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Tips from our experts, from everyday wellness to in-depth dives into urologic conditions.

PSA Screening 101: What You Should Know

Prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, is a chemical produced by the prostate gland. PSA functions to liquefy semen following ejaculation, aiding the transit of sperm to the egg. A small amount of PSA fil...
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Tunica Cysts: What You Should Know

The tunica albuginea is a dense fibrous sheath that surrounds, covers and protects the delicate contents of each testicle. The tunica albuginea is surrounded by a second layer, the tunica vaginalis. T...
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Bladder Infections in Women: 12 Ways to Keep Cystitis at Bay

Bladder infections (a.k.a., cystitis) are common among women. Acute cystitis is a bladder infection that typically causes the following symptoms: ...
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Recognizing World Vasectomy Day

A vasectomy is considered a permanent method of birth control by preventing the release of sperm when a man ejaculates. During a vasectomy, the vas deferens from each testicle is clamped, cut or other...
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FDA Decision on Pelvic Prolapse Repair Mesh Sets Back Women’s Health

Recently the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ordered the manufacturers of all remaining surgical mesh products for trans-vaginal repair of pelvic organ prolapse (Boston Scientific and Coloplas...
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12 Steps to Overcoming Overactive Bladder (OAB)

Overactive Bladder (OAB) is a common condition often due to one’s bladder contracting (squeezing) at any time without warning. This involuntary bladder contraction can give rise to the symptoms of urg...
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