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Training and support decreased catheter-based UTIs by 75% in frail elderly

Infections including UTIs are the leading cause of death in nursing homes.

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Avoid these 5 common tests and treatments | AUA

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Statin-related myalgia, weakness appears when patients, physicians are unblinded

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Systematic review: should you offer HIV self-tests to your patients?

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Prostate cancer: the value of combined urinary T2:ERG and PCA3 testing

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Testicular cancer: VTE risk high during cisplatin-based chemotherapy

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USPSTF issues draft recommendation statement on prostate cancer screening

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BMI plus waist-to-height ratio yields better estimate of cardio risk in children with chronic kidney disease | PAS

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A how-to for safe conception planning for HIV-positive would-be parents

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How can I get my kid off juice?

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Are my child’s seasonal allergies more insidious than they seem?

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Physician gets $5.4 million for whistleblowing

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Alabama internist dies climbing Mount Everest

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SC physicians unhappy about new volume-based compensation

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California considers limits on pharma gifts

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ESTRO 2017: HDR Brachytherapy in Prostate Cancer Does Not Cause Higher Toxicity, Results in High Patient Satisfaction

<p>Treating prostate cancer with a single, high dose of radiation delivered precisely to the site of the tumor results in good quality of life and fewer trips to the hospital.</p>

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  • Clinical Essentials from Perm J
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Prostate cancer: smoking cessation boosts post-RP sexual function

Novel study evaluates the effects of quitting after cancer diagnosis.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Urol
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Are urologists contributing to the opioid abuse epidemic?

Novel report quantifies rates of opioid dependence or overdose after urologic surgery.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Clin Oncol
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Localized prostate cancer: few men regret their treatment choices

15-y follow-up data from the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study.

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Oncol
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Prostate cancer: luminal B tumors benefit most from post-op ADT

PAM50 classifier used to subtype breast cancer could guide personalized treatment.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Urol
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Prostate cancer: AUA issues White Paper on role of mpMRI

The American Urological Association’s recommendations are based on published data and expert consensus.

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  • Clinical Essentials from BJU Int
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Bladder cancer: eGFR at first TURBT may predict BCG failure

It may be important to include eGFR in prognostic scoring systems.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis
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Urinary and sexual function after RARP for high-risk prostate cancer

The need for wider dissection has raised concerns about the role of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy.

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  • Clinical Essentials from BJU Int
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Prostate cancer: Memorial Sloan Kettering proposes modified NCCN groupings

System more accurately groups patients who would benefit from similar therapies.

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  • Clinical Essentials from FDA
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FDA approves durvalumab for urothelial cancer

This is the 3rd checkpoint inhibitor to be approved for metastatic UC since 2016.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Clin Microbiol Infect
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With culture-negative UTIs, PCR almost always turns up E. coli positive

Happens in more than 90% of culture-negative women.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Clin Oncol
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Breast and prostate cancer risk in men with BRCA mutations

Novel GWAS identifies common variants that modify cancer risk in this population.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Hosp Med
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What are best UTI-preventive practices in nursing homes?

Meta-analysis identifies bundles of approaches that work best together.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Neurol
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Urinary dysfunction predicts symptom burden, progression in early PD

Urinary dysfunction is an early marker of higher motor and non-motor disability in patients with Parkinson's disease.

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