Because over-the-counter (OTC) drugs are taken without the help of a doctor, it’s especially important that you read the label. Here are some tips for decoding the labels on your medications.
Few breakthroughs have been as beneficial as vaccines. So why is there so much misinformation out there about them? Don’t believe the myths.
Can the length of a man’s fingers affect his lifetime risk of prostate cancer? Find out what the science says.
Urologists regularly field difficult — and often embarrassing — questions from patients. Here are 10 common urology-related questions patients ask and expert answers to each.
Overtreatment of prostate cancer represents one of the most significant issues in men’s health today. As a result of the limited information available from a biopsy, more than 90 percent of low-risk patients undergo immediate treatment, such as prostate removal or radiation, despite having less than a 3 percent chance of their low-risk disease progressing to become … Read More
Let’s face it, men: It’s tough keeping on top of all the health and medical advice out there. We’ve put together a list of timeless tips that can help keep you on top of your health game.
About one in 250 men will develop testicular cancer in their lifetime, while one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. “Men are sometimes reluctant to see a doctor for any number of reasons, ranging from embarrassment to simply not making the time for their personal health,” says Eric Klein, MD, Chairman of the Glickman Urological & … Read More
A new screening tool for prostate cancer has been shown to offer better accuracy than the test currently used by most physicians in the United States. The new test, called the 4Kscore™ test (OPKO Lab), offers various advantages over the more commonly used prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test. The new test improves on these … Read More
Recently, a small study showed that drugs commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction are safe to take for heart patients, including Viagra® (sildenafil citrate), Levitra® (vardenafil) and Cialis® (tadalafil). These drugs were found to be safe and effective, and most people with heart disease can take them without much worry. But there is an exception. If … Read More
From surgical side effects to overactive bladder, there are several causes of male urinary incontinence. Fortunately, several treatment options can help relieve it. Incontinence occurs when your bladder’s sphincter muscle is not strong enough to hold back the urine. It can also happen when your bladder muscles contract too strongly or your bladder gets too full before … Read More