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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.
MDCT urography shows potential for detecting bladder cancer without surgery

MDCT urography shows potential for detecting bladder cancer without surgery

Do symptoms correlate with cystoscopic findings in newly diagnosed PBS/IC?

Do symptoms correlate with cystoscopic findings in newly diagnosed PBS/IC?

Review examines the management of radiotherapy induced rectourethal fistula

Review examines the management of radiotherapy induced rectourethal fistula

Type 2 diabetics' urine acidity increases risk for kidney stones

Type 2 diabetics' urine acidity increases risk for kidney stones

Technique of urethroplasty for female stricture disease described

Technique of urethroplasty for female stricture disease described

Laserscope issued new U.S. patent

Laserscope issued new U.S. patent

Viagra effectively treats urinary tract symptoms associated with prostate enlargement

Viagra effectively treats urinary tract symptoms associated with prostate enlargement

Kidney disease associated with 'benign' prostate obstruction

Kidney disease associated with 'benign' prostate obstruction

Men being treated with alpha-blockers for an enlarged prostate may not have to endure sexual dysfunction

Men being treated with alpha-blockers for an enlarged prostate may not have to endure sexual dysfunction

Grapes may protect against the loss of bladder function associated with an enlarged prostate

Grapes may protect against the loss of bladder function associated with an enlarged prostate

Clinical trial planned for stem cell treatment for stress urinary incontinence

Clinical trial planned for stem cell treatment for stress urinary incontinence

New surgical procedure enables men born with a very small penis to acquire an average-sized one

New surgical procedure enables men born with a very small penis to acquire an average-sized one

Researchers are successfully treating incontinent women with the patient's own muscle-derived stem cells

Researchers are successfully treating incontinent women with the patient's own muscle-derived stem cells

Study could lead to new, more effective treatments for urinary tract infections

Study could lead to new, more effective treatments for urinary tract infections

3 year study to validate bladder cancer test

3 year study to validate bladder cancer test

Drinking eight ounces of cranberry juice works better than four in combating urinary tract infections

Drinking eight ounces of cranberry juice works better than four in combating urinary tract infections

Prostate cancer treatment leads to declines in sexual and urinary function

Prostate cancer treatment leads to declines in sexual and urinary function

A more direct lateral approach to minimally invasive procedures

A more direct lateral approach to minimally invasive procedures

TUNA therapy results in significantly reduced erectile dysfunction

TUNA therapy results in significantly reduced erectile dysfunction

Duloxetine reduces stress urinary incontinence and improves quality of life for women

Duloxetine reduces stress urinary incontinence and improves quality of life for women