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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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Jul

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Fatty Meals And Infertility In Men

Published: July 15, 2016

Fatty Meals And Infertility In Men This is definitely not a very good news for guys who frequently consume fatty meals, but according to a new study on the male infertility, investigators discovered that the high intake of fatty food is very strongly linked to low quality of sperms. The study was published in the … Continue reading Fatty Meals And Infertility In Men

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Jul

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Risks Associated With Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection

Published: July 14, 2016

Risks Associated With Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (also known as ICSI) is an assisted reproductive technology (ART). In ICSI, a mature and healthy egg is fertilized with a single sperm to optimize the chances of successful conception. Once fertilization takes place in a controlled environment (such as laboratory), the developing embryo is transferred … Continue reading Risks Associated With Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection

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Jul

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Testosterone Test Kits

Published: July 13, 2016

Testosterone Test Kits Age-related decline in the testosterone levels is a well-established phenomenon, which may or may not be symptomatic. However, it has been observed that most people find it unnecessary to go see a doctor for the assessment of hypogonadism. Among most common reasons for not seeing a doctor, the cost of consultation and … Continue reading Testosterone Test Kits

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12

Jul

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Male Infertility And Risk Of Developing Cancer

Published: July 12, 2016

Male Infertility And Risk Of Developing Cancer According to a new study conducted by scientists at Stanford University, male infertility is very strongly linked to an aggravated risk of developing malignancy later in life (1). This retrospective study was conducted on 2,238 men who visited Baylor College of Medicine in Houston over a period of … Continue reading Male Infertility And Risk Of Developing Cancer

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11

Jul

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Use Of Ultrasound For Male Contraception: Concepts And Concerns

Published: July 11, 2016

Use Of Ultrasound For Male Contraception: Concepts And Concerns After a successful series of experiments on laboratory rats, scientists are now exploring the possibility of using ultrasonic waves as a birth control method in males. The project is still underway, but the big question is: Will the Ultrasound be able to zap the sperms effectively … Continue reading Use Of Ultrasound For Male Contraception: Concepts And Concerns

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Jul

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Zika Virus And Sexual Transmission

Published: July 8, 2016

Zika Virus And Sexual Transmission There has been a recent epidemic of the Zika virus in the past few months, with thousands of cases reported in the Central America, South America and the Caribbean regions. Recently some cases have also been reported in the US region (1). Investigators and healthcare professionals in the US have … Continue reading Zika Virus And Sexual Transmission

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Jul

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Salivary Testosterone Levels – What Should You Know About It?

Published: July 7, 2016

Salivary Testosterone Levels – What Should You Know About It? These days, more people are opting for non-invasive and convenient testing methods for the assessment of hormonal imbalance. For example, testosterone levels can be easily measured through salivary sampling. In 1976, presence of male sex hormone testosterone in the saliva was first confirmed by Landman. … Continue reading Salivary Testosterone Levels – What Should You Know About It?

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Jul

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Risks Of In Vitro Fertilization

Published: July 6, 2016

Risks Of In Vitro Fertilization ‘In vitro’ is a Latin word which means ‘in glass’. It refers to a procedure occurring outside the human body. Fertilization is defined as the union of a female egg with a male sperm. In vitro fertilization (IVF) therefore refers to a form of assisted reproductive technology in which eggs … Continue reading Risks Of In Vitro Fertilization

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Jul

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The Link Between Manly Traits And Male Fertility

Published: July 5, 2016

The Link Between Manly Traits And Male Fertility According to the results of a new study, women tend to get more attracted to fertile males at the time of their ovulation to enhance their chances of successful conception. One must understand the theory of survival of the fittest to understand this concept. Traditionally, high testosterone … Continue reading The Link Between Manly Traits And Male Fertility

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Jul

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Kidney Function And Common Urological Disorders

Published: July 4, 2016

Kidney Function And Common Urological Disorders Human kidneys are paired vital organs that are bean shaped and occur on each side of the spine (along the posterior abdominal wall). Each adult kidney is about the size of a fist and serve several important functions; such as: Every day about 113 to 144 liters of blood … Continue reading Kidney Function And Common Urological Disorders

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