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Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Don’t Have to Ruin Your Love Life

A 2013 study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine found that women with genital psoriasis “have more significantly impaired sexual function compared with either those without genital lesions or those with lesions elsewhere in the body.”

Source: Everyday Health
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Dr. Choueiri on Next Steps for Treatment in RCC

Toni Choueiri, MD, director, Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology, director, Kidney Cancer Center, Jerome and Nancy Kohlberg Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses next steps for treatment in ...

Published: 12 Dec 2018

Surgeon: Physicians in Genital Cutting Case Should Lose Licenses

Wayne Bloodworth, MD, who this year founded the nation's only clinic dedicated solely to the repair of female genital mutilation (FGM), told ... "I just don't believe American medicine is guilty of that." "That being said," he added, "there are certain ...

Source: Medscape
Published: 10 Dec 2018

Interpreting genetic variants in kidney and genitourinary disorders will likely require systematic curation of clinical variant databases

The authors of this study aimed to examine the burden of candidate pathogenic varients that have emerged from exome sequencing, with respect to kidney and genitourinary disorders. Generally, they observed that strict monitoring of exome reporting related ...

Published: 03 Dec 2018

Medical News Today: What to know about genital herpes

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection. It can cause blisters and sores around the genitals and anus, but it may cause no symptoms. This article provides an overview of the symptoms ...

Source: NewsOK
Published: 10 Dec 2018

World Aids Day 2018: What is the HIV medicine PrEP and is it available in the UK?

In Wales, a three-year pilot scheme was commenced that same month via GUM clinics (sexual health centres specialising in genito-urinary medicine, hence the acronym). For more information, see Public Health Wales.

Source: The Independent
Published: 28 Nov 2018

Federal Ban on Female Genital Mutilation Ruled Unconstitutional by Judge

Advocates fighting to end female genital cutting were dismayed by the ruling ... In the Michigan case, Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, an emergency medicine physician and a member of the Dawoodi Bohra sect, is accused of cutting the genitals of nine girls.

Source: The New York Times
Published: 22 Nov 2018

Study finds 'significant decline' in genital mutilation rates in girls

PARIS - Rates of female genital mutilation among girls under 14 have fallen sharply in most regions of Africa over three decades, according to ground-breaking analysis cautiously welcomed by aid groups. The age-old ritual of cutting or removing the ...

Source: Bangkok Post
Published: 07 Nov 2018

Untreated genital warts may increase risk of HIV transmission

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) took biopsy samples of genital warts and compared the number of "HIV-target cells" (cells that can become infected with the virus) to that found in normal tissue from the same areas of the body.

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 21 Aug 2018

Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery:

Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a genital vibratory stimulation device in improving sexual function in women with arousal and orgasm disorders. Methods: In this single-arm, prospective study, baseline and 1- and 3 ...

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 01 Dec 2016

Egyptian women say doctors don’t discourage female genital cutting

according to a new study led by a former Stanford University School of Medicine researcher. Rates of female circumcision, also known as female genital mutilation or female genital cutting, have rapidly declined in Egypt in recent years as a result of women ...

Published: 25 Aug 2016

OncLive® to Host State of the Science Summit™ on Genitourinary Malignancies

The conference will be chaired by Charles Ryan, M.D., professor of clinical medicine and urology; program leader, genitourinary medical oncology; associate director for clinical sciences, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Helen Diller Family ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 06 Jul 2017

Biology of Progressive, Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer: Directed Therapies Targeting the Androgen-Receptor Signaling Axis

Show More From the Genitourinary Oncology Service, Department of Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Center for Prostate and Urologic Cancers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Joan and Sanford E. Weill College of Medicine of Cornell University, New York ...

Published: 21 Sep 2016

Long-term study shows most prostate cancer patients don’t need aggressive treatment

The nuanced results come from a new update to a landmark study, published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, that has followed ... t,” according to Dr. Anthony D’Amico, chief of genitourinary radiation oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer ...

Source: STAT
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Efficacy and Safety of Durvalumab in Locally Advanced or Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma: Updated Results From a Phase 1/2 Open-label Study

Department of Genitourinary Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida 12. Division of Medical Oncology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 13. Department of Medicine, Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia 14. Immuno-Oncology Clinical ...

Source: UroToday
Published: 12 Dec 2018

New study could aid in the development of chlamydia vaccine

“Mice do not precisely model the human response to infection, but we were able to show Type 2 immunity prevents Chlamydia from causing widespread upper genital tract damage,” says Cherpes, an assistant professor of comparative medicine ...

Source: Scope Blog Stanford
Published: 01 Aug 2017

Everything You Need To Know About Urinary Tract Infections

“If your infection is treated with antibiotics, it’s important to follow directions carefully and finish all the medicine, even after you start ... regularly washing the genital area with a mild soap and warm water and, for women, wiping front to ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 11 Dec 2018

SPU, Patient Choice Secures Important Ethics Victory with American Medical Association’s Adoption of “Pediatric Decision Making” Report

“There is nothing more important in medicine than the patient-doctor relationship ... involved in the treatment of genitourinary disorders in children. The SPU works to advance the specialty by promoting open dialogue about pediatric urology and ...

Source: Marietta Daily Journal
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Initial positive results reported on vaccine to treat genital herpes

Initial, positive results have been reported for a therapeutic vaccine candidate for treating patients with genital herpes ... University of Washington professor of medicine and laboratory medicine in the School of Medicine and professor of epidemiology ...

Source: University of Washington
Published: 13 Sep 2013

Denosumab Safe, Effective in Increasing Bone Density in Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer

In an interview with OncLive during the 2018 ESMO Congress, Tagawa, assistant professor of Medicine and medical director of the Genitourinary Oncology Research Program at Weill Cornell Medical College, and assistant attending physician at NewYork ...

Published: 11 Dec 2018

Amount of AIDS virus in genital secretions predicts risk of heterosexual transmission

“The results validate more than 20 years of research and dozens of studies measuring genital levels of HIV as potential measures of HIV infectiousness,” said lead author Dr. Jared Baeten, assistant professor of global health and of medicine, Division ...

Source: University of Washington
Published: 06 Apr 2011

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Emergency Medicine Volume 31, Issue 09: Genitourinary and Endocrine Emergencies in Children

Glendale, CA / ACCESSWIRE / August 26, 2014 / Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Emergency Medicine Volume 31, Issue 09: Genitourinary and Endocrine Emergencies in Children. The goal of this program is to improve the management of ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 27 Aug 2014

Amount of AIDS virus in genital secretions predicts risk of heterosexual transmission

These findings will be reported in the April 7 edition of Science Translational Medicine, a publication of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. This is the first study to evaluate directly the relationship between genital concentrations ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 06 Apr 2011

Decreased Genital Sensation in Competitive Women Cyclists

... sensation and were more likely to have a history of genital pain than women runners, researchers in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine and The Albert Einstein College of Medicine report in the ...

Source: Yale News
Published: 15 Nov 2006

The Burden of Candidate Pathogenic Variants for Kidney and Genitourinary Disorders Emerging From Exome Sequencing

Ms. Bier, Mr. Ren, and Dr. Goldstein: Institute for Genomic Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center ... an excessive rate given the prevalence of monogenic kidney and genitourinary disorders. Manual annotation of a subset of variants showed that ...

Published: 26 Nov 2018

Experimental gel could prevent genital herpes: study

HSV-2 virus infects about one in five sexually active adults worldwide, or about 417 million people aged 15 to 49 years old, the study team writes in the New England Journal of Medicine. The virus is the most common cause of genital ulcers, and in South ...

Source: New York Daily News
Published: 06 Aug 2015

How a ridiculous game uses jousting dicks to interrogate toxic masculinity

establishing an "emotional rhythm" that counterbalanced John's awful behaviors with Genital Jousting's characteristically absurd dick humor. It makes the toxic male discharge — I mean medicine — go down easier, if you catch my drift. SEE ALSO ...

Source: Mashable
Published: 26 Jan 2018