Hyperthyroidism and Erectile DysfunctionHyperthyroidism and Erectile Dysfunction
Is there an association between hyperthyroidism and erectile dysfunction? International Journal of Impotence Research
Conclusions: Early evidence suggested the partial-gland HIFU was safer than whole-gland HIFU, and they had similar oncological outcomes. More prospective randomized controlled trials of whole-gland and partial-gland HIFU for PCa was needed.
AbstractPurposeAnalysis of quality of life changes after radiotherapy with focus on the impact of time after treatment and prescription dose.MethodsConsecutive patients were treated with doses from 70.2/1.8 Gy (n = 206) to 72/1.8–2.0 Gy (n = 176) in a single centre and surveyed using the Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite questionnaire.ResultsUrinary and bowel bother scores decreased 1 / 3 / 6 points and 7 / 7 / 9 points on average 1 / 5 / 10 years after RT in comparison to baseline scores. The rate of urinary (need of pads in 8% vs. 15% before vs. 10 years...
CONCLUSIONS: Our results suggest that the contribution of increased TH levels to the glucose uptake of BAT and WAT is low compared with that of the skeletal muscle. Hyperthyroid subjects have reduced areas of visceral adipose tissue and by increased AFABP levels. PMID: 33019884 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
IJERPH, Vol. 17, Pages 7348: Validation and Adaptation of the “Modified Transplant Symptom Occurrence and Symptom Distress Scale” for Kidney Transplant Recipients International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health doi: 10.3390/ijerph17197348 Authors: Jisu Kim Insil Jang The aim was to adapt and validate the Modified Transplant Symptom Occurrence and Symptom Distress Scale (MTSOSD-59R) for kidney transplant recipients undergoing immunosuppressive therapy in Korea. The MTSOSD-59R has been used with solid organ transplant recipients globally to assess the adverse effects of immunosuppressi...
This study is the first to demonstrate that mGluR7 regulates ejaculation and the results provide insight into the mechanism of ejaculation as we ll as a strategy for future therapies to treat ejaculatory disorders in humans.
CONCLUSIONS: The majority of male patients and their female partners receiving comprehensive training for vacuum constriction device use reported satisfaction with the device. CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS: Vacuum constriction devices can be highly effective in improving the sexual health and intimacy of Veterans of all ages experiencing erectile dysfunction. PMID: 33012263 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: December 2020Source: Clinica Chimica Acta, Volume 511Author(s): Bettina Chale-Matsau, Samantha Mokoena, Tanja Kemp, Tahir S. Pillay
Conclusions In community dwelling people aged 80 years and older, (sub-)clinical thyroid dysfunction was not associated with functional outcomes or mortality and may therefore be of limited clinical significance. PMID: 33012278 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
This study was performed to explore the effects of metabolic memory on diabetic erectile dysfunction (ED), especially the severity and response to treatment.MethodsThrough medical records and follow ‐up by telephone, 67 patients meeting the criteria with a clinical diagnosis of ED and a diabetic history of more than 5 years were enrolled for erectile function analysis. They were divided into a glycemic control group, a glycemic non‐control group and a metabolic memory group according to gly cemic levels and treatments for diabetes in the past 5 years, and they were treated with phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitor...