Men's Problems Health News

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4/3/2017
Guys, a Good Night's Sleep Might Save Your Life

Study suggests potential link between sleep deprivation and fatal prostate cancer

3/31/2017
Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers

Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

3/27/2017
Curbing Sleep Apnea Might Mean Fewer Night Trips to Bathroom

Research finds many men's urinary habits benefit when CPAP mask therapy is used

3/22/2017
Smartphone Device Sizes Up Sperm Health

It analyzes samples in seconds, with 98 percent accuracy, in the privacy of a man's home, researchers say

3/21/2017
Obesity in Youth Tied to Higher Odds for Liver Cancer in Men

Fatty deposits in the organ, along with diabetes, can raise the risk, researchers and specialists say

3/20/2017
Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Won't Curb Men's Dementia Risk

Brain expert says it's unlikely that any one nutrient would be a 'silver bullet'

3/20/2017
Drugs for Prostate Trouble, Balding Not Linked to Suicide Risk

However, medications like Propecia, Proscar may be tied to depression, study finds

3/15/2017
Osteoporosis Fractures May Be Deadlier for Men

But women suffer more of these broken bones, researchers say

3/10/2017
Short, Bald Men May Have Their Genes to Blame

Study finds DNA-based links between early hair loss, stature and other characteristics

2/21/2017
After Wives Suffer Stroke, Husbands Adapt to Caregiving Role

Small study reveals men's day-to-day successes and struggles in caring for disabled spouse

2/16/2017
Hey Fellas, Depression Can Strike New Dads, Too

Men who are stressed or in poor health seem to be at special risk, study shows

2/14/2017
Geneticists Get to the Roots of Hair Loss in Men

Researchers spot close to 300 genetic regions linked to baldness, which could provide targets for treatment

2/13/2017
Beware Heart Attack Risk From Shoveling Snow

Canadian study finds cases rose for men after heavy snowfalls

2/8/2017
Brain Differences Hint at Why Autism Is More Common in Males

Women with the disorder appear more likely to have brain anatomy that's typically seen in men, study says

2/7/2017
A Plug Instead of a Snip for Male Birth Control?

Monkey study shows injected gel may one day be alternative to traditional vasectomy

1/19/2017
Nearly Half of U.S. Men Infected With HPV, Study Finds

Although a vaccine is available, too few are getting it when young

1/18/2017
Men: Here Are Ways to Healthier, Younger-Looking Skin

Avoiding the sun and choosing products best suited to your skin type are key, dermatologist advises

12/30/2016
Scientists Design Heat-Activated Penis Implant

Device an improvement on current implants, researchers say

12/28/2016
Men Don't Know About Risks to Fertility, Survey Finds

It's not commonly known that factors such as obesity, laptop use on lap can affect sperm counts

12/21/2016
High Pain Tolerance Tied to 'Silent' Heart Attack Risk

Unusual symptoms include upper back or jaw pain, shortness of breath and nausea, cardiologist says

12/20/2016
Mouthwash Helps Kill Gonorrhea Germs in Mouth, Throat: Study

Listerine's maker has long made the claim, and new Australian research seems to confirm it

12/19/2016
Women Fare Better Than Men After a Heart Valve Replacement

While women initially have more complications, chances of survival are higher, study says

12/5/2016
Men More Likely to Use Marijuana Than Women, Study Finds

Researchers suggest 2007 recession may have spurred rise in pot use among men with low incomes

12/4/2016
Attempted Suicide Rates in U.S. Remain Unchanged

Men more often resorted to violent means, while women turned to poisoning, drowning, study finds

12/1/2016
Testosterone Therapy May Be Linked to Serious Blood Clots

Risk peaks in the first 6 months of hormone treatment, but overall odds are low, study finds

11/23/2016
'Enthusiastic' Dads May Mean Less Troubled Kids: Study

A man's enjoyment, confidence in his role as father seemed even more important than time spent

11/21/2016
Gender Gap in Life Expectancy Persists

Genetics and riskier behaviors may help explain the difference, researchers say

11/21/2016
Sexism Could Harm Men's Health: Study

Playboy attitudes and power over women linked to higher risk of mental health woes

11/4/2016
Weight-Loss Surgery Brings Bigger Heart Benefits to Women: Study

Researchers suggest their bodies may respond differently than men after procedure

10/31/2016
Could Zika Harm Men's Fertility?

Mouse study hints at an effect, but studies in humans needed

10/27/2016
Male Birth Control in a Shot: Promising, But More Work Needed

Injections as effective as other contraceptives, but side effects prompted early halt of trial

10/26/2016
FDA Warns of Dangers From Testosterone Supplements

Many American men take them, but heart and psychological issues can occur, agency says

10/25/2016
Women Reaching Equality in Dubious Habit: Drinking

Females also closing the gender gap on health problems from alcohol consumption

10/20/2016
Even for Men at High Risk, Healthy Living May Help Prevent Colon Cancer

Many lives could be saved if people avoided alcohol and smoking, ate better and stayed active, researchers report

10/19/2016
Sleep Can Affect Male Fertility

Study found too little or too much shuteye linked to reduced chance of pregnancy

10/13/2016
Scientists Map DNA of Zika Virus From Semen

It's another step in trying to understand the germ linked to severe birth defects worldwide

10/10/2016
Doctors May Not Be Telling High-Risk Patients About HIV Prevention Drug

Less than half of gay and bisexual men are aware of once-a-day pill PrEP, study shows

10/7/2016
Males Conceived Via Fertility Treatment May Have Weakened Sperm: Study

Procedure that injects sperm into egg was linked with lower quantity and quality of offspring's sperm

9/30/2016
Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Less Safe for Men With Prior Heart Attack

For this type of patient, cardiac risks linked to the treatment may outweigh any benefit, study suggests

9/14/2016
Prostate Cancer Treatments: Different Choices for Different Men

Survival rates are all high, but watchful waiting is linked to some cancer spread, British study reports

9/12/2016
Health Tip: Osteoporosis Affects Men, Too

Here are common risk factors

9/6/2016
Could Good Sex Be Bad for an Older Man's Heart?

Once a week or more may take toll, study finds, but at least one cardiologist questions the findings

8/25/2016
Survey Says: Hair Transplants Make Men Look Younger

Study supports notion that balding men appear older, less attractive

8/24/2016
Medical Marijuana's Pain Relief May Work Better for Men

Study found male users reporting bigger benefits compared to women

8/19/2016
Is Compromise More Likely When Women Are Part of the Decision?

Men alone tend to choose an extreme option, study contends

8/11/2016
Health Tip: Young Men Shouldn't Scrimp on Nutrition

Good choices promote better health

7/18/2016
Poverty Takes Bigger Toll on a Man's Health If He's Black: Study

Low income raises risk of early death for black males, but not their white peers, researchers say

7/14/2016
Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women: Study

Losing even a little weight could cut the risk, researchers say

7/7/2016
Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer Might Consider Gene Test

Detection of genetic flaw could help predict or prevent cancer in their relatives, study suggests

7/5/2016
Many Men Ignore Testicular Cancer Symptoms for Months

Early diagnosis and treatment are tied to 99 percent survival rate at 5 years, urologist says