The exact mechanism responsible for this effect is still open for debate. A salutatory side effect of the news may be the impact on medication adherence among men with both elevated LDL-C and erectile dysfunction.
A 32-year-old man with no significant medical history presents with multiple scrotal lesions that he claims have been present for 2 years. They are non-tender and he reports no overt symptoms. The full case, here.
When it comes to the prostate, most men in this study couldn't locate it or identify its function. Translation: patients and physicians don’t speak the same language. Clinicians need to be "bilingual" when they're talking with patients.
The news: elevated levels of FGF are a new risk factor for death in chronic kidney disease—a clinical situation replete with cardiovascular disease. Here: how practice should change in the face of these newly identified nontraditional cardiovascular risk factors in CKD.