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About drelist

Dr. Elist (James J. Elist, M.D.,F.A.C.S., F.I.C.S.), has been in private practice in Beverly Hills, California since 1982 specializing in Urology. Dr Elist ‘s major interests (sub specialties) include impotency, male sexual dysfunction, infertility and Male Enhancement Procedures(Penile Enlargement and Testicular Enlargement).

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Jun

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Noninvasive Approach For Ablation Of Prostate Cancer

Published: June 19, 2017

Noninvasive Approach For Ablation Of Prostate Cancer A technique known as HIFU (high intensity focused ultrasound) has appeared as noninvasive approach to manage prostate cancer via ablation. FDA has granted approval for HIFU to be used an alternative for surgery and radiation procedures for the treatment of prostate cancer in certain cases. Patients that qualify … Continue reading Noninvasive Approach For Ablation Of Prostate Cancer

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Jun

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Gleason Score – What Should You Know About It?

Published: June 16, 2017

Gleason Score – What Should You Know About It? Back in 1960s a pathologist named Donald Gleason came up with a grading system which is now referred to as Gleason score. It helps in determining the outlook and prognosis of prostate cancer. After biopsy of prostate gland, doctors today may use the Gleason score to … Continue reading Gleason Score – What Should You Know About It?

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Jun

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Treating Prostate Cancer With Radiotherapy

Published: June 15, 2017

Treating Prostate Cancer With Radiotherapy Radiotherapy or radiation therapy is usually offered to cancer patients as a treatment option. However, in case of prostate cancer, radiotherapy is rather complex with both benefits and risks. In this procedure, the cancer cells are exposed to high radiations as they destroy the DNA present in the cancerous cells, … Continue reading Treating Prostate Cancer With Radiotherapy

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Jun

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Common Side Effects Of Birth Control Pills

Published: June 14, 2017

Common Side Effects Of Birth Control Pills Birth control pills, often referred to as oral contraceptives are a type of hormonal contraception, widely consumed by nearly 12 million American women each year. The pill assists in controlling the birth rate upon adequate consumption. Not taking the pill at set time duration can lead to unwanted … Continue reading Common Side Effects Of Birth Control Pills

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Jun

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Types Of Prostate Cancer Surgery

Published: June 13, 2017

Types Of Prostate Cancer Surgery Traditional prostate removal surgery is referred to as radical prostatectomy, during which prostate gland is removed surgically under the influence of general anesthesia. Next to skin cancer the prostate cancer is the most common cancer type reported in America. Based on how aggressive it is, it is classified into 4 … Continue reading Types Of Prostate Cancer Surgery

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12

Jun

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Prostate Biopsy – What Should You Know About It?

Published: June 12, 2017

Prostate Biopsy – What Should You Know About It? Prostate cancer grows and spreads slowly therefore symptoms are likely to appear in the advanced or metastatic stage of cancer. Early diagnosis of prostate cancer can prevent it from spreading to the nearby organs and for this purpose biopsies are done. Procedure Of A Biopsy The procedure … Continue reading Prostate Biopsy – What Should You Know About It?

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Jun

Does Vitamin A play A Role In Testosterone Regulation?

Does Vitamin A play A Role In Testosterone Regulation?

Published: June 9, 2017

Does Vitamin A play A Role In Testosterone Regulation? There is an enzyme in the body that is responsible for converting beta carotene from the dietary carotenoid into vitamin A – the functional form that is used by the body. According to a recent study, the very same enzyme also plays a key role in the … Continue reading Does Vitamin A play A Role In Testosterone Regulation?

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Jun

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Prostate Examination

Published: June 8, 2017

Prostate Examination After lung cancer, the incidence of prostate cancer is second highest in America. In fact, according to the latest statistics reported by American Cancer Society, one in every seven men is diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their life. Prostate examination or early screening can help reduce the death toll from … Continue reading Prostate Examination

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Jun

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Menopause, Sleep Deprivation & Sex Life

Published: June 7, 2017

Menopause, Sleep Deprivation & Sex Life Menopause brings along many changes in the body and troubled sleep is one of them. Adequate sleep is not only important for a healthy life but it also has a great impact on sexual satisfaction. Premenopausal or menopausal women often experience issues associated with sleep such as sleep deprivation, … Continue reading Menopause, Sleep Deprivation & Sex Life

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Jun

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How Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) Affects Male Baldness?

Published: June 6, 2017

How Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) Affects Male Baldness? Men are often troubled with onset of premature baldness particularly peculiar male-pattern baldness. Men who are in their 30’s have 30% chance, men who are in their 50’s have 50% risk whereas men who are in their 60’s have 57% chance of developing male- pattern baldness. The root cause … Continue reading How Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) Affects Male Baldness?

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