Motorcyclists beware! A study out of Japan identified motorcycling as an independent risk factor for erectile dysfunction (ED). Although interesting in concept, it was only through fancy statistical manipulations that the researchers were able to propose that motorcycling could be a risk factor for ED as opposed to showing an actual difference in ED between … More B-b-b-b-bad For The Bone
The New York Attorney General recently targeted GNC, Target, Walgreens, and Walmart for selling misleading and/or adulterated dietary supplements. The supplement industry is a 30 BILLION dollar a year industry and half of Americans are taking a self-prescribed supplement. How do we know that the products we take are safe? How do we know that … More Why Are Goats Horny And How Do I Get My Hands On One?
There has been a lot of controversy regarding screening for prostate cancer but one point that cannot be argued is the decreased death rate from prostate cancer since the approval of the use of PSA (the blood test for prostate cancer) by the US Government. Screening for prostate cancer saves lives. Screening consists of a … More Better Prostate Health, Part II.
I get this question all the time: do I really need my prostate? The prostate is important for reproduction, so I guess if you’re done having kids you technically don’t need it. The problem is you can’t just remove it without a whole host of sexual and urinary side effects, so the best thing to … More Better Prostate Health, Part I.
Confidence in the economy has improved as illustrated by a recent report by the US Department of Commerce and the National Restaurant Association: Americans are spending more at restaurants and fast food than on groceries for homemade meals. And if the average restaurant meal costs three times as much as a homemade meal, we must … More So This A Good Thing, Right?
There is a new “app” for your Smart Phone that will let you know the best time to pee during a movie. The thought process is that if you get up to pee a lot, this app will let you know when something good is coming up, how long you have to pee between key … More Seriously?! What’s next? A nose picking “app”?
I am a General Urologist in Arizona but I see mostly Men’s Health issues in my practice. I tell you this because when I enter an exam room with a new patient, I am not always sure whether it is for one of the many Urologic conditions (kidney stones, bladder cancer, incontinence, e.g.) I treat … More You Don’t Need To Suffer!
I always thought the best way to die would be having sex (oh stop; I know you thought about it, too.). Well, the truth may actually be stranger than fiction in this case. An article recently published reviewed the results of two studies, totaling 40,000 men in the US and in Sweden that showed a … More But What a Way to Go!
A recently published survey of women found that nearly half believed that erectile dysfunction was their fault and nearly 20% felt that their partner no longer found them attractive. Over a third of the women surveyed stated that erectile dysfunction had a negative effect on their relationship, but almost half of the women didn’t discuss … More It’s Not You, It’s Me
For immediate release:Dr. Agins Treats Hundredth Patient with the UroLift® System Glendale, AZ– January 25, 2016 DR AGINS, today announced that his hundredth patient had been treated with the UroLift® System, the first permanent implant to treat symptoms due to urinary outflow obstruction secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men 50 years of age or … More Dr. Agins Treats Hundredth Patient with the UroLift® System