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Is inducing a retrograde ejaculation harmful?

By applying pressure on the perineum just before ejaculation, a man can induce retrograde ejaculation in which the semen is redirected to the bladder. This is obviously different from unintentional ...
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Does alcohol worsen the symptoms of benign prostate enlargement?

Googling suggests that men suffering from benign prostate enlargement are advised not to drink alcohol or caffeine containing beverages, but I have also found research articles suggesting that alcohol ...
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Role of low carbohydrate diet and urine alkalinization, in treatment of fungal chronic prostatitis

Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: the role of an antifungal regimen: MATERIAL AND METHODS: We included 1,000 consecutive patients. The inclusion criteria included failure of ...
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Do women have a prostate?

I was reading that, apparently, the female homologue of the prostate is named Skene's gland.However, I am not entirely sure and the information I found is somewhat old. I would like to know if the ...
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Numerical information about variables in prostate cancer data

This question seems to be weird at first glance but I think this is the appropriate place to ask. I'm studying Prostate data by Stamey et. al., (1989), data to examine the correlation between the ...
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Prostate Cancer Prevention

What research is available on the prevention of Prostate Cancer? I know that a healthy diet will help as obesity and diabetes leads to increased risk of high grade prostate cancer [Gleason Score ≥7] (...
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"Dichotomy" in prostate cancer treatment options at the cusp of locality

Common prostate cancer, a.k.a. prostatic adenocarcinoma, develops gradually (like any cancer I guess): Increasing in size, breaching the prostate capsule, settling in nearby lymph nodes etc. However, ...
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Reliability of Prostate Cancer Screening

Half of prostate cancer screening patients are given false positive results using the PSA test according to estimates (Schröder et al. 2009). The rate of overdiagnosis of prostate cancer (defined as ...