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HealthThe study, which evaluated more than 1,000 breast cancer survivors showed that many of them experience significant social and emotional problems that are not adequately addressed by the current standard of care....
HealthMen, this one is for you. You have been relying on your prostate for a good portion of your reproductive needs. The small walnut-shaped gland produces the seminal fluid that nourishes and transports sperm.It is about time you payed it the common...
Tribune staff reporterThe patient from Mount Prospect was at a low point when she turned to Allan Aven, her longtime family physician, for help. Chronic vertigo and vomiting had left less than 90 pounds on her 5-foot-3 frame. Surgery to address those problems was...
The 33 NewsLow libido: it isn't something one 37-year old Plano woman expected to experience so early in life. She says, "I just don't have a huge sexual appetite. The drive has diminished over the years." We're aren't naming the wife and mother because of the...
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McClatchy Tribune NewspapersChinese factory workers exposed to huge amounts of bisphenol A had a substantially higher risk of sexual dysfunction, according to a study released late Tuesday that is expected to add more urgency to the question of the chemical's safety. The new study,...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWomen with low sexual arousal who took a placebo drug showed an improvement in symtpoms, a new study finds. The 12-week double-blind study, published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, followed 50 women who were diagnosed with female sexual arousal...
Premium Health News ServiceIs a man the sum of his testosterone levels? It's a question that's been on my mind over the last few days, since I stumbled across a fascinating hourlong episode all about the hormone on the NPR radio show This American Life . The segment features an...
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Five years ago, when he was diagnosed with cancer, Kevin Brick gratefully accepted a doctor's offer to wait and see what happened to the tiny tumor in his prostate gland. So far, there is no evidence the cancer is growing or becoming more aggressive....
Americans are living longer than ever. As the population ages, many senior citizens are burdened with chronic illnesses, but many others remain healthy and active. When scientists investigate aging, they have to distinguish between changes caused by...
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The 33 NewsShe is smart, open, confident and comfortable: a 22-year old North Texas college student whose name we aren't sharing with you. That's because for the past year or so, she's been experiencing a sexual dysfunction that may be affecting many women her age....
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Tribune NewspapersChanging physicians can be wrenching for older patients. My mother never got over it when her longtime doctor retired. The "new" doctor took care of Mom for more than 15 years, but she would still tell him what she thought he wanted to hear. Now, my 70-...
The Associated PressA pink pill designed to boost sex drive in women - the latest attempt by the drug industry to find a female equivalent to Viagra - fell short in two studies, federal health regulators said Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration is considering...
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