Long-term use of painkillers for back pain is tied to an increased risk of erectile dysfunction.
In women with pelvic organ prolapse who undergo abdominal sacrocolpopexy, the failure rates increase with longer follow-up.
A simulator-based curriculum incorporating fundamental skills of robotic surgery (FSRS) is feasible and improves effectiveness in basic robotic surgery skills.
About two billion dollars a year could be saved if people diagnosed with a urinary tract infection (UTI) in the emergency room had been treated in an outpatient clinic instead.
For patients with metastatic prostate cancer, visiting the emergency department over the weekend is associated with increased odds of mortality.
Most websites promoting testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) do not mention the risk of side effects.
Use of the low-dose oral contraceptive pill (OCP) is associated with increased incidence of chronic pelvic pain symptoms and pain during or after sexual climax.
Particular gene variants of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and its receptor are associated with significantly reduced fertility in men.
Members of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and other medical associations are urging further consideration of Section 9003 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) that requires holders of tax-preferred health care accounts to obtain a physician's prescription to use funds from those accounts to pay for over-the-counter (OTC) medications.
Extracts of saw palmetto berry used at doses of up to 960 mg daily appear to be safe over an 18-month period.