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High dose vitamin D improves lower urinary tract symptoms in postmenopausal women

Study investigates if high dose vitamin D would affect LUTS vs standard dose in postmenopausal women

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29 million people remain uninsured in the USA

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Have we addressed income-based disparities in health care?

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  • The New England Journal of Medicine
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Pembrolizumab as Second-Line Therapy for Advanced Urothelial Carcinoma

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Doctor dragged from overbooked plane takes legal action

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Bladder cancer: bladder-sparing trimodal therapy yield similar survival outcomes vs radical cystectomy

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Major depression not predictive of CKD in acquired acute kidney injury | NKF

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Half of patients are willing to replace doctors with robots

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USPSTF issues new draft recommendations on prostate cancer screening

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Cycling to work could reduce cancer risk, says study

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Amino acid restricting diet could ‘starve’ cancer

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Bullying and anxiety frequent among UK teens

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Don’t neglect the NHS in June election, warns BMA

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Links between housing problems and mental illness

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Hundred set to sue NHS over vaginal mesh implants

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Prostate cancer: QoL outcomes with different treatment modalities

Largest prospective study with up to 2 y HRQoL follow-up.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Urol
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PGA for prostate cancer: oncologic and QoL outcomes

Is partial gland ablation with high-intensity focused ultrasound a safe curative and salvage treatment option?

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Gastrointestinal hemorrhage in patients with acute kidney injury: trend analysis | NKF
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Gastrointestinal hemorrhage in patients with acute kidney injury: trend analysis | NKF

Although the numbers of discharges increased, total number of discharges not receiving dialysis showed a significant rise over the study period.

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Dialysis: dementia and prior catheter dysfunction are under-identified risk factors for catheter-related bloodstream infection | NKF
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Dialysis: dementia and prior catheter dysfunction are under-identified risk factors for catheter-related bloodstream infection | NKF

The catheter thrombosis rate of 75.7% was significantly higher than the general prevalence of catheter thrombosis of 51% based on the reference cohort.

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European doctors association publishes policy position on off-label use of medicines
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European doctors association publishes policy position on off-label use of medicines

The Standing Committee of European Doctors reminds physicians that they have a duty to inform the patient before a product is used off-label.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Urol Oncol
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Prostate cancer: alkaline phosphatase predicts OS, risk for bone mets

Alkaline phosphatase velocity predicts progression in castration-resistant prostate cancer.

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Testosterone replacement therapy delays progression of CKD and ESRD | NKF
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Testosterone replacement therapy delays progression of CKD and ESRD | NKF

Time to ESRD was delayed by 284 days; to death by 328 days.

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  • Univadis Editorial - Dr Harry Brown
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Alternative finance for the NHS

The NHS need lot of money to invest in large infrastructure projects

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  • Clinical Essentials from Int Urol Nephrol
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Prostate cancer LUTS: adding tamsulosin boosts ADT effect

Earlier and greater symptom improvement seen in patients with advanced disease.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Clin Oncol
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MIBC: bladder-sparing trimodal therapy, RC achieve similar 5-y DSS

Although radical cystectomy is the standard of care, trimodal therapy has emerged as a valid treatment option.

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CKD prevalence increased in US from 1988 to 2014 | NKF
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CKD prevalence increased in US from 1988 to 2014 | NKF

The unadjusted prevalence of CKD has fluctuated over time, with an overall increase from 12% to 15.5%.

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MSF teams are witnessing summary executions amid renewed conflict in the Central African Republic
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MSF teams are witnessing summary executions amid renewed conflict in the Central African Republic

The organisation says its teams have witnessed summary executions and have found mutilated bodies left exposed to terrorise populations in recent weeks.

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  • Clinical Essentials from World J Urol
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Dutasteride may reduce risk for UTI after transrectal prostate biopsy

Analysis of data from the Reduction by Dutasteride of Prostate Cancer Events (REDUCE) study.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod
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Risk factors identified for iatrogenic urinary bladder injury during cesarean delivery

The incidence of urinary bladder damage during CD is estimated to be 0.0016% to 0.92%.

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