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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.
Novel wound closure technique using lasers and nano-thermometers

Novel wound closure technique using lasers and nano-thermometers

Novel MRI metric predicts late genitourinary toxicity after prostate cancer treatment

Novel MRI metric predicts late genitourinary toxicity after prostate cancer treatment

New technique can make radiation therapy safer for patients with prostate cancer

New technique can make radiation therapy safer for patients with prostate cancer

Study unlocks the healing power of oral keratinocytes

Study unlocks the healing power of oral keratinocytes

Antiretroviral treatment efficiently suppresses penile HIV replication

Antiretroviral treatment efficiently suppresses penile HIV replication

New technology for catheter-free telemetric ambulatory bladder pressure monitoring in humans

New technology for catheter-free telemetric ambulatory bladder pressure monitoring in humans

Discovery of new biomarkers could lead to early detection of bladder cancer

Discovery of new biomarkers could lead to early detection of bladder cancer

Male circumcision may protect against HPV infection in males and females

Male circumcision may protect against HPV infection in males and females

Study shows that a healthy penile urethra supports a core microbiome that may be reshaped by penile-vaginal sex

Study shows that a healthy penile urethra supports a core microbiome that may be reshaped by penile-vaginal sex

Vaginal sex can shape the composition of urethral microbiome in healthy men

Vaginal sex can shape the composition of urethral microbiome in healthy men

Disruptive symptoms and potential complications of enlarged prostate

Disruptive symptoms and potential complications of enlarged prostate

New approach to pain management can reduce opioid use after urethroplasty

New approach to pain management can reduce opioid use after urethroplasty

Epigenetic alternations associated with common genital malformation in male babies

Epigenetic alternations associated with common genital malformation in male babies

Study assesses microbiome of male genital mucosa

Study assesses microbiome of male genital mucosa

Synthetic tissue repairs injuries and restores normal erectile function in pig model

Synthetic tissue repairs injuries and restores normal erectile function in pig model

Study identifies genetic variation linked with posterior urethral valves in males

Study identifies genetic variation linked with posterior urethral valves in males

Study opens up new possible treatment methods for patients with urinary tract infections

Study opens up new possible treatment methods for patients with urinary tract infections

Limited options for managing UTIs make women fearful and frustrated

Limited options for managing UTIs make women fearful and frustrated

Adding berzosertib to standard treatment for metastatic urothelial cancer does not extend patient survival

Adding berzosertib to standard treatment for metastatic urothelial cancer does not extend patient survival