The combination of periodontal pocket depth and haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) is a valuable predictor of progression of chronic kidney disease, according to a population-based longitudinal study.
Placement of an autologous urethral sling at robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy shows no benefit on early return of urinary continence at 6 months, a recent study has found. Moreover, continence is associated with patient age in adjusted models rather than sling placement.
Nocturia-induced repeated awakenings during the night may be associated with falls, as well as influence fatigue and other factors that are related to falls during the day, a new study reports.
A capsule invasion scoring system called i-Cap (invasion of pseudocapsule) offers benefits in classifying renal cell carcinoma pseudocapsule integrity, with scores appearing to be independent of surgical technique, a recent study has found.
Single weekly sessions of parasacral transcutaneous electrical neural stimulation (PTENS) show potential in the treatment of paediatric overactive bladder (OAB), producing improvements in urinary urgency and enuresis, a study has shown.
Erectile dysfunction may potentially be associated with gout, a new systematic report and meta-analysis reveals. However, the low quality and high degree of heterogeneity among the studies included reduce the certainty of this conclusion.
Poor sleep quality may increase the risk of hypogonadal symptoms and sexual dysfunction in men working nonstandard shifts, a study suggests.
It appears that en bloc ligation is as safe as and can even be more time-saving than conventional renal pedicle dissection and isolated vascular ligation in terms of perioperative factors, according to the results of a meta-analysis.
Therapy regimens with add-on mirabegron may be safely used in children with refractory overactive bladder, according to data from a prospective off-label study.
Use of men’s health supplements (MHSs) is not associated with patient outcomes or toxicities, a recent study has found.