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Could my favorite cocktail give me more than alcohol poisoning?

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NPs, PAs boost productivity: survey

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Adams confirmed as surgeon general

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CMS policy spurs outpatient knee replacement

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Physician must stop marketing 3-parent baby technique

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Most Americans pleased with their provider

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  • Clinical Essentials from Canadian Urological Association Journal
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Bladder problems and IBS linked to related symptoms in childhood

Pediatric bowel and bladder dysfunction might presage adult symptoms.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Intern Med
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Prostate cancer: bisphosphonates, denosumab prevent bone loss from ADT

Meta-analysis by Genitourinary Cancer Disease Site Group of CCO

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Dipstick proteinuria rises and falls with Afib risk

This risk factor is included in the recently developed ATRIA risk score.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Int J Urol
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Prostate cancer: use ADT carefully, particularly in the long-term

ADT linked to anxiety in elderly.

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Intern Med
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Meta-analysis: is vasectomy linked to prostate cancer?

Meta-analysis of 53 studies in >14 million men gives the final verdict.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Diabet Med
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Men with diabetes should be screened for erectile dysfunction

Over half of men with diabetes worldwide have erectile dysfunction.

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  • Clinical Essentials from BMC Med
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Tall, obese men at higher risk for advanced prostate cancer

Large study analyzed men from EPIC cohort.

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  • Clinical Essentials from N Engl J Med
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Early prostate cancer: watchful waiting best in the long run

20 y follow-up of prostatectomy vs observation.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis
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PSA screening: low-income group lagging behind

Racial differences in PSA screening related to socioeconomic status

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  • Clinical Essentials from Br J Cancer
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Bladder cancer: urine test predicts recurrence

TERT mutation is a reliable, sensitive, and dynamic marker.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur Urol
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Advanced Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference 2017: key findings

Key areas of consensus/non-consensus on 150 predefined topics in 10 controversial areas of treatment.

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  • Clinical Essentials from BMJ Open
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COPD and benign prostatic hyperplasia: heads up on future risk

Clinicians should be on the lookout for BPH in all patients with COPD.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur Urol
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Prostate cancer screening: what is the best approach?

Data from the European Randomized Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer cohort.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur Urol
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Urological cancers: where do checkpoint inhibitors fit in the treatment paradigm?

Systematic review involves pembrolizumab, nivolumab, and ipilimumab in advanced urothelial, renal, and prostate cancer.

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