The UroLift® System… New Office Based Treatment Option to Treat BPH.

BPH, also known as an enlarged prostate, is a common condition that affects over 40 million men in the United States. Many mistakenly believe that BPH only affects older men, but men in their 40’s and 50’s may suffer with symptoms of BPH. BPH places pressure on the urethra and prevents the bladder from functioning […]

City of Hope Launches Leading-Edge Screenings and Programs to Counter Lung Cancer

Finding lung cancer at its earliest stage and having access to highly specialized cancer care experts gives Orange County patients their best shot for survival Delivering on its promise to bring lifesaving cancer care to Orange County, City of Hope is launching early detection and prevention programs to fight lung cancer –the second most common […]

Women’s Perspectives and Behavior on Bladder Control Problems – Are you ‘Coping’ with Symptoms?

Bladder control problems are one of the most common health concerns for women. More than 50 million American women experience one or more bladder control symptoms like frequency, urgency, stress or urge urinary incontinence and nocturia (nighttime urination), yet they often are too embarrassed to inquire about treatment or are unaware of possible bladder control […]

City of Hope Orange County and Newport Beach Businesses Share Hope for a Cancer-Free OC

City of Hope Orange County rallied community leaders to raise their voices during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Elected officials, business leaders across the automotive, hospitality and other industries, cancer survivors, and more participated in a city-wide compilation of videos with a unifying theme everyone can agree upon – imagining a cancer-free Orange County and a […]

SEPTEMBER IS PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

FOUR FACTS TO PREVENT ADVANCED PROSTATE CANCER This month is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. As always, I remind men that it is time to schedule their annual prostate cancer screening exam. Please keep reading to learn why it is important to detect prostate cancer early and why it is a myth that prostate cancer is […]

Is Your Family Complete? His and Her Options…Which is Best?

There are two general classes of birth control: reversible and permanent. The principal permanent birth control method for women is called tubal ligation or a “tubal.” Permanent birth control for men is called a vasectomy. For many couples, the discussion on which partner will get “fixed” primarily revolves around the woman undergoing a tubal ligation. […]

Expanding Your Practice at Spa Montage

I giggled my way through my first yoga class. I took one in college, alongside two of my girlfriends, and we just couldn’t keep a straight face, as the instructor talked us through our poses in one of the phoniest, most nasally voices we’d ever heard. (We’d all heard him talking on the phone before […]

Kristy Fleming, MD, FAAD. Women’s Intimate Health and Wellness is Important

The medical device and pharmaceutical industries have made tremendous advances in male sexual health, finally, there is a breakthrough in female sexual health! Childbirth and the natural aging process can cause changes which may affect feminine wellness. To address these issues, Dr. Fleming and her team now offer vaginal rejuvenation via a non-surgical, non-invasive in-office […]

Alliance Eldercare. Senior Placement Service

Committed to Helping You Make Educated Choices for Your Loved One’s Care My grandmother and I used to joke with each other about the subtle difference in meaning between the words ‘subscribe’ and ‘ascribe’ (now that I’m thinking about it, that joke doesn’t seem like a joke at all – at least not in the […]

HIGH FAT DIET AND PROSTATE CANCER

A recently released article on a study suggesting that a high-fat diet may fuel spread of prostate cancer is another important clinical step in our understanding the causes of prostate cancer. The study published in Nature Genetic, “An aberrant SREBP-dependent lipogenic program promotes metastatic prostate cancer,” published online on January 15, 2018, suggests that dietary […]