Men's Health

Gregory Lowe, MD: Delivering Leading-edge Treatments for ED and Male Urinary Incontinence

Rated one of the nation’s top physicians for patient satisfaction in 2015, Gregory Lowe, MD, urologic surgeon and sexual medicine specialist at OhioHealth Urology Physicians, merges high-level expertise with state-of-the-art devices and techniques to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) and male urinary incontinence (UI).


Shorter Treatment Yields Similar Disease-free Survival Rate for Some Prostate Cancer Patients

For certain prostate cancer patients, a shorter radiation therapy (RT) treatment protocol has produced results comparable to those generated by longer treatments.


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Front-line Prostate Cancer Treatment Variation

Front-line strategies for treating prostate cancer vary significantly from physician to physician, according to a retrospective study in JAMA. Using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results cancer registries, researchers gathered information...


Cholesterol Control: A Weapon against Prostate Cancer Recurrence?

A recent study has led researchers to speculate that addressing cholesterol levels through statin use and lifestyle modification may reduce the risk of prostate cancer recurrence after radical prostatectomy.


Study Reveals Missed Chances for Osteoporosis Detection in Men

When a female patient over age 50 suffers a fragility fracture, a likely follow-up test is a dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scan to measure bone mineral density. When the affected patient is male, that potentially vital phase of care often does not occur.


Less Painful Male Infertility Testing?

In what is sure to be welcome news for many men, researchers say they might have developed a definitive diagnostic tool that avoids testicular biopsy.


Fuel for Debate: Study Raises New Questions about PSA Screening Recommendation

In 1975, approximately 66 percent of patients with prostate cancer could expect to live five years or more. In the decades that followed, the number of long-term survivors increased more than 40 percent, and today, nearly 100 percent of patients who have local or regional prostate cancer at the time of diagnosis live five years or more. Patients with metastatic prostate cancer have not seen similar progress, however.


Half-heritable: Researchers Probe Genetic Underpinnings of Testicular Cancer

Heredity confers nearly half of a man’s risk for testicular cancer, according to a recent study by an international team of scientists.


Study Reveals Missed Chances for Osteoporosis Detection in Men

When a female patient over age 50 suffers a fragility fracture, a likely follow-up test is a dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scan to measure bone mineral density. when the affected patient is male, that potentially vital phase of care often does not occur.


New Book Details Surgeon’s Journey to Successful Body-contouring Approach

This month, Springer.com publishes Comprehensive Body Contouring: Theory and Practice. The 230-page, 190-image compendium highlights the 16-year clinical experience of innovative University of Pittsburgh plastic surgeon Dennis Hurwitz, MD, in treating dysmorphia after massive weight loss, pregnancy and aging.