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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.
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

15-minute web tutorial can help women develop healthy bladder control habits

15-minute web tutorial can help women develop healthy bladder control habits

Immersion in virtual reality can be used to alleviate the discomfort of medical procedures

Immersion in virtual reality can be used to alleviate the discomfort of medical procedures

Thousands of men to trial new home test kit for prostate cancer

Thousands of men to trial new home test kit for prostate cancer

FDA investigates contributing factors for reported infections from reprocessed urological endoscopes

FDA investigates contributing factors for reported infections from reprocessed urological endoscopes

New type of drug significantly increases survival of bladder cancer patients

New type of drug significantly increases survival of bladder cancer patients

Study evaluates the use of flow cytometry in diagnosing male urethritis

Study evaluates the use of flow cytometry in diagnosing male urethritis

COVID-19 potentially has negative impacts on male fertility

COVID-19 potentially has negative impacts on male fertility

UH researcher receives $1.6 million to reverse urinary incontinence

UH researcher receives $1.6 million to reverse urinary incontinence

Scientists find sensor protein that makes normal bladder function possible

Scientists find sensor protein that makes normal bladder function possible

Chlamydiae need a lot of glutamine to multiply in human cells

Chlamydiae need a lot of glutamine to multiply in human cells

Novel testicular luminal protein is vital for male fertility

Novel testicular luminal protein is vital for male fertility

Bees-Haus method of cell therapy for treating urethral stricture receives Japanese patent

Bees-Haus method of cell therapy for treating urethral stricture receives Japanese patent

Researchers unravel how the body fights off urinary tract infections

Researchers unravel how the body fights off urinary tract infections

Researchers develop a microfluidic chip to help detect prostate cancer

Researchers develop a microfluidic chip to help detect prostate cancer

Going vegan lowers risk of urinary tract infection

Going vegan lowers risk of urinary tract infection

Individualized pelvic physical therapy decreases incontinence, pain in post-prostatectomy patients

Individualized pelvic physical therapy decreases incontinence, pain in post-prostatectomy patients

Boys born small at higher risk of infertility

Boys born small at higher risk of infertility

MRI-guided ultrasound ablation: safer better treatment for prostate cancer

MRI-guided ultrasound ablation: safer better treatment for prostate cancer