Navigation Links
Sexual, Urinary Health Boosted in Exercisers, Nonsmokers
Date:5/31/2010

Cigarettes, sedentary lifestyle linked to urological problems, studies show

MONDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) -- For people who need more reasons to start exercising and steer clear of smoking, new research finds that moving around and rejecting cigarettes can improve urinary health in women and sexual health in men.

In one study, researchers surveyed more than 2,000 Finnish women, aged 18 to 79, about smoking and their urinary health.

After the investigators adjusted the statistics so they wouldn't be thrown off by factors such as medication use and lifestyle, the researchers found that former and current smokers were 1.8 to 2.7 times more likely to need to urinate urgently, and 1.7 to 3.0 times more likely to need to urinate more frequently compared to those who never smoked.

In another study, researchers examined surveys taken by 178 healthy men at a VA medical center in North Carolina.

Even after adjusting their statistics for factors such as age and race, the study authors found that those who exercised more often reported better sexual function.

The findings are scheduled to be released Monday at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association in San Francisco.

"We all know that smoking and being sedentary are not good for our health," Dr. Anthony Y. Smith, an association spokesman, said in a news release. "These data give us one more reason to stop smoking and start exercising."

More information

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has guidelines for physical activity.



-- Randy Dotinga



SOURCE: American Urological Association, news release, May 31, 2010


'/>"/>
Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. New study explores role of sexual, social behaviors in seniors well-being
2. Urinary Incontinence Rates Increase Worldwide As Awareness Grows About Treatment Options: Urethral Slings Are Popular Alternatives When Medications Fail
3. Foodborne E. Coli Suspected in Urinary Tract Infections
4. Urinary tract cancer associated with Chinese herbal products containing aristolochic acid
5. Ingredient in Botanicals Tied to Urinary Cancer
6. Poniard Pharmaceuticals Presents Positive Survival Data from a Phase 2 Clinical Study of Picoplatin in Metastatic Prostate Cancer at the 2010 American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary Cancers Symposium
7. Purity Products Releases Their Ultimate Cranberry Urinary Support Formula™
8. Strep steps up in urinary tract infections
9. StopYourDrip.com Announces the Launch of a New Exercise Program to Improve Male Urinary Incontinence After Prostate Cancer Surgery
10. Physical Therapist, Money Launderer and Patient Recruiter Plead Guilty in Connection With Multiple Detroit Health Care Fraud Schemes
11. Happy Feet are Healthy Feet: Common Sense Tips on Taking Care of Your Feet to Survive the Holiday Season
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2017)... ... June 27, 2017 , ... East Los Angeles dentist, ... indicate about early life experiences. What happens to a woman during pregnancy can have ... birth can also take a toll on a baby’s long-term health. This study, which ...
(Date:6/26/2017)... , ... June 26, 2017 , ... Torrance dentist, Dr. ... can be one of the most noticeable aspects of a person’s appearance. A healthy, ... everyone is born with beautiful, balanced teeth, everyone can have the smile of their ...
(Date:6/26/2017)... ... June 26, 2017 , ... Dr. ... Medicine Specialists, in collaboration with the Fertility Center of California, is pleased to ... (percutaneous epidydimal sperm aspiration) and TESA (percutaneous testicular sperm extraction). These minimally invasive ...
(Date:6/26/2017)... , ... June 26, 2017 , ... ... to a recent review of government data released by the United Soybean Board. ... management practices, Maryland’s soybean farmers have increased their productivity on less land per ...
(Date:6/26/2017)... Tahoe, CA (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2017 , ... ... 10,000 qualified mental health professionals in every state across the country to join its ... easy and rewarding way for therapists to reach a substantially greater number of people ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/3/2017)... June 3, 2017  Eli Lilly and Company ... results from the Phase 3 MONARCH 2 study ... 6 inhibitor, in combination with fulvestrant, significantly improved ... alone in women with hormone-receptor-positive (HR+), human epidermal ... who have relapsed or progressed after endocrine therapy ...
(Date:5/30/2017)... , May 30, 2017 Therapix Biosciences Ltd. ... specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based drugs, today ... company overview at three upcoming scientific and investor ... LD Micro Invitational: ... Date:                     ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... , May 23, 2017  Leaf Healthcare, ... innovative medical devices for pressure ulcer prevention, will ... American Association of Critical Care Nurses, National Teaching ... 22-25. The Leaf Patient Monitoring System ... for the hospital environment.  The system seamlessly tracks ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: