Data from a recent multicenter study provide new evidence that the beta-3 adrenoceptor agonist mirabegron (Myrbetriq) appears to be a viable alternative in patients with overactive bladder (OAB) who are poor responders to antimuscarinic agents or intolerant of their adverse events.
Building on previous research suggesting a cause-and-effect link between mental illness and urinary dysfunction, a new study finds that older men with two or more lower urinary tract symptoms are more likely to have recently had thoughts of suicide.
Men with symptomatic BPH had statistically significant, durable improvement in lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) following an office-based, minimally invasive prostatic urethral lift procedure, results of a pivotal randomized trial showed.
Wake Forest University researchers have conducted early, pre-clinical work that they say supports further research on the use of spermatogonial stem cell (SSC) transplantation as a potential treatment for male infertility.
Robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy in patients with intermediate- or high-risk cancers achieves outcomes similar to those attained by the open procedure, results of a large retrospective comparative study indicate.