Health News Article- Incontinence

Posted: October 22, 2014

Article Title: Urinary Incontinence Is Not Just a Normal Part of Aging Article Source: http://www.sfgate.com/health/article/Urinary-incontinence-is-not-just-a-normal-part-of-5820200.php Article Review:             Through this health news article, urinary incontinence is discussed. It is estimated that over 25 million individuals in the United States are affected by urinary incontinence. Women are affected more than men, and while urinary incontinence is […]


What Causes Impotence?

Posted: October 15, 2014

Causes of Impotence It has been reported that as many as 30 million men experience erectile dysfunction (ED) or impotence.   Impotence is defined as the inability to attain or maintain an erection of the penis for sexual satisfaction. As a result, a man’s self-esteem can decrease, as impotence becomes more of a problem. There can […]


Why Is There Blood In My Urine?

Posted: September 30, 2014

Blood In Urine Blood in your urine, known as hematuria, can be a sign of a serious medical condition.   If you find blood in your urine, you should contact one of our experts at Virginia Urology to identify if there is a cause for concern, and to evaluate if treatment is necessary. Blood in urine […]


Health News Article- Prostate Cancer Study

Posted: September 22, 2014

Article Title: Male- Pattern Baldness Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer Article Sources: http://time.com/3378366/baldness-prostate-cancer/ http://www.cleveland.com/healthfit/index.ssf/2014/09/baldness_and_prostate_cancer_l.html Article Review: Through this health news article, a recent study was described concerning male-pattern baldness and prostate cancer. Researchers noticed a correlation between a receding hairline and hair thinning along the crown of the head for men 45-years old. However, researchers […]


National Prostate Health Month

Posted: September 8, 2014

September is National Prostate Health Month, drawing attention to a question I get every day: Should I get a PSA test, doc? The primary screening tool used to detect prostate cancer is a blood test that detects prostate-specific antigen (PSA) – a protein that is produced by the prostate gland. There is obviously great value […]


Health News Article- Female Triathletes & Pelvic-Floor Disorders

Posted: August 22, 2014

Article Title: Female Triathletes at Risk of Developing Pelvic-Floor Disorders and Menstrual Irregularities Article Source: http://www.universityherald.com/articles/10605/20140726/female-triathletes-pelvic-pelvic-floor-menstrual-loyola-exercise.htm Article Review: This health news article detailed research from the Loyola University Health System regarding heightened risks for female triathletes. From the research, it was found that these female athletes typically suffer from: Pelvic-floor disorders Reduced energy Menstrual irregularities […]


Is a Vasectomy a Permanent Choice?

Posted: August 15, 2014

Vasectomy Reversal At Virginia Urology, our team of experts face a wide variety of questions related to men’s health. One question that many of our patients ask is if a vasectomy is a permanent choice? While a vasectomy is considered to be a permanent form of birth control, the procedure can be reversed. This procedure […]


Struggling with Mesh Related Complications?

Posted: August 4, 2014

What is mesh (also known as transvaginal mesh)? Transvaginal mesh is a net-like implant that has been used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence in women. Most surgical mesh cleared for vaginal procedures is composed of synthetic polypropylene. This substance remains in your body once placed and does not get absorbed. What […]


New Test for Prostate Cancer Detection!

Posted: July 30, 2014

A new test can better pinpoint trouble spots and lead to a quicker prostate cancer diagnosis. If you’ve every had a prostate exam, you know it’s uncomfortable at best, the new test from UroNav uses a combination of MRI and Ultrasound technology which allows doctors to be more accurate and precise with biopsies. Watch the full […]


Health News Article

Posted: July 22, 2014

Article Title: Stem Cells May Ease Urinary Incontinence, Study Says Article Source: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/articles/2014/07/11/stem-cells-may-ease-urinary-incontinence-study-says Article Review: At Virginia Urology, we are always following the newest research in the urology field. Through this health news article, urinary incontinence is being studied to find if there are new ways to strengthen weak urethra muscles. Stress incontinence typically occurs […]