Topic List : Urology
Thomas Stamey, expert on prostate cancer and PSA test, dies at 87
The founding chair of Stanford’s Department of Urology was an investigator for the controversial PSA blood test for prostate cancer, and used basic research in urology and surgery to help patients.
Poor semen quality linked to hypertension, other health problems, study finds
A study of men who were evaluated for the cause of their infertility finds previously unknown relationships between deficiencies in their semen and other, seemingly unrelated health problems.
Male infertility linked to mortality in study
Men who are infertile because of defects in their semen appear to be at increased risk of dying sooner than men with normal semen, according to a study led by a researcher at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Male birth defect is weakly linked to pesticide exposure, Stanford-led study finds
A study of several hundred chemicals used in commercial pesticides has found only weak evidence that any of them are associated with an increased risk of a common birth defect in male infants.
Men with low sperm production face increased cancer risk, study finds
Men who are diagnosed as azoospermic — infertile because of an absence of sperm in their ejaculate — are more prone to developing cancer than the general population, a study led by a Stanford University School of Medicine urologist has found.