Men's Problems Health News

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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

12/9/2010
U.S. Life Expectancy Drops Slightly

Deaths from stroke, infant mortality decline, federal report finds

12/6/2010
Many Men Over 75 Still Sexually Active: Study

Almost a third in Australian report had been active in prior year

12/3/2010
Medicare Cuts May Have Spurred Drop in Prostate Cancer Treatment

Use of hormone therapy for low-risk cases fell 40%, study finds

12/3/2010
Scientists Find Protein That May Help Control Prostate Cancer

Discovery could aid in limiting tumor growth and progression, expert says

12/3/2010
Good Looks May Help Land the Interview -- for Men

But employers may pass on pretty women, study suggests

12/2/2010
FDA Panel Votes Against Drugs Said to Prevent Prostate Cancer

Experts were concerned about rare risk of aggressive tumors in patients using the meds

11/30/2010
Study Backs 'Active Surveillance' for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

But the alternative to immediate treatment isn't for all men, researchers say

11/17/2010
Medicare Panel Endorses Vaccine for Prostate Cancer Patients

Provenge extends survival by about four months on average, costs $93,000 per individual

11/15/2010
A Little Alcohol May Help the Heart: Studies

But excessive consumption is always damaging, doctors say

11/11/2010
Women Veterans Less Likely Than Male Peers to Abuse Drugs, Alcohol

But rates of prescription drug abuse are similar, survey finds

11/10/2010
Fracture Risk Seen With Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Doctors should use androgen deprivation with caution, study says

11/9/2010
Lung Cancer in Smokers, Nonsmokers May Be a Different Disease

Tumors in people who never smoked had more genetic abnormalities, study says

11/3/2010
Use of Prostate Cancer Treatment Fell When Medicare Paid Docs Less

Financial incentives influence treatment rates, study finds

10/29/2010
Dad's Family History of Breast, Ovarian Cancer Matters, Too

But study found women with paternal family history 5 times less likely to be referred to counseling

10/29/2010
Younger Men Not Going to the Doctor Enough, Survey Shows

Older men were more likely to go for needed visits

10/28/2010
Plastics Chemical BPA Tied to Poor Sperm Quality

But industry rep counters that study of Chinese workers isn't relevant to U.S. consumers

10/26/2010
For Black Men, Haircuts Might Also Cut High Blood Pressure

Barbers who offer BP checks help customers beat hypertension, study finds

10/26/2010
Dietary Fats Seem to Affect Sperm Quality

Harvard researchers found downside to saturated and monounsaturated fats

10/25/2010
Aspirin May Help Patients Beat Prostate Cancer

Retrospective study found blood thinners associated with 50 percent cut in death rate

10/21/2010
Estrogen May Boost Women's Recovery From Trauma

Men less likely to survive serious injuries because of different hormones, study finds

10/20/2010
FDA Calls for New Warnings on Some Prostate Cancer Drugs

Hormonal meds linked to slight increase in risk of heart disease, diabetes

10/20/2010
Low Testosterone May Raise Risk of Early Death: Study

Even borderline levels of the hormone seem to put men at risk, researchers say

10/13/2010
When It Comes to Math, Females Are as Smart as Males

Study of nearly 1.3 million students finds no difference in abilities

10/8/2010
Common Prostate Cancer Treatment Linked to Bone Decay

'Virtual bone biopsies' used in study may one day help predict fracture risk, researchers say

10/8/2010
Women Sweat Less Readily Than Men

Finding may explain why heat waves hit females harder, researchers say

10/7/2010
Survey Sees Gender Differences in Vision IQ

Men and women agree on value of eye exams and carrots, but shared vision of optical health a little fuzzy

10/7/2010
Gene Variations Appear Linked to Prostate Cancer, Study Finds

Screening for these abnormalities might ID men at risk, researchers hope

10/6/2010
More Americans Drinking More Alcohol

Among women, whites more likely than Hispanics, blacks to down 5 or more drinks a day, study finds

10/6/2010
Workplace Noise Tied to Heart Disease Risk

Young men who smoke are among those at highest risk, study finds

9/30/2010
Genetic Glitch Tied to Disrupted Sperm Production

Mutation could affect 4 percent of infertile men, experts say