When trying to determine how much is enough when saving for retirement, there are many elements that must be considered. Plus, weigh these pros and cons when deciding how long to receive payments from an immediate annuity.
President Trump’s campaign promise to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act has proved to be easier said than done as Republicans who control Congress have been unable to devise a workable and acceptable replacement for the controversial health care law.
The perioperative surgical home is a promising model for delivering high-quality, cost-effective care for patients undergoing inpatient urologic procedures, according to the experience of urologists from Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA.
Researchers who are investigating burst-wave lithotripsy, a potential alternative treatment for kidney stones, report that magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound scans hold promise as tools to help scientists analyze related kidney injuries.
A quick look back at popular Urology Times articles from the beginning of 2017 reveals an intriguing cross-section of topics, including, but not limited to, ureteroscopy, the use of scribes, coding advice, and much more.
Love them or hate them, online reviews are reality and powerful decision-making tools for patients searching for urologists and other physicians online. Managing or mismanaging a doctor’s online reputation can make—even threaten to break—a practice.
Nearly one-third of men with testicular cancer undergo diagnostic or therapeutic interventions that are at odds with guidelines from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), according a study published in the Journal of Urology (2017; 197:684-9).
Results of an international randomized phase III study show that pembrolizumab (Keytruda) as second-line therapy for advanced urothelial carcinoma provided superior overall survival and a better safety profile compared with commonly used chemotherapy options.
Mood and adjustment disorders were strong predictors of the annual number of outpatient visits, hospital admissions, and number of days in the hospital for patients with prostate and breast cancer, according to a recent study.
Abraham Morgentaler, MD, shares why the recent publication of five studies on testosterone therapy in JAMA and JAMA Internal Medicine "was arguably the most important week ever for the science of testosterone therapy and its impact on men's health."
“We showed that we can safely compress radiation into a shorter time frame, into fewer treatments, at higher dose per fraction, with similar clinical outcomes and similar toxicity profiles,” said researcher Michael Wang, MD.
Phase III study results suggest that a hydrogel spacer developed to separate the rectum and prostate during radiotherapy for prostate cancer works to maintain bowel and urinary quality of life and reduces late rectal toxicity by 78% at 3 years post radiotherapy.