Low testosterone, which is associated with decreased sex drive and erectile dysfunction, is very common. Not only can the condition cause sexual difficulties, but it can also lead to muscle weakness, depression and memory problems. Because normal testosterone levels can vary depending upon nutrition, body mass index and how much alcohol a man consumes, […]
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In 1913, a veteran of Greece’s medical corps arrived with his wife in New York City. Neither of these immigrants spoke English, and between them they had only $250 to start their new life. Despite having a medical degree, George Papanicolaou had to take any job that was available—so his employment included stints as a […]
There’s a lot you already know about urinary tract infections (UTI’s): they are painful, inconvenient and seem to happen more often as you age. But did you know they are the second most common type of infection, causing 8.1 million health care visits a year? Or if the infection is not treated in a timely manner, it can […]
ONE IN SIX. The Centers for Disease Control state that one in six Americans from age 14 to 49 have genital herpes—a sobering statistic, particularly when it may show no symptoms. In fact, most people with herpes have only mild outbreaks that can easily be mistaken for something else. Following are five important indicators that you […]
Each year there are roughly 20 million new cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Does that number surprise you? You may also be surprised to learn that many STIs have no symptoms—so those infected may be unaware that they are spreading the disease to others. The most common […]