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Podcast: Bedwetting

In this episode of Kids Health Cast, Denise Galan, C.P.N.P. discusses what parents should know about managing bedwetting. She goes over the factors that can lead to nocturnal enuresis like familial history. She also reviews how the common condition can be treated through behavioral modification and medication. She offers tips for caretakers in helping to manage the physical responses...

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The Future of Female Pelvic Health: A Webinar Presented by the Chair of Urology at Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Larissa Rodríguez, Chair of Urology at Weill Cornell Medicine and Urologist-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical Center, recently presented a webinar for patients on the topic of female pelvic health.

Covering a range of conditions, risk factors and treatments, the webinar offers both hope and practical...

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With a little help (okay, a lot) from our friends

Last Saturday wrapped up an action-packed National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month for Fans for the Cure. The proverbial phone rang (and emails sounded and texts buzzed) throughout July and August with opportunities for us to do what we do best – show up and share our message that early detection leads to best results. And as long as there were open slots on Google Calendar, we accepted. Read More......

LGBTQ-Inclusive Urology: Myths vs. Facts

There are so many sources of information out there that it is sometimes difficult to separate fact from fiction, especially when it comes to topics that are not typically discussed, such as issues that may affect your urinary tract and sexual function. Dr. Unwanaobong Nseyo, a urologist specializing in urogynecology and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Urology at Weill Cornell Medicine, and her colleagues in the department have compiled a list of myths and the corresponding facts...

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The 9 Best Incontinence Pads to Absorb Leakage, Tested and Approved

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Urinary incontinence, or the inability to hold one’s bladder, is a more common problem than you might expect. Minor incontinence can cause small amounts of leakage when you laugh or sneeze,...

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Enlarged Prostate or Prostate Cancer? Advances in Screening, Treatment and Preserving Quality of Life

Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in men, with the exception of skin cancers caused by long-term exposure to the sun. One in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, but the majority of them will live with it, not die from it.

Still, most men are understandably reluctant to discuss the unwelcome possibility with their doctor that they are at risk for the disease or may even already have it. There is nothing to be gained, though, by...

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Tubal Ligations Are Riskier Than Vasectomies — Yet They're Performed Far More Often

Sterilization is the chosen contraceptive method for about half of married or cohabiting couples in the U.S. Of those, only 17% use vasectomy, compared to 30% who rely on female sterilization. “For most of the history of both tubal and vasectomy, there have usually been two or three tubals for every vasectomy,” says Dr. Marc Goldstein, M.D., chief of male reproductive surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Dr. Rodríguez recaps AUA symposium on disparities in urologic research

In this interviewLarrisa V. Rodríguez, MD, reaps the symposium, “Challenges for Urologic Research Symposium: Overcoming Health Disparities in Urologic Research,” which took place at the 2023 American Urological Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois. Rodríguez is the chair of urology at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York, New York....

Dr. Hu discusses the “inertia” of the transrectal approach to prostate biopsy in the US

In this videoJim C. Hu, MD, MPH, discusses the hesitancy of urologists in the US to utilize the transperineal approach to prostate biopsy over the transrectal approach. Hu is a urologic oncologist and the vice chair of clinical research at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York, New York.

Doing Good Feels Good: The Journey of an Altruistic Kidney Donor

Annie Hoffnung—a wife, mother, and chief human resources officer at a public relations firm—donated a kidney to a stranger on February 28, 2023. Considered an “altruistic donor,” she belongs to a small group of organ donors who care so much about the welfare of others that they’re willing to take significant time out of their lives and undergo surgery to save the life of someone they don’t know.

“It was something I felt I could and should do,” she says, ever since she saw an ad in...

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