Exercise and Caffeine – A One-Two Punch for Better Sex

A recent study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine from the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles showed that men who exercise more have better erectile and sexual function, regardless of race. In a related study from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, caffeine intake was associated with reduced levels of [...]

6 Things for Men to Do With and Without Their Doctor in 2015

Article originally appeared in Charisma Magazine on December 12, 2014 Men are notoriously bad at taking care of themselves. They often need a nudge from their spouse, partner or doctor to keep them healthy. Dudley Seth Danoff, M.D., FACS, men's urologist and expert for more than 30 years, says that men have a tendency to [...]

The Doctor Is In: How To Protect Yourself From Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer accounts for a shocking 24 per cent of all male cancer cases in Canada, while in America, an estimated 240,000 men will be diagnosed with this disease this year. The launch of popular awareness-raising campaign Movember has helped to boost funds and increase research, but there’s still more work to be done.

Men: Reduce Fat, Reduce Your Cancer Risk

Men: Reduce Fat, Reduce Your Cancer Risk This article was originally published on 10/17/14 for www.dralanviau.com A recent report published in Cancer Prevention Research, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, stated that men who ate a low-fat diet with fish oil supplements for four to six weeks before having their prostate surgically removed had a [...]

Is A Man’s Testosterone Level The Dipstick of His General Health

The marketing of low serum testosterone (low T) as a common medical condition helped propel sales of testosterone gels, patches, injections, and tablets to about $2 billion in the United States last year, according to IMS Health, a health-care information company. A recent study published in the Medical Journal of Australia noted that the low-T [...]

Insurance Companies Dictating Medical Decisions – A Bad Precedent

An estimated 240,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in America this year.  Hospitals and physicians are always searching for the ultimate treatment for a cure, favorable disease-free survival intervals, decreased patient morbidity, and a reduced risk of secondary cancers and other harmful side effects. Innovative changes have included the widespread use of robot-assisted [...]

Something Fishy About Fish Oil

A new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute confirmed an earlier study in 2011 that found a higher risk of prostate cancer among men who consumed omega-3 fatty acids, raising new questions about the safety of fish oil supplements. […]

Governor Jerry Brown And His Prostate Cancer

It has been widely reported in the media that Jerry Brown, governor of the state of California, has just completed radiation treatment for early prostate cancer. When I saw him on television recently, he looked fit, alert, and vigorous and bore no apparent adverse effects from his treatment. […]

Testosterone Replacement Therapy – Not Just For Cheating Jocks

Testosterone is a key male hormone. It drives libido, affects muscle mass, elevates mood, fights fatigue, adds strength, and improves cognitive ability. Unfortunately, as men age, their testosterone levels begin to decline. This process, called hypogonadism, is a normal part of getting older. […]

Nonsurgical Treatment For Prostate Cancer Is Gaining Favor

With the current controversy on prostate cancer screening and PSA (prostate-specific antigen) testing, a trend appears to be developing away from aggressive surgical treatment for early-stage localized prostate cancer. […]

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