Prostate cancer: desicion making in younger men

Here's a new study highlighting the decision making process in younger men diagnosed with low risk prostate cancer: 493 prostate cancer patients, Gleason 6, 50 years old or younger, responded to questionnaire's to determine what treatments if any were undertaken and why. All men involved were diagnosed between 2001 and…

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The one condition no urologist wants to see – Prostatitis

I  went to the American Urological Association website to get an early bird discounted cost for the annual conference in May . I attend this conference every year. This is THE urological event of the year for urologist and those practicing in urology.  So make sure  you don't have a…

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Premature Ejaculation – new treatments and tips

I apologize for the technical glitch on the last posting. Enjoy. Facts: Premature Ejaculation affects close to 40% of men and it is the prominent type of sexual dysfunction There is no real definition of Premature Ejaculation, but some general meanings exist as I will explain The only class of…

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Interesting Male Facts: Part One

I have compiled hundreds of "male facts" in the last decade since I have specialized in male health. Some of these will be in a book one day. In the meantime, enjoy these commonly asked "male facts" questions . PENIS AND SEX Flaccid penis after ejaculation Flaccidity after ejaculation (refractory…

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Doctors agree on vitamin E study being flawed

Dr. Gerald Chodak, a urologist, is a frequent video speaker on prostate cancer on medscape.com. The information he typically presents is balanced and based on the latest research on prostate cancer. However, his latest video is misleading and simply wrong.     If you can access this video go to:…

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Why you should not listen to your doctor in regards to supplements

    If you are interested in smart supplementation to complement your diet and healthy lifestyle do not listen to your medical doctor on supplement suggestions. This statement is not meant to disparage physicians. I have worked and continue to work with the best of the best what I call…

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Dr. Geo’s 12 easy steps to eating healthy

    This morning at a parent function at my daughters school, a group of daddy's were hanging around talking about how difficult and confusing it is to eat healthy. On my way back I thought about this and thought they were right. Diets almost all the times confuse people…

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Vitamin E and Prostate Cancer study – Unnecesary Hype

Take Home Message FIRST There are 8 forms of vitamin E The study just uses one form - alpha tocopherol Gamma tocopherol is more protective than alpha-tocopherol Tocotrienols may be also important for prostate cancer(CaP) protection One should be careful with making health decisions based from sound-bytes and headlines from…

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No PSA test

  Bottom Line   The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has prepared a draft recommendation against prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening for prostate cancer. While not binding, primary care doctors usually follow USPTF guideline. Insurance companies have already begun discussions about ceasing psa test coverage.   The U.S. Preventive Services…

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Ginger for Prostate Cancer

Ginger for Prostate Cancer

Take home message FIRST Ginger may have beneficial effects against prostate cancer. This, of course, is not conclusive since the study soon cited was done in vitro (in test tubes) and in vivo (in mice.) However, this study is compelling and its enough information to conclude that ginger should be…

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