Men's Problems Health News

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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

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