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Urologic Diseases

Young men who use cannabis may be putting their fertility at risk by affecting their sperm quality, according to a new study.

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.

Rhabdomyolysis is linked to infection in up to 31% of cases. However, only 19 cases of rhabdomyolysis related to E coli infection have been reported.

The use of weighted vaginal cones for stress urinary incontinence is more effective than no treatment at all, the evidence shows.

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.

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