It is unclear whether all recurrent kidney stone formers benefit from 24-hour urine collection.
Ample opportunities exist to increase clinician's knowledge of gout identification and management.
Low- and moderate-quality evidence suggests no difference between artificial mesh and native tissue repair of vaginal prolapse.
The ACP has released clinical guidelines for the evaluation of hematuria and referral practices.
In the United States, the rate of prostate cancer screening is down, and the number of men diagnosed with the disease has also dropped.
The most common medical use for pumpkin seeds is managing benign prostatic hypertrophy.
Circumcision should be recommended for male, uncircumcised children with recurring UTIs.
A young girl with recurrent UTIs was diagnosed with a grade-3 VUR and mild hydronephrosis.
There were no significant protective effects noted for fiber, fruit, or vegetable intake on the risk of kidney stone recurrence in women with a history of stones.
Ceftolozane/tazobactam is the fourth antibiotic to be FDA approved in 2014
A 58% increase in incidence rate per 100,000 has been noted from 1992 to 2010.
The severity of sleep apnea has been correlated with frequency of nighttime bathroom visits.
Daily antibiotic use came out on top when compared with several other strategies for managing recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs).
The FDA has approved Xioflex to treat the connective tissue disorder.
Meta-analysis reviews oral immunostimulant OM-89, estrogens, cranberries and acupuncture.
A three-part solution with OTC-ingredients can help prevent future urinary tract infections.
How should a clinician handle a difference of opinion with the attending physician on duty?
A healthy and thriving boy aged 8 years, has never been able to achieve complete nighttime dryness since being potty trained at age 3 years.
When treating a young patient for monosymptomatic enuresis, be sure to assess the physical, emotional, and developmental maturity of the child.
The majority of women who delayed antibiotics for UTI reported spontaneous improvement after one week.
What is the best method to use when quantifying proteinuria in children and adults?
High discontinuation rates with traditional second-line therapies suggest more overactive bladder treatment options are needed.
Xofigo has been approved three months ahead of schedule to treat men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Patients diagnosed with a UTI in the emergency room paid about $700 more per episode than those treated in an outpatient clinic.
There is a direct correlation between testosterone and metabolic syndrome, mental function, libido, erectile dysfunction, bone density, and overall energy.
Glycerol phenylbutyrate aids in removing accumulated ammonia due to urea cycle disorders.
The FDA has approved oxybutynin (Oxytrol, Merck) as the first over-the-counter treatment for women 18 and older with overactive bladder.
The FDA has approved Botox for adults with overactive bladder who can't use or don't respond to anticholinergics.
To slow the progression to end-stage renal disease, primary-care clinicians must be able to identify, screen, treat, and educate at-risk individuals.
Urinalysis and physical exam determine if the infection is complicated or uncomplicated, primary or recurrent and guide treatment strategy.