Is Prostate Cancer More Likely in Cyclists?

Urology Austin

by | July 21st, 2014

Dr. Peter Ruff of Urology Austin

Could riding a bike increase your risk of prostate cancer? Dr. Peter Ruff of Urology Austin discusses the link between frequent cycling and an increased risk of prostate cancer among men over 50 in this KVUE News Medical Report, and concludes that thee findings are not definitive and that the health benefits of regular exercise…Read the Rest of Article

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A Downside of Vitamin C in Men

Urology Austin

by | June 17th, 2014

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Vitamin C is supposed to be the ‘go to’ for when you’re feeling under the weather, right? But a new warning…research finds too much Vitamin C can lead to painful side effects like an increased risk of kidney stones, tiny masses of crystals that can painfully obstruct the urinary tract. The signs and symptoms include:…Read the Rest of Article

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Embarrassing Health Questions Men Won’t Ask

Urology Austin

by | June 11th, 2014

As part of Men’s Health Month, we’re bringing important health information to the men of Austin, Texas. The medical questions that may seem painfully embarrassing to men are often questions most doctors have heard before. So here are the top burning questions and their answers. Low testosterone or erectile dysfunction: Your sex drive is important…Read the Rest of Article

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It’s All About Keeping Central Texas Men Healthy This June

Urology Austin

by | June 4th, 2014

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June is Men’s Health Month in Central Texas Three years ago, Urology Austin approached the City of Austin to declare June as Men’s Health Month and a formal proclamation was established (read more about it in a previous blog). And again this June, we are continuing our commitment to keeping the men of Central Texas…Read the Rest of Article

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Incontinence: Taking Control of an Embarrassing and Potentially Dangerous Medical Condition

Jeffrey Kocurek, MD

by | May 14th, 2014

(Part 1 of a 3 part blog series) By Urology Austin’s Jeffrey Kocurek, M.D. Urinary habits are often taken for granted, but the negative impact that urinary issues have on everyday aspects of quality of life are tremendous. Urinary incontinence, defined as the unintentional loss of urine, affects 10 to 13 million Americans. It is…Read the Rest of Article

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