Men's Problems Health News

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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

6/5/2013
Men Face Higher Risk of Infections Related to Health Care

Extensive study found hospitalized men had 60 percent greater odds of bloodstream, surgical infections

5/31/2013
Experimental Drugs Show Promise Against Prostate Cancer

Tumor growth suppressed in lab tests; human trials still needed, study authors say

5/21/2013
Age, Other Illnesses May Make Prostate Cancer Treatment Unnecessary

For older patients with hypertension, heart failure, different problems will likely cause death, study finds

5/20/2013
Newer, Pricier Prostate Cancer Radiation No Better Than Old: Study

Researchers looked at men who had the therapy after surgery

5/20/2013
ADHD in Childhood May Raise Risk for Obesity in Adulthood

Study found boys with the disorder were twice as likely to have a higher body-mass index when they were men

5/15/2013
Young Women Less Healthy Than Men Before Heart Attack: Study

Females tend to have more physical and mental problems prior to the event, researchers find

5/15/2013
FDA Approves New Drug to Fight Advanced Prostate Cancer

Xofigo was fast-tracked for approval and is meant for tumors that have spread to the bones

5/15/2013
Erectile Dysfunction Tied to Long-Term Narcotic Use in Men

In study, more men on impotence meds were taking opioids for chronic back pain

5/13/2013
Brain Anatomy in Dyslexics Varies By Gender, Study Finds

Discovery suggests interventions for reading disability need to be tailored accordingly

5/13/2013
Scientists Discover More Genetic Clues to Testicular Cancer

Disease risk is strongly tied to family history

5/10/2013
Study Claims Marijuana Tied to Lower Bladder Cancer Risk

But experts question the study's design and are skeptical of the conclusion

5/10/2013
Testosterone Supplements May Hurt Male Fertility, Study Finds

Infertility clinics find that many men seeking help were taking 'T'

5/9/2013
Many Seniors Suffer Mental Decline in Silence: CDC

While 1 in 8 has memory problems and confusion, too few seek help

5/8/2013
Treatment for Painful Curved Penis Shows Promise

Xiaflex up for FDA approval later this year, but some experts think injections required would be a tough sell