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3 hrs ago | Men's Journal

Is Prostate Cancer on the Rise?

Prostate cancer among young men has increased sixfold in the past 20 years, according to a new University of Michigan analysis .

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health

6 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Benefit of cancer probe with less erection risk examined by FDA

A device used in Europe to treat prostate cancer with lower rates of erectile dysfunction raised concerns from U.S. regulators over data the company says shows it prevents the disease's return.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Prostate Cancer, Health, Edap TMS Sa, Medical Equipment, Erectile Dysfunction, Medicine

10 hrs ago | Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Suit Claims Hospital Altered Consent Form in Disfigured Penis Case

There are certain perks to working in surgery. Anesthesiologist Sarah Hipps, MD, was able to hand pick the urologist she wanted to operate on her cancer-stricken husband at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle.

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Related Topix: Medicine

14 hrs ago | Fox News

9 things you didn't know about sperm

We've all heard the rumors about sperm--pineapple, hot tubs, ladies who are allergic.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Human Sexuality

15 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Business awards: Week of July 28

1 in Kentucky for 2014-15, according to U.S. News & World Report. Baptist Health Lexington is a general medical and surgical hospital that performed nearly at the level of nationally ranked U.S. News Best Hospitals in 10 adult specialties, including diabetes and endocrinology; ear, nose and throat; gastroenterology and GI surgery; geriatrics; ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Endocrinology, Medicine, Otolaryngology, Gastroenterology

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Trinadad Express

Testosterone

Are you experiencing low sex drive? One cause could be low testosterone levels, which can be accompanied by insomnia, sleep disturbances, decrease in motivation or maybe difficultly remembering things.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Erectile Dysfunction, Health, Prostate Cancer

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Scoop

Speech to The Prostate Cancer Foundation in Wellington

Thank you for inviting me to your annual conference. It is my pleasure to be here to express my support for your organisation and to hear how your work is progressing.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Prostate Cancer, Oceania, New Zealand, World News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Robotic Surgery

Visitors to St. Mary's Hospital on Friday afternoon were able to get up close and personal with da Vinci.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Science / Technology, Robots

Thu Jul 24, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Harvard study links vasectomies to advanced, fatal forms of prostate cancer

A recent study from Harvard School of Public Health shows there to be a link between men who had a vasectomy and their risk for developing prostate cancer that could ultimately prove fatal.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, New Hyde Park, NY, Hyde Park, NY

Medical Daily

Accidental Castration? Alabama Man And His Wife Sue After Circumcision Turned Into Amputation

A man and his wife in Birmingham, Ala., have filed a medical malpractice lawsuit for the accidental amputation of his penis when he went into the hospital last month for a circumcision.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Medicine

EurekAlert!

Continuous antibiotics not necessary for many children with common prenatal abnormality

Up to 5 percent of all prenatal ultrasounds uncover antenatal hydronephrosis, or enlarged kidneys, the most commonly detected prenatal abnormality in the United States.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Foster's Daily Democrat

Local cancer facility a part of the hospitala s recognized efforts

The American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living recently presented Silver Awards to Maine Medical Center for its performance is eight areas of specialty.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Geriatric Medicine

Examiner.com

Most Men With Erectile Dysfunction Don't Seem To Get Treatment

Most men take pride in their ability to have solid erections and keep them lasting, but once a man discovers he has erectile dysfunction, sometimes that makes it so he doesn't want to talk to anyone about it: their family, their significant other, or even their doctor.

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Related Topix: Erectile Dysfunction, Medicine

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Pelvic Health Implants and Methods

A cystocele is a hernia of the bladder, usually into the vagina and introitus. These disorders typically result from weakness or damage to normal pelvic support systems.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Medicine, Surgery

Reuters

Robot bladder surgery fails to deliver fewer complications

Using robotic techniques to remove a cancerous bladder doesn't reduce the risk of complications compared with conventional "open" surgery, according to a new comparison of 118 patients conducted by surgeons at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Science / Technology, Robots, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Reuters

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Fiji Times

Men turn out for prostate cancer tests

Update: 12:15PM ABOUT 50 men above the age of 40 have so far been screened at the Labasa Hospital for prostate cancer this morning.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Examiner.com

BPH Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, if your a man past 45 you probably have it

Prostate Signs and Symptoms and Their Meaning Having a bigger enlarged prostate doesn't necessarily mean your symptoms will be worse than a less enlarged gland.

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Related Topix: Bph, Medicine, Health, Enlarged Prostate, Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

Time Goes By

Old Age Incontinence

According to a June 2014 report [pdf] from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than half the U.S. population age 65 and older report urinary and/or bowel leakage.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Life, Food, Aspartame

GlobeNewswire

ConfirmMDx Studies Highlighted by Elsevier, Publisher of The Journal of Urology

LIEGE, Belgium, July 22, 2014 -- Underscores Importance of Recent Confirmatory Clinical Validation Results Leading to Medicare Reimbursement Milestone IRVINE, CA, and HERSTAL, BELGIUM - July 22, 2014 - MDxHealth SA , a leading molecular diagnostic company that develops and commercializes epigenetic tests to improve the diagnosis and treatment of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, World News, Belgium, Medicare, Health, Prostate Cancer

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Newswise

New Prostate Cancer Blood Test Now Available in the US:

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics, a global leader in prostate cancer diagnostics, announces national availability of the Prostate Health Index *, a simple, non-invasive blood test that is three times more specific in detecting prostate cancer1 than PSA .

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine, Northwestern University

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