Men's Problems Health News

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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

9/30/2010
Most Men Unaware of Breast Cancer Risk in Males: Survey

None of those deemed at higher risk had been told by their doctor, small study found

9/29/2010
Experimental Test May Spot Prostate Cancer Earlier, More Accurately

Findings are preliminary, and study authors say it could be years before test is available commercially

9/27/2010
Male Partners of Breast Cancer Patients May Suffer Depression

These men were more likely than peers to be hospitalized for mood disorders, study finds

9/20/2010
No Gender-Based Difference Seen in Anti-HIV Drug Response

But strategies needed to keep women enrolled in research studies, study authors stressed

9/17/2010
Uninsured With Prostate Cancer Diagnosed With More Advanced Disease

Patients on Medicaid also more likely to have more severe cases, study finds

9/13/2010
Prostate Cancer Screening No Benefit to Older Men With Low PSA Levels

Further testing, early cancer detection strategies more likely to do harm than good, researchers say

9/9/2010
10% of 2010 Winter Olympians Suffered Injuries

Bobsledding, ice hockey, alpine freestyle skiing proved among most dangerous sports, study says

9/9/2010
Smoking Could Harm Sperm, Study Finds

Other research suggests women who smoke while pregnant impair sons' fertility

9/8/2010
Working Overtime Adds to Heart Risk for Out-of-Shape Men

But being physically fit seems to protect those who work longer hours, researchers say

9/8/2010
Men Seem More Susceptible to Memory Problems Than Women

Among elderly, rate of mild impairment was 1.5 times higher in males, study finds

9/1/2010
To Not Sleep, Perchance to Shorten Your Life

Study finds insomniac men were more likely to die earlier

8/26/2010
Widely Used Plastics Chemical Linked to Testosterone Boost

Greater exposure to BPA associated with slight rise in hormone levels in men, researchers say

8/25/2010
Study Suggests Statins Could Help Some With Normal Cholesterol

These people have elevated levels of high sensitivity C-reactive protein, researchers say

8/18/2010
Many With Chronic Pain Get Inadequate Relief, Study Finds

Black patients likely to be prescribed fewer meds and women get lower doses, research shows

8/13/2010
Culture a Big Influence on Suicidal Behavior: Expert

Efforts at prevention should take societal patterns into account, research suggests

8/12/2010
Docs Shying Away From Drug That May Prevent Prostate Cancer

Erroneous fear that finasteride spurs more aggressive tumors has left some physicians wary, research shows

8/10/2010
Competing For a Mate May Shorten Men's Lives, Study Suggests

Growing up in environments where males outnumber females linked to 3 months less life span

8/6/2010
Narcissistic Men Typically Direct Their Rage at Straight Women

Self-centered, entitled men see women as gold diggers, teases, experts claim

8/6/2010
Statins, Painkillers May Upset PSA Test Results

Common medications might affect prostate cancer diagnoses, researchers say

7/28/2010
Vaccine Boosts Survival for Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer: Study

But FDA-approved Provenge remains very expensive, experts note

7/26/2010
Most Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Treated Aggressively, Study Shows

Many would do just as well with watchful waiting, researchers say

7/15/2010
Human Sperm Gene Hasn't Changed for 600 Million Years

This DNA is shared across species and seems 'so important it can't change,' researcher says