Many keep urological 'burdens' from their physicians

June 1, 2001

Geneva-A survey of nearly 3,500 couples conducted in four countries inEurope and Asia has uncovered a "huge burden" of benign urologicaldiseases, often silently endured. Calling for increased efforts for prevention,a group of international investigators said more than half of the couplesinterviewed had never consulted a physician about their problems, in spiteof the deleterious effect on the quality of their lives.