Testicular pain requires swift medical attention
“Most kids just present with scrotal pain,” Monroe said. “From a parent standpoint, they are not going to be able to differentiate the cause.” Epididymitis may be the cause, but it could also be testicular torsion, a twisting of the testicle. “With ...
Greenville News - Thu, 01 Oct 2015 12:30

UT student blames misdiagnosis for loss of testicle
Later that night, the man went to the St. David's Medical Center emergency room in extreme pain, according to the lawsuit, and after an ultrasound was diagnosed with testicular torsion, a condition in which blood supply is cut off to the testicle ...
Austin American-Statesman - Wed, 26 Aug 2015 04:06

7 Pains You Should Never Ignore
What it is: It's probably called testicular torsion. Normally, a man's testicles are attached to his body in two ways: by the spermatic cords, which run into the abdomen, and by fleshy anchors near the scrotum. But sometimes, in a relatively common ...
Yahoo Health - Thu, 21 May 2015 04:30

Aliskiren might have a protective effect in testicular torsion–detorsion injury
The direct renin inhibitor aliskiren might be useful in protecting the testes from ischaemia–reperfusion injury following testicular torsion injury, according to a new animal study published in The Journal of Urology. Following testicular torsion ...
Nature.com - Tue, 21 Apr 2015 01:18

Cryptorchidism in Dogs
On occasion, a testicle will be retained in the abdomen or the flank; this is referred to as unilateral cryptorchidism, or if both are missing or retained, then it is referred to as bilateral cryptorchidism. Most veterinarians like to wait for up to ...
Victoria Advocate - Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:37

Music in operating theaters could impair communication
Many of us will know just how hard it can be to make yourself heard at work when someone has the radio turned up too loud. The same is true when you work in an operating theater, according to the findings of a new study. A theater team performing ...
Medical News Today - Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:02

Woman's Painful Story Details Health Risks of Skinny Jeans
And men should be extra careful when donning skinny slacks, as they can bring on testicular torsion, which is where one testicle gets twisted, hampering circulation, causing severe pain, swelling, and — in extreme cases — causing the testicle to die ...
Yahoo Health - Mon, 22 Jun 2015 15:38

Ladies, Here's When You Might Want to Stop Wearing Skinny Jeans
TheBlaze.com - Tue, 23 Jun 2015 08:49

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT): Facts and Side Effects
Depression affects approximately 350 million people worldwide, making it the leading global cause of disability.1 Only 60-70% of persons with major depressive disorder who take antidepressant medications will respond to medication therapy. The ...
Medical News Today - Thu, 06 Aug 2015 00:01

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