Man born without a penis now has a ‘bionic’ one

A British man who was born without a penis is looking forward to losing his virginity after having a revolutionary penile implant. He was born without a penis in a one-in-20-million condition

Man born without a penis now has a ‘bionic’ oneA 44-year-old British man, Andrew Wardle, was born without a penis, He successfully underwent a series of operations at London’s University Hospital that gave him a £50,000 penile implant last Friday. Mr Wardle, from Greater Manchester, can now have a normal sexual relationship say the team of doctors treating him. As an experiment his implant […]

Being inactive interlinked with bladder problems in middle-aged men

Middle-aged men who spent at least 10 hours a day sedentary had a 15% increased risk of developing bladder problems, compared with those who spent less than five hours sitting daily, according to a study in BJU International

Being inactive interlinked with bladder problems in middle-aged menMiddle-aged men who are sedentary much of the day and don’t get a lot of exercise are more likely to develop bladder and urinary tract symptoms than their peers who sit less, a Korean study suggests. Researchers examined data on 69,795 men who were 40 years old on average and didn’t have a history of […]

Know about urinary tract infection, its causes, symptoms and remedies

Urinary tract infections are caused by microbes such as bacteria overcoming the body's defences in the urinary tract. They can affect the kidneys, bladder, and the tubes that run between them. Women are at greater risk of developing a UTI than are men. Infection limited to your bladder can be painful and annoying. Doctors typically treat urinary tract infections with antibiotics

Know about urinary tract infection, its causes, symptoms and remediesUrinary tract infection, also referred to as UTI, is caused due to the microbes such as bacteria infecting the urinary tract. The majority of the urinary tract infections are caused by the E-coli bacteria, which is usually found in the digestive system of a human body. Sometimes women face recurrent UTI’s as well. People of […]

How to deal with urinary incontinence, its types and treatment

Urinary incontinence, often called loss of bladder control, is the unwanted loss or leak of urine. It is a symptom, not a disease, caused by a variety of conditions, common in millions of women which can be a source of great embarrassment

How to deal with urinary incontinence, its types and treatmentOne out of every four women has urinary incontinence after the age of 30 years, and 8 out of 10 who are affected, mistakenly believe that incontinence is a normal part of ageing. They believe that it is a temporary problem which would go away on its own or they would have to just live […]

Pune: Rare birth defects leaves baby’s bladder exposed

Bladder exstrophy is a birth defect. It's a condition where the bladder and parts around it form outside the body. The anomaly occurs among one in one lakh children

Pune: Rare birth defects leaves baby’s bladder exposedDoctors at Sassoon Hospital in Pune operated upon a nine-month-old girl with a rare birth defect. The condition caused the bladder to remain open and exposed, leading to urine being drained directly over the child’s abdomen. While the surgery for such a defect is usually done just days after birth, lack of access to health […]

Health alert: BPH and sexual function

These two conditions don’t necessarily seem linked, but certain treatments that relieve BPH can cause ED and other sexual side effects. On the other hand, treating ED can improve enlarged prostate symptoms

Health alert: BPH and sexual functionProstate enlargement, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and erectile dysfunction (ED)are separate problems. Both increase with age, but one causes problems in the bathroom and the other in the bedroom. However, the two are somewhat linked. BPH happens when your prostate becomes enlarged, but cancer isn’t the cause. A man’s prostate continues growing throughout most […]