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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.
Drinking plenty of water may reduce risk of UTIs in women prone to infection

Drinking plenty of water may reduce risk of UTIs in women prone to infection

Vaginal mesh problems in UK and USA for J&J

Vaginal mesh problems in UK and USA for J&J

Prostate cancer screening reduces cancer deaths finds new analysis

Prostate cancer screening reduces cancer deaths finds new analysis

Rise in antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea, WHO report reveals

Rise in antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea, WHO report reveals

Scientists identify key gene in 22q11.2 that contributes to genitourinary birth defects

Scientists identify key gene in 22q11.2 that contributes to genitourinary birth defects

Remnant fetal tissue could contribute to enlarged prostate in later life

Remnant fetal tissue could contribute to enlarged prostate in later life

Study highlights potential tolerability of single fraction of HDR brachytherapy for localized prostate cancer

Study highlights potential tolerability of single fraction of HDR brachytherapy for localized prostate cancer

Urinary incontinence symptoms in middle-aged woman linked to lower levels of exercise

Urinary incontinence symptoms in middle-aged woman linked to lower levels of exercise

Researchers examine extent and severity of genitourinary injuries among U.S. service members

Researchers examine extent and severity of genitourinary injuries among U.S. service members

Researchers find timing, duration of androgen exposure can influence genital defects in female mice

Researchers find timing, duration of androgen exposure can influence genital defects in female mice

Men have positive attitude towards new male contraceptive, study finds

Men have positive attitude towards new male contraceptive, study finds

Value of cranberries in prevention of urinary infections is disproved

Value of cranberries in prevention of urinary infections is disproved

Study reveals promising new strategy to treat birth defect in boys

Study reveals promising new strategy to treat birth defect in boys

Innovative procedure combining MRI and ultrasound can accurately diagnose prostate cancer

Innovative procedure combining MRI and ultrasound can accurately diagnose prostate cancer

Roche announces FDA approval of  new VENTANA PD-L1 assay

Roche announces FDA approval of new VENTANA PD-L1 assay

UCLA urologist debunks 5 common myths about vasectomies

UCLA urologist debunks 5 common myths about vasectomies

Scientists uncover whole new way of treating antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Scientists uncover whole new way of treating antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Researchers discover how E. coli bacteria adhere to urinary tract

Researchers discover how E. coli bacteria adhere to urinary tract

Cranberry capsules more effective in lowering UTI risk than juice

Cranberry capsules more effective in lowering UTI risk than juice

Finding may lead to better understanding of male genital birth defects

Finding may lead to better understanding of male genital birth defects