Wilton PD kicks off ‘No-Shave November’ to highlight men’s health issues
Wilton police will be participating in an expanded “No-Shave November” until January by growing out their facial hair to highlight men’s health issues.No Shave November events are traditionally associated with prostate and testicular cancer. Dr. Stanton Honig, the chief of men's health at Yale Medicine, says many men's health problems can be easily solved if they're caught early, "One of the nice things about men's cancers is when they're found early, especially testicular cancer it's got a 99 percent cure rate."Source: News12 Connecticut
40 Worst Health Mistakes Men Make After 40
"Men are more likely to get their teeth cleaned than visit their doctor. Heart disease, BPH, and high cholesterol tend to start appearing in middle age," says Stanton Honig, MD, director of men's health at Yale Medicine Urology.Source: Eat This, Not That!
Yale Urology to host annual 2021 Bernard Lytton Visiting Professor Day
Yale Urology to host its annual Bernard Lytton Visiting Professor Day on Thursday, June 17. The 2021 Visiting Professor is Amy E. Krambeck, MD, Professor of Urology, Northwestern Medical. This year's seminar will be held virtually, and presentations begin starting at 8:00 am.
Yale Urology Celebrates Men’s Health Month and Stresses the Importance of Health Screenings for African American Men
June is Men’s Health Month. Health screenings for all men are critical for staying on top of their overall health. Most especially, African American men need to prioritize health screenings as this population is especially “at risk” for some penile- and prostate-related conditions, as well as obesity-related conditions.
Daniel Kellner, MD, performs 250th HoLEP procedure
Daniel Kellner, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Urology, recently performed his 250th Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP) procedure. HoLEP can provide relief to men who have been diagnosed with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and are experiencing difficulties urinating. helps men with enlarged prostates find relief with minimal side effects.
Newly-Released Guidelines for Male Infertility: Part 1
The American Urological Association (AUA) and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) have combined to release new guidelines for the evaluation and treatment of male infertility. This updates the guidelines that were last reviewed about eight years ago, and provides a much more detailed approach to men who have fertility problems. Here, we will review some of the important new concepts and why it is important for men to be evaluated.
Can We Help Men Take Care of Themselves? Implications from The PRAMS Study
We know that men are not great at going to the doctor. In fact, between the ages of 18 and 40, most men rarely visit their doctor unless they have a major problem. As a result, their decreased use of health care, increased exposure to occupational hazards, and higher rates of substance abuse may be causes of shorter life spans in men. A recent study conducted in Puerto Rico (1) confirms this and gives us an opportunity to find ways to improve health care for men.
Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology Fertility Experts Podcast
An educational project of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology, this series is designed to provide up to date information about a variety of topics related to fertility testing and treatment such as IVF. The ”Experts” include accomplished professionals: reproductive endocrinologists, reproductive urologists, genetic counselors and mental health professionals who share their knowledge and advice in an informal interview. Are you ready to take the next step towards building your family?Source: SART Fertility Podcast
Nitroglycerin Gel for ED: Pros, Cons, & Practical Information
Erectile dysfunction (ED) may affect as many as 30 million men in the United States. People with ED experience an inability to get or keep an erection firm enough for sex. You may be familiar with some of the more common treatments for ED, including lifestyle modifications, oral medications that include phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PED5 inhibitors), and penis pumps. But a study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine also looked at the use of nitroglycerin gel or cream as a topical treatment for ED. Although results look promising, it’s important to note that nitroglycerin gel or cream isn’t approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat ED.Source: Healthline
VIDEO: State of the ART of Non-Ejaculated Sperm and the Reproductive Lab
View Dr. Stanton Honig's live presentation from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Virtual Congress 2020, “State of the ART of Non-Ejaculated Sperm and the Reproductive Lab.”Source: American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Virtual Congress 2020
Yale Urology Pivots to Optimize Male Reproductive Evaluation and Treatment During COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world significantly. Patients are now being seen via telehealth on a regular basis. This is a great advantage for the male infertility patient as we can begin the initial evaluation and speak to patients, take a detailed history from the patient and his partner, and start to determine if there are treatable and reversible causes of their male infertility via a video consultation.
Urologist speaks on enlarged prostate treatments, one only performed in state by Yale Medicine physicians
For many men, the need to see a urologist does not occur until they are over the age of 50 and it is usually for a condition called “BPH” or enlargement of the prostate. “It’s probably one of the most common reasons why men come to see a urologist and it is a benign enlargement but it can certainly cause problems urinating,” says Dr. Daniel Kellner, Yale Medicine physician and assistant clinical professor at Yale School of Medicine Department of Urology. “Waking up at night to urinate, and having these issues can really affect the quality of life,” adds Dr. Kellner. He says beyond that there can be issues that can have serious medical consequences.Source: News 8 WTNH.com
Urinary Issues in Older Men Should Not Be Ignored
Many men experience increased difficulty with urination as they age. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), which is noncancerous growth of the prostate, is one of the foremost causes of urinary problems in men, and is one of the leading reasons why men present to the urologist. Urinary symptoms from BPH don’t just impact quality of life, they be a sign of a serious, underlying problem.
Azoospermia or "No Sperm in the Ejaculate"
Azoospermia or “no sperm in the ejaculate” is a sentence that a couple never wants to hear. This can be a devastating finding from a semen analysis result. Male Fertility specialists at Yale Urology have an outstanding understanding of how sensitive this topic is for a man and his partner.
Infertility can make an impact on couples throughout the world when they are looking to have a child.Male infertility can be the result of a low sperm count, abnormal sperm function or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm. Illnesses, injuries, chronic health problems, lifestyle choices and other factors can play a role in causing male infertility.Source: Urology Care Foundation