Men's Problems Health News

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2/2/2012
Anemia May Boost Death Risk After Stroke

Study of men finds the blood disorder affects survival rates up to a year later

2/1/2012
Pediatricians' Group Recommends HPV Vaccine for Boys

Immunization schedules for meningitis, flu also updated

2/1/2012
Study Compares 3 Common Prostate Cancer Treatments

Externally administered radiation had more side effects, higher cost than 'seed' radiation or surgery

2/1/2012
Science Shows How Exercise Might Help in Prostate Cancer

Activity-induced genetic changes could slow or prevent disease progression, researchers say

2/1/2012
Experimental Drugs Do Battle Against Advanced Prostate Cancer

Studies show two new agents improve survival for men whose tumors have spread

1/30/2012
Statins Equally Effective in Women and Men

Cholesterol-lowering drugs reduce cardiovascular events, death for both sexes, researchers say

1/30/2012
Ultrasound As a Male Contraceptive?

High-frequency treatment lowered sperm counts in rats, study says

1/25/2012
Men at Higher Risk for Mental Decline That Precedes Alzheimer's

Odds worst for people without college education, study finds

1/24/2012
Drug May Slow Early Prostate Cancer: Study

Typically used for an enlarged prostate, it could prevent need for aggressive treatment

1/23/2012
Narcissism Especially Bad for Men's Health, Study Says

Traits such as entitlement, exploitativeness may raise levels of stress hormone

1/19/2012
Sex OK for Many Heart Patients, Docs Say

New American Heart Association guidelines detail who -- and who isn't -- at risk

1/17/2012
'Upper Normal' Blood Pressure Linked to Heart Risk in Men

Those with levels in the high end of the normal range may later develop irregular heartbeat, study says

1/15/2012
Do Men Flash Cash to Find a Mate?

Guys may subconsciously flaunt wealth in situations where males outnumber females, study suggests

1/12/2012
Music May Ease Anxiety, Pain in Prostate Biopsy Patients

Men who listened to Bach with headphones during procedure seemed less stressed, study says

1/11/2012
Scientists Identify Inherited Prostate Cancer Gene

Men with the mutation are at 10 to 20 times increased risk of prostate cancer

1/6/2012
PSA Test for Prostate Cancer Doesn't Save Lives: Study

But findings are irrelevant, one expert says

1/4/2012
Potential Herpes Vaccine Disappoints Researchers

Only partially effective against one type of virus, ineffective against second type, study found

12/21/2011
Widowers Who Stay Single Might Face More Mental Health Woes

But it's unclear why some men find new relationships and others don't, researchers say

12/16/2011
Men Often Misread Women's Sexual Cues: Study

But ignorance might work in favor of males who overestimate their attractiveness

12/15/2011
Smoking Linked to Skin Cancer in Women

Non-melanoma malignancies twice as likely after 20 years of tobacco use, study finds

12/14/2011
Millions of Americans Are Victims of Sexual Violence: CDC

Rape, stalking, physical violence widespread in the U.S., report finds

12/12/2011
Gene Therapy a Boon for 6 Hemophilia Patients

Severity of the bleeding condition was reduced for men with type B disorder, study finds

12/7/2011
Active Surveillance May Benefit Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

But report says more needs to be known about the long-term outcome of this approach

12/6/2011
Hormone Drugs Might Not Raise Heart-Related Deaths in Prostate Patients

But those with a history of heart disease, stroke may be at higher risk, researchers caution

12/5/2011
Fitness May Lower Death Risk Even Without Weight Loss

Exercise benefit found in large study of white, middle-class men

11/30/2011
Clogged Arteries Pose Different Dangers for Men, Women: Study

Heart treatment might need to take gender into account, researcher says

11/29/2011
Men More Likely to Skip Cancer Screenings: Study

Findings suggest need to better educate guys on tests' value, researchers say

11/29/2011
Do Men Think About Sex All the Time? Maybe Not

Study debunks notion that males focus on the subject far more often than females do

11/16/2011
Women More Prone to 'Broken Heart' Syndrome: Study

Associated with emotional stress, clinical condition mimics a heart attack

11/16/2011
Side Effects May Spur Men to Drop Tamoxifen for Breast Cancer

Weight gain, loss of sex drive common complaints, study finds

11/15/2011
Study Finds Link Between Low IQ, Large Waistline

More men with low intelligence scores at 18 had unhealthy belly size at 40

11/14/2011
Sugar-Sweetened Drinks May Pose Heart Risks to Women, Study Suggests

Problems can emerge even if no weight gain is evident, researcher says

11/10/2011
Fatherhood May Help Tough Guys Straighten Out

Crime, alcohol use dropped among first-time dads, study finds

10/28/2011
Stress Linked to Higher Mortality Risk Among Men

Even moderate but sustained stress might have deadly effects, study suggests

10/28/2011
For Older Men, Lowered Testosterone May Mean Muscle Loss

Study shows a link, but one expert says that's no reason to try hormonal supplements

10/26/2011
HPV Vaccine Might Help Prevent Anal Cancers: Study

Research in gay and bisexual men suggests it reduces infections, lesions

10/25/2011
U.S. Health Officials Back HPV Vaccine for Boys

The sexually transmitted virus causes a range of cancers, including cervical, penile and oral malignancies

10/25/2011
Drinking More Fluids Could Lower Men's Bladder Cancer Risk

The association was not as strong in older males who typically drank less water, study finds

10/21/2011
Research Suggests Penis Might Produce Testosterone

Work in mouse, human tissues show signs male hormones may be generated, but more study needed

10/19/2011
Sperm Moves Best for Moderate Exercisers: Study

Lighter or strenuous physical activity associated with less sperm motility

10/11/2011
Men With Disabilities More Vulnerable to Sexual Assault

They are four times more likely to experience sexual violence, study says

10/11/2011
10/8/2011
Even Football Players Say It's OK to Cry, Sometimes

But study finds they draw the line at sobbing

10/7/2011
Men Develop Diabetes With Less Body Fat Than Women: Study

Researchers say differences in fat distribution may be to blame

10/7/2011
Panel's Rejection of PSA Test Spurs Mixed Reaction From Experts

Many still stick by the prostate cancer screen, claiming it saves lives

10/7/2011
Cialis Approved to Treat Enlarged Prostate

Also approved for treatment of BPH and erectile dysfunction occurring simultaneously

10/7/2011
FDA OKs Impotence Drug Cialis to Treat Enlarged Prostate

Pill may be especially beneficial for men battling both conditions, agency says

10/7/2011
Report: Task Force to Recommend Against PSA Test

The exam for prostate cancer has been controversial for some time

10/6/2011
Many Years Pass Before Folks Get Help for Drugs, Alcohol

Men tend to wait even longer than women, study finds

10/5/2011
3 Hours of Exercise Weekly Can Cut Men's Heart Risks

Study found lowered risk related to higher levels of 'good' cholesterol