Men's Problems Health News

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11/14/2013
Walking May Cut Stroke Risk in Older Men

British study suggests the number of weekly hours walked, not how fast, is what matters

11/12/2013
Overweight Men May Face Higher Death Risk From Prostate Cancer: Study

Strongest link seen in patients with more aggressive disease

11/8/2013
Study: Women at Higher Risk for Allergies, Asthma

Reasons for gender difference are unclear

11/5/2013
Diabetes Greatly Raises Younger Women's Heart Risk: Study

For those under 60, diabetes quadruples the risk of heart disease, bringing it on par with men

11/5/2013
Study Raises Questions About Testosterone Therapy

But it doesn't prove heart harms from the popular supplements

11/5/2013
History of Prostate Cancer Tied to Higher Odds for Melanoma

Studies followed thousands of white male health professionals

11/4/2013
Bodybuilding Boys Often Try Drugs and Alcohol, Study Finds

Preoccupation with body image can lead to risky behaviors, researcher says

10/28/2013
Too Much Sitting Tied to Higher Risk of Colon Polyps in Men

'Active couch potatoes' who do get some exercise just as vulnerable, study suggests

10/28/2013
Study of Male Birth Defect Lets Pesticides Off the Hook -- for Now

Hypospadias occurs in about five of every 1,000 baby boys

10/26/2013
Study Ties Y Chromosome Variations to Prostate Cancer Risk

Researchers used Utah population data spanning generations

10/24/2013
Prostate Biopsies May Cause Unnecessary Worry for Many Men, Study Finds

Report supports notion of adopting 'wait and see' approach after PSA test, experts say

10/24/2013
Men May Stroll a Little Slower Down Lovers' Lane

Study found males decreased their speed when walking beside a romantic partner

10/18/2013
Urinary Tract Infection Often Puts Older Men in Hospital

Pinpointing high-risk patients could improve treatment, save health care dollars, researchers say

10/17/2013
Men With Deep Voices Attract More Women, Study Finds

But these husky-toned males are often viewed as flings, not long-term mates

10/15/2013
Many Doctors Ignore Guidelines, Order PSA Tests for Elderly Men

Study found 40 percent of men aged 75 and older were screened, despite expert consensus against it

10/15/2013
Did Recession Lead to Increase in Vasectomies?

Wisconsin researchers found link between economy and procedure rates, but another expert says it's not proof

10/14/2013
Exercise Might Boost Men's Sperm Counts, Study Finds

Meanwhile, other research saw no fertility effects from caffeine, alcohol

10/4/2013
Older Men Gain Little From PSA Test: Study

Researchers followed Medicare recipients for 3 years

10/3/2013
Usual 'Hot Flash' Therapies Don't Help Prostate Cancer Patients: Study

Methods that ease the problem in women found ineffective for men receiving hormone treatment

9/24/2013
Low Testosterone Linked to Possible Heart Problems in Men

But study didn't explain how hormone levels might contribute to disease

9/23/2013
Extended Hormone Therapy Doesn't Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients: Study

Shorter-course treatment as effective for those with intermediate-risk disease, oncologist says

9/16/2013
New Device Approved for Enlarged Prostate

Helps relieve blocked urine flow

9/11/2013
Testosterone Not the Whole Story in 'Male Menopause'

Estrogen also involved, researchers say, and 'low-T' diagnosis isn't clear-cut

9/10/2013
1 in 4 Asia-Pacific Men Admits to Rape: Survey

Entitlement, punishment among reasons cited

9/8/2013
Stressful Events May Raise Risk of Falls in Older Men, Study Finds

More evidence needed to see whether screening would be worthwhile, researcher says

9/4/2013
Vigorous Exercise May Lessen Young Men's Risk of Epilepsy

Those with high fitness level 79 percent less likely to be diagnosed with disorder later in life, study suggests

9/3/2013
European Men Grew 4 Inches Taller Over Past 100 Years

Better sanitation, lower infant mortality are key contributing causes, study authors say

9/3/2013
More Menopausal Women Hospitalized for Asthma, Study Finds

Biggest discrepancy in rates between men and women seen during 40s and 50s

9/2/2013
Boys Have Higher Death Rates From Many Causes, Study Shows

Finds their risk is greater than girls; experts say many factors may be involved

8/30/2013
In Showdowns Between Sexes, Male Ego Bruises Easily

When wives or girlfriends succeed, men's self-esteem sags, study contends

8/27/2013
High Cholesterol May Be Particularly Bad for Middle-Aged Men

They're far more prone to heart attacks than women, study found

8/27/2013
Could Heavy Coffee Drinking Help Men Battle Prostate Cancer?

Study linked lower rates of recurrence, progression to those who consumed 4 or more cups a day

8/16/2013
High-Tech Prostate Scan May Boost Cancer Detection

Combo of ultrasound and MRI zeroes in on tumors, helping some men avoid biopsy, experts say

8/14/2013
18-Year Study Finds Drug Cut Prostate Cancer Risk

Follow-up focused on finasteride, the active ingredient in Proscar and hair-loss drug Propecia

8/14/2013
'Watch & Wait' OK for Many Low-Grade Prostate Tumors: Study

Aggressiveness doesn't seem to change over time, researchers say

8/13/2013
Sports-Related Sudden Death More Likely to Occur in Men: Study

Screening for heart problems might need to be tailored to gender, experts say

8/13/2013
Men's Share of Housework May Depend on Career Choice

Study found those in traditionally male jobs tend to help out less at home

8/6/2013
U.S. Troops' Suicide Risk Tied to Mental Illness, Not Combat: Study

Psychiatric screening would help identify soldiers at greatest risk, experts say

7/23/2013
Single Men Show Higher Risk of Cancer-Linked Oral HPV

But overall risk is low, and virus usually clears within a year, study found

7/19/2013
Older Black Men Often Fall Short on Post-Cancer Care

Hispanics are also less likely than whites to see specialists, get shots, study finds

7/16/2013
Kidney Failure a Possible Risk of Prostate Cancer Hormone Treatment: Study

Review looked at side effect from androgen deprivation therapy

7/15/2013
2 New Alzheimer's Drugs Show Promise in Early Studies

Experts caution that expectations are low in field littered with drug failures

7/9/2013
Soy Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer's Return: Study

But an expert says findings are inconclusive

7/9/2013
Many Men Plan to Ignore PSA Test Guideline: Survey

Most say they'll still have the prostate cancer screen, despite expert panel's recommendation

7/8/2013
Many Men Not Told Pros, Cons of PSA Testing, Survey Finds

Doctors frequently make call on their own on whether to test for prostate cancer

6/26/2013
Young Men Less Likely to Survive Melanoma Than Women: Study

White males made up about 40 percent of deadly skin cancer patients, but more than 63 percent of deaths

6/21/2013
Some Infertile Men Show Higher Cancer Risk, Study Suggests

Factors that contribute to lack of sperm may also raise odds for tumors, researchers say

6/21/2013
Health Tip: Remind Men to Focus on Health

Help them make it a priority

6/11/2013
Only 5 Percent of Restroom Patrons Wash Hands Properly, Study Finds

And 1 in 10 don't scrub up at all after flushing

6/10/2013
Tweaking Dietary Fat Mix Might Boost Prostate Cancer Survival

Men who subbed vegetable oils, avocados, nuts for animal fats fared better in study