The Straight Facts About Vasectomy

The Straight Facts About Vasectomy

Pro-active family planning has become the hallmark of the 21st century couple and takes many forms. Natural family planning involves avoiding the female fertile periods of the month, barrier protection involves condoms and diaphragms, and sterilization can include tubal ligation.

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The Two Roles of Cosmetic Urology

The Two Roles of Cosmetic Urology

Urologists are specialized physicians that diagnose and treat problems of the human urinary and reproductive systems. In addition to treating urologic diseases, these special doctors are also highly trained in aesthetics.

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21st Century Cures: Robotic Cancer Treatment

21st Century Cures: Robotic Cancer Treatment

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the American male. According to statistics provided by the CDC, nearly a quarter of a million men were diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2007 and almost 30,000 men died from the disease that same year.

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Bladder Cancer is not just for Older Men

Bladder Cancer is not just for Older Men

In fact, bladder cancer affects tens of thousands of women in the United States every year. According to statistics released by the National Cancer Institute, more than 18,000 women were diagnosed with this disease in 2009 and in excess of 22% percent died. The survivability rate of women with bladder cancer lags far behind that of men and African-American women have some of the highest mortality rates.

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When Viagra Doesn’t Work

When Viagra Doesn’t Work

Erectile dysfunction affects tens of thousands of men nationwide every year and many of them rely on those magic, little blue pills to help improve their intimacy. But like any drug, a one-size-fits-all approach does not work for every patient.

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Early Detection & Treatment of Prostate Cancer

Early Detection & Treatment of Prostate Cancer

According to many studies, one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year. In fact, prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of death among modern men. But, early detection can help save lives and many men often develop urinary problems due to BPH a benign condition associated with aging.

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Remind Dad to See the Doctor

Remind Dad to See the Doctor

It is a scary fact that there is a nearly 20% chance that any given man will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during the course of their 75 year life span. These men are sons and husbands and fathers. Now is the time to remind the man in your life to go get a thorough check up.

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What you can do about Kidney Stones

What you can do about Kidney Stones

If you have ever experienced a kidney stone, you know how painful it can be. In fact, medical offices see nearly three million visits and more than 500,000 patients go to hospital emergency rooms for this urologic disorder.

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Robotic Surgery: 21st Century Medicine

Robotic Surgery: 21st Century Medicine

Medicine has come a long way in past few decades, especially in the area of robotics. Major advances include surgical robots employed to perform remote surgery as well as minimally invasive procedures.

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