Testosterone Supplements Won't Help Most Men, Doctors' Group Says

MONDAY, Jan. 6, 2020 -- Testosterone therapy is no fountain of youth for older men, though it might help some who are impotent. That's according to new guidelines from the American College of Physicians -- the first from the group to address the...
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Conclusions: RT, despite modern techniques, affects the sexual function of PCa patients in varying degrees. Reducing radiation doses to penile structures may play a role in preventing erectile dysfunction.
Source: Indian Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionThe age-independent testosterone decline displays a worrying picture of possibly increasing rates of hypogonadism and its complications in the future. Further studies are needed to fully understand its etiology and impact in populations.
Source: International Urology and Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
This study aimed to generate PB dose constraints based on dose-volume histograms (DVHs) in patients treated with prostate radiotherapy, and to identify clinical and dosimetric parameters that predict the risk of ED post prostate radiotherapy. Materials and methods: Penile bulb DVHs were generated for 276 patients treated within the randomised IGRT substudy of the multicentre randomised trial, CHHiP. Incidence of ED in relation to dose and randomised IGRT groups were evaluated using Wilcoxon rank sum, Chi-squared test and atlases of complication incidence. Youden index was used to find dose-volume constraints that disc...
Source: Clinical Prostate Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Clin Transl Radiat Oncol Source Type: research
Patches made from human placenta could prevent men becoming impotent following prostate cancer surgery. Incontinence and erectile dysfunction can occur in up to seven in ten men.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
International Journal of Impotence Research, Published online: 18 February 2020; doi:10.1038/s41443-020-0240-xRE: neurogenic bladder is an independent risk factor for complications associated with inflatable penile prosthesis implantation
Source: International Journal of Impotence Research - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Source Type: research
The pathophysiology of erectile dysfunction was highly contested in Renaissance medicine due to the believe in witches and incantations.1,2 A newly-found treatise by the physician Wolfgang Reichart (1486 –circa 1547) challenges the contemporary view that bewitchment as a cause of impotence defies any natural explanation. Reichart studied in Tübingen and worked as a town physician of Ulm since 1512. Nearly 600 letters of his letters are preserved, but only half of them are edited. The letters are not primarily medical in nature except one casuistry on melancholy and circa 60 letters which can be considered epistolary medicine.
Source: Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Source Type: research
Normal and pathological networks related to seizure propagation have got attention to elucide complex seizure semiology and contribute to diagnosis and surgical monitoring in epilepsy treatment. Since focal and generalized epileptogenic syndromes abnormalities might involve multiple foci and large-scale networks, we applied electrophysiolpgy (cortco-cortico evoked potential; CCEP), and tractography to make detailed diagnosis for complex syndrome. All 14 epilepsy patients with no or little abnormality on images investigations underwent subdural grid implantation for epilepsy diagnosis. To perform quick network analysis, we ...
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
ERECTILE dysfunction is a very common problem, particularly among men over the age of 40, but experts have suggested eating a certain fruit could boost blood flow to the penis and reduce the risk of impotence happening.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
You're reading How to be Self-Aware in a Troubled World, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Right now, it’s a challenging thing to stay connected, listening, and loving. To have a tender heart and an alive intelligence. From global to personal, so many issues press in from all sides. Admitting to yourself that sometimes no matter what you do, it all feels impotent. This can leave you feeling powerless and somewhat devastated. But we can remember that we have a deeper, real power at our disposal. Thi...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: featured happiness philosophy psychology self improvement awareness mental health pickthebrain self-aware Source Type: blogs
The therapy delivers up to 2,400 pulses of sound to the shaft of the penis over 20 minutes. Six sessions gave significantly better results than a standard impotence pill alone, Italian researchers found.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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