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Half of men feel worse after prostate removal 2011-04-22

(Reuters Health) - A new study shows nearly half of men feel worse after having their prostate gland removed due to cancer, although three-quarters would do it again given the same circumstances. …

Data Back Use of Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer 2011-04-18

Active surveillance with curative intent appears to be a safe alternative to immediate intervention with surgery or radiation for men with low-risk prostate cancer (PCa), according to researchers. …

Colourful-billed mallard ducks have fewer STDs 2011-04-16

Ducks use bill colour to determine a potential mates' sexual health, according to scientists. A study has revealed that ducks' semen can destroy bacteria such as E. coli, which can infect and damage sperm.…

Prostate Disease is One of Top 10 Health Threats For Men 2011-04-15

Except for heart attack and cardiac arrest, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, strokes, diabetes, lung cancer, colorectal cancer, testicular disease, depression, prostate disease is one of top 10 health threats for men. …

1 in 100 Men Allergic To Their Own Semen 2011-04-12

A study by Dutch scientists have discovered that men who suffer from post-orgasmic illness syndrome (POIS) may be allergic to their own semen. According to health24.com, some medical researchers believe 1 in 100 men may have POIS.…

Things that can affect a man's sperm 2011-04-11

Some basic info about sperm: - Sperm are produced in the mans testes, mature in the epididymis, and finally travel through the vas deferens and out through the urethra during an ejaculation. This process takes about 75 days.…

More Accurate Diagnosis With New Prostate Cancer Test 2011-04-09

In a large multi-center clinical trial, a new PSA test to screen for prostate cancermore accurately identified men with prostate cancer, particularly the aggressive form of the diseaseand substantially reduced false positives.…