Articles: Volume 10 Issue 5 Sep/Oct 2019

‘Toxic masculinity’: the problem with men

In this editorial, Roger Kirby, Editor-in-Chief on Trends in Urology and Men’s Health, discusses the perils of ‘toxic masculinity’ in the detrimental attitudes of men towards their own health.

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The assessment and management of renal and ureteric stones

To address the management of urolithiasis in the UK, NICE has recently published guidance on the assessment and management of renal and ureteric stones (NG118). In this article, the authors consider the impact of new guidelines in an update on the assessment and management of renal and ureteric stone disease

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Biologic treatments for rheumatoid arthritis

Biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (bDMARDs) have made a significant difference to the lives of people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), in particular those who do not respond to conventional drugs. In this article the authors review the place in therapy of bDMARDs for RA and consider a range of factors that could contribute to further improvements to patient otucomes

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The perils of toxic masculinity: four case studies

The term ‘toxic masculinity’ is increasingly used to describe cultural masculine norms that are harmful to the men themselves and society in general. Here the authors illustrate, through case studies, the devastating toll that ‘toxic masculinity’ can take and highlight the urgent need for men to take greater care of themselves if they wish to live longer and healthier lives

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The athlete’s heart

Athletes undergoing intensive training can exhibit cardiac changes that overlap with cardiomyopathy. Here the authors review cardiac changes that can occur in athletes and how to distinguish between normal adaptations and those that may signal pathology that can result in sudden death

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The diagnosis and management of men with low sperm motility

Investigations into infertility typically start with semen analysis. In this article the authors describe the diagnostic criteria, potential causes and approaches to the management of low sperm motility

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Cancer survivorship: living with and beyond cancer

Cancer survivorship is becoming an increasingly important part of a cancer patient’s journey. Here the author discusses how it should now be recognised as part of the overall cancer care package, with the aim of supporting patients’ health and wellbeing beyond chemotherapy

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Did he save lives? A surgeon’s story

Roger Kirby, Editor-in-Chief on Trends in Urology and Men’s Health, provides a review of Dr David Sellu’s new book ‘Did he save lives? A surgeon’s story’. 

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Herbal medication: a worthwhile therapeutic consideration

Herbal medicine is undergoing something of a modern renaissance as it becomes more formally recognised as part of the therapeutic landscape. In this article the author reviews some of the more commonly used herbal medicines and puts the case for the appropriate recommendation of those formulations covered by European regulations and identified by the traditional herbal registration logo

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