urology

June 14, 2019

Dr. Richard Pelman’s inaugural podcast makes it clear: He knows his audience. Men can be stubborn and willfully ignorant. They brim with bravado and excuses to forgo routine checkups.

Guillermo Gomez holds a water bottle
April 22, 2019

There's no clear reason why, but cases of kidney stones are increasing. It's an experience that one Seattle man knows well: Guillermo Gomez has passed more than 250 kidney stones since he was in high school.

picture of urologist Hunter Wessels
October 8, 2018

Can your genes indicate if you're more likely to have erectile dysfunction?

August 14, 2018

University of Washington Medical Center, part of the UW Medicine health system, today earned U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington state and in the Seattle metropolitan area.

July 12, 2018

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June 22, 2018

In the past 30 years, millions of men globally have been diagnosed with low testosterone levels and been prescribed supplemental testosterone as therapy – even as oncologists have confirmed testosterone as an agent that fuels prostate cancer and

September 29, 2017

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will test whether using a "smart" water bottle will cause people to drink more water, therefore go to the bathroom, and cause fewer recurrences of kidney stones.

“Unimaginably intense” is how one might describe the pain of a kidney stone lodged in the urinary tract. Pebble-size crystals, most commonly calcium-based, bring people to their knees and then to the emergency room.

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