Vasectomy

The Vasectomy: Simple, Safe, and Effective

The Vasectomy Is a Common, Yet Often Misunderstood Surgical Procedure

10/16/12 12:25 AM

A vasectomy is a common, long-lasting procedure that is designed to sterilize a man by preventing sperm from entering his seminal stream. It’s seen as an effective alternative for those who no longer want to use condoms or have partners that cannot or prefer not to use medicinal birth control.

Who It’s For

After surveying families, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

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Da Vinci Robotic Surgery System

Da Vinci Surgical System in Urology

Da Vinci System Improves Precision in Common Urological Surgeries

10/15/12 11:44 PM

On September 13, 2012, Dr. Ralph Madeb, chief of surgery at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital, and Dr. John Valvo, medical director of robotics at Rochester General Health System, teamed up to perform Newark-Wayne’s first robotic surgery using the hospital’s da Vinci Surgical System. The robotic system was used to perform urological surgery on a patient named John Boden.

Benefits of…

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Sexual Troubles Caused by Weight

Sexual Troubles Caused by Weight

08/27/12 10:41 PM

In addition to the slew of health problems caused by excess weight, obese and overweight men have one more issue to deal with. Fresh research published in the British Journal of Urology International reveals links between waist size and sexual and urinary dysfunction in men. The study was conducted by the Weill Medical Center at…

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Preventative Measures for Prostate Cancer

Time for Change

Current Prostate Cancer Screening Methods Prove Ineffective

08/27/12 10:27 PM

With cancer taking the second place spot among leading causes of death in the United States, healthcare specialists and patients alike have massively increased their attention to preventative methods over the last few years.

Prostate Cancer Screening

For fearers of prostate cancer, a disease that kills 30,000 men in the U.S. each year, one of the best…

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Canadian Doctors Find Face on Testicle in Ultrasound

11/2/11 9:23 PM

The Montreal Gazette reports of a very unexpected finding by Canadian researchers who recently conducted an ultrasound to review a growth on a patient’s testicles: the mass looked like a face staring back at them.

“It was almost like art coming out of this patient’s testicles,” said Dr. Naji Touma, an assistant professor of urology at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. “It was an amusing finding.”

[caption id=”attachment_212″ align=”aligncenter” width=”620″ caption=”Ultrasound image of a growth on a testicle. Source: Queen's…

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Normal Penis Size Revealed by French Organization

10/25/11 9:03 PM

According to The Local, “France’s News in English”, the Paris-based National Academy of Surgery (L’Academie Nationale de Chirurgie) has published measurements of “average penis size”.

The organization, which dates back to 1731 and is one of France’s most respected medical organizations, has released this information in an effort to discourage men from going through penis enlargement procedures, which they consider extremely dangerous, not to mention highly ineffective.

According to the study, a “normal” penis should be between 9-9.5 centimeters…

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You Know What They Say About Men With Big Hands…

07/7/11 1:22 PM

A study conducted by Korean Urologists from Gachon University and reported in the Asian Journal of Andrology finds that the ratio of the length of a man’s index finger (also known as your “pointer finger”) compared to his ring finger is linked with penis size: The lower the ratio, the longer the penis.

Research conducted on 144 Korean men who were hospitalized for urological surgery measured the patients’ penile length — flaccid and stretched — just after…

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Urologists warn against pills, creams, pumps, and surgery

04/26/11 1:58 AM

NY Daily News staff writer Lindsay Goldwert reportsmen concerned about having a small penis often have “perfectly average-sized genitalia”.

“Penile size is a matter of great interest among men who are affected by ‘short penis syndrome’ or just believe themselves to have a small penis, even though the dimensions of the organ fall within the normal range,” stated…

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