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

Bacteria in urine doesn't always indicate infection

Doctors should think carefully before testing patients for a urinary tract infection (UTI) to avoid over-diagnosis and unnecessary antibiotic treatment, according to updated asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) guidelines released ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prostate problems also associated with sleep disorders and depression

Men who suffer from urological problems such as erectile dysfunction, urinary tract and bladder problems or infertility issues often also suffer from depression and sleep disorders. Physicians should therefore be aware of ...

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.

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AUA: Yoga can reduce urinary incontinence in older women

(HealthDay)—A three-month yoga intervention can reduce urinary incontinence (UI) frequency in ambulatory women aged 50 years or older, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association, ...

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

Antibiotics could be key to relieving chronic bladder pain

Antibiotics can successfully help rid a patient of chronic urinary tract infection symptoms. This is the finding of a new clinical study led by Sheela Swamy of University College London in the UK. The study in the International ...

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