Viagra Speeded Up Recovery of Natural Erectile Function in Men Who Had Nerve Sparing RP

Summary: A new study reported in UroToday found that giving a low nightly dose of Viagra to men who had had nerve sparing radical prostatectomies (NSRP) speeded up the recovery of their natural erectile function. If you've had RP, always bring up the issue of early penile rehabilitation with your surgeon. Sexual rehab should start [...]

By |2021-02-17T10:56:17-05:00March 21st, 2008|Healing the Mind, Postings, Sexuality and Intimacy|2 Comments

Scent-sual Men

  On the occasion of "National Impotence Day" (February 14, same as Valentine's Day), the British newspaper, The Independent, offered some tips on how to boost one's sex drive. First they explained "la difference" in the way men and women *can't* do it. Apparently, for men, the problem is "hydraulic," whereas for women, "it's mostly [...]

Emperor of Japan Battling Bone Loss Due To ADT

Without medical intervention, the Emperor of Japan is at risk of developing osteoporosis due to a drop in bone density likely due to hormone therapy he is taking to combat prostate cancer, Imperial Household Agency officials said Monday. A regular health checkup conducted by the agency in January showed that the Emperor is at risk [...]

By |2017-10-19T10:58:30-04:00February 27th, 2008|Postings|0 Comments

If you are on “Watchful Waiting”, Top Hospitals Want To Pick Your Brain

Men on surveillance or “watchful waiting” for prostate cancer are urged to participate in this telephone survey.  The Scott Department of Urology at Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center are conducting a study to understand how cancer affects the lives of men on “watchful waiting” or surveillance for their localized prostate cancer. [...]

By |2020-02-04T12:40:16-05:00February 27th, 2008|Postings|0 Comments

Large Study Nixes Supplements — Mostly

Experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) recently reported that whole foods, not dietary supplements, play a role in lowering cancer risk. Citing a huge and comprehensive AICR report on cancer prevention, the panel of experts cautioned against relying on pills and powders as a means of protection. "When the panel examined the accumulated evidence [...]

By |2008-02-18T20:05:30-05:00February 18th, 2008|Healthcare and Ethics, Postings|0 Comments
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