‘Low T’ Therapy: Do You Need It?

If you believe the ads, testosterone therapy will make you sexier. More muscular. More energetic. More likely to drive a cool car. The messages about low testosterone, or “Low T,” seem to be taking hold. A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine says prescriptions tripled between 2001 and 2011 for men over age 40. … Read More

I Found a Lump — Is It Testicular Cancer?

It can be an embarrassing thing for a guy to call his doctor about a lump or swelling on his testicles, but it’s important to do. Whether it’s painful or not, a mass on the testicle is the most common early signal of testicular cancer, and should prompt an immediate call to the doctor. It … Read More

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9 Ways to Prevent Disease

Health. It’s the way to enjoy your life. Our experts offer nine ways to take care of yourself and partner up with your doctor: Eat like a champion For good health, avoid saturated fats, cholesterol, refined carbs and sugars and trans fats. These foods can cause chronic inflammation — a normal bodily process gone awry … Read More

Prostate Cancer Prevention: Checking Out the Hype

A healthy lifestyle can reduce our risks of developing chronic health problems, including some cancers. Men who want to improve their odds of avoiding prostate cancer may be interested in trying dietary supplements and vitamins.   Cleveland Clinic Glickman Urology & Kidney Institute Chairman Eric Klein, MD, weighs in on eight things believed to prevent … Read More

Double-Check for Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a common but exceedingly treatable cancer if caught early. This year, 17 percent of American men — about 1 in 5 — will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. Fortunately, less than 3 percent of them will die of the disease. One of several reasons for this exceptional success rate is the prostate-specific … Read More