Testes and Scrotum February 23, 2018

Why you have a low sperm count

Understanding Infertility in men Sperm motility refers to the movement of spermatozoa, or sperm, and is medically known as ‘asthenozoospermia’. Sperm motility can seriously affect infertility in men. This article will cover the causes of a low sperm count and also how to treat low sperm motility.    Why is sperm motile? During orgasm, millions […]

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Prostate February 16, 2015

Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Testing

Most men are worried about PSA test result particularly if it is raised; because the test is extensively used (or misused) to detect prostate cancer all over the world. In the UK it is not used as a screening tool as it is done in the USA. The internet is awash with information on prostate […]

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Testes and Scrotum September 29, 2014

Varicocele treatment

What is a Testicular Varicocele?   Testicular varicocele is the name given to the condition which affects the draining of the veins of the testis. Varicoceles occur when the pampiniform plexus (P.P.) veins become enlarged. The P.P. is a network of small veins in the spermatic cord. It is thought that these veins surround the […]

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Bladder May 29, 2014

Bladder Cancer (BC): Symptoms

Due to the contact between the growth in the bladder and urine, the most common symptom of bladder cancer is presence of blood in the urine also known in medical terms as haematuria. Even if blood appears only once, medical advice should still be sought as soon as possible. Sometimes bleeding may not be seen […]

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Penis May 12, 2014

Male Circumcision and Prostate Cancer: everything you need to know

Several weeks ago there was a news item on the role of circumcision in prostate cancer. This was based on a research paper published in the British Journal of Urology International (March 2014 issue) by researchers from the Biostatistics Department, Quebec University, Canada. The article highlighted the benefits of male circumcision. Read on to discover […]

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Kidneys December 3, 2013

Incidentally detected kidney cancer (Small renal mass-SRM)

Information on kidney cancer treatment Kidney cancer in the last decade has seen an increase in detection through the finding of small renal masses (SRMs) or tumours with an average increase of 2% to 3% per year. Now almost 40-50% of renal tumours are detected in early stages. Nearly half of these patients are above the […]

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