Vol 48 No 5

Study adds to evidence linking anticholinergics, dementia

May 11, 2020

Patients using anticholinergic medications for the management of overactive bladder (OAB) are at increased risk of new-onset dementia compared with individuals treated with the beta-3 agonist mirabegron (Myrbetriq), according to findings of a new population-based, retrospective study published online March 13, 2020, in BJU International.

Pre-chemo radium-223 does not affect chemo regimens

May 08, 2020

In a recent study, researchers examined real-world outcomes for patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer treated with radium-223 (Xofigo). Study author Rana R. McKay, MD, of UC San Diego Health, discusses this study and its significance in the castration-resistant prostate cancer landscape.