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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.
Seed implants suitable prostate cancer treatment for men of all ages

Seed implants suitable prostate cancer treatment for men of all ages

AbbeyMoor receives approval for design improvements to ‘The Spanner’ prostatic stent

AbbeyMoor receives approval for design improvements to ‘The Spanner’ prostatic stent

First health study of teenage boys using cellular telephones

First health study of teenage boys using cellular telephones

Fistula-related morbidity decreased by prompt treatment in Sierra Leone

Fistula-related morbidity decreased by prompt treatment in Sierra Leone

Researchers clone key sperm-binding proteins

Researchers clone key sperm-binding proteins

Collagen injections can help some incontinence patients when surgery fails

Collagen injections can help some incontinence patients when surgery fails

Multidetector CT cystography accurately detects vesicourethral leaks after prostatectomy

Multidetector CT cystography accurately detects vesicourethral leaks after prostatectomy

FDA approves Rapaflo for treatment of symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia

FDA approves Rapaflo for treatment of symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia

New advance in robotic prostate surgery

New advance in robotic prostate surgery

Prostate cancer genes behave like those in embryo

Prostate cancer genes behave like those in embryo

Cryptorchidism and hypospadias

Cryptorchidism and hypospadias

Mix of endocrine disrupters a dangerous cocktail

Mix of endocrine disrupters a dangerous cocktail

Heart-healthy diet may also be good for the prostate

Heart-healthy diet may also be good for the prostate

Prostatitis - one of the most common urologic diseases in the U.S

Prostatitis - one of the most common urologic diseases in the U.S

Urinary tract infections from the catheter - most common hospital-acquired infection

Urinary tract infections from the catheter - most common hospital-acquired infection

Coping with urinary incontinence

Coping with urinary incontinence

Majority of male to female sex-change patients are happy with results

Majority of male to female sex-change patients are happy with results

New type of male sling procedure to improve the urinary control

New type of male sling procedure to improve the urinary control

Maternal obesity and birth defects

Maternal obesity and birth defects

Simple bladder cancer test

Simple bladder cancer test