Men's Health

More Aggressive Combination Therapy Offers Survival Advantage for High-Risk Prostate Cancer Patients

Men with locally or regionally advanced prostate cancer who receive radical prostatectomy followed by radiation therapy live longer than those who receive radiation therapy plus androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), according to a recent study.

Big Drop in Testosterone Therapy May Be Linked to Research, Bulletins on Health Risks

Testosterone use decreased dramatically from 2013 to 2016, amid an outpouring of study results and FDA alerts regarding associations between testosterone products and risk of stroke, heart attack and/or death.

Stimulation Aids Spinal Cord Injury Patients’ Bladder Control

Five men with spinal cord injuries that impaired the ability to voluntarily urinate gained improved bladder control as well as average quality-of-life improvement of 60 percent after lower-spinal-cord stimulation, according to a study in Scientific Reports.

Biomarker May Shed Light on Prostate Cancer’s Aggressiveness

A 70-gene-expression metastatic assay biomarker could change how physicians determine treatment plans for patients with prostate cancer.

Testosterone Therapy for Older Hypogonadal Men: The Debate Continues

Long-term testosterone therapy improves urinary and sexual function in hypogonadal men, according to a recent study. Other recent findings, however, continue to fuel debate as to whether the potential benefits of the treatment outweigh the risks.

Measure of a Man

Complex hereditary and sociocultural factors exert strong — though not necessarily decisive — influences on men’s health. That creates challenges and opportunities for medical providers who address men’s healthcare needs.

Clarifying the Effect of Smoking on Male Fertility

Recent research demonstrates the chief mechanism by which smoking damages sperm.

Gregory Lowe, MD: Delivering Leading-edge Treatments for ED and Male Urinary Incontinence

Rated one of the nation’s top physicians for patient satisfaction in 2015, Gregory Lowe, MD, urologic surgeon and sexual medicine specialist at OhioHealth Urology Physicians, merges high-level expertise with state-of-the-art devices and techniques to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) and male urinary incontinence (UI).

Shorter Treatment Yields Similar Disease-free Survival Rate for Some Prostate Cancer Patients

For certain prostate cancer patients, a shorter radiation therapy (RT) treatment protocol has produced results comparable to those generated by longer treatments.

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Front-line Prostate Cancer Treatment Variation

Front-line strategies for treating prostate cancer vary significantly from physician to physician, according to a retrospective study in JAMA. Using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results cancer registries, researchers gathered information...