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Is Robotic Prostatectomy Surgery All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

Jan 10th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured

Most cases of prostate cancer are usually given the option of radioactive therapy or surgery. When choosing surgery, there’s the option of either conventional open surgery (a large incision), laparoscopic surgery (less invasive, with smaller incisions and cameras), or robotically-assisted laparoscopic surgery. There are amazing benefits to robotic prostatectomy. The incisions are much smaller, so […]

Does Saw Palmetto Provide Relief for Enlarged Prostate? Scienists Say No.

Sep 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured, Impotence News

The journal of the American Medical Association released a study yesterday about saw palmetto that brings to question its benefits in relieving incontinence and difficulty with urinating and could find no measurable benefit of saw palmetto. The study worked like this: 369 men aged 45 years and older (61 years average) were given a one […]

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Sep 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured

Did you know prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among men, after lung cancer? It’s the most common cancer among men, and tends to affect men from middle age and older. Prostate cancer treatments are also often a cause of impotence, either temporarily or permanently, so naturally we have a vested […]

Aspirin and NSAIDs Found to be Connected with ED

Mar 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured, Impotence News

Among all of the things that can potentially cause erectile dysfunction, aspiring is now under scrutiny. Common, very day aspirin, categorized as an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) has been used for over a century to treat headaches, pain, prevention of heart attacks, act as a blood thinner and more. Surprising new research is suggesting a […]

New Genetic Research Increases Accuracy of Identifying Fatal Prostate Tumors

Feb 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured, Impotence News

New research on first mice and then later humans shows with 92 percent accuracy the level of aggressiveness of a prostate turmor, identifying tumors that could be fatal for the patient. A 92 percent accuracy rating, when combined with standard prostate tests, is a massive leap in pinpointing fatal tumors over previous diagnostics, which are […]

Product Review: Osbon Erecaid Vacuum Therapy System

Dec 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured, Product Reviews

Osbon Erecaid is a long-time “standard” in vacuum therapy treatment. No review of vacuum therapy devices could possibly be sufficient without at least mentioning the Osbon Erecaid system. Owned by Timm Medical, the Osbon Erecaid system is considered the tried-and-true option for many men who need a solution for erectile dysfunction without the use of […]

Common Alternative Therapies for Prostate Cancer

Nov 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Impotence News

Prostate cancer is slow to develop; in many cases, men with prostate cancer are still alive today. It is estimated in the United States there will be over 217,000 new cases of Prostate Cancer, and about 32,000 deaths. While doctors will recommend surgery and/or radiation therapy for life-threatening cases, they often come with nasty urological […]

Rare, But It’s the Truth: Male Menopause

Nov 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Impotence News

Scientists in the European Union recently discovered that about 2 percent of men suffer from “menopause” like symptoms that include fewer sexual thoughts, reduced sex drive and impotence. 3,300 men between 40 and 79 were interviewed and studied for low male hormone levels and had the symptoms of male menopause. Only 9 men out of […]

Your Hair or your Sex Life? You Decide.

Nov 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Featured, Impotence News

In recent news, it was discovered that the popular hair growth drug Propencia (finasteride) is great at growing hair, but some men suffer from nasty side effects in their sex life. Finasteride, which has been proven to increase hair count and thickness, is helpful for most men, who are reporting a 30 percent increase in […]

Prostate Cancer and the Quality of Life

Nov 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Impotence News

For a man, nothing is more disheartening than the news of Prostate Cancer. But it’s all too common in aging men in their 50s and up; and new research shows that among 1,269 men treated for prostate cancer: Over 60% had received radical prostatectomy or total removal of the prostate gland. 17% had been treated […]