Men's Problems Health News

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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

8/9/2012
Calcium, Vitamin D Supplements May Pose Risks for Men With Prostate Cancer

They're used to fight treatment-related bone loss, but supplements may harm, not help, study finds

8/9/2012
Male Diners Tip Better When Waitress Wears Red: Study

Men gave up to 26% more to waitresses in red, but color didn't effect female customers, researchers say

8/9/2012
When Partner Has Breast Cancer, Men Find Their Own Ways to Cope

Support groups don't meet their emotional needs, study finds

8/2/2012
Why Women Outlive Men: Fruit Flies Give Clues

Genetic mutations affect aging patterns of males, but not females, research shows

8/1/2012
Wider Waistlines Put Damper on Men's Sex Lives: Study

As obesity rises, males encounter sexual dysfunction more often, research shows

7/30/2012
Abandoning PSA Screening Could Cost Lives: Study

Testing could save 17,000 men from advanced prostate cancer, researcher says

7/19/2012
Scientists Map Genomes of One Man's Sperm

The pioneering work reveals clues to fertility, how DNA is mixed and passed on

7/16/2012
Expert Panel Suggests PSA Test May Benefit Some Men

Those with life expectancy of 10 years or more should discuss prostate cancer screen with doctor

7/4/2012
Single-Embryo IVF Cuts Risk to Baby: Study

Risk of 'perinatal mortality' was 53 percent higher for two-embryo transfer

7/2/2012
5 Million 'Test Tube' Babies Born to Date

Globally, assisted reproductive techniques result in 350,000 babies a year, research shows

7/2/2012
Gel Shows Promise as Future Male Contraceptive

Early study found much lower sperm counts in men who applied hormone combo to skin

6/29/2012
Study of Retired NFL Players Finds Evidence of Brain Damage

In tests, they had higher rates of depression, memory deficits and 'white matter' damage

6/27/2012
Under Right Conditions, Fertility Treatment Can Equal Natural Conception Rates: Study

Older women would do well to consider using donor eggs from a younger woman

6/23/2012
Young Men Taking HIV Meds May Be at Risk for Bone Loss

Exercising, quitting smoking and taking vitamin D can help, researchers say

6/13/2012
Sleep Apnea Treatment Might Boost Men's Sex Lives

Mask-and-hose device increases energy, erections, study finds

6/13/2012
Heavy Drinking, Smoking Won't Harm Men's Sperm: Study

But the data should not give would-be dads the green light to pursue unhealthy lifestyles, experts say

6/8/2012
Enter the 'Brotox' Era

Men seeking subtle improvements are opting for injections in growing numbers, experts say

6/6/2012
Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Spreading: WHO

Last line of drug defense, cephalosporins, appears to be weakening, U.N. agency says

6/4/2012
Who's Touching You Affects How It Feels: Study

Brain's response to a caress appears less objective than previously thought

6/4/2012
Study Compares Timing of Hormonal Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Intermittent use may spare patients side effects, but might also shorten survival

6/1/2012
Quitting Smoking No Harder for Women Than Men, Study Says

Analysis of data from three countries debunks myth

6/1/2012
Heart Rhythm Disorder May Raise Older Women's Stroke Risk

Added risk from atrial fibrillation was higher than that of men with the same condition, study finds

5/22/2012
Study Ties Genes to Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms, Prostate Cancer Risk

Findings may help doctors diagnose and treat these problems, expert says