Men's Problems Health News

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6/2/2011
Male Heart Disease May Be Linked to Mom's Lifetime Nutrition

Risk associated, in part, with mother's body size, placenta size and shape at birth, researchers say

5/26/2011
New Drug Extends Survival for Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer

Zytiga lengthened survival to nearly 15 months, vs. about 11 months for men on placebo, study says

5/24/2011
Regular Brisk Walks May Protect Prostate Cancer Patients

Study found those who took them lowered chances of disease progression, death

5/23/2011
Certain COPD Meds Linked to Urinary Troubles in Men

Inhaled drugs such as Spiriva, Atrovent may raise odds for urinary retention, study finds

5/20/2011
Straight or Gay? Vowels in Speech May Give it Away

Study found that strangers quickly picked up on sexual orientation via vocal cues

5/19/2011
Fewer Men Having Surgery to Treat Enlarged Prostate: Study

The rate of those with related acute kidney failure has skyrocketed

5/19/2011
Earlier PSA Test Best Predicts Risk of Dying From Prostate Cancer: Study

This may cut down on unnecessary screening, researchers say

5/17/2011
Could Coffee Lower Men's Risk for Prostate Cancer?

In study, drinking 6 or more cups per day was linked to reduced odds for aggressive disease, but more research needed

5/17/2011
Foreskin May Be Reservoir for HPV

Study authors say this supports vaccinating boys against the virus, but experts disagree

5/16/2011
Smoking Might Raise Odds for Prostate Cancer's Return

Study found that smokers had steeper rise in blood PSA levels, a harbinger of recurrence

5/16/2011
New Drug Extends Life a Bit in Advanced Prostate Cancer

Zytiga lengthened survival to 14.8 months, versus 10.9 months for men taking placebo, study says

5/16/2011
Prostate Cancer Survival May Be Especially Tough on Gay Men

Post-treatment quality of life scores worse than for heterosexuals, study finds

5/11/2011
Can Crotch Length Predict Infertility in Men?

Distance between scrotum and anus linked to reproductive ability, study suggests

5/9/2011
Gay Men More Likely to Have Had Cancer

Study can't say whether homosexual males are more prone to develop malignancies than heterosexuals

5/4/2011
Aggressive Treatment May Be Beneficial for Early Prostate Cancer

In men under 65, death risk was lower than for those who chose 'watchful waiting,' study finds

5/2/2011
Belly Fat + Heart Disease Can Be Deadly: Study

Even normal weight people with a 'beer belly' or 'muffin top' at risk, Mayo researchers say

4/28/2011
Tall, Obese Men More Prone to Leg Clots: Study

Added height and weight upped risk for women, but not as much, researchers say

4/21/2011
When Size Matters, Men Can Turn to Penile Extenders: Study

Technique is non-invasive, effective, researchers claim

4/20/2011
Men and Women May Truly See Things Differently

Experiment affirms common perceptions about decision making

4/19/2011
For Nonsmokers, Healthy Living Cuts Death Rate in Half: Study

Better diet, exercise and keeping slim fend off heart disease, cancer, research shows

4/12/2011
Male Victims of Domestic Abuse May Show Signs of PTSD

Female partners can cause psychological trauma to the men they abuse, researchers say

4/8/2011
Unemployment Plays Role in Early Deaths, Research Shows

Young men are particularly vulnerable to negative health effects of job loss, analysis indicates

4/4/2011
Study Hints at Link Between Antidepressants and Heart Trouble

But the finding is preliminary and doesn't prove a relationship, experts note

4/1/2011
Prostate Cancer Screening Doesn't Cut Death Rates: Study

And researchers add that widescale testing is linked to overdiagnosis, overtreatment

3/29/2011
New Therapy for Enlarged Prostate May Bypass Unpleasant Side Effects

Procedure apparently avoids risk of impotence, incontinence, associated with surgery, but more study needed

3/24/2011
Weaker Bones, Cellphone Use Linked in Small Study

Research in 24 men found less mineral content, density in hips, but more study needed, experts say

3/23/2011
Mouse Sperm Successfully Grown in Lab, Researchers Say

Study has potential to advance human infertility diagnosis and treatment, experts believe

3/21/2011
Pressure to Look Young May Be Sending More Men to Plastic Surgeons

Report finds increase in range of cosmetic procedures among American males

3/20/2011
Sleep Disorder May Spur Men to Head to Bathroom at Night

Treating sleep apnea in men with enlarged prostate might reduce trips to relieve themselves

3/14/2011
In Men, Duration of Diabetes Linked to Raised Heart Risk

More than 17 years of type 2 disease doubles the odds of a first heart attack, study finds

3/10/2011
Sexual Side Effects From Propecia, Avodart May Be Irreversible

Erectile dysfunction, depression and loss of libido persist in some patients, study finds

3/4/2011
Can Crotch Length Predict Sperm Strength?

Men below the median are 7 times more likely to have sperm in the subfertile range, study says

3/1/2011
Half of U.S. Men Infected With HPV, Study Reveals

The more sex partners, the more likely a man will have the cancer-linked virus, research shows

2/25/2011
Newer Drug May Help Prevent Fracture in Men With Prostate Cancer

Slightly fewer patients on denosumab experienced 'skeletal events' than those on Zometa, study found

2/24/2011
PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer Dips in Large U.S. Health Network

Follows 2008 guidelines reporting that aggressive PSA screening had led to harm from unnecessary treatment

2/16/2011
Could Hair Loss at 20 Signal Higher Prostate Cancer Risk?

Researchers say these men may turn out to be candidates for screening, but more study needed

2/11/2011
Gift-Giving, for Many Men, Means Avoiding Rejection

Steering clear of risky presents (and sales clerks) is the goal, behavior expert says

2/9/2011
Males' Drug-Related Suicide Attempts Vary by Month

Boys aged 12 to 17, men over 50 most at risk in December, U.S. researchers find

2/8/2011
Birth Defect Risk Slightly Higher for Kids of Male Cancer Survivors

But risk is still very low and not affected by the mode of conception, researchers say

2/4/2011
Doctors Issue New Guidelines on Spotting, Treating Enlarged Prostate

Urologists' group lowers age at which the condition becomes a concern, from 50 to 45

2/2/2011
Gardasil Vaccine Guards Against HPV in Boys

Study finds it gives males same level of protection as females

2/1/2011
Study Examines Reasons Some Black Men Avoid Doctors

Physicians reportedly don't provide practical advice on how to make needed lifestyle changes

1/17/2011
New Osteoporosis Screening Recommendations Issued

U.S. Task Force expands guidelines to include younger women at increased risk of bone fractures

1/16/2011
Sense of Touch May Influence Gender Perception

Notions of tough, tender may have some bodily truth, researchers say

1/13/2011
Weight-Loss Surgery May Ease Incontinence in Women

Study finds no improvement in men's urological, sexual functioning

1/11/2011
Therapy May Help Cut Incontinence After Prostate Surgery

Bladder control improves among men with at least year-long problem, study finds

1/5/2011
Study Sheds Light on Genetic Risk of MS

Women more likely than men to have a gene variation linked to the disease, researchers say

1/4/2011
Study Gauges Best Treatments for Chronic Pelvic Pain in Men

Up to 25 percent of men with poorly understood, debilitating syndrome fail to find relief

12/22/2010
Memo to Men: To Live Longer, Take Better Care of Your Body

Much of what hurts men, health-wise, is preventable, experts say

12/22/2010
For One Man, It's All About Prevention and Wellness

Weight, sleep, exercise and more can all play a role in keeping mind and body healthy