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Feb 03, 2021

Peyronie's Disease: Curved Penis Symptoms & Treatment

Do you know what causes bent penis? It's called Peyronie's disease and refers to penises with curvature or deformity that can cause pain, make it difficult to get or keep an erection, or have any sexual function at all. Learn more about this condition.

Jan 06, 2021

5 Common Erectile Dysfunction Causes

Conditions like vascular disease, surgery, diabetes, and medications are some of the top causes of erectile dysfunction. If you suffer from ED, schedule an evaluation with your doctor and get the help you need

Dec 02, 2020

Male Infertility – It’s More Common Than You Think

Infertility can feel alienating – for a couple, and for each individual partner, but in reality, it affects many couples. Fifteen percent of men experience infertility. Find out more about evaluation and treatment for this condition.

Nov 04, 2020

Diabetes Awareness Month: Diabetes, ED, & Infertility

Did you know that diabetes can contribute to erectile dysfunction and other men’s health conditions? Find out more about why treating your diabetes is important. Get more education on diabetes awareness.

Oct 07, 2020

How to Deal With Erectile Dysfunction in a Relationship

ED can be embarrassing to talk about. However, if it is affecting your relationship, you need to discuss it. Find tips for talking to your partner and getting successful treatment.

Sep 09, 2020

10 Men’s Sexual Health Questions That Are Too Embarrassing to Ask

Sometimes asking questions about sex can be embarrassing—even for adults. Don't worry, we've got answers. Here are questions ranging from alcohol and sex to ejaculation disorders. Check out these answers from our men's health doctors.

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Should I Talk to My Teen if I’m Worried That They’re Depressed?

Mar 5, 2021

If you suspect that your teenager may be suffering from depression, could talking to them about it make them feel worse? According to Dr. Thomas Conover, as a parent of a teen, communication is key and you should be able to ask your child about how they’re feeling. He explains strategies to talk to your teen about their mental health and how to identify when you should seek professional help.

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Seemingly Minor Sports Injuries You Should Have Examined

Mar 5, 2021

For many athletes, a little pain comes with the territory. But sometimes, that seemingly minor injury could actually be a sign of something significantly more serious. Athletic trainer Travis Nolan explains what types of injuries you can ice and rest, and which should be seen by a professional.

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Does Wave Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction Work?

Mar 5, 2021

Wave therapy is a non-invasive procedure that has been shown to improve certain types of erectile dysfunction. However, not all wave therapy machines are equal. Dr. John Smith explains how the use of waves can help stimulate tissue and shares the questions you should ask to ensure that you are getting the very best treatment.

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Pioneering the Future: Inspired by Nature

Mar 3, 2021

Inspiration can come from many places—and that’s certainly true for U of U Health scientists following nature’s lead as they create new ways to treat and prevent disease. Seeking better medicines, they look to exotic marine animals, infectious pathogens, and our own immune systems. With chemical precision, they can improve the compounds they find in nature or design better ones, optimizing their function as potential drugs. Their creativity and persistence are not only uncovering prospective therapies for cancer and infectious disease—they are also expanding the ways scientists think about discovering and developing new drugs.

In this episode, host Kyle Wheeler interviews Margo Haygood, PhD and Eric Schmidt, PhD.

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