There are benefits and risks associated with prostate screenings and repeat biopsies. Once a decision has been made to move forward with
screenings, however, the PROGENSA PCA3 Assay is a practical choice because it
helps to minimize these associated risks.
For optimal treatment, clinicians should implement
the most conservative therapies to prevent unnecessary additional risks
UTIs are one of the most common reasons for antibiotic use among otherwise healthy women.
Interstitial cystitis is more common than was previously thought; however, the
disorder is difficult to diagnose and treat.
The pharmacist can identify medications affecting fertility and counsel patients on treatment.
While many seniors believe that this potentially disabling
condition is normal and that seeking treatment is futile, in actuality
UI is never normal and in most cases can be treated.
More common in women and with increasing age, overactive bladder may be due to a variety of conditions, or may have no identifiable cause.
testosterone concentrations affect approximately 4 million men in the
United States, and testosterone replacement therapy in aging men
is widespread and on the increase.
Until recently, the PSA test was the gold standard as part of
physical examinations for men, especially in those older than 50 years
OTC products promising symptom relief or antibacterial effects are not presently proven safe and effective.
Serious complications can occur if this common benign tumor goes untreated.
In 2010, the urinary bladder was the fourth most common site
of new cancer cases in the United States, with an estimated 70,530 new
cases and 14,680 deaths.
Normal aging, diseases, and drugs can lead to disturbances of fluid balance with symptomatic consequences.
Certain categories of OTC products are problematic for patients with renal or prostate disorders.
Antimicrobial therapy recommendations for these conditions were revised in 2010.
The challenge of developing guidelines for the diagnosis, management,
treatment, and prevention of urinary tract infections is a
Existing guidelines on this type of infectious disease have recently
been revised to concentrate on prevention, diagnosis, and management.
It is important to correctly diagnose this condition because effective
treatment depends on knowing the type of prostatitis present.
By the age of 70, nearly 80% of men have benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a prostate condition that can cause a variety of bothersome urinary symptoms.
Urinary incontinence (UI) is best defined as a variety of abnormalities of the urinary tract that result in the inability to experience normal micturition, leading to involuntary loss of bladder control.