Men's Problems Health News

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12/4/2012
Severe Gum Disease May Be Linked to Impotence

Small study found men with periodontitis were about 3 times as likely to experience erectile problems

11/29/2012
New HIV Infections Highest Among Urban Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC

Prevention efforts vital in high-risk areas, researchers say

11/28/2012
Deep Belly Fat Could Weaken Men's Bones, Study Suggests

Level of 'visceral fat' seemed to have an effect regardless of man's overall weight

11/26/2012
Alzheimer's May Progress Differently in Women, Men

Study found variations in brain matter loss, early mental decline

11/21/2012
Weak Muscles in Teen Years Linked to Early Death in Men

Low strength levels in youth may raise risk as much as high blood pressure or being overweight, study suggests

11/19/2012
Testosterone Gel Fails to Boost Viagra's Effects

Study found no added benefit to men being treated for erectile dysfunction

11/15/2012
Sperms' Length Linked to Men's Fertility

Finding might aid in the diagnosis and treatment of male infertility, researchers say

11/14/2012
Study Reveals Gender Gap in Spotting Depression

People, especially males, more likely to identify poor mental health in women than in men

11/13/2012
Gene Ups Pancreatitis Risk in Men Who Drink Heavily

But study found men with healthy pancreas were not affected

11/12/2012
Genital Injuries Common But Preventable, Researchers Say

Men more often hurt, with younger males tending to get injured on bikes, older males slipping in the tub

11/8/2012
Alcoholism Linked to Poor Sense of Empathy, Irony in Men

Study suggests difficulty with complex forms of verbal communication may be tied to alcohol abuse

11/6/2012
Women, Young Adults Misinterpret Chest Pain: Study

Females also less likely to be told they might have heart disease

11/5/2012
Multivitamins Won't Help Men Ward Off Heart Disease: Study

Major trial with more than 11 years of follow-up shows no benefit for heart attack, stroke

11/2/2012
Stem Cell Therapy Reversed Chemo-Linked Infertility in Male Monkeys

Preliminary research looked at infertility caused by some cancer therapies

10/31/2012
Men May Benefit From Osteoporosis Drug, Too: Study

At-risk older males who took Reclast saw 67 percent drop in fractures

10/29/2012
Viagra Can Help Prostate Cancer Patients Maintain Sex Lives: Study

Use of the drug before and after radiation treatments may help men avoid erectile dysfunction

10/26/2012
Is 'Sex Addiction' Real? Some Experts Say So

Proposed criteria focus on behaviors so uncontrolled they are causing real harm

10/25/2012
Obese Boys, Impotent Men?

Small study found lower testosterone levels in heavy young males, but more research needed

10/22/2012
Lance Armstrong Stripped of Tour de France Titles

Doping scandal has already caused cyclist to step down as head of cancer charity

10/22/2012
Boys Hit Puberty Sooner Now, Study Finds

Findings mirror research on girls, but study doesn't pinpoint why

10/19/2012
Post-Op Radiation May Boost Results for Prostate Cancer Patients: Study

Approach might work best for younger men and patients whose tumors show signs of spread

10/17/2012
Antioxidants in Tea, Fruit, Veggies Might Fight Prostate Cancer: Study

Preliminary research found men who consumed more flavonoids had milder form of the disease

10/17/2012
Lance Armstrong Resigns as Chairman of Cancer Foundation

Move comes after more allegations surfaced in bike-doping scandal

10/11/2012
Another Meningitis Scare Emerges, Targeting NYC's Gay Men

Cases of deadly bacterial infection are rising sharply among HIV-infected males, health officials report

10/5/2012
One-Third of Men With Anal Cancer Have HIV, Study Finds

Gay males among those at higher risk of the rare cancer, U.S. government researchers say

9/27/2012
Flu Season's Approaching So Roll Up Your Sleeve

U.S. health officials say this year's vaccine protects against two new strains

9/27/2012
Genes May Influence Impotence After Prostate Radiation

Preliminary research suggests genetic analysis might help men assess their risk

9/26/2012
Some Women's Brains Contain Male DNA: Study

Health implications are unclear, researchers say

9/26/2012
Can Parents' Divorce Boost Son's Risk for Stroke?

Researchers suspect stress hormone may play a role

9/24/2012
Eunuchs Lived Longer Than Other Men: Study

Genealogy records from Korean dynasty show about 15 years of extended life span

9/24/2012
Study Links Another Gene Variant to Male Breast Cancer

Finding offers insight into causes of disease that kills several hundred men in US each year

9/21/2012
Treating Sperm With Missing Protein Might Help Male Fertility

But research is in early stages with results so far confined to lab

9/13/2012
Men More Prone to Depression After Stroke: Study

Males' need for 'control' over health may trigger more of a setback when illness strikes, researchers say

9/12/2012
Drug Used to Prevent Prostate Cancer Won't Lower Quality of Life

Proscar is indicated for enlarged prostate; study found it had little long-term detrimental effect

9/7/2012
Pan-Fried Red Meat May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study

Cooking at high temperatures triggers formation of cancer-causing chemicals, researchers say

9/6/2012
Nonalcoholic Red Wine Might Help Lower Blood Pressure

Regular red wine, gin had no health benefit in small study of men at risk for heart disease

9/6/2012
Cholesterol Screenings Up, But Certain Groups Still Lag: CDC

Younger, less-educated adults and Hispanics not as likely to get blood levels tested

9/5/2012
Men, Women Do See Things Differently: Study

Males seem better with fine detail, rapidly moving images; females seem better differentiating colors

8/31/2012
Women's Brains React Differently Than Men's to Alcoholism, Study Finds

Brain's white matter recovers more slowly in men, scans show

8/31/2012
FDA OKs Drug for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Xtandi extended overall survival by about 5 months compared to placebo

8/28/2012
Race May Affect Quality of Prostate Cancer Surgical Care

Analysis finds black patients less likely to be treated at hospitals with high-volume surgeons

8/28/2012
Vitamins, Minerals May Help Older Men's Sperm Stay Healthy

More intake of zinc, folate, vitamins C & E linked to less sperm DNA damage in advancing age

8/28/2012
Breast Cancer Drug Might Help Men on Prostate Cancer Therapy

Study found tamoxifen cut some side effects that could discourage men from seeking treatment

8/20/2012
Men Have a Greater Lifetime Risk for Kidney Failure: Study

About 1 in 93 men and 1 in 133 women will develop kidney failure if they live to 80, researchers find

8/20/2012
Tying the Knot Ups Women's Drinking Rate, Lowers Mens'

Study also found that men were more likely to hit the bottle after divorce

8/16/2012
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: An Underestimated Threat

Study finds 450 Americans die, more than 2,000 are hospitalized each year

8/16/2012
Male Birth Control Drug Shows Promise in Mice

Nonhormonal method avoids side effects, researchers say

8/15/2012
PSA Test's Overall Benefit Still Unclear: Study

When harms of overdiagnosis are considered, cancer screen's value drops

8/10/2012
Screening Debate Typifies Prostate Cancer Uncertainties

Experts differ, leaving men with no easy answers

8/10/2012
Advice From a Cancer Veteran: Do What's Best for You

N.Y. man who opted for radiation says surgery or watchful waiting may be right for others