What is genital psoriasis, symptoms to look out for and how to treat it

Psoriasis is an autoimmune skin disease that is marked by raised, red, scaly patches on the skin area. The condition can occur anywhere on the body, including the genitals. It can range from mild to severe in terms of seriousness. Symptoms of genital psoriasis Genital psoriasis is one of the most uncomfortable forms of psoriasis […]

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Researchers help dispel common myths and misconceptions about cancer

‘Electronic tongues’ may soon help diagnose early-stage bladder cancer

Currently, the most common ways of detecting bladder cancer are cystoscopies and urine cytology tests. The former are costly, invasive, and heavily reliant on how the operator performs them, while the latter are not very effective at detecting cancer in its early stages. Additionally, cytology tests are prone to error, as they are not the […]

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Study reveals: Urological problems lead to depression, sleep issues in men

This was the main conclusion that investigators at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) came to after studying 124 men aged 54, on average, who were attending a clinic specialising in men’s health. The men completed detailed questionnaires about mental and general health, sleep, and urologic conditions, such as erectile function and ease or difficulty […]

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How a novel penile implant is offering hope to men with erectile dysfunction

Although technology related to the penis can draw childish sniggers, it is a serious business. For instance, losing one’s erectile function through cancer or injury can be a life-altering event. Erectile dysfunction is not uncommon; an estimated 40 percent of men aged 40-70 have some level of erectile dysfunction. Of these 40 percent, an estimated […]

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