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HPV Shots Empower the Community
One of the benefits of immunization is that a large enough population of vaccinated individuals can often provide protection even for those not vaccinated in the community.
Docs Not Hot on HPV Vaccines
Let's call a spade a spade. Since it was first introduced, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has been mired in controversy. For a different perspective of the topic, researchers asked doctors what they thought about these shots.
Sex & Prostate Cancer
Not only is prostate cancer tough, the toll it takes on sexual function doesn’t make things any easier. A little support from peers and professionals can help.
New Life - But What About Sex?
Beating colorectal cancer can be rejuvenating when a man can enjoy life more fully again. But if he experiences erectile dysfunction from his treatment, he may not know where to turn.
MRIs Help Avoid E.D. Following Prostate Surgery
Erectile dysfunction and incontinence are the most serious and disheartening side effects of surgery to treat prostate cancer. A new study finds imaging studies before a prostatectomy could make a difference.
Ladies First - and Only - For HPV Shot?
Parents and policymakers confounded by the best practices for reducing HPV transmission could look to mathematical models to determine a good vaccination strategy for the sexually transmitted infection.
The Dysfunctional Side of Colon Cancer
You should know about all the possible risks and benefits of any medical procedure you have. Men undergoing treatment for colon cancer aren't getting the information they need.
Protect Your Prostate
Eating the right foods and exercising regularly are key elements in staying healthy. There’s no wonder experts all around the world say these same elements help keep prostate healthy.
When Can I Enjoy Sex Again?
Prostate cancer treatment typically interferes with sexual function. It's to be expected. Now, doctors have a way of predicting when normal sexual activity will resume.
On Guard! For HPV with Gardasil
It only makes sense that, to eradicate a sexually-transmitted disease, both sexes need to be vaccinated prior to engaging in sexual activity, which would mean before puberty or early teens.