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Urinary testing for TMPRSS2: ERG and PCA3 improve detection of aggressive prostate cancer
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Urinary testing for TMPRSS2: ERG and PCA3 improve detection of aggressive prostate cancer

Urinary RNA testing can avert unnecessary biopsy while retaining the benefits of identifying aggressive cancers

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FDA approves first-line pebrolizumab for advanced bladder cancer

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Almost half of deaths now have recorded cause

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World Medical Association to host major conferences on physician assisted suicide

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Artificial Intelligence: can data help stop chronic conditions before they start?

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Patients of older doctors have higher inpatient mortality rates

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Tomato may lower PSA levels in patients with prostate cancer

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Frailty and overactive bladder in elders go hand in hand

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E-cigarettes linked to increased risk for bladder cancer

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Tobacco company accused of sidestepping plain pack rules

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BHF calls for better diagnosis of atrial fibrillation

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Dementia deaths to quadruple by 2040, says study

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Viagra-type drugs don’t raise melanoma risk
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Viagra-type drugs don’t raise melanoma risk

Phosphodiesterase inhibitors such as sildenafil (Viagra) are not associated with increased risk of melanoma in men who take them to treat erectile dysfunction,...

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Testicular cancer: VTE risk high during cisplatin-based chemotherapy

Khorana risk score did not accurately predict risk of VTE.

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Cycling not linked to urologic disease or sexual dysfunction | AUA
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Cycling not linked to urologic disease or sexual dysfunction | AUA

Two studies assessed cycling's impact on sexual function in thousands of male and female athletes.

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Carcinogens identified in the urine of e-cigarette users | AUA
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Carcinogens identified in the urine of e-cigarette users | AUA

Urine from 92% of e-cigarette users tested positive for carcinogens o-toluidine and 2-naphthylamine.

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Study supports illegal darbepoetin marketing claim

Settlements, fines, and repayments have amounted to $1.1 billion.

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Prostate cancer: the value of combined urinary T2:ERG and PCA3 testing

Approach could significantly reduce unnecessary prostate biopsies.

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Systematic review: should you offer HIV self-tests to your patients?

People most at risk for HIV, especially young people, have not been tested for HIV.

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Premature ejaculation controlled by topical 4% benzocaine wipes | AUA
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Premature ejaculation controlled by topical 4% benzocaine wipes | AUA

PE is the most common form of male sexual dysfunction, yet few good therapies exist.

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Physicians who routinely treat prostate cancer very likely to undergo PSA screening themselves | AUA
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Physicians who routinely treat prostate cancer very likely to undergo PSA screening themselves | AUA

Of 869 respondents, 90% endorsed past or future screening for themselves or for relatives.

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Avoid these 5 common tests and treatments | AUA
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Avoid these 5 common tests and treatments | AUA

AUA's 2017 list of specific tests or treatments often ordered but not always necessary.

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Smartphones speed up discharge from ED
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Smartphones speed up discharge from ED

On average, patients were discharged 26 minutes sooner when their results were sent directly to a smartphone.

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Deprescribing medicines at end of life
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Deprescribing medicines at end of life

Almost half of older adults receive more than 10 prescription drugs in the last year of life.

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Prostate biopsy: ERSPC risk calculator reduces complications

This is the first study to show reduced morbidity vs PSA-alone strategy.

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STD/HIV/UTI: Monthly Essentials May 2017
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STD/HIV/UTI: Monthly Essentials May 2017

Young-onset prostate cancer in African-American MSM | HIV: targeted testing vs universal screening | An HIV PEP regimen with high completion rates.

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