Healthcare for men

Healthcare for men

For him Nov 9, 2019

To prevent disease and ensure well-being, men must also make sure they are doing their self-exams and getting medical...
Urinary problems: When to worry

Urinary problems: When to worry

For him Jun 7, 2018

Conditions of the urinary tract require medical attention. Treatment for them varies.
Foods that prevent prostate cancer

Foods that prevent prostate cancer

For him Nov 29, 2017

Researchers from the University of Texas have found that foods such as turmeric, rosemary and berries, among others, help...
Healthcare for men

Healthcare for men

For him 9 November, 2019

To prevent disease and ensure well-being, men must also make sure they are doing their self-exams and getting medical check-ups.

Dr. François Peinado, from the Ruber Juan Bravo Hospital Complex in Madrid, discussed men’s health in an interview with the EFE Health agency. In the interview, Peinado affirms that it is more common for men to have less healthy habits, such as drinking alcohol or smoking cigarettes. This is why disease is more common among men, such as some types of cancer and even heart disease.

According to the American Cancer Society, by the end of 2019, more than 174,000 new cases of prostate cancer will have been diagnosed in the United States.

While regular physical activity and a balanced diet are known to be part of prevention, experts provide some recommendations:

  • Starting at age 50, get regular prostate checkups with a specialist. If you have a history of prostate disease, its best to get these checkups starting at age 45.
  • Once a month, do a testicular self-exam to check for potential lumps or any changes in them. Remember to also maintain proper hygiene in the genital area.
  • Watch for any changes you notice in your urine, for example, and how often you go to the bathroom.
  • Try to drink at least two liters (about 8 cups) of water a day and avoid replacing this water with other liquids to prevent kidney stones from forming, which is more recurrent in men.

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Urinary problems: When to worry

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A test that may reduce the need for prostate biopsies

A test that may reduce the need for prostate biopsies

For him 25 October, 2017

A blood test that detects prostate cancer in its early stages was selected at Innoveit 2017 as the most innovative project. This test reduces unnecessary biopsies by 50%.

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Testicular self-exam, a matter of prevention

Testicular self-exam, a matter of prevention

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A lump, an enlarged testicle or changes to the density and texture the testicles are symptoms that may be warning signs of testicular cancer, a rare disease that affects one out of every 5,000 men. 

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Early detection: a partner in preventing prostate cancer

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This is the most common type of cancer among men in the world, especially among those that are older than 60.

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