Men's Health

Oral testosterone agents mark important paradigm shift

June 12, 2020

"The rigorous study and promising clinical availability of oral therapy for testosterone deficiency are flash points in the current era, in which the utility of testosterone therapy is under critical review," writes Arthur L. Burnett II, MD, MBA.

QOL and body composition benefits seen with novel oral T treatment

June 12, 2020

Neither oral nor gel testosterones show significant effect on liver function test results.

Novel oral testosterone therapy shows liver health benefits

June 12, 2020

The treatment improves markers of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, an investigator reports.

Exceeding exercise guidelines may reduce likelihood of low T in men

May 27, 2020

Men whose activity exceeded guideline-based exercise levels experienced a decreased likelihood of lower serum testosterone, according to study results presented at the American Urological Association 2020 Virtual Experience.

Letter: BPH guidelines may ignore FDA, insurance criteria

May 12, 2020

"As we seek to understand MIST retreatment rates, as Houlihan and Köhler suggest, we must rely upon real-world population data," writes Gregg Eure, MD, in a letter to the editor.

Penile traction device shows benefit in men post-radical prostatectomy

March 25, 2020

Interim results from a clinical trial of a next-generation penile traction therapy device were encouraging and demonstrated statistically significant increases in penile length and a smaller reduction in erectile function among post-prostatectomy men who were treated with the device, known as RestoreX, according to PathRight Medical.

How to assess minimally invasive therapies for BPH

March 18, 2020

Kevin McVary, MD, of Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL, provides urologists with tips on how to assess the adoptability of minimally invasive surgical therapies for BPH.

One-tenth of sperm retrievals performed by gynecologists

March 17, 2020

A recent study is questioning some of the current trends in sperm retrieval practices in private U.S. clinics that treat infertile couples.

Updated AUA guidelines on BPH: What urologists need to know

March 13, 2020

The updated guidelines focus on appropriate pre-procedure evaluation and novel surgical enhancements, according to Matthew D. Houlihan, DO, and Tobias S. Köhler, MD, MPH.

Alternatives to TURP: Consider these variables

March 13, 2020

"My conclusion is to do what you know best, learn a new technology from an expert, and consider participating in a clinical trial,” writes Gopal H. Badlani, MD.