Dr. S. Scott Putman, MD

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  • Intermountain Healthcare

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Men with male pattern baldness may face a higher risk of developing an aggressive type of prostate cancer than men with no balding, a new study suggests.

    But, the study authors noted that it's not clear yet whether men with this specific pattern ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    MONDAY, Sept. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Monitoring early stage prostate cancer instead of treating it may not be appropriate for all patients, especially black men, a new study indicates.

    According to background information with the study, there is currently controversy among oncologist...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    MONDAY, Sept. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer often turn first to testosterone-depleting therapies, since male hormones help prostate tumors grow.

    But, those therapies almost always fail over time as the tumor develops resistance, according to oncologi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to certain chemicals commonly found in plastics and other products is associated with lower levels of testosterone in men, women and children, a new study says.

    Testosterone is the main sex hormone in men, but it is also involved in a v...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Preliminary new research points to the possibility that some infertile men could benefit from boosting a protein shield that protects sperm cells from germs.

    While it's too early to know if the research will lead to any new treatments, one infe...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although cervical cancers are declining in the United States and Canada, other cancers linked to human papillomavirus (HPV) are increasing, a new study indicates.

    HPV-related cancers of the anus and the base of the tongue and tonsils have increase...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Human semen is naturally colonized by bacteria, and a new study suggests the microbes might have a role to play in both HIV transmission and levels in infected men.

    U.S. researchers found that bacteria in semen -- the "microbiome" -- play a role...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    FRIDAY, July 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Prostate cancer patients are more likely to be diagnosed with aggressive disease, receive less effective treatment and die sooner if they also have depression, a new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed data from more than 41,200 American men who ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    FRIDAY, July 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For the millions of women who can't cough, sneeze or laugh without losing bladder control, researchers are testing a treatment that uses stem cells to regenerate weakened urethra muscles.

    In a small pilot study, European researchers found that inj...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Add another possible woe to the growing list of consequences of climate change: Kidney stones.

    A new study of American cities suggests that rising temperatures may increase the number of people who develop the painful urinary obstructions.

    ...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    THURSDAY, June 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For an uninsured man with prostate cancer, the price of surgery could range from $10,000 to $135,000, depending on the hospital, a U.S. study finds.

    What's more, that wide range in charges -- a 13-fold difference -- has nothing to do with qualit...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility:

    MONDAY, June 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Men who carry a cellphone in their pants pocket may harm their sperm and reduce their chances of having children, a new review warns.

    The research team analyzed the findings of 10 studies that examined how cellphone exposure may affect male fertili...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    THURSDAY, June 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Marijuana use might affect the size and shape of a young man's sperm, possibly impairing his fertility, a new study claims.

    "Our data suggests that cannabis users might be advised to stop using the drug if they are planning to try and start a fam...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, June 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A pill that blocks male hormone activity can improve survival and delay the need for chemotherapy in men with advanced prostate cancer, a new clinical trial has found.

    Men who took a daily dose of the drug enzalutamide started chemotherapy nearly a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    SUNDAY, June 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Adding the chemotherapy drug docetaxel to standard hormone-depleting therapy may extend the lives of men with advanced prostate cancer, a new study finds.

    The study was to be presented Sunday in Chicago at the annual meeting of the American Society...Full Article