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A study has examined the safety of intralesional injection of Collagenase Clostridium histolyticum ( CCH; Xiapex ) for the treatment of Peyronie's disease, using a pooled safety analysis of subjects ...


Results from a phase I open-label study that showed the investigational cancer immunotherapy MPDL3280A ( anti-PDL1 ) shrank tumours ( overall response rate ) in 43% ( 13/30 ) of people previously trea ...


Results from the phase III study of Triptorelin pamoate 11.25 mg ( Decapeptyl 3 months ) administered subcutaneously in patients with locally advanced or metastatic prostate cancer were presented at t ...


The androgen receptor inhibitor, Enzalutamide ( Xtandi ) is approved for the treatment of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer that has progressed on Docetaxel. A study has assessed the ac ...


Tadalafil ( Cialis ) is used to treat erectile dysfunction after prostate cancer treatment, but its role as a preventive agent is undefined. A study has assessed primarily whether Tadalafil preserv ...


Radical prostatectomy reduces mortality among men with localized prostate cancer; however, important questions regarding long-term benefit remain. Between 1989 and 1999, researchers have randomly a ...


Ipsen has announced positive results from its phase IIa clinical trial assessing Dysport in the treatment of neurogenic detrusor overactivity ( NDO ) in patients with urinary incontinence not adequate ...


Surgery is a craft profession requiring individuals with specific, well-documented innate aptitude for manipulative skills. Yet in most countries, the current selection process of surgical trainees do ...


The potential rehabilitative and protective effect of phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors ( PDE5-Is ) on penile function after nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy ( NSRP ) remains unclear. The prim ...


A second large, prospective study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center ( Seattle; United States ) has confirmed the link between high blood concentrations of Omega-3 fatty acids an ...


Data from the pivotal Phase III ALSYMPCA ( ALpharadin in SYMptomatic Prostate CAncer ) trial of its drug Radium 223 dichloride ( Radium 223 ) in castration-resistant prostate cancer patients with symp ...


A study, published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, suggests that the bladder condition nocturia may worsen the already poor sleep of older adults with insomnia.The research has involved a g ...


Prostate cancer aggressiveness may be established when the tumor is formed and not alter with time, according to a study published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer ...


Researchers has assessed effectiveness, safety, and tolerability of Paclitaxel or Fluorouracil when added to radiation plus Cisplatin followed by adjuvant chemotherapy in a programme of selected bladd ...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved a product label addition for Cialis ( Tadalafil ) to include data from a 26-week study that showed Cialis 5 mg for once daily use started in combi ...


Replacing carbohydrates and animal fat with vegetable fat may be associated with a lower risk of death in men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer. Nearly 2.5 million men currently live with prostate ...


Avanafil ( Stendra, Spedra, Zepeeed ) is an oral phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor indicated for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Avanafil is rapidly absorbed after oral administration, with ...


New research from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio has indicated that eating a modest amount of walnuts can protect against prostate cancer. The s ...


In a study that included more than 10,000 men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer, use of androgen deprivation therapy ( ADT ) was associated with a significantly increased risk of acute kidney injury, ...


A new study from Harvard School of Public Health ( HSPH ) and Brigham and Women's Hospital researchers has found a strong association between the common sexually transmitted infection, Trichomonas vag ...


Two medications used to treat erectile dysfunction in men [ Tadalafil ( Cialis ) and Sildenafil ( Viagra ) ] do not appear to have visual side effects when taken daily for six months, despite concerns ...


Around 16% to 45% of adults have overactive bladder symptoms, urgency with frequency or urgency urinary incontinence, or both, termed overactive bladder syndrome. Anticholinergic drugs are common trea ...


An analysis has compared long-term urinary, bowel, and sexual function after radical prostatectomy or external-beam radiation therapy.The Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study ( PCOS ) enrolled 3533 men in w ...


A comparison of outcomes of different eras of conservative treatment for localized prostate cancer indicates that overall and prostate cancer-specific survival rates are higher for men diagnosed from ...


Hormone therapy used to treat men with advanced prostate cancer is associated with an increased chance of developing various heart problems. Some choices of therapy appear, however, to be less risky t ...


It is argued that a rapidly rising PSA may indicate a greater risk of diagnosis of prostate cancer even if PSA levels are low. Some guidelines do incorporate PSA velocity cut points as an indication f ...


Patients with early bladder cancer who receive more intensive treatment within the first two years of diagnosis do not appear to have better survival than patients who receive less intensive treatment ...


The carcinogen Aristolochic acid, which was found in many prescribed Chinese herbal products including Guan Mu Tong, is associated with an increased risk of urinary tract cancer.Many countries, such a ...


Adding chemotherapy to radiation therapy for muscle invasive bladder cancer allows 67% of people to be free of disease in their bladders two years after treatment. This compares to 54% of people who r ...


Men aged 55 to 74 years who have low baseline blood levels of prostate specific antigen ( PSA ) are not likely to benefit from further screening and treatment. That is the conclusion of a new study pu ...


A study from Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham and Women's Hospital researchers has found a strong association between the common sexually transmitted infection, Trichomonas vaginalis, and r ...


Men with lower cholesterol are less likely than those with higher levels to develop high-grade prostate cancer. In a prospective study of more than 5,000 US men, epidemiologists say they now have evi ...


Benign prostatic hyperplasia ( BPH ) is a common condition in aging men. It has been estimated that more than 8 million United States men age 50 to 79 years will meet current guidelines for consider ...


The use of Acetylsalicylic acid ( Aspirin ) and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ( NSAIDs ) is significantly associated with lower PSA levels, especially among men with prostate cancer, say ...


Androgen deprivation therapy, which blocks steroid hormones called androgens, is used in around 50% of prostate cancer patients. It is recommended for locally advanced and metastatic prostate cancer. ...


A study, conducted at the San Francisco VA Medical Center, found that Cardura ( Doxazosin ), an alpha-adrenergic blocker commonly prescribed to help improve urinary flow in men with enlarged prostates ...


A study showed older men with early stage prostate cancer survive longer if they are treated versus not being treated in favor of the "watchful waiting" approach advocated by many physicians for older ...


A study has shown that saw palmetto, an herbal extract commonly taken to improve urinary symptoms in men with enlargement of the prostate gland, is no more effective than a placebo. The year-long, ...


Radical prostatectomy may be a safe option for the treatment of prostate cancer in otherwise healthy men up to age 79. Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in American men and the thi ...


A Johns Hopkins study of more than 2,000 men confirms that PSA remains the best measure of the likelihood of cancer recurrence after surgery. Results of the study, published in The Journal of Urol ...


Researchers at Mayo Clinic studying prostate problems in men report in the Journal of Urology that as men grow older their bladder function can worsen and the prostate gland may be responsible. T ...


A commonly prescribed incontinence drug may help patients in more than one way, according to research carried out at University of Pittsburgh. When taken orally, Trospium chloride ( Sanctura ) not ...


Researchers at University of Pittsburgh have isolated two biomarkers for interstitial cystitis ( IC ). According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, 700,000 Ame ...



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