Men's Problems Health News

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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

2/20/2009
1 in 10 Ex-NFL Players Used Steroids, Poll Reports

Finding comes from confidential survey in research that highlights drugs' damage to long-term health

2/18/2009
ER Less Likely to Diagnose Stroke in Younger Folks

New research finds misdiagnosis risk goes up as age goes down

2/14/2009
Men Must Contend With a Biological Clock, Too

Older males face higher risk of fathering children with medical problems, research finds

2/13/2009
Researchers ID Biomarker for Fatal Prostate Cancer

Men with highest ionized serum calcium 3 times more likely to die, study finds

2/12/2009
Smokeless Tobacco May Not Help Smokers Quit

Success in Sweden doesn't transfer to U.S., study finds

2/12/2009
2 or More Sodas a Day Boost Women's Kidney Risks

They're twice as likely to show early damage, and study says it's likely all that sugar

2/11/2009
Urine Test May One Day Predict Prostate Cancer

Lab results identify component linked to aggressiveness of disease

2/11/2009
Levels of Circulating Tumor Cells Could Predict Prostate Cancer Outcome

New method of tracking changes proves better predictor than PSA, study says

2/9/2009
Marijuana Linked to Aggressive Testicular Cancer

But not all are sure that adolescents' use of cannabis causes cells to proliferate

2/6/2009
Female Hormones Deter Salt-Sensitive Hypertension

Estrogen appears to improve kidneys' ability to shed sodium, study says

2/4/2009
Artificial Light Linked to Prostate Cancer Risk

But don't turn off electricity, researchers say, just take this into account in energy policies

2/3/2009
Fractures in Older Adults Up Death Risk

Study finds all breaks, not just hip fractures, tied to increased mortality

1/22/2009
Gender May Influence Heart Failure Treatment

Care varies for men and women, and by male and female doctors, study finds

1/13/2009
U.S. Chlamydia Infections Hit All-Time High

Million-plus cases reported; women and minorities disproportionately affected, CDC says

1/12/2009
In High-Stakes Stock Trading, Finger Length Matters

Study finds testosterone exposure in womb creates long ring finger, financial success

1/12/2009
Gene Variant May Hike Women's Risk of Alzheimer's

Men can carry the variation as well, study finds

1/7/2009
More 'Screen Time' Linked to Poor Fitness in Girls

But teenage boys don't seem to be as susceptible, study suggests

12/28/2008
Lung Cancer: Still the Biggest Cancer Killer, by Far

While researchers make advances, quitting smoking remains your best bet