Many people assume that in treating a failing organ, transplantation is a last resort. Find out why this isn't true, as well as the benefits and drawbacks of both dialysis and kidney transplantation.
Using the pool as your toilet: simply gross or a health hazard? Our Cleveland Clinic experts weight in on this predicament.
Summer may have just officially started, but kidney stone season began a couple of weeks ago. Many doctors see an increase in kidney stone cases when the weather warms up.
When high blood pressure fails to respond to three medications, it takes some sleuthing to find other approaches. Doctors dig deeper to find causes behind resistant hypertension.
Here’s a less-known, but effective, prostate cancer treatment: freeze the cancer cells. Cryotherapy offers an excellent option for some prostate cancer patients, experts say.
Do you often wake up at night with a full bladder? You might wonder if this is normal. It’s true that as we age, our bladders can hold less urine. But if it's happening more than twice a night, talk to your doctor.
Known for its widespread use in plastic surgery, Botox (botulinum toxin) was approved a year ago for female patients who have overactive bladders and experience sudden urgency. The drug is effective 70 to 80 percent of the time.
Men with erectile dysfunction (ED) should be checked by a doctor for early heart disease, even if they aren’t interested in ED treatment. Almost every man with ED can receive treatment that works for him.
Kidney stones have historically been an affliction of mostly middle-aged men, but now they’re being observed in more women, young adults and kids. The answer lies in diet, hydration and exercise.