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Maradona leaves Dubai hospital after surgery


January 17th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 16 (IANS/WAM) Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has been released from the Canadian Specialist Hospital in Dubai after a successful surgery for removing a kidney stone.Maradona left the ... Read more...

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Test-tube sperm promises cure to male infertility


March 25th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) Scientists have succeeded in growing sperm in test tube for the first time, potentially opening the way to curing male infertility, and young boys undergoing chemotherapy ... Read more...

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New technique to help men become fathers post chemotherapy


March 15th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A new technique that finds and carefully removes individual sperm from testicular tissue has made fathers of men who were once considered sterile due to prior cancer treatment.Researchers ... Read more...

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Dogs can ’sniff out’ prostate cancer accurately from urine sample


February 8th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Researchers have found that some dogs can be trained to accurately sniff out chemicals released in urine that are associated with prostate cancer (PCa).According to Jean-Nicolas Cornu and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistani girl undergoes sex change operation


December 25th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) A 13-year-old Pakistani girl underwent a successful sex change operation after doctors said her physiology was that of a male.The teenaged girl, Aisha, was brought to the Hafizabad ... Read more...

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Fight obesity to fight ailments, say doctors (Nov 26 is Anti-Obesity Day)


November 26th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) From heart disease to high blood pressure, urological complications to those related to pregnancy, obesity attracts a whole lot of ailments, doctors said Friday as India observed ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Watching porn ‘can help cure premature ejaculation’


November 9th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 9 (ANI): It's probably the best news men will ever hear, for they need no excuse to watch porn ever again - experts have claimed that watching X-rated movies ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eating a banana every 3 days ‘can improve male fertility’


October 11th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 11(ANI): A Singaporean urologist has claimed that eating a banana every three days can improve fertility in men, according to a report.According to Sin Chew Daily, the fruit can ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Surgery effective for aggressive prostate cancer patients


September 28th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): Surgery provides high survival rates for patients with aggressive prostate cancer, found a new study.The study is one of the first to focus exclusively on the outcomes after ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Huge circumcision programme gets under way in Southern Africa


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, July 22 (DPA) An unprecedented circumcision campaign covering 13 countries in East and Southern Africa is being unfolded in a bid to break the epidemic of AIDS that is wreaking havoc ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Iced tea ‘ups risk of kidney stones’


July 21st, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): If you love iced tea, it could be time for you to give up that love - a urologist has warned that drinking it excessively could lead to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Malaysians’ sex lives not affected by World Cup


July 9th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 9 (ANI): A survey has shown that despite staying up late to watch the World Cup matches, the sex lives of Malaysians have not been affected.The Star-Adidas Loudest Noise ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Shopping makes men impotent?


June 30th, 2010 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Shopping is really bad for men's health and fertility, scientists are now saying after new research. Researchers have discovered that a chemical compound found on some cash receipts contains ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Statins usage after prostatectomy lowers cancer recurrence: Study


June 28th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 28 (ANI): Men who use statins to lower their cholesterol are 30 percent less likely to see their prostate cancer come back after surgery, as compared to men who do ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene linked to hereditary incontinence identified


June 14th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Researchers at the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) have identified a gene responsible for a rare condition that turns smiles into grimaces and impedes bladder and bowel control. The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Study suggests limiting blood flow interruption during kidney surgery


June 12th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic collaborative research team has found that interrupting the blood flow for more than 20 to 25 minutes during kidney cancer surgery leads ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World Cup fever can boost couples’ sex appetite


June 10th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 10 (ANI): With the FIFA World Cup fever catching, football-loving couples could actually boost up action between the sheets.According to Sin Chew Daily, a Singaporean report stated a urologist ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Top 10 most common sex myths revealed


May 31st, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Sex and desire have always been viewed to be a very important part of life, but it has emerged that most, in their pursuit for carnal satisfaction, ... Read more...

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Surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia offers more relief than drug therapy


May 30th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Surgery outperforms drug therapy in treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia, a 17-year-long community study in the US has found.For the study researchers at Mayo Clinic, analysed symptoms of ... Read more...

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Conjoined twins in Bihar set to be separated


March 27th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 27 (IANS) Subhash Mukhia and his wife Nirmala Devi cannot believe their luck. A well known doctor here has promised the labourers to separate their one-and-half-year-old conjoined twins. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Molecular receptor in testosterone heals wounds quickly


January 5th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) A molecular receptor vital to the functioning of male hormone testosterone also plays a key role in healing. In mice studies, University of Rochester Medical Centre (URMC) scientists found ... Read more...

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Combo approach can tackle sexual disorders more effectively


December 24th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Sexual disorders can arise out of depression or diabetes, or give an early warning of serious illness such as heart disease. These disorders necessitate an interdisciplinary approach, drawing ... Read more...

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Taxpayers paying to fix penile erection problems of jailed rapist


December 12th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): It has emerged that taxpayers' money will be used to help fix the penile erection problems of a jailed rapist who was part of Ivan Milat's gang.The decision ... Read more...

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Patience, simple steps could cure nighttime bedwetting among kids


July 26th, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): Patience on the part of parents, along with some simple steps, can help cure nighttime bedwetting, or primary nocturnal enuresis, among kids.While most of the children outgrow this ... Read more...

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‘Dad’s beatings made MJ sterile’


July 17th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): Michael Jackson was sterile because his father Joe had hit him twice in the groin area, a former gay lover of the King of Pop's skin doctor ... Read more...

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Experimental drug leads to remarkable recoveries in 2 prostate cancer patients


June 20th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Two patients with inoperable prostate cancer have made remarkable recoveries after being given only a single dose of an experimental drug, called ipilimumab.Rodger Nelson and Fructuoso Solano-Revuelta were ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cutting down on carbohydrates slows prostate tumour growth


May 27th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS) Cutting down on carbohydrates may slow prostate tumour growth, according to a study conducted on animals. "Researchers believe that insulin and insulin-like growth factor contribute to the proliferation ... Read more...

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No-carb diet may slow prostate cancer growth


May 27th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): A new study in mice has suggested that restricting carbohydrates could slow the growth of prostate cancer tumours."Previous work here and elsewhere has shown that a diet light ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian doctors remove basketball-sized kidney from man


April 26th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Imagine a kidney the size of a basketball. That's what doctors at a Delhi hospital discovered after a 48-year-old man came for a medical checkup ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Three simple steps to treat erectile dysfunction


February 5th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Is erectile dysfunction taking the joy out of your sex life? Take heart, for Temple urologist Jack Mydlo has offered three simple steps to get back the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aspirin may cut prostate cancer risk


November 17th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Researchers at Vanderbilt University have found that the use of aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is significantly associated with lower PSA (prostate-specific antigen) levels, especially ... Read more...

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Now, a mobile urinal for golfers


November 13th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, November 13 (ANI): Golfers may not find any interruptions during the play due to the call of nature, for a New York-born urologist has come up with a mobile ... Read more...

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Microwave therapy for enlarged prostate leads to blood pressure surges


April 9th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 9 (ANI): Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found that many men who receive microwave therapy for enlarged prostates experience significant surges in blood pressure that could raise their risk ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lalu’s nephew held after doctor kidnap bid


April 1st, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by admin
Patna, April 1 (IANS) Railway Minister Lalu Prasad's nephew Anil Rai has been detained here and his car seized in connection with an alleged attempt to abduct Ajay Kumar, former president of ... Read more...

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Prostate surgery need not mean loss of potency


February 27th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin
New York, Feb 27 (IANS) Men who lose their prostates after surgery need not despair - there's a new tool to help them retain their potency. The tool, which is currently undergoing ... Read more...

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