Dr. Matthew Janiga of the Sutter Medical Group discusses the field of Urology with our hosts. They discuss prostate cancer and kidney stones. You can make an appointment with Dr. Janiga by calling (530) 889-7488. American Urological Association guidelines for detection of prostate cancer United States Preventive Services Task Force guidelines for prostate cancer screening
In this episode we speak about the outbreak of meningococcemia at the University of Oregon and discuss long-term care and skilled nursing facilities with Nima Pourfathi of Auburn Oaks Care Center. This week a sixth student at the University of Oregon was diagnosed meningococcemia. One of the six students died from the infection in February. The bacteria […]
Dr. James Dunn, Urogynecologist speaks with our live audience on menopause and other issues affecting women’s health. Treatments discussed include hormone replacement therapy with estrogens alone, estrogen with progesterone, Effexor (venlafaxine), Prozac(fluoxetine) and other SSRI anti-depressants, and natural remedies like black cohosh and soy isoflavins.
Herpes Ophthalmicus or eye herpes was the main topic of our talk with David Norcott, OD, Optometrist at Auburn Eye Care. Herpes Ophthalmicus is one possible complication of shingles or chicken pox which are both caused by the herpes varicella-zoster virus.