Radical prostatectomy can provide long-term survival benefits and reduce the risk of distant metastasis in otherwise healthy men with clinically detected, localized prostate cancer, according to findings from 23 years of follow-up of the SPCG-4 study (Scandinavian Prostate Cancer Group Study Number 4).
Treatment response to desmopressin for paediatric nocturnal enuresis decreases in the presence of constipation, especially in children with severe enuresis and those prescribed with low-dose desmopressin, a study has shown.
Having a high reflux grade, inflamed bladder mucosa and an obstructive/refluxing megaureter are all risk factors for ureterovesical junction obstruction following endoscopic correction of vesicoureteral reflux in children, a new study has shown.
Prediabetes is likely to impair sexual functioning in young men, with the risk high in the presence of impairment of both fasting glucose and glucose tolerance, a study reports. Furthermore, sexual dysfunction is accompanied by mild depressive symptoms.
Bladder scanning in the standing position may be performed in place of the supine position to assess bladder volumes in children, a study has found. However, the accuracy of bladder scanning in general appears to be poor, especially in younger children.
Use of standard-dose aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) appears to confer protection against the risk of endometrial cancer in overweight and obese women, according to a meta-analysis.
Less than 15 percent of Singaporean adolescents get the recommended 8–10 hours of sleep on a school night, reports a recent study, noting that such short sleep duration is linked to symptoms of depression, overweight or obesity, and poorer self-rated health.
Obstructive sleep apnoea may increase the risk of male-pattern baldness in men with a family history of hair loss, and this association appears to be mediated by low serum transferrin saturation levels related to hypoxia, a study suggests.