Dr. Gerhard J. Fuchs, MD, PhD

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  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

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Activity

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

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Even after the advent of powerful medications for suppressing HIV, a new study finds that more than one-third of people in San Francisco who were diagnosed with an AIDS-related infection died within five years.

    "The main cause of mortality arise...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sexually active teenage girls who are obese are less likely to use birth control than teens who aren't overweight, a new study reports.

    What's more, those overweight teens who do use some form of contraception are less likely than their normal-w...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sexually active teenage girls who are obese are less likely to use birth control than teens who aren't overweight, a new study reports.

    What's more, those overweight teens who do use some form of contraception are less likely than their normal-w...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sexually active teenage girls who are obese are less likely to use birth control than teens who aren't overweight, a new study reports.

    What's more, those overweight teens who do use some form of contraception are less likely than their normal-w...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sexually active teenage girls who are obese are less likely to use birth control than teens who aren't overweight, a new study reports.

    What's more, those overweight teens who do use some form of contraception are less likely than their normal-w...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A wide majority of U.S. men with low-risk prostate cancer are being treated for the disease even though "active surveillance" is an option, a new report finds.

    Active surveillance -- or watchful waiting -- is the careful monitoring of prostate c...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery may also help ease urinary incontinence in the long term, a new study suggests.

    Obesity is a key risk factor for urinary incontinence, a distressing condition that causes people to accidentally leak urine. Weight-loss surgery h...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Could impotence drugs like Viagra, Cialis or Levitra raise a man's odds for melanoma skin cancer?

    A new review of data involving over 20,000 men does find a slightly higher risk of the disease in men who took erectile dysfunction drugs versus th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sexual Health:

    FRIDAY, June 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many American college students don't get vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV), and many don't fully understand the threat posed by the virus or their risk for infection, new findings suggest.

    In women, some types of HPV -- the most common ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    MONDAY, June 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Prostate cancer patients with an unhealthy, high-fat diet have a significantly higher risk of death from the disease, a new study suggests.

    "There is currently very little evidence to counsel men living with prostate canc...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, May 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Radiation therapy for prostate cancer may be less effective for overweight and obese men than for men of normal weight, a new study suggests.

    Higher rates of prostate cancer relapse, prostate cancer death, and death from other causes were seen for ...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, May 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with HIV should start taking medications to battle the virus that causes AIDS as soon as they're diagnosed, a new international study finds.

    Scientists involved in the trial were so impressed by the health benefits of early use of HIV dru...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The initial portion of ejaculate is most likely to lead to conception, a small new study suggests.

    Spanish researchers found that the first fraction of ejaculate contains more sperm, and that these sperm are more active and have better quality DNA...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests, but does not prove, that men with asthma may be less likely to develop aggressive prostate cancer or to die from the disease.

    Researchers found that men with asthma were 29 percent less likely to develop aggressive prostate ca...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dentist:

    FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Treating gum disease may help reduce symptoms of prostate inflammation, which can make urination difficult, a small study suggests.

    Previous research has shown a link between gum disease and prostate inflammation -- called prostatitis.

    The ...Full Article