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In anatomy, the urethra is a tube which connects the urinary bladder to the outside of the body. The urethra has an excretory function in both genders to pass urine to the outside, and also a reproductive function in the male, as a passage for sperm.
UT Southwestern study suggests why UTIs have high recurrence rate in postmenopausal women

UT Southwestern study suggests why UTIs have high recurrence rate in postmenopausal women

Scientists discover first gene involved in lower urinary tract obstruction

Scientists discover first gene involved in lower urinary tract obstruction

Study seeks to better understand the genetic causes for hypospadias

Study seeks to better understand the genetic causes for hypospadias

FDA authorizes marketing of new test to aid in the diagnosis of M. gen. infections

FDA authorizes marketing of new test to aid in the diagnosis of M. gen. infections

FDA grants clearance to Hologic’s assay for detection of common sexually transmitted infections

FDA grants clearance to Hologic’s assay for detection of common sexually transmitted infections

Scientists aim to find genetic causes of developmental abnormalities in the vagina and uterus

Scientists aim to find genetic causes of developmental abnormalities in the vagina and uterus

Study shows high rates of antibiotic overuse in patients undergoing common urological procedures

Study shows high rates of antibiotic overuse in patients undergoing common urological procedures

Childbirth delivery mode linked with woman’s risk of developing pelvic floor disorders

Childbirth delivery mode linked with woman’s risk of developing pelvic floor disorders

Engineers develop non-invasive method for detecting bladder cancer

Engineers develop non-invasive method for detecting bladder cancer

Japan-India collaboration results in new treatment approach for male urethral stricture

Japan-India collaboration results in new treatment approach for male urethral stricture

NTU and TTSH join forces to improve doctor-patient communication

NTU and TTSH join forces to improve doctor-patient communication

Knowledge of sex differences in lower urinary tract may help stimulate breakthroughs in diagnosis, management

Knowledge of sex differences in lower urinary tract may help stimulate breakthroughs in diagnosis, management

Women who drink more water experience fewer bladder infections, study finds

Women who drink more water experience fewer bladder infections, study finds

NeoTract presents new clinical data from studies of UroLift System for patients with BPH

NeoTract presents new clinical data from studies of UroLift System for patients with BPH

Pioneering procedure for common prostate condition offered by The London Clinic

Pioneering procedure for common prostate condition offered by The London Clinic

Female bladder bacteria found to be similar to microbes in the vagina

Female bladder bacteria found to be similar to microbes in the vagina

Study finds cell-free DNA profiling as versatile method to monitor UTIs

Study finds cell-free DNA profiling as versatile method to monitor UTIs

NeoTract announces results of study measuring costs and patient outcomes of UroLift System

NeoTract announces results of study measuring costs and patient outcomes of UroLift System

Snail's eye inspires new type of RIOCATH urinary catheter

Snail's eye inspires new type of RIOCATH urinary catheter

AUA recommends use of UroLift System for managing lower urinary tract symptoms attributed to BPH

AUA recommends use of UroLift System for managing lower urinary tract symptoms attributed to BPH