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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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Testicular Cancer Treatments and Survival

Published: January 8, 2015

Testicular Cancer Treatments and Survival According to recent estimates, approximately 9,000 new cases of testicular cancer were diagnosed in United States in the year 2014 (1). Despite brilliant advancements in the field of science and technology, the testicular malignancy claimed approximately 400 lives. Fortunately, testicular cancer is not very common in the general population. Based … Continue reading Testicular Cancer Treatments and Survival

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Testicular Cancer Types

Published: January 7, 2015

Testicular Cancer Types According to the classic principles of human genetics, a fetus that is carrying Y-chromosome is genetically a male; however, the physical or physiological appearance of the fetus is determined by the complex interplay of different hormones and chemical mediators (such as hormones) that are released by gonads (like testicles). Testosterone, the primary … Continue reading Testicular Cancer Types

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Testicular Cancer – Causes, Symptoms and Risk Factors

Published: January 6, 2015

Testicular Cancer | Causes, Symptoms and Risk Factors Male sex hormones and sperm cells are synthesized, stored and released by a pair of round or oval shaped organs, which are referred to as the testicles. Due to vitality and importance of this organ, Nature has devised several protective barriers for the optimal functioning of this … Continue reading Testicular Cancer – Causes, Symptoms and Risk Factors

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Body Mass Index

Published: January 5, 2015

Body Mass Index When you are trying to get in better shape, or are measuring your body specs, your weight isn’t what you should be focusing on. Your body mass index can give you a much more accurate picture. The BMI measures weight relative to the height and mass of a person. BMI was developed … Continue reading Body Mass Index

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Spinal Cord Injury and Sexuality

Published: December 31, 2014

Spinal Cord Injury and Sexuality Male sexual function is a product of optimal physical, sexual and emotional stimulation that is mediated by hormones and spinal nerves. There are several physiological and neurological factors that may present with sexual deficits. According to a new study published in the International Journal of Impotence Research (1), the effectiveness … Continue reading Spinal Cord Injury and Sexuality

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Masturbation Addiction

Published: December 30, 2014

Masturbation Addiction In simple words, masturbation addiction is the compulsive desire or need to masturbate. Masturbation affects you in more ways than one – physically, spiritually, and emotionally. Just like substance abuse, masturbation addiction also seems to give you a euphoric feeling of high from the release of chemicals into the brain during an orgasm. … Continue reading Masturbation Addiction

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Tips to Weight Loss

Published: December 29, 2014

Tips to Weight Loss A great way to help slow down your eating habits is to set a timer for 20 minutes while eating. This allows your body time to send signals regarding feelings of being full to your brain as you eat. This, coupled with a healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables, is … Continue reading Tips to Weight Loss

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Hematospermia Definition, Causes and Treatments

Published: December 24, 2014

Hematospermia Definition, Causes and Treatments Bloody ejaculation may send alarming signals to a man and his partner. Such a condition that involves blood-tinged penile ejaculation is called hematospermia. Also known as hemospermia, the condition conjures fears of cancer or a urologic disease. Three factors that dictate the extent of hematospermia evaluation include Patient age Presence … Continue reading Hematospermia Definition, Causes and Treatments

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Premature Ejaculation Classification and Treatment

Published: December 23, 2014

Premature Ejaculation Premature Ejaculation (PE) is defined as ejaculation during the course of sexual activity which occurs prior to the satisfaction of the person or partner.   Specific Criteria Although this may be a subjective basis to make a diagnosis, more specific criteria has been established: Ejaculation within 1 minute of penetration The inability to … Continue reading Premature Ejaculation Classification and Treatment

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Vasectomy Risks and Requirements

Published: December 22, 2014

Vasectomy Risks and Requirements  Sperm is produced in the testes. From there, sperm travels into a small gland that is located just outside the testes called the epididymis. It is here that the sperm stays as long as six weeks to mature. The tubes of the epididymis join together at the very end of the epididymis … Continue reading Vasectomy Risks and Requirements

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