Bones & Joints
Bones & Joints
YO Sperm test: They play rugby - but can they swim?
Watch what happens when four Belsize Park Rugby Players come together… have their lifestyles impacted their sperm health?
Watercress and fertility – who knew!
unique insight into the link between DNA fragmentation and our diet, read a nutritious, delicious and informative spin on the semiaquatic plant known as watercress.
Fertility: Why are we ignoring 50% of the issue?
London-based Urologist, Jonathan Ramsay, argues that treating cases of poor quality sperm instead of going straight to IVF could go a long way to improving infertility outcomes.
Why heat damage can affect sperm production
Male infertility affects approximately 1 in 7 couples and 40-50% of cases are thought to be due to male factors alone. One of the possible causes of male factor infertility is that of heat damage to the testicle, which can occur due to a variety of reasons.
The Urology Foundation – leading the fight against urology disease
The Urology Foundation is a UK-wide charity committed to improving the lives of patients with urological conditions by funding critical research, training and education of urology professionals.
Falling sperm count is the new normal
The latest research shows sperm count has fallen 50 per cent in men living in the West in the past 40 years, Professor Allan Pacey shares his reaction.
Sperm health – who cares?
Professor Sheena Lewis, Chair of The British Andrology Society puts the ‘Plummeting Sperm Counts’ story in context.
Let’s talk about bladder cancer
Will bladder cancer always be one of the most common cancers? Three experts share their thoughts on the future of bladder cancer research; what it means and why it matters.
Top tips to improve sperm health
The time to produce a new batch of sperm is only a few months so sperm quality can often be improved quickly with some simple lifestyle changes.
How urine can help tackle today’s healthcare crises
Urine is the diagnostic key to myriad conditions across urology, antenatal health, STIs, diabetes and increasingly certain cancers.
What is a urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Mr Ian Pearce, Consultant Urologyical Surgeon at Manchester Royal Infirmary answers some questions on UTIs.
Talk Health stress continence: myths & facts
Stress incontinence is a common form of continence and often experienced by women over the age of 40, with as many as one in five women over this age having some degree of the condition. There are many myths surrounding stress continence.
Urological disorders: timely check is vital
Urology may not have a high profile, but many patients suffer from chronic urological conditions which require timely diagnosis and treatment, according to Prof. Chris Chapple of the European Association of Urology.
Good patient awareness improves urological care
Urology is a very varied branch of medicine covering urinary and male reproductive disorders from overactive bladder to cancer. We can help ourselves by getting informed.
We need to talk about incontinence
It can be an awkward subject, but a more open conversation around incontinence is exactly what’s needed to drive real innovation, says specialist Professor Mandy Fader.
Cinderella Cancer : Bladder cancer in the Spotlight
Bladder cancer is the ninth most common cancer in the UK with around 10,400 people diagnosed every year.
Urological Surgery Q and A with Mark Speakman
Learn about urological surgery in the UK and what surgical information is available to the public.
Urology expert panel: Investigating incontinence and prostate problems
Marcus Drake, Professor Mandy Fader and Kate Lough discuss the topics of incontinence and prostate problems.
Kenney Jones prostate cancer case study
Kenney was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2013. Since then he has been supporting Prostate Cancer UK and raising money through his Rock n Horsepower events.
Seek help sooner for symptoms of urological disorders
New developments in the field of urological health are exciting — but patients need to see their GPs earlier when symptoms occur, says Professor Chris Chapple from the European Association of Urology (EAU).
Prostate Disease Q and A with Dr Jon Rees
Dr Jon Rees answers some questions on prostate health and PSA tests.
Why it pays to admit to having incontinence
Urinary incontinence is a common problem but often patients do not come forward - a pity because new treatments are now becoming available which could help them.
The experts view on erectile dysfunction (ED)
Learn about erectile dysfunction through our Q and A with Consultant Urologist David Ralph.
Spot the warning signs of prostate cancer
Prostate cancer can be difficult to diagnose, but if you notice any symptoms you should ask your doctor for advice as early detection is key and treatments have improved.
Be alert to the symptoms of urological disorders
We should all be alert to the signs of urological disorders and seek advice from our GP if we have any concerns, says Professor Chris Chapple from the European Association of Urology (EAU).
Surviving prostate cancer: one father’s road to recovery
One young father-of-three describes his journey of living with prostate cancer – and how he has thrived since his diagnosis.
Prostate cancer treatment is free; the side effects can be too high a price to pay
Despite being shellshocked after diagnosis of prostate cancer, Lloyd Bantleman was keen to find out about all his treatment options and their potential side-effects.
Petrolheads, prostate cancer and a Peugeot 205
While living with the side-effects of a radical prostatectomy, motorsport fanatic David Cox became a part of Prostate Cancer UK’s movement ‘Men United’ and transformed his Peugeot 205 GTI into a Men United-mobile in a bid to raise awareness among his mates at the racetrack.
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