Survivors of complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI) are commonly readmitted for recurrent UTI, usually related to other medical conditions that require urinary interventions, a recent study has found.
Focal therapy of significant localized prostate cancer associated with a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) lesion using bipolar radiofrequency appears effective in ablating cancer, with low rates of genitourinary and rectal side effects, according to a study.
Treatment with 100-mg sildenafil appears to be the best strategy to improve erectile function recovery rates after radical prostatectomy, suggests a study. However, the on-demand dose of phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE5) inhibitors does not appear to be any better than placebo and must therefore not be considered as a penile rehabilitation strategy.
In the treatment of vasculogenic erectile dysfunction (ED), low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy (Li-ESWT) is safe and effective for some patients, particularly those with mild-to-moderate ED, a study suggests.
While early-phase clinical trials may demonstrate substantial levels of overall response rates in patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM), high heterogeneity of evidence prevents the accurate assessment of clinical benefit before patient participation, reports a recent meta-analysis.
The COVID-19 vaccine AZD1222 by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford was 79 percent effective overall in preventing symptomatic infections – higher than observed in previous clinical trials of the vaccine – at the interim analysis of a US phase III trial.
Migraine and headache are common ailments of people living in the modern era. Dr Jon Marshall of The Singapore Headache and Migraine Clinic shares his insights with Pearl Toh on how to manage migraine and headache using non-pharmaceutical strategies, with a focus on the manual medicine approach.