Men's Problems Health News

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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

5/22/2012
Men Can Still Ask for PSA Test, and Some Should, Doctors Say

New guidelines on prostate cancer screening don't supersede physician-patient relationship, experts note

5/22/2012
Do Bald Men Face Higher Risk of Prostate Cancer?

Study finding is preliminary, and men with full heads of hair may still have equal risk

5/22/2012
U.S. Advisers Say 'No' to Routine PSA Tests for Prostate Cancer

Benefits of prostate-specific antigen screening don't outweigh harms, panel contends

5/21/2012
Severe Gum Disease, Impotence May Be Linked

Men younger than 30, over 70 at particular risk, study shows

5/21/2012
Statins May Help Prevent Enlarged Prostate: Study

But the effect was small and it's too early to recommend the drugs for this purpose, experts say

5/18/2012
Melanoma a Big Threat to Older Men

They're less likely than women to take sun precautions and check for growths, survey results show

5/9/2012
Can Testosterone Therapy Help Obese Men Lose Weight?

It may really be that feeling stronger promotes more physical activity, experts note

5/4/2012
Men's Breast Cancer Often More Deadly, Study Suggests

Males typically older at diagnosis, often have larger tumors, experts find

5/1/2012
Women More Likely to Survive Melanoma Than Men: Study

Analysis found female patients had a 30% survival advantage

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