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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.
Injured veteran almost back to normal after penis and scrotum transplant

Injured veteran almost back to normal after penis and scrotum transplant

Effective non-surgical treatment options for urinary incontinence

Effective non-surgical treatment options for urinary incontinence

Scientists use organoid technology to achieve stable long-term cultures of mouse urothelial cells

Scientists use organoid technology to achieve stable long-term cultures of mouse urothelial cells

Survey: Men have low levels of awareness about prostate health and function

Survey: Men have low levels of awareness about prostate health and function

Gold nanoparticles used successfully in prostate tumour trial

Gold nanoparticles used successfully in prostate tumour trial

Researchers develop new method to produce stents with small dimensions

Researchers develop new method to produce stents with small dimensions

UCLA researchers discover link between progenitor cells and age-related prostate growth

UCLA researchers discover link between progenitor cells and age-related prostate growth

Blocking key mineral uptake could prevent gonorrhea infection

Blocking key mineral uptake could prevent gonorrhea infection

Many healthy women carry drug-resistant E. coli strains in their guts

Many healthy women carry drug-resistant E. coli strains in their guts

E. coli superbug can live in women’s gut without symptoms

E. coli superbug can live in women’s gut without symptoms

Transobturator sling surgery shows promise for stress urinary incontinence

Transobturator sling surgery shows promise for stress urinary incontinence

Study reveals long-term benefits of stress urinary incontinence surgery

Study reveals long-term benefits of stress urinary incontinence surgery

Common cold virus strain could be a breakthrough in bladder cancer treatment

Common cold virus strain could be a breakthrough in bladder cancer treatment

Broader monitoring of patients needed to reduce post-hospitalization UTIs

Broader monitoring of patients needed to reduce post-hospitalization UTIs

Study finds no link between infant deaths and exposure to waste incinerators

Study finds no link between infant deaths and exposure to waste incinerators

Scientists identify two genes that may play a role in prostate enlargement

Scientists identify two genes that may play a role in prostate enlargement

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