How Safe is Long Term Testosterone Replacement Therapy Use?

by |  January 21st, 2015

For as long as testosterone replacement therapy has been used to treat men suffering from low testosterone, or ‘Low T’, there have been skeptics arguing that it increases the risk of prostate cancer. Recent research from The Journal of Urology of the American Urological Association, suggests otherwise. Experts say if testosterone therapy is prescribed under
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New Device Could Change How Prostate Cancer is Detected

by |  December 2nd, 2014

A chemist from Brigham Young University and his students created a new device that could change how doctors detect prostate cancer and kidney disease. Instead of invasive blood draws, the device uses urine. A tiny tube is lined with DNA sequences that latch onto disease markers in the urine. Urine that flows freely through the
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Prostate Cancer Risk Factors

by |  November 22nd, 2014

Determining Prostate Cancer Risk Factors At Urology Austin, we tell our patients that it is critically important to detect prostate cancer in its earliest stages. If we can find it early, we are better able to treat it successfully. We look at each individual’s prostate cancer risk factors to determine which patients should receive screening
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Sugar and Kidney Stones? Be Weary This Holiday Season

by |  November 18th, 2014

Sugar, spice and everything nice is just around the corner. With the holidays fast approaching, doctors warn eating foods high in sugar could have consequences far beyond just packing on the pounds. It could also mean an increased risk of developing painful kidney stones. That’s because sugar upsets the mineral relationships in your body by
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Urology Austin Participates in Movember

by |  November 11th, 2014

What is Movember? While you may think that this month is November, it’s actually Movember – a combination of the word Mo (slang for moustache) and the month of November. What’s Movember About? Men around the world commit to growing their mustaches for the entire month – that’s right, no shaving allowed – to raise
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