Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Kids can get UTIs, too

(HealthDay)—Adults aren't the only ones susceptible to urinary tract infections, or UTIs. They can occur in kids, even infants, if bacteria get into the urinary tract, often from the bowel.

Oncology & Cancer

New, revised topics released in ACR appropriateness criteria

(HealthDay)—The latest edition of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria has been released and includes 188 diagnostic imaging and interventional radiology topics, with 908 clinical variants covering ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

More than just anatomy—sex differences in the lower urinary tract

The biological differences between women and men go beyond basic anatomy. Researchers must consider sex differences down to the cellular level in order to discover crucial information about the varied development, function, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Abdominal obesity linked to lower urinary tract symptoms

In a recent LUTS study, men with central (or abdominal) obesity were at increased risk of experiencing lower urinary tract symptoms, and increased waist-to-hip ratio was associated with worsened straining and weak stream.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AUA: Most women report dysfunctional toileting behaviors

(HealthDay)—Many women report dysfunctional toileting behaviors, which are associated with lower urinary tract symptoms, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association, held ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Erectile dysfunction drugs may help treat many other conditions

A new British Journal of Pharmacology review examines how phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE5) inhibitors, which were originally approved to treat erectile dysfunction, are finding clinical uses for a wide variety of conditions.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Urinary tract injury incidence low in gynecologic laparoscopy

(HealthDay)—The incidence of lower urinary tract injuries is 0.33 percent for patients undergoing gynecologic laparoscopy for benign indications, according to a review published online Dec. 4 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CV autonomic neuropathy predicts urological issues

(HealthDay)—For men with type 1 diabetes, cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy is associated with erectile dysfunction and/or lower urinary tract symptoms, according to a study published in the June issue of The Journal ...

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