Urology Health - Summer 2014


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Testosterone Replacement Therapy: Is it Right for You?

On January 31, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stated they would study the risk of heart attack, stroke and death in men taking testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). This was after two recent studies suggested that TRT raises the risk of heart attack in men.…more

Preventing and Treating Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are notorious for being painful. The feeling has been described as being worse than childbirth labor pains. More than a million kidney stones are diagnosed in the United States each year. About 1 in 10 Americans will suffer from a kidney stone at some point.…more

Urinary Tract Infections - Learn How to Spot and Treat Them

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) account for more than 8.1 million visits to the doctor each year. About 40 percent of women and 12 percent of men will feel the symptoms of at least one UTI during their lifetime. About one in five young women who have a UTI will have another one.…more

Making a Difference

Sixteen groups collaborated with the Urology Care Foundation at AUA2014, the largest gathering of urologists in the world, to highlight how patient advocacy groups are making a difference in patients’ lives.…more