| Mar 9, 2011
| 6:10 PM
Many people who have a sexually transmitted disease may not know it.
In 2007, nearly one-third of the people diagnosed with HIV likely had it for a long time without knowing it because they developed AIDS less than a year after their HIV test. Meanwhile,...
| May 17, 2011
| 1:49 PM
It looks like the death penalty will remain an option in the Cheshire home invasion trial, as key lawmakers who supported abolition last year say they will cross over to the other side. Dr. William Hawke-Petit, the sole survivor of a highly publicized...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 2:23 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A husband and wife convicted of abusing a 2 1/2-year-old girl at their Mission Valley daycare operation were sentenced to prison Monday.
Judge John Einhorn sentenced Mark Kaczmarczyk, 59, to eight years behind bars. Anita Kaczmarczyk, 45,...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Since Sam Wessels was diagnosed with autism at age 2, doctors have offered his mother a litany of drugs for the boy from Prozac and Ritalin to Metadate CD and Strattera, commonly used to treat ADHD. Other "alternative" medicine pitches have included...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 1:22 PM
When Jeff and Lorrie Kreille were expecting their first child last year, they were faced with all sorts of decisions.
There was a name to choose, a nursery to decorate and the selection of godparents.
But one decision loomed heavy on their minds.
| Dec 7, 2009
About one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer.
And while scientists ponder a potential viral cause, there are still serious quality-of-life issues men face in post-treatment, such as erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence.
| Sep 17, 2009
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I keep hearing that Viagra is available on the Internet, and that I don't even need a prescription when I buy it that way. It sounds like a great way to save money, but are there any reasons this would not be a good idea? What are the...
| Oct 21, 2009
Middle-aged men, responding to recent TV ads that blamed decreased virility and moodiness on low levels of testosterone, have bombarded their doctors with requests for male hormone replacement therapy. About 3.3 million testosterone prescriptions were...
| Nov 16, 2009
Diabetes affects more than 23 million in the United States, according to American Diabetes Association. There are many complications from this disease, but one that goes largely unreported is low testosterone, which can affect men's' quality of life and...
| Oct 30, 2009
More information than ever is available these days about prostate health, yet many men find themselves uninformed when it comes to one of the most common prostate conditions, prostatitis, a disease of the prostate gland.
More than half of the men in...
| Nov 15, 2009
| 4:32 PM
North Carolina researchers have grown erectile tissue in the lab for rabbit penises, a feat that could have broad applications for adult males who have had damage to their organs and for children with congenital abnormalities. Eventually, the procedure...