As recently diagnosed men wait for their prostate cancer surgery, participating in a community-based, preoperative exercise programme may help improve their overall wellbeing and quality of life, a recent study has found.
Men who regularly consume inflammation-inducing foods, such as red meat, processed food, fried foods, and sugar-sweetened beverages, among others, tend to have an increased risk of testosterone deficiency (TD), suggests a study.
Injecting a hydrogel spacer is useful for putting some distance between the rectum and prostate during radiotherapy for prostate cancer, a study reports. As a result, radiation exposure in the rectum is minimized, and late gastrointestinal and genitourinary toxicities are reduced.
Use of erythropoietin, a promising neurotrophic factor for neurogenic erectile dysfunction based on preclinical and retrospective data, has failed to improve recovery of erectile function in men undergoing radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer compared to placebo, a study has shown.
In men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) due to benign prostatic obstruction, temporary implantation of the second-generation nitinol device (iTIND) produces marked and durable improvements in symptoms and quality of life, as shown in a study.
Hypertension is associated with a heightened risk of nocturia, and this relationship is more pronounced at a higher nocturia cutoff, in patient-based study samples, among females, and in Black and Asian patients, but appears unrelated to age or body mass index (BMI), according to a study.
The recurrent waves of the COVID-19 pandemic are having a significant impact on healthcare workers, and Medical Protection has called for more to be done globally to ensure that medical professionals have quick access to mental wellbeing support.
Alterations in the levels of apolipoprotein (Apo) A and B, as well as the ratio between the two molecules (Apo A/Apo B), seem to predict the risk of erectile dysfunction (ED), a recent study has found.