Hernias: New options for management

Hernias can develop in many regions of the body, but for most men, the term is shorthand for a groin (inguinal) hernia. A man has a 27% chance of developing one at some time in his life. Men with hernias have several choices to make: whether or not to have surgery to repair the condition, which type of surgery to have, and which type of anesthesia to undergo. (Locked) More »

On call: Coenzyme Q10 and statins

I'm a 61-year-old man with high blood pressure. My doctor wants me to take Zocor to lower my cholesterol, but I'm worried about muscle damage. I found a Web site that claimed coenzyme Q10 would help. Is that right? (Locked) More »