Tag: men’s health

The Mystery of Men and Why They Avoid the Doctor

man at doctorDo you ever feel like you pester the men in your life to go to the doctor? Generally, men tend to die sooner than woman, and while there are many factors to this statistic, it’s hard to ignore the fact that it may be due to men avoiding the doctor and not getting treatment for otherwise preventable diseases. In honor of Men’s Health Awareness Month, we’re going to help you understand what it is that’s stopping men from visiting the doctor and what you can do to get them to make their health a priority.

New Technology to Detect Prostate Cancer?

man fishingThat’s right. If the man in your life needs a biopsy, then check out the new technology available that increases the detection of high-risk prostate cancer, with minimal discomfort and faster results.

Traditionally, prostate cancer biopsies have been performed by random sampling of the entire prostate. In one case, a man needed 18 painful biopsies for each of his 2 previous procedures. With the new targeted technology, only six biopsies were necessary, and he had minimal discomfort.