Men's Problems Health News

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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

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