The Human Papillomavirus Vaccine safely prevents cancer through protection against human papilloma virus (HPV) infection. Certain types of HPV can lead to oral and genital cancers.
HPV vaccines are highly effective in preventing infection when given before initial exposure to the virus. Similar to the need to... Read more
Many men over age 50 suffer from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or an enlarged prostate. Symptoms can include slow urinary stream, straining to urinate, incomplete bladder emptying, urgent frequent urination and the need to urinate in the middle of the night.
“When the symptoms bother you so... Read more
Prostate cancer affects one in seven American men, making it the most common cancer in the country behind skin cancer. Most of the risk factors are ones that men have little control:
Age – More than 65 percent of all prostate cancers are diagnosed in men over... Read more
Men typically experience a decrease in their testosterone levels as they age. When testosterone levels fall below the normal range and symptoms become troublesome, a man is suffering from low testosterone, or low T.
Symptoms of low T can include:
Decreased sex drive: “There are many reasons why... Read more
Men in the Cape Girardeau area can spend an evening that is all about them and their healthcare questions at Saint Francis Healthcare System’s Men’s Health Event on Thursday, February 11, beginning at 5 pm at Isle Casino, 777 N. Main St. in Cape Girardeau.
This free... Read more