Men's Problems Health News

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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

5/7/2013
Testicular Cancer on Rise in U.S., Especially Among Hispanic Men

Study finds slow, steady increase, but experts say condition remains uncommon

5/7/2013
Buying Testosterone Supplements Online Can Be Risky

Most sellers extol benefits with little mention of potential health hazards, study finds

5/7/2013
Sleep Woes Tied to Prostate Cancer Risk in Study

Men least likely to nod off were most likely to have severe disease, researchers found

5/6/2013
Most Men With Erectile Dysfunction Don't Seem to Get Treatment

In study of 6 million ED patients, 75 percent either didn't receive or fill prescriptions

5/3/2013
Urologists' Group Issues Updated Guidelines on PSA Test

Most younger men and those over 70 don't need prostate cancer screening; middle-aged men should talk with their doctor

4/30/2013
Men Who Are Obese While Young Can Pay a Price Later

Danish study found overweight males in their 20s had worse health in middle age

4/29/2013
Your Voice Carries Sexual Cues, Study Finds

Women prefer deep voices, men attracted to high-pitched, breathy tones

4/29/2013
New Guidelines Suggest HIV Screening for All Adults

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says effectiveness of newer treatments, especially if given early, prompted change

4/23/2013
Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers Tied to Risk for Other Cancers

Findings come from two large, long-term studies of U.S. health professionals

4/23/2013
Obesity Linked to Prostate Cancer, Study Finds

Men who had a biopsy that didn't find cancer were at raised risk for disease later if they were obese

4/19/2013
Sons of Absent or Abusive Fathers May Pick More Bar Fights: Survey

Study looked at aggression tied to drinking in young Australian men

4/16/2013
'Do-It-Yourself' Projects May Boost White-Collar Males' Self-Image

They indulge their 'inner craftsman' while working with their hands, researchers say

4/15/2013
Study Questions Value of PSA Test for Older Men

Only a third who received abnormal result went on to receive prostate biopsy, experts note

4/15/2013
New Procedure May Shrink Enlarged Prostate Without Surgery

'Prostatic artery embolization' didn't cause troublesome side effects in study

4/8/2013
Most Men Don't Need PSA Tests, Doctors' Group Says

American College of Physicians notes limited benefit of prostate cancer screening

4/8/2013
Can Penis Size Sway Women's Choice of Mate?

Shown images of naked mannequins, females tended to favor better-endowed candidates, study found

4/4/2013
Low Testosterone Linked to Later Arthritis in Study

Hormonal changes could influence disease severity, researchers say

4/3/2013
Black Men Often Face Delays in Prostate Cancer Care: Study

Finding is more evidence of gap in quality of care for the disease, researcher says

3/28/2013
'Bigorexics' Want to Boost Their Masculinity

But anorexic guys may identify with more feminine stereotypes, study suggests

3/26/2013
Men Biologically Programmed to Steer Clear of Friends' Wives

Study finds testosterone levels drop, reducing adultery urge

3/26/2013
Is Early Baldness in Blacks a Clue to Prostate Cancer?

Hair loss by age 30 may raise risk, study suggests

3/20/2013
Having Older Grandfather May Raise Child's Autism Risk: Study

Men who became dads at age 50 or older had higher odds for a grandchild with the disorder

3/18/2013
Craze for Hairless Genitals Accompanies Rise in Infections

Shaving, clipping and waxing may raise risk of skin virus, study finds

3/13/2013
Certain Men May Face Higher Risk of Brain Injury

Falls, assaults and traffic crashes most common causes in Swedish study

2/21/2013
Cancer Rates Vary Widely by State, Race: CDC Report

Latest data from 2009 cites 1.5 million new cases diagnosed; prostate and breast tumors most common

2/15/2013
Proscar Won't Boost Prostate Cancer Survival, Study Finds

Drug does appear to reduce diagnosis of the disease, researchers say

2/13/2013
Could Duration of Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy Be Halved?

Preliminary research suggests it might be safe to shorten the current 3-year treatment

2/11/2013
If Wife Earns More, Husband's Sexual Performance May Suffer: Study

Men in this situation were slightly more likely to be prescribed impotence drugs, researchers found

2/8/2013
Who Says the Sexes Are Planets Apart?

New study states forget the Mars-Venus divide; the thinking of men and women tend to overlap

2/5/2013
Too Much TV Tied to Lower Sperm Count in Young Men

But exercising may boost sperm count, study also suggests

2/4/2013
Calcium Supplements May Raise Men's Death Risk From Heart Disease

Study did not find similar threat to women, however

1/30/2013
Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatments Similar in Long Run: Study

Researchers comparing surgery, radiation therapy did find short-term differences in men's sexual, urinary, bowel problems

1/30/2013
Impotence Drug Cialis Might Have Other Sexual Benefits: Study

Industry-funded research suggests it could help men who've had troubling achieving orgasm

1/30/2013
For Married Men, Does More Housework Mean Less Sex?

Study suggests it's not a sure path from kitchen to bedroom

1/29/2013
Erectile Dysfunction May Signal Hidden Heart Disease

Large study found even mild impotence was tied to greater odds of future hospitalization, death

1/28/2013
Fried Foods May Boost Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Says

But the research doesn't prove a link between the disease and French fries, donuts and the like