Dangers of Bladder Cancer

BLADDER cancer is not an uncommon cancer, and it usually affects men more than women. Bladder cancer is the sixth most common cancer among males in Malaysia, with an estimated incidence of 4.7 per cent. One of the biggest risk factors for bladder cancer is smoking. The risk is about four times higher in smokers compared to non-smokers. The risk […]

Problems of a large prostate

Aside from urinary problems, benign prostate hyperplasia can also affect a man’s sex life. BENIGN prostate hyperplasia (BPH) is a common condition seen in middle-aged and elderly men. It is an enlargement of the prostate gland, which — although not cancerous — may cause problems, as it may impede the flow of urine out of the bladder. It may also […]

I am man.

All about testosterone and sexuality in men.     TESTOSTERONE is a hormone produced naturally in the body. In men, it comes mainly from the testis. The adrenal glands also produce small amounts of testosterone. Many do not know this but testosterone is not exclusively a male hormone. Testosterone is also produced in women, mainly in the ovaries, but the […]

Faster than a speeding bullet

A COMMONLY misunderstood condition which frustrates men is premature ejaculation (PE). What is PE?It is the act of ejaculating before a man or his partner would like to. Epidemiological studies have shown that this disease afflicts men of all nations equally. It is also a disease that affects men across all ages. About a third of men often complain of […]

I have blood in my urine!

THIS can be quite alarming if it occurs to you. The medical term for blood in the urine is haematuria. If you actually see blood in your urine, this is known as macroscopic haematuria. On the other hand, if it is detected by your doctor using laboratory tests, it is known as microscopic haematuria. This is usually carried out during […]