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.
A novel polygenic hazard score adapted to different genetic ancestries can be used for reliable risk-stratification among prostate cancer patients across multiple ethnicities, a recent study has found.
Estimated urinary sodium excretion is positively associated with blood pressure and exhibits a possible J-shaped pattern of correlation with clinical outcomes, as shown in a study, noting the lowest risk among individuals with sodium excretion between 3 and 5 g/day.
A recent study suggests that the prior week’s temperature affects the incidence of urinary tract infection (UTI) in women, with results indicating warmer weather as a risk factor for UTIs. Moreover, the morbidity attributable to UTIs may increase as temperatures rise.