Is it really possible for John Cena to get vasectomy reversed?
The actor and wrestler said he's willing to reverse his vasectomy so he and his girlfriend can have children, but can this surgery be successfully undone? (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya:Vasectomies Slowly Gaining Acceptance
[VOA] Nairobi -In Kenya and many parts of the world, family planning is mostly considered a woman's responsibility. Procedures that affect men, like vasectomies, are often shunned and stigmatized. But in Kenya, vasectomies are slowly gaining acceptance. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 29, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda:Nyabihu and Nyamasheke Lead Vasectomy Drive in Rwanda
[New Times] The Western Province districts of Nyabihu and Nyamasheke have the highest number of men who underwent vasectomy, according to research from the Rwanda Biomedical Centre. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 28, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Haiti vasectomy campaign draws over 300 per cent anticipated turnout
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti– “At 55, I already have four children. I realized that I do not have enough resources to take care of more mouths in my family,” explained Lamour Denis, at a reproductive health clinic in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince. “So,” he added, resolutely, “I decided to do it.”He decided to get a vasectomy. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

New Study Suggests Vasectomy Could Help Kenya Achieve Its Family Planning Goals
April 25, 2018Results from a 2018 qualitative study in Kenya suggest that scaling up vasectomy services could help the country build on decades of family planning progress and help achieve itsfamily planning goals, including increasing its modern contraceptive prevalence rate (mCPR) to 66% by the year 2030.IntraHealth International conducted the study with 19 vasectomy clients, seven vasectomy providers, and eight county health officials to learn more about why —despite significant increases in the use of other modern forms of contraception—a negligible number of women (0.0% in thelast national demographic and ...
Source: IntraHealth International - April 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Permanent Birth Control: His and Her Options
If you're sure you don't want kids, find out from WebMD what's involved with permanent birth control options like vasectomy and tubal ligation. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'March Madness' a Peak Time for Vasectomies
In fact, an athenahealth study found that urologists in its network did 30 percent more vasectomies during the first week of March Madness in 2016 than in an average week during the rest of the year. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Vasectomy Has Some Risks
(Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - March 16, 2018 Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: Reproductive Medicine, FYI, Source Type: news

' March Madness' a Peak Time for Vasectomies
FRIDAY, March 16, 2018 -- Thinking about a vasectomy? Now -- as March Madness begins -- might be just the time for the procedure. The NCAA basketball tournament and other major " sporting events are a popular time for men to schedule a vasectomy... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 16, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Vasectomy Has Some Risks
-- About 500,000 men have a vasectomy each year in the United States, preventing sperm from reaching the semen during ejaculation. While the operation is safe and highly effective in preventing pregnancy, it has its risks, the U.S. National... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 16, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Vasectomy Has Some Risks
Title: Health Tip: Vasectomy Has Some RisksCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/16/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General - March 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

'March Madness' a Peak Time for Vasectomies
Title: 'March Madness' a Peak Time for VasectomiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/16/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General - March 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

'Vas Madness': Why Boston urologists love the NCAA tournament
The NCAA tournament bracket was just released, but March Madness already has a clear winner: urologists. In recent years, urologists have been reporting an increase in the number of vasectomies they perform during the month of March. Apparently, men are scheduling their procedures to coincide with the tournament — particularly the first few days, when they can sit on the couch and watch basketball for hours on end while recovering with an ice pack. The trend has some empirical support. Last March,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 12, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

'Vas Madness': Why Boston urologists love the NCAA tournament
The NCAA tournament bracket was just released, but March Madness already has a clear winner: urologists. In recent years, urologists have been reporting an increase in the number of vasectomies they perform during the month of March. Apparently, men are scheduling their procedures to coincide with the tournament — particularly the first few days, when they can sit on the couch and watch basketball for hours on end while recovering with an ice pack. The trend has some empirical support. Last March,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 12, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

HealthLoop Hopes to Improve Doc-Patient Relationship
When Jordan Shlain, MD, began practicing medicine 20 years ago, he immediately knew there were some problems in the profession he chose to pursue. During a session at the Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West Conference on Tuesday, Shlain spoke passionately about his profession and desire to help change the healthcare system. “When I went into medicine in 1997, I realized the entire system was broken,” Shlain said, confessing his dismay to the audience. “Trying to be a doctor in a broken system leads to burnout and dissatisfaction. I’ve been on a 20-year mission to identify what’s...
Source: MDDI - February 7, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Men have more sex after a vasectomy
Just over 12% of the men surveyed had sex more often after having the snip,  Frankfurt University researchers found. Meanwhile, just 4.5% reported having it less often. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How about a vasectomy? Uganda wants more men to say yes
How about a vasectomy? As Africa's population booms, Uganda wants more men to say yes (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Male birth control breakthroughs show promise
Scientists have made several preliminary breakthroughs in developing a male contraceptive, and though birth control for men has found little traction with big pharmaceutical companies, the current studies could pave the way for alternatives to condoms and vasectomies. Michigan State University scientists announced last week that they have discovered a way to turn off the gene that controls sperm production in mice, research that could be applied to developing male birth control for humans.  Mice… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Despite concerns, vasectomy and prostate cancer not linked
A debate that has raged for more than 30 years may finally be over: prostate cancer risk does not seem to be increased following a vasectomy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Genetic advance for male birth control
(Michigan State University) When it comes to birth control, many males turn to two options: condoms or vasectomies. While the two choices are effective, both methods merely focus on blocking the transportation of sperm. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NHS figures show vasectomies are down 63% in a decade
Experts say more men are choosing to preserve their fertility to have children later in life, particularly if their marriage breaks down. The procedure is also being rationed by some NHS trusts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antonio Cromartie Welcomes 14th Child, 3rd After Vasectomy
Vasectomies are not 100% effective. Here's what may happen and what to do. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 10, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

How Anthony Cromartie had three babies after a vasectomy
Many fans were left with a burning question: how on earth was it possible? Here, urologist Dr Jamin Brahmbhatt from Orlando Health explains... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unmarried Men's Contraceptive Use at Recent Sexual Intercourse: United States, 2011-2015
This data brief describes contraceptive use at last recent vaginal sexual intercourse (within 3 months) among unmarried men, focusing primarily on male methods of contraception (condom, withdrawal, and vasectomy). (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 31, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Men in rural Ethiopia show that family planning is not just a women ’s issue
Language EnglishSHEBEL BERENTA, Ethiopia – Sileshi Deguale was busy working alongside his family, preparing their land for planting season, but he paused to recall how difficult the work was last year. His wife had been too ill to help with the farming. It was around that time he made the biggest decision of his life, a choice that would help his wife regain her health by protecting her from unplanned pregnancies – he got a vasectomy. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vasectomy reversal: What to expect
What is a vasectomy, what is a vasectomy reversal and what should be expected before a vasectomy reversal? Learn about the recovery after the procedure. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Men's Health Source Type: news

Concern over lack of funding for IVF and sterilisation options in England | Letters
Diane Munday says vasectomy and female sterilisation operations should not have funding withdrawn,Diane Chandler says IVF ought not be restricted to those who can afford to pay for it, andClare Munks says the ‘turkey baster’ method – properly called intrauterine insemination (IUI) – may be worth consideringEven worse than the postcode lottery on IVF treatment being introduced by clinical commissioning groups (Report, 7 August) is the short-termism and lack of joined-up thinking in deciding what patient services to axe in order to save money.In my area (Herts Valleys), at a recent public consultation...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 8, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: IVF Contraception and family planning NHS Health Fertility problems Society Life and style UK news Science Biology Human biology Medical research Health policy Public services policy Politics Women Source Type: news

Tennessee Inmates Offered Less Jail Time in Return for Vasectomies Tennessee Inmates Offered Less Jail Time in Return for Vasectomies
A judge in Tennessee is offering inmates at a county jail reduced sentences if they agree to undergo a free vasectomy or birth control injections, drawing fire from opponents who say the program violates fundamental constitutional rights.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Alarming new program awards inmates 30 days credit if they agree to have a vasectomy or birth control implant
(Natural News) A Tennessee judge believes that offering permanent birth-control procedures to inmates will lessen the number of babies being born with withdrawal symptoms, otherwise known as Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). Judge Benningfield admits that the controversial decision to offer a vasectomy or an implanted birth control device to inmates for reduced jail time can... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk
Title: Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/18/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/19/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General - July 19, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Little evidence that vasectomy raises prostate cancer risk
A major study finds scant evidence that the procedure raises their risk of prostate cancer. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vasectomy Does Not Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study Vasectomy Does Not Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study
Men considering a vasectomy shouldn't worry that the procedure will increase their risk of prostate cancer, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk
Most thorough analysis of the data so far finds only'trivial'effect, which may be due to chance (Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - July 18, 2017 Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: Oncology, Reproductive Medicine, Obstetrics, News, Source Type: news

Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk
Most thorough analysis of the data so far finds only 'trivial' effect, which may be due to chance Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Men's Health, Prostate Cancer, Vasectomy (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk
TUESDAY, July 18, 2017 -- For men who have had or might undergo a vasectomy, there is good news: A major study finds scant evidence that the procedure raises their risk of prostate cancer. " At most, there is a trivial association between vasectomy... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 18, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Weak Link Between Vasectomy, Prostate Cancer (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- No risk of high-grade, advanced, fatal cancer (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - July 18, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Meta-Analysis: Vasectomy Likely Does Not Cause Prostate Cancer (FREE)
By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH A new meta-analysis in JAMA Internal Medicine may help ease patients'concerns about a previously reported link between vasectomy and prostate cancer.The analysis included … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - July 18, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk
Most thorough analysis of the data so far finds only 'trivial' effect, which may be due to chance (Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - July 18, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Don't avoid vasectomy for fear of prostate cancer: study
(Reuters Health) - Men considering a vasectomy shouldn't worry that the procedure will increase their risk of prostate cancer, researchers say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Frequent ejaculation may decrease prostate cancer risk
"Ejaculating at least 21 times a month significantly reduces a man's risk of prostate cancer," is the headline on the Mail Online. This is based on research from the US that asked men how often they ejaculated per month and subsequent reporting of prostate cancer. They found that men who ejaculated 21 times or more a month were less likely to report prostate cancer at follow-up than those ejaculating four to seven times per month. However, it does not prove that ejaculating more frequently prevents cancer, only that it is associated with a reduction in risk. It might be that a range of other factors such as ...
Source: NHS News Feed - July 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer Source Type: news

May Nurse Practitioners Perform Vasectomies? May Nurse Practitioners Perform Vasectomies?
Do any states permit nurse practitioners to perform vasectomies?Medscape Nurses (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 23, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Nursing Ask the Expert Source Type: news

Tanzania: Use of Family Planning Means Up As More Men Get Involved
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -For many years uptake of vasectomy as a family planning method has been very low and only very few men would opt for it. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - June 23, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Postvasectomy Opioids Not Always Needed for Pain Postvasectomy Opioids Not Always Needed for Pain
Urologists can play a part in reducing the opioid abuse crisis by curtailing prescriptions after vasectomy, more than half of which are never filled, new data show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Vasectomy: Does it increase my risk of prostate cancer?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - May 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EPIC Study: Little Evidence for Vasectomy-Prostate Ca Link (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Detection bias may explain small risk for low-intermediate grade disease (Source: MedPage Today Urology)
Source: MedPage Today Urology - April 26, 2017 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

' Snip' Parties Encourage Men to Get Vasectomies'Snip' Parties Encourage Men to Get Vasectomies
Procrastination can be so common with the'Big V'that it takes a panel of sports jocks offering a free procedure for some guys to finally let a doctor take a scalpel to their nether regions.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

With a nudge from their wives, three longtime friends get vasectomies in solidarity
Paul Diaz, Basilio Santangelo and John Lambrechts had shared a lot of memorable experiences in their decades of friendship, but going to the doctor to all get vasectomies was one they never expected.The three — each married with two children — had decided with their wives that they didn’t want to continue growing their families. After a pregnancy false alarm, Diaz and his wife, Lisa, agreed that they were happy with their two girls. Lisa brought up the idea of Paul getting a vasectomy, but there wa s a problem.“Like most men,” Diaz said, “I don’t like going to the doctor. I don&rsq...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 30, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

There Is Now An App For Sperm Testing
A new device that attaches to a smartphone can detect whether a man’s sperm concentration or motility is abnormal with 98 percent accuracy. Researchers hope the device, which is about the size of a small box of crayons and costs less than $5 to make, can address the need for a rapid and cheap way to detect male infertility. Problems with sperm contribute to infertility in 40 percent to 60 percent of cases where a couple has trouble conceiving, said study leader Hadi Shafiee, a professor of engineering in medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston. Current laboratory methods of...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

March Madness Vasectomies Encourage Guys To Take One For The Team
Some urologists use March Madness as an opportunity to market vasectomy services, offering men the excuse to sit on the sofa for three days to watch college basketball while they recover.(Image credit: April Dembosky/KQED) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: April Dembosky Source Type: news

Smartphone App Helps Diagnose Male Infertility Smartphone App Helps Diagnose Male Infertility
A smartphone app that measures sperm count and motility could help assess male fertility, aid vasectomy follow-up care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology News Source Type: news