Top Medical News
4 days ago
Salvage radical prostatectomy results in better functional outcomes and has a low risk of major complications as compared to those previously reported, a study claims. Furthermore, robotic salvage radical prostatectomy appears to reduce anastomotic stricture, blood loss and hospital stay, and improve continence outcomes.
Audrey Abella, 4 days ago
Men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) derived significantly greater clinical benefit from cabazitaxel vs the androgen receptor-targeted agents (ARTA) abiraterone or enzalutamide, according to the results of the CARD* trial presented at ESMO 2019.
5 days ago
A higher Genomic Prostate Score (GPS) is a predictor of an increased risk of adverse pathology in patients who undergo radical prostatectomy after a period on active surveillance, as in those who undergo immediate prostatectomy, reports a study. The GPS is also associated with biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy.
6 days ago
Increased physical activity appears to reduce the risk of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), particularly stress incontinence, in middle-aged parous women, suggest the results of a recent study.
06 Oct 2019
Over-the-counter hydrocortisone does not perform worse than triamcinolone for grade 4–5 phimosis, a recent study has found.
Audrey Abella, 04 Oct 2019
Erectile dysfunction (ED) has a significant impact on work productivity and health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL), an observational study shows.
Tristan Manalac, 04 Oct 2019
There appears to be no pressing need for men with prostate cancer to undergo radiotherapy immediately after surgery, according to a recent study presented at the 2019 Congress of the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO 2019).
Special Reports
15 Mar 2019
At the Eisai-sponsored tea symposium during the 27th Malaysian Urological Conference at Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur, Professor Osamu Yokoyama highlighted the advantages of silodosin (Urief®, Eisai Inc.) in relieving lower urinary tract symptoms associated with benign prostate hyperplasia.
02 Nov 2017
Nocturia is the most prevalent of the lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and can cause a significant negative impact on an individual’s quality of life if left untreated.1,2 In a meeting held at University Malaya Medical Centre, Associate Professor Dr Ong Teng Aik shared his insights on the management of nocturia.
Conference Reports
Pank Jit Sin, 03 Sep 2019

Immunotherapy, in the setting of advanced prostate cancer (PCa), may alter the lethal condition of advanced PCa into a chronic disease with significantly longer overall survival (OS), says an expert. 
Jackey Suen, 06 Mar 2019

The future of poly(adenosine diphosphate–ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitors in the treatment of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) is promising in light of encouraging results from recent clinical studies.

Dr. Joseph Delano Fule Robles, 04 Mar 2019

Since the approval of immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) as standard of care in the second-line setting for metastatic urothelial carcinoma, new approaches on how clinicians manage this condition are emerging.

Dr. Joseph Delano Fule Robles, 22 Feb 2019

Studies have demonstrated that robot-assisted radical cystectomy (RARC) is as effective and has a cost advantage compared with open cystectomy for the management of urologic cancers.

Jackey Suen, 30 Jan 2019

Recent research has revealed various potential biomarkers for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), but several challenges remain in fully utilizing them in clinical practice.

Audrey Abella, 11 May 2018
Nanotechnology structured water was similarly effective as tadalafil in improving erectile function, suggesting that it could be a potential treatment option for erectile dysfunction (ED), according to a study presented at EAU held in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Audrey Abella, 30 Apr 2018
The selective β3-adrenoreceptor (AR) agonist vibegron showed superior efficacy over placebo for overactive bladder (OAB) treatment and was generally well-tolerated, according to a Japanese study presented at EAU 2018.