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Urologists agree that vasectomy should be considered a permanent form of male sterilization. But how permanent is “permanent”?
From 2006 to 2016, heart attacks for people younger than age 40 have increased by 2 percent every year. What is driving this trend?
Did you know that there is one kind of blood cholesterol that is actually good for you to have lots of? It’s HDL cholesterol. Having an HDL level within the recommended range is associated with a reduced risk of heart disease and stroke.
We know at which age a person’s likelihood of disease goes dramatically up. That's why preventive screenings are suggested beginning at a certain age, depending on your gender and the illness – medical evidence shows precisely when that is.
Many people don’t know the amount of sodium in foods they eat. While sodium makes food taste better, it also contributes to high blood pressure, elevating risk of heart attack and stroke.
Newer research shows the benefits of daily aspirin do not outweigh the risks for some patients. If you’re taking aspirin for prevention, you may want to talk with your doctor.
Many times, erectile dysfunction is caused by vascular disease. To make a correct diagnosis and choose a treatment with a high chance of success, a team of experts is needed to identify, evaluate, and treat these patients.
Improvements in surgical techniques and technology over the decades have made the procedures easier on patients, and much more effective.