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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.
Mda-9/syntenin helps regulate bladder cancer growth and metastasis

Mda-9/syntenin helps regulate bladder cancer growth and metastasis

Study shows GreenLight laser therapy effective for BPH treatment

Study shows GreenLight laser therapy effective for BPH treatment

Engineers develop prototype telerobotic platform for bladder cancer treatment

Engineers develop prototype telerobotic platform for bladder cancer treatment

Previously unknown cell discovered in the urethra of mice

Previously unknown cell discovered in the urethra of mice

Focal laser ablation uses targeted heat to burn away cancerous cells in prostate

Focal laser ablation uses targeted heat to burn away cancerous cells in prostate

Macrophages allow entry of HIV in the urethra

Macrophages allow entry of HIV in the urethra

Surgery could boost chemotherapy outcomes in canine TCC

Surgery could boost chemotherapy outcomes in canine TCC

Study reports on development and testing of Hematuria Risk Index to predict cancer risk

Study reports on development and testing of Hematuria Risk Index to predict cancer risk

Novel device improves post-prostatectomy incontinence

Novel device improves post-prostatectomy incontinence

Leading urologic oncologist explains bladder cancer basics

Leading urologic oncologist explains bladder cancer basics

Janssen receives positive opinion from EMA CHMP for ZYTIGA to treat mCRPC

Janssen receives positive opinion from EMA CHMP for ZYTIGA to treat mCRPC

High vitamin D levels associated with protection against bladder cancer

High vitamin D levels associated with protection against bladder cancer

Study identifies multipotent and unipotent stem cells that contribute to prostate postnatal development

Study identifies multipotent and unipotent stem cells that contribute to prostate postnatal development

Lilly announces new data from two Phase II ramucirumab trials on NSCLC

Lilly announces new data from two Phase II ramucirumab trials on NSCLC

Many women undertreat pelvic floor disorders and suffer in silence

Many women undertreat pelvic floor disorders and suffer in silence

Surgery avoidable for some with persistent incontinence after prostatectomy

Surgery avoidable for some with persistent incontinence after prostatectomy

Robot assists in complex uro surgery for pediatric patient

Robot assists in complex uro surgery for pediatric patient

Midurethral slings can prevent pre-operative urinary incontinence in women with vaginal prolapse

Midurethral slings can prevent pre-operative urinary incontinence in women with vaginal prolapse

WHO calls for greater vigilance on correct use of antibiotics against gonorrhoea

WHO calls for greater vigilance on correct use of antibiotics against gonorrhoea

Advaxis to update preliminary data on ADXS-HPV Phase 2 trial for cervical cancer

Advaxis to update preliminary data on ADXS-HPV Phase 2 trial for cervical cancer