Men's Problems Health News

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10/16/2008
Understanding the Benefits and Risks of Chemotherapy

Besides hair loss and nausea, side effects include fatigue, vomiting, mouth sores and pain

10/15/2008
Brain Pressure More Likely to Cause Vision Loss in Men

Though women have condition more often, men suffer side effects twice as much, study says

10/15/2008
Brain Chemical Could Spur Lovesickness

A monogamous rodent could shed light on romantic loss

10/15/2008
Smoking Makes You Old Before Your Time

It even affects quality of life in those who quit, Finnish study reports.

10/13/2008
Blood Pressure on the Rise in America

More people being treated for hypertension than ever before, study finds

10/13/2008
Excess Drinking Shrinks the Brain

Too much alcohol has a greater effect on women, study found

10/13/2008
New Genetic Links to Baldness Discovered

The hope is the finding could one day lead to a screening test

10/10/2008
Little-Known Fat Can Be a Heartbreaker

Elevated lipoprotein (a) levels boost cardiovascular disease risk for some

10/7/2008
Role of Circumcision in Reducing HIV Risk Still Unclear

Review doesn't find a protective effect in post-HAART era

10/7/2008
Study Suggests Red Wine May Protect Against Lung Cancer

But authors say research, which focused on men, doesn't mean it's OK to smoke

10/6/2008
Obesity, Insulin Level Impact Prostate Cancer Survival

Heavy men with high output of the hormone had quadruple the death risk, study found

10/3/2008
Could Chinese Herb Be a Natural Viagra?

Early research suggests 'horny goat weed' might help men with impotence

9/26/2008
Vitamin C Protects Some Elderly Men From Bone Loss

New study doesn't show same result for women, however

9/23/2008
Hormone Therapy Not Best for Older Prostate Cancer Patients

Study found giving it before radiation raised death risk 20% in this group

9/19/2008
Many Doctors Don't Know Blood Pressure Guidelines

Proper treatment often not started among middle-aged men, study finds

9/19/2008
Drug Can Slow Bone Loss in Prostate Cancer Patients

Hormone-deprivation Rx erodes bone, but meds like Fosamax can help, study shows

9/15/2008
Web Site Helps Cancer Patients With Fertility Preservation

Northwestern consortium's program features message boards, videos and advice

9/12/2008
Sleep Apnea May Cause Erectile Dysfunction

Condition may persist, but mouse research shows drug restores oxygen, sexual functioning

9/4/2008
2 Million Cancer Cases Tied to Tobacco Use

The U.S. review covered the period from 1999 to 2004

9/3/2008
Study Links Serum Calcium, Prostate Cancer Death

High, but still normal, levels triple risk of aggressive disease

9/3/2008
Height May Boost Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Suggests

But the findings could be pure chance, one expert says

9/2/2008
Children of Older Fathers at Risk for Bipolar Disorder

Offspring of men 55 and older were 1.37 times more likely to be diagnosed, study finds

9/2/2008
'Bonding Gene' Could Help Men Stay Married

One form of DNA linked to marital bliss, the other to discord, study found

8/19/2008
ED Drug Relieves Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

In men with enlarged prostates, daily Cialis showed benefit without side effects

8/15/2008
Testosterone Associated With Disease Transmission

Mouse study finds hormone affects behavior, drives spread of contact illness

8/15/2008
Statins Might Reverse ED in Some Men

In animal study, effect on those with metabolic syndrome was seen within days

8/15/2008
Asthma's Course Differs by Gender

By puberty, condition may be passing phase in boys, but more permanent in girls, study says

8/12/2008
Surgery Helps With Prostate Cancer, Sometimes

New study fails to settle question about best treatment for the disease

8/11/2008
Stroke Risk Plummets With Healthy Lifestyle

Quitting smoking, eating properly and exercising protects your brain, study finds

8/11/2008
One in 5 Young Men Had Prostate Screen in Past Year

Analysis may aid in guiding recommendations on who should get screened and when

8/8/2008
Obese Men Face Twin Threat From Prostate Cancer

Delayed diagnosis, less successful surgery, pair of studies finds

8/7/2008
Men More Likely Than Women to Adopt Children

Report says it may be that some men adopt women's kids from previous relationship

8/6/2008
Study Links Agent Orange to Prostate Cancer in Vietnam Vets

But some researchers say the finding fails to establish cause-and-effect

8/4/2008
New Guidelines Rule Out Prostate Screening for Men Over 75

The hazards outweigh benefits, government task force reports

8/4/2008
Excessive Drinking Boosts Risk for Metabolic Syndrome

More than 2 a day for men, 1 for women, increases odds of obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes

8/4/2008
Many Cancer Patients Turn to Complementary Medicine

Women, especially breast and ovarian tumor patients, more likely to use these therapies

8/4/2008
Health Tip: Good Health for Men

Follow these guidelines

7/31/2008
Mouse Study Finds Molecule That Tells Hair to Grow

Could one day lead to treatments for baldness, researchers say

7/29/2008
Prostate Cancer Treatment Could Impair Men's Thinking

Hormone deprivation approach seems to affect memory, concentration, study finds

7/24/2008
Soy Linked to Low Sperm Count

Could affect fertility, especially in overweight and obese men, researchers report

7/23/2008
Simple Procedure Improves Male Fertility

Correcting varicose veins in scrotum boosts sperm count, motility, study finds

7/17/2008
Too Much, Too Little Sleep Linked to Stroke Risk

Postmenopausal women who slept more than nine hours a night had up to 70% higher risk

7/17/2008
Cancer Survival Depends on Where You Live

U.S. does better than Europe, although American whites do better than blacks, study finds

7/14/2008
Optimism About Heart Risk Pays Off

Study finds lower death rate for men with upbeat outlook, but same did not hold true for women

7/10/2008
Melanoma Rates Soar Among Younger Women

But rates of the cancer in young men haven't changed, study says

7/10/2008
Gender Plays Role in Post-Concussion Healing

Females scored worse than males on neurocognitive tests; reason remains elusive

7/9/2008
Diabetes, Weight Tied to Male Infertility

Both conditions cause significant decrease in body's ability to repair sperm DNA, studies find

7/9/2008
Men Often Not Told of Severity of Wife's Cancer

Study finds almost 40% say docs never said condition was terminal until near death

7/8/2008
Low Iron Levels Cut Cancer Risk in Men With PAD

Those who had phlebotomy were 37% less likely to develop disease

7/8/2008
Hormone Therapy Shows Little Benefit Against Prostate Cancer

Survival rates no different than 'watchful waiting,' study shows