Men's Problems Health News

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3/5/2010
New Prostate Cancer Guidelines Aim to Empower the Patient

Diagnostic test not infallible, can lead to unneeded treatments with unwanted side effects

3/4/2010
New Drugs, Approaches Offer Hope Against Prostate Cancer

Experimental medicine shows promise, new test might cut unnecessary biopsies, researchers say

3/3/2010
New Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Unveiled

American Cancer Society now suggests those with PSA of less than 2.5 be tested every two years

2/25/2010
Obesity, Lack of Exercise Heighten Arthritis Risk for Women

Rates of the condition are higher in U.S. than Canada, study finds

2/15/2010
Advance Toward Test for Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Scientists find gene that drives tumor spread, say it could be target for screening

2/3/2010
Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Raises Suicide Risk

Patients' odds for cardiovascular death also go up after they get the news, study finds

2/1/2010
Experts Issue Warning on Prostate Hormone Therapy

People underestimate effect on heart from androgen deprivation, official says

1/29/2010
Fake Drugs Bought on the Web Pose Big Health Risks

2.5 million men in Europe alone may have taken counterfeit Viagra, study says

1/27/2010
New Scan May Help Find Aggressive Prostate Tumors

Process is among several that use a variation of MRI technology

1/25/2010
More Proof Exercise Leads to Healthier Aging

Good for the mind and body, series of studies finds

1/18/2010
Erectile Dysfunction Predicts Heart Disease

Experts urge more doctors to ask simple question of male patients

1/13/2010
Taking Viagra Won't Spur Risky Sexual Behavior

Men in the general population use the drug responsibly, study finds

1/11/2010
Genetic Marker for Aggressive Prostate Cancer Found

Variant could be used to guide treatment, researchers suggest

12/28/2009
Study Debunks Notion of 'Healthy Obese' Man

Heart risks may take years to show up, but they're there, study finds

12/8/2009
Coffee, Exercise Fight Prostate Cancer

Studies show improved survival among men who partake regularly

12/7/2009
Prostate Hormone Therapy May Up Heart Risks

Experts urge more awareness that long-term use has consequences

12/2/2009
Baby Boys May Be at Risk From Mom's Bug Spray Use

Insect repellents suspected in birth defect that affects male urethra, researchers say

11/24/2009
Stifled Anger at Work Doubles Men's Risk for Heart Attack

More open on-the-job interaction might ease the problem, researchers say

11/19/2009
Spray May Delay Ejaculation

Using five minutes before intercourse significantly postponed orgasm, study finds

11/16/2009
Sudden Cardiac Death Much More Likely to Strike Men

Males have triple the odds than women, study finds, and black men are especially prone

11/11/2009
BPA Tied to Impotence in Men

Chinese factory worker study suggests more potential hazards from the plastics chemical

10/25/2009
Is Smoking Tougher on Women?

Research suggests they're more susceptible to dangers of tobacco

10/22/2009
Guidelines Urge Use of Erectile Dysfunction Drugs

Which product to prescribe depends on patient preferences, experts say

10/15/2009
Suicidal Thoughts May Vary by Antidepressant

Men face higher risk when taking nortriptyline than escitalopram, study finds

10/13/2009
Impotence, Incontinence Risk Casts Doubt on High-Tech Prostate Surgery

Marketing is buoying use of the technique, researchers say, but surgeon's experience is key

10/2/2009
Dental Plaque Buildup May Raise Heart Risk in Black Men

White blood cell activity increases in these patients when oral hygiene is neglected, study finds

9/28/2009
Men Not Being Told Enough About PSA Tests

Pros, cons of cancer screen not understood, research shows

9/25/2009
Studies Find PSA Screening Unreliable

Men need to know pros, cons to make informed choice about prostate cancer test, experts say

9/18/2009
Middle-Age Heart Risk Factors Shorten Men's Lives

Smoking, hypertension, high cholesterol cut 10 years of life, study finds

9/15/2009
Watchful Waiting Works for Older Men With Prostate Cancer

But experts stress the same does not hold true for patients under 60

9/15/2009
For Hispanics, a Unique Cancer Profile Emerges

Report finds they're less likely to die of cancer but more apt to have certain malignancies

9/10/2009
FDA Panel Backs Giving HPV Vaccine Gardasil to Young Males

The advisors also recommend approval of second HPV vaccine, Cervarix, to prevent cervical cancer

9/9/2009
Getting Closer to the Origins of Prostate Cancer

Newly discovered stem cell, common STD could help spur tumors, studies find

9/8/2009
Virus May Drive Some Prostate Cancers

Testing for XMRV might help spot more aggressive disease, experts say

9/1/2009
Adult Weight Gain Tied to Prostate Cancer Risk

White men risk more aggressive tumors if pounds mount up in 20s, 30s, study finds

9/1/2009
Prostate Cancer Over-Diagnosed: Study

The result is over-treatment for many men, researchers say

8/28/2009
Whole Grains, Bran May Fight Hypertension in Men

New findings replicate similar data for women, experts say

8/25/2009
Hormone Therapy for Early Prostate Cancer Not Always Best

Study finds treatment raises death risk in those who also have heart disease

8/25/2009
HPV Vaccine Could Prevent Many Penile Cancers

Nearly half of the tumors are caused by strains covered by the shot, study finds

8/24/2009
Testosterone Therapy May Help Men With Heart Failure

Injections of male hormone boosted cardiac performance in Italian study

8/14/2009
Sex Hormone Levels Linked to Fractures in Men

Testing for estradiol, testosterone and SHBG could predict those at risk, expert says

8/12/2009
When It Comes to Casual Sex, Men Aren't So Picky

Women place greater emphasis on good looks, study finds

8/11/2009
New Bone-Building Drug Promising Against Prostate Cancer

Monoclonal antibody denosumab counters effects of hormone therapy, study finds

8/11/2009
For Macho Men, Doctor Visits Are Less Likely

Not showing pain, weakness can stop them from getting health care, study suggests

8/7/2009
Drinking Moderately or More Ups Men's Cancer Risk

Canadian study links regular alcohol consumption to six cancers

8/6/2009
Men With Angina Do Worse Than Women

Doubled rate of heart attack, tripled rate of death seen in study

7/28/2009
Urine Test for Chlamydia Shown Effective in Men

Experts say quick results make it better than existing methods

7/13/2009
Immune Response May Speed AIDS Progression in Women

More research needed to determine how gender affects body's reaction to HIV

7/13/2009
Heavy Drinking Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Consumption also appears to undercut effect of cancer-prevention drug

7/8/2009
Prostate Drug Appears Safer Than Thought

Finasteride does not cause more aggressive cancer, study contends