Urological Disorders

Strides in lung cancer lead steep decline in U.S. death rates

Strides in lung cancer lead steep decline in U.S. death rates

Published 08/01/2020

(Reuters Health) - Cancer death rates in the United States fell 2.2% from 2016 to 2017 - the largest single-year drop ever recorded - fueled [more…]

Sex-change operations yield long-term mental health benefits for transgender people

Sex-change operations yield long-term mental health benefits for transgender people

Published 08/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - When transgender people undergo sex-reassignment surgery, the beneficial effect on their mental health is still evident - and increasing - years later, [more…]

Most kids can manage pain after surgery without opioids

Most kids can manage pain after surgery without opioids

Published 10/09/2019

(Reuters Health) - About one in five kids are prescribed opioids after common pediatric surgeries, but a new study suggests they may do just as [more…]

Early pregnancy stress tied to sons’ infertility

Early pregnancy stress tied to sons’ infertility

Published 28/06/2019

Men may be more likely to experience fertility problems if their mothers endured stressful life events early in pregnancy, a recent study suggests. Compared to [more…]

Eleven U.S. cancer centers get to charge more for care

Eleven U.S. cancer centers get to charge more for care

Published 17/06/2019

For several decades, certain cancer centers have been allowed by the U.S. government to charge more for the care they give. A new study finds [more…]

Many teens and young adults lack privacy at doctor’s office

Many teens and young adults lack privacy at doctor’s office

Published 25/01/2019

(Reuters Health) - Roughly half of U.S. teens and young adults don’t have private time with doctors during their checkups, and may be less comfortable [more…]

U.S. doctors asked how they feel about caring for transgender patients

U.S. doctors asked how they feel about caring for transgender patients

Published 03/12/2018

(Reuters Health) - Most primary care physicians in the U.S. are willing to provide routine care to transgender individuals, but that doesn’t mean they are [more…]

Hormone therapy poses stroke risk for transgender women

Hormone therapy poses stroke risk for transgender women

Published 09/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Hormones given to people to align their sex with their gender pose a significant risk of serious blood clots and stroke among [more…]

Team mix affects operating room social behavior

Team mix affects operating room social behavior

Published 09/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Social behavior in the operating room is significantly affected by the mix of professional roles and the surgeon’s gender, according to researchers [more…]

Surgeons’ skills improve with age

Surgeons’ skills improve with age

Published 04/05/2018

(Reuters Health) - Surgeons’ skills may improve with age, and male and female surgeons perform equally well, a recent U.S. study finds. Medicare patients’ risk [more…]