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8 Must-Know facts about your prostate

One of the most important parts of a man’s body is his prostate gland. It may be hidden deep inside the pelvic region, but this unseen gland has a big job.  When it works well, life is good.  But, as men age, this small walnut-shaped gland has a tendency to “act up,” making its’ appearance… Read more

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Physical activity for prostate health – New Study

It is already commonly known that physical activity is highly beneficial fo our overall health that this article does not need any introduction. But, do you also know what are the benefits of physical activity and a healthy lifestyle on the health of your prostate? Researchers have recently shed some light on the positive effects… Read more

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Considering a urology clinical trial? Here’s what you need to know

Progress in health care is made through research. Discovering and collecting crucial data for developing new drugs, devices, and treatments heavily depend on clinical trials.  That’s why patients with certain medical conditions, such as prostate cancer, may be asked by their physician to consider participating in a clinical trial or research study to evaluate a… Read more

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Movember Movement – Dr. David Samadi discusses the facts

What is the Movember Movement? Movember or No shave month recognized annually during November, promotes awareness of health challenges men face yet are rarely talked about. Part of spreading the word of “changing the face” of men’s health is encouraging men to grow a mustache during November. “Be on the lookout for more men with facial… Read more

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Obesity – A major predictor of low testosterone in men

Men with a body mass index of 30 or greater are considered obese and are more likely to suffer from low testosterone levels. This connection between a man’s levels of testosterone and obesity has been found in various studies including a 2014 study finding that obese men were more than 8 times more likely to… Read more