Men's Problems Health News

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4/27/2012
FDA Approves New Impotence Drug Stendra

It may be faster acting than some other medicines on the market, expert says

4/23/2012
Wife's Breast Cancer Can Hurt Husband's Health Too: Study

Effect on caregivers can last years, researcher says

4/19/2012
After Hospitalization, Men More Likely to Show Up in ER

They also had more readmissions within a month than women, study found

4/18/2012
Warren Buffett Has Early Stage Prostate Cancer

81-year-old billionaire's doctors spotted tumor before it had spread, prognosis good

4/17/2012
Study Casts Doubt on Value of Pricey Prostate Cancer Therapy

Proton radiation treatments may offer little added benefit, more side effects, analysis suggests

4/13/2012
Women Less Apt Than Men to Get Recommended Daily Exercise

They averaged about 18 minutes a day, far short of the recommended 30 minutes, study finds

4/12/2012
Baldness Drug May Cause Sexual Side Effects: FDA

A related compound is prescribed to treat enlarged prostate glands

4/11/2012
White Women Make Up Bulk of Assisted-Living Residents

More than half of those in residential care facilities are 85 or older, analysis shows

3/30/2012
3/28/2012
Moderate Drinking Might Help Men Live Longer After Heart Attack

Study suggests protective effect of drink or 2 a day, but experts warn against too much boozing

3/14/2012
Study Finds PSA Testing Cuts Prostate Cancer Death Risk

Countering other reports, researchers found the screen reduced mortality rate by 30 percent

3/14/2012
Fatty Foods Might Harm Men's Sperm, Research Suggests

Small study finds lower sperm counts, concentrations for males on high-fat diets

3/12/2012
Circumcision Linked to Lower Risk for Prostate Cancer, Study Finds

But researchers can't confirm the procedure directly lowers risk of the disease

3/12/2012
Health Tip: Caring for Baby After Circumcision

Advice to foster healing and prevent infection

3/9/2012
Coming Soon: At-Home Sperm Test for Couples Trying to Conceive

But experts say that in some cases, it may give men false sense of their reproductive health

3/8/2012
Women Fare Better With Heart Failure

European analysis of study data found a higher risk of death in male heart failure patients

2/29/2012
Older Prostate Cancer Patients Might Be Overtreated: Study

Men with short life expectancies are put at risk for complications, researchers say

2/27/2012
Pediatricians Renew Call for HPV Vaccine for Boys

The shot protects against cervical cancer; it's also effective against anal cancer and some head and neck cancers

2/22/2012
Men's Legs May Be New Source for Hair Transplants

Hairlines require finer strands and for some patients legs offer a good supply, report shows

2/16/2012
Nerve-Sparing Prostate Surgery Helps Men Retain Sexual Function

Most men left with nerves on both sides of the gland can achieve orgasm, study shows

2/10/2012
Prostate Size May Be Clue to Severity of Cancer

In certain cases, smaller gland linked to more aggressive disease, study shows

2/9/2012
Heart Disease May Be Risk Factor for Prostate Cancer

Study found men who had the first had 74% higher chance of developing the second

2/9/2012
Heart Disease Risk Gene May Pass From Dads to Sons

Male-only Y chromosome can raise risk by 50%, study finds

2/8/2012
Experts Warn of Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea

Arsenal of drugs effective against the sexually transmitted disease running dry, researchers say

2/6/2012
Smoking May Be Especially Tough on Men's Brains

Study found declines in thinking skills for males, but not females

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