Urology

Urology is the field of medicine that focuses on the urinary tracts of males and females, and on the reproductive system of males. In men, the urinary system overlaps with the reproductive system, and in women the urinary tract opens into the vulva. In both sexes, the urinary and reproductive tracts are close together, and disorders of one often affect the other. The organs covered by urology include the kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra, and the male reproductive organs (testes, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate and penis).
What is Urology?

Urology is a surgical speciality that deals with the treatment of conditions involving the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive organs.

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Can ChatGPT aid in patient education for benign prostate enlargement?

Can ChatGPT aid in patient education for benign prostate enlargement?

Fertility warning: SARS-CoV-2 can linger in sperm for months after infection

Fertility warning: SARS-CoV-2 can linger in sperm for months after infection

Understanding the long-term effects and safety of testosterone therapy in transgender men

Understanding the long-term effects and safety of testosterone therapy in transgender men

Transparent skull implant unveils new frontiers in brain imaging

Transparent skull implant unveils new frontiers in brain imaging

Determinants of treatment decisions in newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients

Determinants of treatment decisions in newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients

Plant-based diets could reduce the chances of disease progression in men with prostate cancer

Plant-based diets could reduce the chances of disease progression in men with prostate cancer

Researchers enhance CAR-T cells to target solid tumors

Researchers enhance CAR-T cells to target solid tumors

What is the association between post-diagnostic plant-based dietary patterns and the risk of prostate cancer progression?

What is the association between post-diagnostic plant-based dietary patterns and the risk of prostate cancer progression?

FDA-approved surgical robots trend toward autonomy, study finds

FDA-approved surgical robots trend toward autonomy, study finds

Research reveals potential target for enfortumab vedotin therapy in urothelial carcinoma

Research reveals potential target for enfortumab vedotin therapy in urothelial carcinoma

FDA approval of Anktiva heralds a new era in the treatment of BCG-unresponsive non–muscle-invasive bladder cancer

FDA approval of Anktiva heralds a new era in the treatment of BCG-unresponsive non–muscle-invasive bladder cancer

Research identifies digital resources for reducing medication costs

Research identifies digital resources for reducing medication costs

New urine-based test improves identification of high-grade prostate cancer

New urine-based test improves identification of high-grade prostate cancer

Medicare’s push to improve chronic care attracts businesses, but not many doctors

Medicare’s push to improve chronic care attracts businesses, but not many doctors

New research pinpoints key pathways in prostate cancer's vulnerability to ferroptosis

New research pinpoints key pathways in prostate cancer's vulnerability to ferroptosis

Combined chemohormonal therapy for locally advanced prostate cancer offers extended control of PSA levels

Combined chemohormonal therapy for locally advanced prostate cancer offers extended control of PSA levels

PET/MRI combination reduces unnecessary prostate biopsies, study shows

PET/MRI combination reduces unnecessary prostate biopsies, study shows

Three-step prostate cancer screening method demonstrates reduced overdiagnosis

Three-step prostate cancer screening method demonstrates reduced overdiagnosis

Researchers find new clues to understanding the progression of primary membranous nephropathy

Researchers find new clues to understanding the progression of primary membranous nephropathy

Cancer risk elevated in families with male infertility

Cancer risk elevated in families with male infertility

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