Category Archives: Male Health

Prostate Cancer Robotic Surgery Side Effects: Impotence & Incontinence?

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Marketing, profit drive demand for robotic surgeries: Aggressive marketing is driving exploding demand for robotic-assisted surgery for prostate cancer, even if new research shows that it isn’t any better than low-tech surgery.

And marketing, in turn, is driven by big bucks that makers and operators of the new laparoscopic robots can make, the New York Times suggests in a report.

One in six American men develop prostate cancer in their lifetime. Treatment options include radiation and watchful waiting, but the most popular is surgery.

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Kegel Exercise for Men Benefits: It Cures Your Overactive Bladder

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Kegel Exercise for Men Benefits: It Cures Your Overactive Bladder. The pelvic floor exercises long known to help women with overactive bladders have also been found to help men plagued by the same problem. What’s more, a new study found that the exercises worked as just well as medications.

“Behavioral treatment is just as effective as drug treatment in males with overactive bladder, and that’s big,” said Dr. Jason M. Hafron, a urologist at the William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, who wasn’t involved in the new work.

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