list : Urology

  • Looking at cause of enlarged prostates

    Stanford scientists have identified a genetic signature that signals enlarged prostate tissue. The discovery has helped them find possible drivers of the condition.

  • Drug improves incontinence, sleep

    A drug used to treat incontinence in women also shows promise in decreasing poor sleep, a new study from a Stanford researcher shows.

  • Male health condition linked to new risk

    Harnessing the power of big data, Stanford researchers found that enlarged veins on the scrotum are linked with a higher risk of vascular and metabolic disease in men.

  • Regular pot use linked to more sex

    The first study to examine the relationship between marijuana use and frequency of sexual intercourse at the population level in the United States shows a positive correlation between the two.

  • 3-D bladder reconstruction

    Researchers used advanced computer imaging technology to create a three-dimensional computer reconstruction of a patient’s bladder. The technique, which works on any hollow organ, could help doctors locate tumors or other disorders and prepare for surgery.

  • For infertile men, higher risk of health problems

    Men who are infertile have a higher risk of developing a variety of other health problems, according to a new study.