Chris Regal, Editor

Christopher Regal is a former Web Producer for a variety of conditions on, including osteoarthritis, chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, ADHD, Migraine, and prostate health. He edited, wrote, and managed writers for the website. He joined HealthCentral in November 2009 after time spent working for a political news organization. Chris is a graduate of the Catholic University of America and is a native of Albany, New York.

Warning Signs of Low Testosterone

Testosterone is the male sex hormone produced by the testes, starting in the eighth week of a fetus’ life and continuing throughout a man’s life. Hormone levels vary with age, peaking in early adulthood, then decreasing slightly as a man ages. But as ...
Chris Regal

Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Thanks to advances in medical technology, the options available for men with prostate cancer are now more plentiful than ever. Different approaches can be taken depending on the type of cancer, the speed at which it is spreading and preference of the ...
Chris Regal

Computer-Assisted Knee Replacement Surgery: Myths vs. Facts

For years, the thought of robotics in surgery has provided hope for the future of countless medical procedures. Robotics can be used to guide instruments, provide more precision in cutting, require less space with which to operate, and, as a result, ...
Chris Regal

How Dangerous Are Energy Drinks?

On November 14, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) disclosed that 13 deaths over the last four years have been linked to consumption of the drink 5-Hour Energy. Two weeks earlier, the FDA had issued a warning about Monster Energy drinks, noting t...
Chris Regal