Men's Problems Health News

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10/5/2011
Breast Cancer Appears Less Deadly for Men Than Women

But study notes male patients more likely to have advanced disease when diagnosed

9/29/2011
Otherwise Healthy Older Men Undertreated for Prostate Cancer: Study

Yet younger men with other serious health issues may be overtreated for the cancer, research shows

9/27/2011
Saw Palmetto Doesn't Help Enlarged Prostate: Study

For users reporting benefits, it's a classic placebo effect, experts say

9/27/2011
Do Men Need Colon Cancer Screening Earlier Than Women Do?

Austrian study finds more cancers at younger ages in men

9/27/2011
Childless Men May Face Higher Heart Disease Risk

Study suggests infertility may explain the link

9/26/2011
Couples Counseling Boosts Sex Lives After Prostate Cancer

Both face-to-face and Internet counseling improved erectile dysfunction, love lives, study found

9/23/2011
CDC Considers Vaccinating Boys, Not Just Girls, for HPV

Immunizing half the population isn't forceful enough against widespread virus, expert says

9/23/2011
Stress the 'Human' in HPV, One Man Suggests

Health advocate offers reminder that virus affects men and women equally

9/20/2011
New Test Predicts Risk for Impotence After Prostate Cancer Therapy

Series of questions given prior to treatment could help men decide on type of care, researchers say

9/19/2011
ADHD Drug Delays Puberty in Male Monkeys, Study Finds

Much more research needed before finding on Ritalin can have implications for humans, experts say

9/19/2011
'Journaling' Might Ease Depression in Testicular Cancer Patients

Keeping a positive daily journal can aid in men's recovery and quality of life, study shows

9/13/2011
Protecting Heart May Improve Erectile Dysfunction

Cardiac drugs, lifestyle changes improve sexual function in men with ED, study shows

9/7/2011
Firearm Suicide Methods Vary by Gender: Study

Women less likely to shoot themselves in face or head, researchers find

9/4/2011
Sexist Men, Women May Be a Good Fit: Study

For both sexes, those who seek uncommitted trysts rely on assertive strategy, survey finds

9/2/2011
Survivor Builds 'Cancer-Fighting' House

Natural materials, a lush garden, proximity to walking trails encourage healthy lifestyle

8/25/2011
Faster Way to Treat Partners of Women With STDs Urged: Experts

Doctors can pass along antibiotics to these men via the infected woman, without an examination

8/23/2011
Women With Heart Failure Treated as Well as Men: Study

But they tend to have longer hospital stays

8/23/2011
Boys Mature Sexually Earlier Than Ever Before: Study

For males, 'being 18 today is like being 22 in 1800,' researcher says

8/23/2011
In Tough Times, Jobless Men Embrace Housework

Small study found they are redefining their traditional roles, supporting working partners at home

8/22/2011
Marriage May Do a Heart Good for Bypass Surgery

Study finds post-op survival rises for those in committed relationships

8/22/2011
Weight Gain Hits Women After Marriage, Men After Divorce: Study

Married women may become more sedentary, while divorced men lose marriage's 'health benefit,' researchers contend

8/16/2011
Five Genes May Be Tied to Lethal Prostate Cancer

Identifying men with aggressive disease can help customize treatment, researchers say

8/15/2011
For Men, 'Culture of Honor' Can Be Deadly

Mindset spurs risky behaviors and is most prevalent in U.S. South and West, study shows

8/9/2011
An Older Man's Sex Life May Suffer When She's Close to His Friends

Study suggests scenario might undermine his sense of masculinity, spur impotence

8/8/2011
Health Tip: Osteoporosis Can Affect Men, Too

Risk factors for bone-thinning in males

8/5/2011
Weight Loss May Boost Sex Life of Obese, Diabetic Men

Cutting calories can also have positive effects on urinary tract function, researchers say

8/3/2011
Urine Test Might Help Predict Prostate Cancer Risk

Results could help with biopsy decisions, researchers say

7/21/2011
Study Contends Taller People at Heightened Cancer Risk

Backs up prior research suggesting a link between stature and malignancies

7/19/2011
Married Men Seem to Seek Help for Heart Attacks Sooner

Within 6 hours of first signs of chest pain, 75 percent got medical help, study says

7/18/2011
Self-Esteem Levels Vary by Age, Race, Study Finds

And contrary to popular belief, self-esteem in males and females is about the same during teens

7/13/2011
For Some Prostate Cancer Patients, Combo Treatment Improves Survival

For men at 'intermediate risk,' radiation plus 4 months of hormone therapy improves survival, study finds

7/12/2011
More U.S. Men Die From Cancer Than Women: Study

But disparity mirrors differences in incidence, not ability to fight disease, researchers say

7/7/2011
Men Seem More Likely Than Women to Develop Hole in Knee Cartilage

Damage, which tends to occur after ACL injury, raises risk for osteoarthritis, researchers say

7/4/2011
Could Finger Length Predict Penis Length?

Prenatal hormones appear to govern both, new study suggests

7/1/2011
Medicare Will Pay for Prostate Cancer Drug

Provenge, a therapeutic vaccine, extends survival; it costs $93,000 per individual

6/27/2011
Does Ovulation Boost a Woman's 'Gaydar'?

Sexual orientation of a man also more apparent when women want romance, new research contends

6/22/2011
Early Chemical Exposures May Affect Breast Health: Report

Scientists say common chemicals should be tested for their possible harm to milk gland development

6/21/2011
Smoking, Prostate Cancer a Deadly Mix

But risk drops for men who have given up tobacco for 10 years, study finds

6/20/2011
Men's Waistlines Could Be Key to Health

40 inches put most men in risk zone for serious illnesses, experts say

6/18/2011
Are Men Who Flaunt Flashy Cars Not the 'Marrying Kind'?

Conspicuous spending often driven by desire to have flings, researchers say

6/15/2011
Many Fathers Struggle to Balance Work, Family: Survey

More than half said they'd consider being a stay-at-home dad if financially feasible

6/15/2011
Impotence Linked to Restless Legs Syndrome

The more frequent the symptoms, the stronger the connection, study finds

6/10/2011
Men Urged to Lead by Example and See a Doctor Regularly

Delaying checkups today could lead to a medical crisis tomorrow, expert says

6/9/2011
Bathroom Injuries a Little-Known Problem

Making bathrooms safer could prevent many slips and falls, CDC says

6/8/2011
Migraine Plus PTSD 4 Times More Likely in Men: Study

Type, timing of trauma may play role in migraine-PTSD connection, researchers say

6/7/2011
Women Exposed to Combat Trauma as Resilient as Men: Study

Female military personnel experience PTSD, depression at similar rate as men

6/7/2011
For Gay Men, Serious Relationships Still Harbor Risks for HIV

Odds of transmitting the virus are 6 times that of men engaging in more casual sex, study finds

6/7/2011
Age Alone May Not Cause Testosterone to Fall

Study finds declining health makes it more likely

6/6/2011
Jury Still Out on Radiation for Early Prostate Cancer

There's too little evidence to say it's superior to 'watchful waiting,' study says

6/6/2011
Boys Who Bully May Grow Up to Be Abusive Men

Study suggests but doesn't prove link to adult domestic violence