Dr. Arthur Crowley, MD

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Affiliation:

  • LBI Urology, P.C.

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D supplements may slow or prevent low-grade prostate cancer from progressing, a small new study suggests.

    "Vitamin D decreases inflammation in tissues, and inflammation is a driver of cancer," explained Bruce Hollis, the study's lead rese...Full Article

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    SATURDAY, March 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking doubles the risk that prostate cancer will return after surgery for the disease, a new study suggests.

    "This is a new analysis, but it seems to confirm results we have seen in many other types of cancer: Basically, smoking increases the...Full Article

  • Arthur Crowley, MD - Howell, NJ - Urology
    Arthur Crowley, MD answered:
    Natural supplements, vitamins, and herbal medicines have been used for decades by Africans, Chinese and other cultures for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. 
    However, unlike prescription medicines, most erectile dysfunction supplements, vitamins, and herbs have not been adequately studied or...Read More
  • Arthur Crowley, MD - Howell, NJ - Urology
    Arthur Crowley, MD answered:
    Kidney stones should be treated when:
    Pain is not readily or easily controlled with oral medications.
    Associated symptoms are present (for example, nausea, vomiting).
    Fever or infection is present or suspected (can be life threatening).
    Involved patient has:
    • single (solitary) kidney.
    • poor
    ...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility:

    FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Experts have long assumed that as a man's testosterone level declines, so does his sex life. But a new study suggests the reverse may be true.

    "Most people in or out of medicine assume that a lowered serum testosterone may cause reduced sexual ac...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    TUESDAY, March 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's a glimmer of hope for millions of people infected with genital herpes: A new study in mice hints at the success of a vaccine against the virus.

    Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City report that the vaccine ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, March 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may slow down prostate cancer in men who are also taking medication to reduce their levels of male hormones, according to new research.

    Taking a statin alongside androgen deprivation therapy slowed the progress of...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility:

    MONDAY, March 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hard physical work, high blood pressure and taking multiple medications are among the factors that may lower sperm quality and make men less fertile, new research finds.

    "Nearly 15 percent of American couples do not get pregnant within their first...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some good news, guys: A new analysis of penis sizes will help reassure most of you that you're normal, researchers say.

    Many males worry about their penis size, even when there's no cause for concern. But until now, there has been no formal revie...Full Article

  • Arthur Crowley, MD - Howell, NJ - Urology
    Arthur Crowley, MD answered:
    A Foley catheter is usually needed after prostate surgery, especially radical prostatectomy. Once the prostate is removed, a connection between the urinary bladder and urethra is made and held with sutures. The Foley catheter allows the area to heal while draining the bladder. The catheter is left...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's new evidence that gay men not infected with HIV can stay that way if they take a pill called Truvada in the days before and after a sexual encounter with an infected partner.

    The strategy is known as "pre-exposure prophylaxis," or PrEP...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. recommendations against the PSA test for prostate cancer might have prompted a small but measurable increase in the number of higher-risk cases diagnosed recently, according to a new study.

    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) in...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Choosing active surveillance over treatment for prostate cancer may decrease the odds of survival in men with intermediate-risk cancer, a new study says.

    The risk of death over 15 years for men with intermediate-risk prostate cancers who chose clo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that a wait-and-watch approach for prostate cancer isn't being used often enough, and that more men are being treated than may be necessary.

    Additionally, the researchers expressed concern about the numbers of men being tr...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Eclipse System has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat fecal incontinence in adult women aged 18 to 75, the agency said in a news release.

    Fecal incontinence is especially common among older adults. Vaginal childbir...Full Article