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Change in PSA level poor predictor of prostate cancer


February 25th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Change in PSA levels over time, known as PSA velocity, is a poor predictor of prostate cancer and may lead to many unnecessary biopsies, according to researchers at ... Read more...

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Laptop Usage Leading To Male Infertility


November 9th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The news that using laptops for prolonged hours and keeping it on the lap can make men infertile is nothing new. After using for a period ... Read more...

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Protein may help cure erectile dysfunction after surgery


June 9th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Erectile dysfunction caused after the surgical removal of a cancerous prostate gland can be healed by a protein called sonic hedgehog, a new American study reveals.The research, conducted ... Read more...

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Link between erectile dysfunction and heart disease


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have determined that men with erectile dysfunction (ED) are at a significantly increased risk of high coronary artery calcification scores (CACS), ... Read more...

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Soon, spray to help treat premature ejaculation


June 1st, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): An investigational new drug PSD502 has been found highly effective in treating primary premature ejaculation (PE).Shionogi Pharma, Inc., a U.S.-based group company of Shionogi & Co., Ltd., has ... Read more...

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Surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia offers more relief than drug therapy


May 30th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Surgery outperforms drug therapy in treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia, a 17-year-long community study in the US has found.For the study researchers at Mayo Clinic, analysed symptoms of ... Read more...

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Agra meet to discuss robot use in urology treatment


January 31st, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 31 (IANS) Use of robots and computers for surgery on patients with urological problems will be discussed at an international conference on advances in urology, to be held in the ... Read more...

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New blue-light technique to improve bladder tumour detection


April 27th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Mayo Clinic researchers have come up with a novel diagnostic tool that not only helps detect bladder tumours but will substantially reduce the rate at which these cancers ... Read more...

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Robotic assisted kidney cancer surgery beneficial for patients


April 27th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Researchers from Fox Chase Cancer Centre have shown that robot assisted kidney cancer surgery is more beneficial for patients compared to open surgery.The standard treatment for kidney cancer ... Read more...

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Bone density may help predict prostate cancer risk


April 27th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): A new study by Johns Hopkins researchers has found that men with denser bones may be more likely to develop prostate cancer.Recent research at other institutions has suggested ... Read more...

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Combo therapy of vitamin E, selenium, soy doesn’t prevent prostate cancer


April 27th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): A new study, conducted by Canadian researchers, has found that the combination therapy of vitamin E, selenium and soy does not prevent the progression from high-grade prostatic intraepithelial ... Read more...

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Erectile dysfunction drug could help treat bladder outlet symptoms


April 27th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): A new study has found that erectile dysfunction drug tadalafil may improve lower urinary tract symptoms in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH.Researchers from Nashville, Dallas, San ... Read more...

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Sexual activity, drinking ‘ups college-women’s urinary tract infections risk’


April 27th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): College-aged women, who indulge in increased sexual activity and alcohol consumption, are more likely to develop urinary tract infections (UTIs), according to a new study.The researchers advised that ... Read more...

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Nocturia patients ‘at higher mortality risk’


April 27th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): People, who suffer from nocturia, the need to urinate at least twice during the night, could have a significantly high risk for mortality, according to a new study.In ... Read more...

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Sex problem drug can also reduce lower urinary tract infections


April 27th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Tadalafil, a popular drug for treating erectile dysfunction, also seems to reduce lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men with enlarged prostate. Researchers separated 200 men, aged 40 ... Read more...

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Night-time urination linked to increased mortality


April 27th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Patients suffering from nocturia, the need to urinate at least twice during the night, may have a significantly increased risk of mortality. Research has shown that there was ... Read more...

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Diet soda may reduce risk of kidney stones


April 27th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Drinking diet soda is likely to reduce the risk of forming kidney stone, according to a new study. The research by the University of California, San Francisco, (UCSF) ... Read more...

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Obesity raises risk of urinary tract infections


April 27th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) The fatter you are, the greater the risk of urinary tract infection (UTI) you carry, researchers say. The researchers evaluated insurance claims of 95,962 people over a ... Read more...

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Pomegranate juice ‘helps prevent prostate cancer recurrence’


April 27th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Pomegranate juice could help prevent prostate cancer recurrence, finds a new study.During the study, the researchers followed a total of 48 participants over six years. These patients were ... Read more...

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Cutaneous application of nanoparticles may help treat erectile dysfunction


April 27th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): New York scientists have found that cutaneous application of nanoparticles, could offer a new means of delivering drugs to treat erectile dysfunction (ED).The findings have revealed that topical ... Read more...

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Obesity ‘raises urinary tract infections risk’


April 27th, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): A new study has shown that obesity is associated with a higher risk of urinary tract infections (UTI).To identify whether obesity is associated with a UTI diagnosis, Baltimore ... Read more...

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Drinking diet soda may lower the risk of developing kidney stones


April 27th, 2009 - 10:36 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Drinking diet soda may reduce the risk of forming kidney stones, according to a new study.The study, conducted by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, suggests ... Read more...

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Now, a minuscule rival for Viagra


April 26th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): By using nanotechnology - the science of tiny particles -researchers have created a fast-acting treatment for impotence that could rival Viagra.The treatment has so far only been tested ... Read more...

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Smoking increases bladder cancer risk


August 1st, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Heres another reason why you should stop smoking: it causes bladder cancer, says a group of researchers who added that not many people are aware of this ... Read more...

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Maternal exposure to organic pollutants linked to urologic conditions in boys


May 17th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Two separate studies have found that boys whose mothers are exposed to persistent organic pollutants experience greater urologic conditions.Higher incidences of congenital anomalies, including cryptorchidism (undescended testicles) ... Read more...

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Kidney stones? Blame global warming


May 16th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Latest research indicates that global warming could have another unwanted spin-off - it may spur the formation of kidney stones. Dehydration, particularly in warmer climes and higher temperatures, ... Read more...

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International Society For Sexual Medicine defines premature ejaculation


May 15th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): The International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM) has developed an evidence-based definition of premature ejaculation with the help of the worlds leading sexual health experts.The ISSM has ... Read more...

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Carbon-coated nanomagnets could serve as potential hyperthermia agents


May 15th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A new research has suggested that carbon-coated nanomagnets could serve as a safe and effective hyperthermia agent, targeting and destroying cancerous cells.Researchers from Germany found that ... Read more...

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Weight loss may resolve erectile dyfunction in morbidly obese


May 15th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Weight loss may help resolve erectile dysfunction in obese men, according to new research presented on May 15 at the 103rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American ... Read more...

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Global warming may increase prevalence of kidney stones disease


May 15th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Global warming may lead to an increase in kidney stones disease, says a new study.Dehydration has been linked to stone disease, mainly in warmer climates, and global ... Read more...

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Low cholesterol leads to lower prostate- specific antigen levels


May 15th, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A new study has found that low cholesterol levels may help reduce a persons prostate- specific antigen (PSA) level.For the study, the researchers explored the relationship between ... Read more...

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Gene therapy raises hopes of ED sufferers


May 15th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (IANS) A promising new gene therapy is likely to raise the hopes and more of those suffering erectile dysfunction (ED). Called the Maxi-K therapy, this locally administered gene-transfer technology ... Read more...

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New procedure to help obese regain virility


May 15th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (IANS) A gastric bypass surgery not only helps morbidly obese shed unwanted kilos, but also enables them regain sexual functioning. This procedure reduces calorie intake by reducing the size ... Read more...

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