A combination of chemotherapy and androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is recommended for men with extensive hormone-sensitive prostate cancer, according to a presentation at the 14th Urological Association of Asia (UAA) Congress 2016 held in Singapore.
Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) in hypogonadal men was associated with a lower cardiovascular (CV) risk, according to a presentation at the recent Urological Association of Asia Annual Congress (UAA 2016) held in Singapore, allaying concerns about the safety of TRT amidst controversial findings from previous studies.
Family physicians or GPs, as referred to in many Asian countries, are well positioned to diagnose and treat uncomplicated benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), according to a leading urologist. Careful selection of patients is nonetheless crucial when starting therapy.
The best approach to management of genital infections, including acute bacterial prostatitis (ABP) and epididymitis, is to tailor therapy according to drug resistance patterns in patients, according to an expert who presented the UAA/AAUS* guidelines for genitourinary tract infection at the 14th Urological Association of Asia (UAA) Congress 2016 in Singapore.
The susceptibility profile of causative bacteria and the potential collateral damage of treatments should be confirmed and considered when selecting appropriate antimicrobials in the management of acute uncomplicated cystitis (AUC) and pyelonephritis (AUP) for Asian patients, according to the UAA/AAUS* guidelines presented at the 14th Urological Association of Asia (UAA) Congress 2016 in Singapore.
Understanding biomarkers predictive of treatment outcomes or response can help inform treatment decisions and personalize care for advanced prostate cancer patients, suggested an expert at the recent Urological Association of Asia Annual Congress (UAA 2016) held in Singapore.
Studies conducted in Asia demonstrated an association between metabolic syndrome and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), according to a presentation at the 14th Urological Association of Asia (UAA) Congress 2016 held in Singapore.
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) occur in 1 percent of boys and 3 percent of girls, with a 30 to 50 percent chance of recurrence, according to the AAUS Guidelines for UTIs in Children presented at the 14th Urological Association for Asia Congress in Singapore.
Education is the best strategy for preventing the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), according to the guidelines presented at the 14th Urological Association of Asia Congress in Singapore.
Older age, use of indwelling catheter, and presence of comorbidities may be associated with an increased need for inpatient (IP) treatment with antibiotics and for fungal infections in an Asian cohort of pre-menopausal women with urinary tract infection (UTI), according to a study presented at the 14th Urological Association of Asia (UAA) Congress 2016 held in Singapore.
Dr Michael Lim, a senior consultant at the Paediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Division, National University Hospital, Singapore, speaks to Roshini Claire Anthony on the rare disease that is cystic fibrosis.
Empagliflozin treatment in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus exerts beneficial effects on cardiovascular (CV) risk factors, including blood pressure and uric acid, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.
A 10 or 20 mg/kg daily dose of cannabidiol could almost halve the risk of seizures in children with Dravet syndrome, according to the phase III GWPCARE2* study presented at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting (AAN 2019).