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?
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?
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
Although Francois Gigot de la Peyronie, the French Surgeon, is credited with describing the disease in 1743, it actually appears in the scientific literature as far back as the 13th century. When Peyronie’s paper on induratio penis plastica was published in the journal of the Royal Academy of Surgery, his name was forever associated with … More The Crooked Wiener, part I; The History of la Peyronie’s Disease
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring pharmaceutical companies to change their labeling of testosterone to warn men of an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. This warning is based on two controversial papers, one of which has generated worldwide petitions to have it redacted. The November 2013 study published in the Journal … More FDA Issues New Labeling Guideline For Testosterone