Male infertility is at an all time worldwide high because ever day personal use items contain "non-toxic" chemicals that are absorbed into the body and disrupt male hormones. Younger and younger couples seek interventions to have a baby because of female and male infertility issues many of which are environmentally-related. These chemicals have helped to create a multi-million dollar fertility industry.
We all want good working hips throughout our lifetime. A recent study found that older men (age 65 and up) who had higher uric acid levels were 62% more likely to fracture a hip. High uric acid levels were associated with higher rate of hip fractures in older men and not women.
Higher levels of serum uric acid had a protective bone effect in postmenopausal women. Women with low uric acid levels had a 40% increased risk for osteoporosis.
Your big toe and your penis? That's according to the results of a cross-sectional survey of men at a rheumatology clinic. \
I'll end the medical suspense. Men who suffer from severe gout usually have erectile dysfunction or ED. It makes sense to screen patients with gout for ED.
Viagra is not all magic.
It can double your risk of melanoma. My health message today concerns all of the older men who use Viagra for erectile dysfunction because taking it doubles your risk of melanoma.
Forget about the earlier reports of sudden blindness; melanoma is worse.
Low T has been in the medical news for a while now.
First it was said to cause cardiovascular disease then the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists said it didn't. What is the low down on low T? We need to separate fiction from facts.
What causes Low T and how many men have it?
What caused French sperm counts to fall by a third? We may have to enlist Poirot to solve this mystery. So far, the facts are 26,000 men from Aquitaine and Midi-Pyrenees in Southwestern France where Bordeaux is made had a significant decline in the number and quality of their sperm.
"Boys will be boys" as the saying goes. Did you know the Y chromosome makes men more vulnerable to environmental toxins than girls? I have lectured on this subject because international epidemiological studies prove that brain and endocrine development disruption are some the first consequences seen after environmental exposures especially in boys.
Men's sexual and urological health may be significantly impacted by shift work and sleep disorders.
Testosterone therapy is a $2 Billion industry as men seek its use for a variety of reasons, but does it pose a threat to fueling prostate cancer?