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A urology study published in November 2011 in the journal, Pediatrics, shows that few emergency department physicians order tests for urinary tract infections in infants and toddlers to determine the cause of fevers. The researchers noted that it has long been recognized that a UTI is frequently the culprit when a fever in a baby … Read more

A study published in the British Journal of Urology International indicates that men who take several medications experience worse erectile dysfunction. The study was conducted by Kaiser Permanente in Southern California and surveyed nearly 38,000 men of various ethnicities. The men surveyed were between the ages of 46 and 69 and took more than three … Read more

Urology professionals disagree with a government advisory committee that proposes to end routine screening for prostate cancer. A survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report shows that over 60 percent of top doctors believe the committee proposal is ill-advised. Doctors believe that routine screening can catch more cases of prostate cancer early enough to … Read more

Florida urologists have conducted a study that shows bladder cancer to be more common in smokers. This is yet another health risk that smokers face. The prevalence of bladder cancer among smokers in the study was four times higher than in non-smokers. Earlier studies had shown a risk of three times higher. The risks appear … Read more