| Jan 15, 2013
| 12:59 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The amount of caffeine that's typically found in two cups of coffee may contribute to a man's incontinence, according to a new study.
"It's something to consider... People who are having problems with urinary incontinence...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:35 PM
THE NURSE IS IN By Chris Hammerlund Dear Chris: My husband and I bought a family membership to a gym that has all those pieces …...
| May 16, 2012
For years, doctors have believed that urine is germ-free, so examining it for bacteria has been the standard procedure for diagnosing various maladies, including urinary tract infections.
But researchers at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of...
| Nov 7, 2012
The term "pelvic floor" was not part of polite conversation a generation ago, when women with pelvic floor disorders, or PFDs, often suffered in silence.
Fortunately for the millions of women who know this acronym all too well, times have changed....
| Aug 26, 2012
Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Dr. Christopher M. Spiess, anesthesiologist, recently joined Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates, based at City Hospital in Martinsburg.
Spiess recently completed a residency in...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:24 PM
For years, the PSA test has been the standard method for early detection of prostate cancer, which strikes one in six men.
But recently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a federal advisory panel, said the test that checks for prostate-specific...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 4:55 PM
My father, James Pyle is 80 years old. He is the father of three daughters, grandfather of six and great grandfather of five. Before retiring in 2011, he enjoyed a long career as a land manager for several Somerset County coal companies.
| Feb 25, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Chubby, pink and anesthetized into unconsciousness and paralysis, 16-week-old Ian Lund was a small bump under blue drapes on an operating table at University of Chicago Medicine. Perched above him was a robot, with arms like a three-legged spider.
| Dec 29, 2009
Men and women are different in so many ways, says Dr. Danny Keiller, a San Diego-based urologist. Women care about their health; men seem not to, he says.
"It's amazing how men ignore their bodies and signs of problems," he said.
Case in point:...
| May 11, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Two weeks ago, I saw my wife draw from her inner strength to give birth to our son. I witnessed how she spoke to him, urging him to change position. I saw her dance in a powerful trance of fury and tenderness until my son emerged from her depths,...
| Mar 3, 2010
| 4:32 PM
A combination of drugs is better than either one alone for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH, an enlargement of the prostate gland that impedes normal urinary functions, researchers reported in the journal European Urology. The study is the...