

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Perth man arrested over attempted child stealing incidents

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Logistics of Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Therapies in PICU

Logistics of Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Therapies in PICU

Objectives: To describe practical considerations and approaches to best practices for end-of-life care for critically ill children and families in the PICU. Data... Read more ...

Decreases in Nephrotoxic Pain Medications Are Not Associated With Increased...

Decreases in Nephrotoxic Pain Medications Are Not Associated With Increased Opioid Utilization in Critically Ill Children

Objectives: Quality improvement initiatives to decrease rates of nephrotoxic medication exposure have reduced rates of acute kidney injury in noncritically ill children. The... Read more ...

Discharge Directly Home From the PICU: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Discharge Directly Home From the PICU: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Objective: Healthcare constraints with decreasing bed availability cause strain in acute care units, and patients are more frequently being discharged directly home. Our... Read more ...

North Korea fires fourth round of missile tests after US-South Korea...

The two missiles were fired eastwards from North Korea's western coast within about 15 minutes of each other. Read more ...

Labia Minora Reduction Using Central Wedge Technique

The central wedge labiaplasty removes a “V” or a pie-slice piece of the most protuberant portion of the labium to make it smaller. The anterior and posterior edges of the... Read more ...