Men's Problems Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

7/12/2010
Sleep Apnea Could Raise Heart Risks for Older Men

From middle age to age 70, the sleep-time breathing disorder could pose a hazard, study suggests

7/6/2010
Breast Cancer Gene May Raise Men's Risk, Too

Males with faulty BRCA2 have 1 in 12 chance of the illness by age 80, study finds

7/6/2010
Drugs Like Viagra Linked to Higher Rates of STDs

But it's the behavior, not the medication, that's to blame, researchers say

7/1/2010
PSA Test Does Cut Prostate Cancer Deaths, Study Finds

Swedish report adds to controversy over the usefulness of the blood screen

6/30/2010
Testosterone Gel Could Raise Heart Risks in Frail, Older Men

But study was small and effect may not be similar in men generally, experts say

6/30/2010
Genes Tied to Hair Loss Disorder

Findings may pave way for new treatments for alopecia areata, researchers say

6/22/2010
Gaining Weight Later in Life Ups Diabetes Risk

Increased waist circumference also increases type 2 chances, study finds

6/21/2010
Plastics Chemical BPA May Be Tied to Ovarian Cysts

Women with the problem had higher levels of BPA, but study can't confirm cause-and-effect, experts say

6/18/2010
On Father's Day, Give Dad Gift of Health

Staying healthy is part of being a good dad, expert suggests

6/18/2010
'Watchful Waiting' Often Best Strategy for Slow-Moving Prostate Cancer

Surgery, radiation not always ideal for many with low risk disease, researchers find

6/16/2010
Low Testosterone in Older Men Less Common Than Thought

Study does find some association between nine symptoms and 'male menopause'

6/16/2010
Obesity Can Take Toll on Sex Life

Stigma may lead to fewer sexual encounters, poorer sexual health, study finds

6/15/2010
Females May Be Naturally More Prone to Stress: Animal Study

A male-only protein found in rats helps control stress signals in the brain, research shows

6/14/2010
'Normal' Blood Pressure in Male Teens a Warning Sign

Those with slight hike more likely than girls to develop hypertension later, study shows

6/14/2010
Teen Boys Who Attempt Suicide More Likely to Abuse as Adults

Men with this history are more prone to hit and injure partner, study shows

6/11/2010
After Vasectomy, Single Test Might Give All-Clear

Any remaining sperm appear to be inconsequential, study finds

6/11/2010
Men May Be More Vulnerable to Roller Coaster Ride of Romance

Study found young males felt ups and downs of relationships more deeply than young women

6/2/2010
Black Men at Greater Risk of Aggressive Prostate Tumors: Study

Expert urges more vigilance starting at age 40 in this group

6/2/2010
Size of Prostate Tumor Linked to Patients' Weight

Biggest, and perhaps more aggressive ones, found in heaviest men, study says

6/2/2010
New Tests for Prostate Cancer Might Bring More Certainty

Gene-based screens could reduce unnecessary biopsies, worry, researchers say

6/1/2010
Tracking PSA Test Results Over Time Gives Clues to Cancer

Method may help doctors spot aggressive prostate tumors, researchers say

6/1/2010
Value of Monitoring Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Assessed

'Watchful waiting' may be option for some men, expert suggests

6/1/2010
Male 'Pill' Still a Ways Off

Shutting down sperm production has proved complicated, experts say

6/1/2010
Vitamins Fail to Protect Men Against Bladder Cancer

Little is known about anticancer benefits of supplements, researchers caution

6/1/2010
Radiation for Prostate Cancer May Boost Fracture Risk

Study found treatment hiked hip fractures by 58 percent

6/1/2010
Dangers Lurk in Impotence Drugs Sold on Web

Study finds many contain toxins, or too much/too little of the active ingredient

6/1/2010
Prostate Cancer Vaccine Shows Few Side Effects

And it extends life for men with advanced disease, researchers say