Primary Care Medical Abstracts
Abstract: Reconciling the Effects of Screening on Prostate Cancer Mortality in the ERSPC and PLCO Trials
In 2012 the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended against routine prostate cancer screening because its lack of effect on long-term...
The rates of deferral were evaluated in two 7-month periods before and after the policy change.
BERLIN – Rising rates of methamphetamine use – particularly among men who have sex with men – are raising concerns.
SAN DIEGO – Test identifies if infections will respond to ciprofloxacin.
35% of fathers develop depression after their partners are hospitalized for signs of preterm delivery.
SAN FRANCISCO – Researchers went to barbershops, warm and relaxed settings, to enroll middle-aged black men – underrepresented in hypertension...
In MSM, more than three quarters of infections may be missed when just doing genitourinary testing.
From the Journals
WASHINGTON – Half of men with diabetes have related erectile dysfunction.
Pearl of the Month
Frequent nocturia may require a search beyond the usual diagnostic suspects.
CHICAGO – Men with low testosterone in a cohort study of 491 testicular cancer survivors were more likely to be taking medications for...