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Non-Covid clinical crises: Chronic urinary retention

Pulse’s series on how to manage non-Covid subacute problems when you’re out of your comfort zone and there’s minimal help available

Non-Covid clinical crises: Ureteric colic

Pulse’s series on how to manage non-Covid subacute problems when you’re out of your comfort zone and there’s minimal help available

Infertility risk higher for men born underweight, finds study

Men have a higher risk of infertility if they are born small for their gestational age, research suggests.


New blood test detects prostate cancer without need for biopsy, study finds

A blood test has been found to accurately detect prostate cancer, which could reduce the number of invasive biopsies that need to be carried out, researchers have said.

New urine test predicts prostate cancer risk without need for biopsy, finds study

A new urine test could predict the progression of prostate cancer without the need for invasive tests such as biopsies, a study has found.

CPD – Video: PSA, screening and risk

Learning Objectives The PSA

GPs should review stable prostate cancer patients every six months, suggests NICE

GPs should take over responsibility for following up with stable prostate cancer patients and offer them six-monthly reviews, NICE has suggested.

Government rejects expert demands for HPV catch-up vaccines in older boys

The Government has rejected calls from medical leaders to offer boys aged 14 to 18 years old ‘catch-up’ HPV vaccinations.

GPs should not screen patients over 70 for prostate cancer, researchers say

GPs should not carry out PSA screening on men aged 70 and over as the harms outweigh any potential benefits, new guidelines from the US have said.