Men's Problems Health News

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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

7/2/2009
Another Genetic Link to Testicular Cancer Is Found

Discovery may help explain why disease runs in families

6/30/2009
Sad Dads May Lead to Crying Infants

More factors should be considered than depression among moms, experts say

6/19/2009
Green Tea Component May Slow Prostate Cancer

Men in small study took capsules equivalent to brewed beverage

6/18/2009
New Prostate Cancer Biomarker Discovered

Finding also might apply in other types of cancer, researcher says

6/15/2009
Dad's Genes May Play Greater Role Than Thought

Data on 'packaging' in sperm cells may also help assess infertility

6/10/2009
Longer Hormone Treatment May Improve Prostate Cancer Outlook

European and U.S. studies find similar results

6/1/2009
Gene Test Helps Detect Prostate Cancer

New screen boosts accuracy of standard PSA test, study shows

5/22/2009
Advanced Prostate Cancer Deadlier in Younger Men

Patients under 44 were three times more likely to die, study finds

5/19/2009
Study Reiterates Eye Risks Linked to Flomax

Men should be aware of dangers if taking prostate drug, experts say

5/15/2009
An Aid to Tailoring Prostate Cancer Treatment

Study identifies factors to help decide how aggressive therapy should be

5/12/2009
Estrogen May Help Men's Hearts

Too much or too little of the hormone, though, can be damaging, study finds

5/7/2009
FDA Orders Label Warning for Testosterone Gels

Men who use the medications must be sure none rubs off on children, agency says

5/5/2009
Biomarkers May Predict Aggressiveness of Prostate Cancer

Cancer expert is wary of finding, however

5/1/2009
Vitamin E, Selenium and Soy Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer

Study found no effect among men with precancerous lesions

4/29/2009
Some Diet Sodas May Ward Off Kidney Stones

Other research finds that pomegranate juice could slow prostate cancer

4/28/2009
Clinics Less Likely to Refer Heart Patients to Cardiologists

Women especially affected if primary care came from community outlet

4/27/2009
Topical Treatment May Ease Erectile Dysfunction

In rat study, application of nanoparticles restored potency

4/27/2009
Circumcision Can Reduce AIDS Risk, Study Shows

Research also finds no impairment in sexual function from procedure

4/27/2009
Heart, Bone Problems May Follow Prostate Cancer Treatment

Men on hormone-lowering therapy may require close monitoring, researchers say

4/24/2009
Combat Duty Harms Long-Term Health of Vets

Though soldiers tend to be healthier, trauma erases the advantage, study finds

4/23/2009
Agent Orange Exposure Tied to Prostate Cancer Return

Study finds vets at higher risk of aggressive recurrence only 8 months after surgery

4/22/2009
Fatty Fish May Cut Heart Failure Risk in Men

Study finds benefit from consuming just one serving a week

4/20/2009
Older Men Need to Take Closer Look for Melanomas

If you can't examine your own back, have a loved one take a look, study says

4/14/2009
Impotence Drugs Don't Harm Vision: Study

Trial by drug maker Eli Lilly found no problems at 6 months of use

4/8/2009
Larger Men at Greater Risk for Atrial Fibrillation

Swedish study says since children are getting bigger, condition may become more common

4/8/2009
Stress Management Battles Prostate Cancer Anxiety

Brief counseling before, after surgery eases concern over side effects, study finds

4/7/2009
New Prostate Cancer Drug May Hold Promise

Researchers apply for large-scale testing after 'very promising' early results

4/6/2009
Topical Spray Helped Men With Premature Ejaculation

Study found they could delay orgasm six times longer than before

4/6/2009
Male Infertility Treatment Boosts Sperm Count

Small Egyptian study uses hormone-antioxidant combo to improve odds of conception

4/3/2009
Genetic Finding May Lead to Male Contraceptive

Prospect stems from discovery of mutation affecting infertility

4/2/2009
Gene May Explain Women's Heightened Lupus Risk

Disease-prone mice lacking this factor failed to develop common symptoms, study finds

3/23/2009
With the Economy Down, Vasectomy Rates Are Up

The expense of raising another child may be driving the trend, doctors say

3/19/2009
Support Network May Play Role in Benefits of Drinking

Heart risks are found to be less pronounced in highly social men

3/19/2009
PSA Testing: What Should Men Do?

Fallout from 2 studies, pro and con, has experts in a quandry

3/18/2009
2 Studies Conflict Over Value of Prostate Cancer Screening

Doctors acknowledge that the PSA test is a far from perfect tool

3/16/2009
Experts Revise Guidelines on Daily Aspirin for Heart

Lower dose appears safe and effective against heart attack in men, stroke in women

3/16/2009
'Watchful Waiting' Safe With Low-Risk Prostate Cancers

Study suggests close monitoring offers some men better quality of life

3/12/2009
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Boosts Death Risk for Diabetics

Blood pressure and cholesterol should be controlled more aggressively, study suggests

3/10/2009
'Male Lumpectomy' May Help Some With Prostate Cancer

Procedure involves freezing tumor rather than removing entire gland

3/9/2009
More Vitamin C May Mean Less Chance of Gout

With 1,500 milligrams a day, men cut their risk by 45%, study finds

3/9/2009
Late-Life Fatherhood May Lower Child's Intelligence

A man's biological clock may be ticking too, researchers say

3/6/2009
Men Who Get Active in Midlife Live Longer

Effect of adding exercise equals that of stopping smoking, experts say

3/3/2009
Men's Sex Lives May Suffer as Waistlines Expand

Gastric bypass surgery can restore function for obese males, study finds

2/27/2009
Men With BRCA Gene Mutations Unaware of Cancer Risks

They need to be more aware of the threats to themselves and relatives, study says

2/26/2009
Men's Stroke Risk Rises Dramatically in Mid-40s

And the contributing factors are often those seen in older patients, study finds

2/24/2009
Drugs May Help Healthy Men Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

New guidelines suggest that men discuss use of medicines such as Propecia with their doctor

2/23/2009
Male Infertility Tied to Testicular Cancer Risk

A common factor may boost the odds for both, researchers say

2/20/2009
Many Older Men Won't Benefit from PSA Test

Screening may prove an unnecessary expense in men 75 or older, researchers say