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Cranberry Women's Formula For Improved Health

By Dr. W. Gifford Jones

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

"How can I rid myself of recurrent urinary infections?" a distraught patient asked me. Several courses of antibiotics had failed to end her discomfort. Now, with Cranberry Women's Formula, there's a natural treatment that helps to prevent frequent bladder infections, improve general health and, in the bargain, fights obesity.

Diapers are not just for babies

By Dr. W. Gifford Jones

Tuesday, May 30, 2006

"We know where you're going!" is not a phrase that women want to hear. But due to an aging population increasing numbers of women are rushing to the bathroom. Some are suffering from urinary infection or an overactive bladder. But increasing numbers of women need frequent changes of diapers due to urinary stress incontinence. Unfortunately, many women with this problem are too embarrassed to seek help. But there are ways to help relieve patients of this annoying disorder.

Scotty Bowman is Teaching More Than Hockey

By Dr. W. Gifford Jones

Tuesday, August 2, 2005

There's a funny cartoon in The New Yorker magazine. It shows an elderly couple at the pharmacist's counter. The man is saying, "I want the night-before-pill and she wants the morning-after-pill!

A New Treatment Of The Overactive Bladder

By Dr. W. Gifford Jones

Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Have you ever heard of "Toilet Mapping"? The best description of this comes from a patient of mine who asked, "Do you know how to get to know a city well?" I replied,

Operation Helps Men Urinate Like Teenagers

By Dr. W. Gifford Jones

Tuesday, May 10, 2005

What should men and their wives know about the New Gold Standard? No, not the one associated with the London England Gold Market. Rather, the new gold standard of treating benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) in men. A report from The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is good news for hundreds of thousands of males who every year require surgery for this condition. And who worry that it may affect their sexual health.

The Testicles Top Song: "It's Too Darn Hot

By Dr. W. Gifford Jones

Tuesday, April 19, 2005

There's a story that should have made headlines around the world, but somehow it collected dust. In 2002, the British Journal, Lancet, reported that a scientist had suffered burns to his penis and scrotum while using a laptop computer. You might quickly conclude that he was naked and had fallen asleep with his laptop on his lap, but that was not the case. Rather, he was working with his trousers and underpants on. For want of a better word he had simply been "lap-scorched".

The Billion Dollar Erectile Race

By Dr. W. Gifford Jones

September 8, 2004

How many times a week are we supposed to make love? Moreover, if erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs don't work, what are you supposed to do?

Cran-Max Cranberry To Prevent Urinary Tract Infections

By Dr. W. Gifford Jones

July 13, 2004

Why didn't doctors listen to their mothers? For years they counseled that cranberry juice was an effective way to treat urinary tract infections (UTI). Yet doctors passed off their advice as just another old-wive's tale. Research now proves them wrong. And there's a new super-charged clinically proven cranberry supplement, "Cran-Max", to help people suffering from the "We-know-where-you're-going" syndrome.

What Men and Their Wives Don't Know About Andropause

By Dr. W. Gifford Jones

June 21, 2004

Has your husband become grumpy, sad, lacking in energy, falling asleep after dinner and finding less enjoyment in life? You may even have noticed that his pants are longer than they used to be. And that for the first time he's having sexual problems. If so, he may be suffering from the male change of life, known as Andropause. And a wee dab of AndroGel may be all that he needs.

Toss Mountain Bikes Away Before Romancing Your Lady

By Dr. W. Gifford Jones

June 6, 2004

Mountain bikers are an athletic macho group. But are they good lovers? And how many have trouble getting their wives pregnant? Recent studies show that mountain bikers get more than exercise when they travel over the Swiss Alps.

Is Impotence An Alarm Bell For Heart Attack?

By Dr. W. Gifford Jones

September 21, 2003

What caused the sudden heart attack? Ask anyone this question and many would accuse too much cholesterol, chronic stress, smoking, obesity or bad genetics. But what about the role of the male hormone testosterone in causing cardiovascular disease? Is erectile dysfunction (ED) an early warning sign of heart attack? And what can we learn about testosterone treatment from a London Harley Street specialist?

PSA Screening Results in 30 Percent Over-Diagnosis

By Dr. W. Gifford Jones

May 18, 2003

For women, a telephone call reporting that mammography has detected an abnormality, and a second picture is needed, triggers instant fear of breast cancer. For men, an elevated PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen) test has the same devastating effect. They dread the thought that they've developed cancer of the prostate gland with all its grim implications. But how accurate is the PSA test? And if a malignancy is present, what is the best treatment?

New Treatment For The Fractured Male Organ

By Dr. W. Gifford Jones

March 9, 2003

"So you're the doctor who wrote that column!" I'm still greeted by that remark even though it's 11 years since I first wrote about "The Fractured Male Organ". I know doctors shouldn't make light of a patient's medical problems. But I couldn't stop chuckling when I first researched this malady. Now there's a new treatment for this embarrassing problem.

Your Kidneys And a Brown Paper Bag

By Dr. W. Gifford Jones

September 1, 2002

Can a brown paper bag decrease the epidemic of renal disease in this country? Today, more than 20 million North Americans suffer from chronic kidney disease. That's 1 in 9 adults. Another 20 million are at risk.

Feeling a Little Sexy and Wonder Why?

By Dr. W. Gifford Jones

Tuesday, May 12, 2002

Are you feeling a little sexy lately and have no idea why it's happening? If that's the case you had better check your medicine cabinet. You may be taking a well-known product sildenafil (Viagra) approved for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) without knowing it. How can this happen?

Is Circumcision Why We Need Viagra?

By Dr. W. Gifford Jones

March 3, 2002

When I researched this column on circumcision my initial reaction was "Wow". I thought the topic would be as easy to write about as rolling off a log but it consumed hours. I hadn't realized the male foreskin had triggered so many medical articles and so much controversy. Now I'm convinced that most families make a decision on circumcision without knowing much about this procedure. The question is, has male circumcision has increased the sale of Viagra?

ED drugs + Testosterone = End of ED

By Dr. W. Gifford Jones

March 4, 2001

"Sex is not only for Valentines Day" was the message awaiting me when I arrived in London, England. And to drive home the point, the fearless British racing car driver Sir Stirling Moss had just announced that he used erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs. And urged others to seek treatment. So the timing for the 4th International Meeting of the Andropause Society to discuss ED and testosterone couldn't have been better.


W. Gifford-Jones M.D is the pen name of Dr. Ken Walker graduate of Harvard. Dr. Walker's website is: Docgiff.com

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Pre-2008 articles by Gifford Jones