Urology

Reports of high-impact urology studies by medical professionals

Female incontinence associated with physical activity

1. Women experiencing stress urinary incontinence were more likely to report a higher overall amount of lifetime physical activity. 2. Women suffering from stress urinary...

Novel aromatase inhibitor, ODM-201, may be safe and effective for prostate cancer

1. In a phase I trial, ODM-201 was well tolerated up to 1800mg per day in prostate cancer patients, without reaching the maximum tolerated...

Recent intestinal, urological infections linked with lower rheumatoid arthritis risk

1. Patients who developed rheumatoid arthritis (RA) were less likely to have had a gastrointestinal (GI) or genitourinary (GU) infection within the previous two...

Healthier lifestyle linked with longer telomeres in benign prostate cancer

Image: PD 1. Men with biopsy-verified, benign prostate cancer who underwent healthy lifestyle changes over a five-year period had longer telomeres than men who did...

Surgery better than physiotherapy alone for stress urinary incontinence

Image: PD  1. Compared to physiotherapy, surgery achieved significantly greater rates of symptomatic improvement and cure of stress urinary incontinence at 12 months.  2. Women who...

Obesity linked with prostate cancer progression

1. In men with low-risk prostate cancer undergoing active surveillance, obesity (BMI>30) was significantly associated with pathologic and therapeutic progression after the first confirmatory...

Prostate cancer screening shows reduction in mortality after 13 year follow-up [ERSPC trial]

1. Prostate cancer screening showed a continued reduction in prostate cancer incidence and mortality after a longer follow-up of 13 years compared to previous...

Weight loss may decrease urinary incontinence in male diabetics [Look AHEAD Study]

Image: PD  1. Overweight or obese men with Type 2 Diabetes were shown to have decreased prevalence or resolution of urinary incontinence (UI) after one...

Use of 5α-reductase inhibitors may not increase risk of high-grade prostate cancer

Image: PD 1. The use of 5α-reductase inhibitors (5ARIs) was not associated with increased risk of developing high-grade or lethal prostate cancer. 2. 5ARI use...

Minisling non-inferior to transobturator sling

1. At 12 months of follow-up, the self-anchoring minisling was non-inferior to the transobturator sling for treatment of stress urinary incontinence. 2. Both treatments significantly...

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