Men's Problems Health News

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7/2/2008
More 90-Plus Women Than Men Prone to Dementia

But far more women live to be that old, study authors note

6/30/2008
Elevated Albumin Levels in Urine Raise Hypertension Risk

Findings suggest current concept of 'normal' protein secretion needs revision

6/17/2008
Radiation May Help When Prostate Cancer Returns

It halved the death rate and might need to be used more often, researchers say

6/17/2008
Studies Support Testosterone Supplements for Older Men

Low levels of the hormone could boost death risk, researchers say

6/16/2008
Countdown to Hair Loss

Study offers method to gauge whether you're bound for baldness

6/15/2008
Fitness a Key Element in Determining Male Diabetic's Longevity

7-year study found staying in good shape more important than weight

6/15/2008
ED an Indicator of Men's Health

Dysfunction could be the 'portal' to heart problems, vascular disease, type 2 diabetes, study says

6/15/2008
A Health Gift for Men on Father's Day

Be aware of your prostate cancer risk, experts advise

6/14/2008
Women Get Lung Cancer From Smoking at Same Rates as Men

Health experts had debated whether women were more vulnerable to the disease

6/13/2008
Researchers ID Traits of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Findings could lead to diagnostic urine test for 10% of men with the disease

6/13/2008
Pursuit of Females Dates Way, Way Back

Skeletal findings suggest men fighting over women took place even in prehistoric times.

6/12/2008
Abnormal Sleep Patterns in Older Men Spell Trouble

Study found those who were outside the norm faced higher mortality rate

6/9/2008
Low Vitamin D Levels May Boost Men's Heart Attack Risk

Findings suggest current dietary requirements need to be increased

6/3/2008
Androgen Production Continues in Prostate Cancer Tumors

Growths are able to maintain significant testosterone levels despite therapy, study finds

5/29/2008
Type of Tomato Product Determines Power Against Prostate Cancer

Compound produced during drying works with lycopene to protect against malignancies, study suggests

5/28/2008
TV Commercials Color Gender Choices for Careers

Study finds stereotypes remain, men more influenced by scenes about jobs

5/27/2008
Vitamin D Status Not Associated With Lower Prostate Risk

But study finds evidence of slight link between higher concentrations, aggressive disease

5/27/2008
Men With Low Testosterone Not Receiving Treatment

Study finds patients with deficiency more likely to be poorer and without insurance

5/20/2008
Gene Therapy May Treat Erectile Dysfunction

Studies in both men and monkeys show effectiveness of treatment

5/19/2008
Erectile Dysfunction a Strong Harbinger of Heart Trouble

Studies found having ED increased risk in diabetic men

5/18/2008
Study Finds Gender Disparity in Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Men checking into ERs sicker than women, more likely to die within a year

5/18/2008
Prostate Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Early Trial

Could help men with metastatic, recurring disease, researchers say

5/15/2008
Genes Play Part in Prostate Cancer Among Races

Whites at higher risk than Hispanics, but genetics determines who gets it

5/15/2008
Lowering Dietary Fat May Help Prevent Prostate Cancer

Findings in mouse model hint of new treatment strategies for the disease

5/7/2008
Docs Issue Guideline on Screening for Osteoporosis in Men

Scanning those over 65 could cut expected 50% increase in cases in next 15 years

5/6/2008
Alcoholism Gender Gap Is Closing

Changing social mores, opportunities for women make it not just a 'man's disease' anymore

5/2/2008
Biomarker Spots Which Lesions Likely to Progress to Prostate Cancer

Finding could help men with precancerous lesions avoid unnecessary needle biopsies

5/1/2008
Alzheimer's Disease Risk Factors May Be Gender-Specific

French study finds depression, stroke key factors in progression toward dementia

4/30/2008
Health Tip: Pre-Pregnancy Health for Men

Fertility doesn't rest solely with the woman

4/18/2008
Dealing Cervical Cancer a Knockout Blow

Doctors step up efforts to vaccinate young women against virus that causes the disease

4/16/2008
Men More Likely to Develop Cognitive Problems

They face greater risk of losing memory and thinking skills, study finds

4/15/2008
Heart Failure Drugs Linked to Hip Bone Loss in Older Men

Loop diuretics more than double risk for fractures, study finds

4/14/2008
Elevated Urate Levels May Slow Parkinson's in Men

Those with highest amount had almost half the risk of needing to start treatment

4/14/2008
Celebrex Plus Lipitor Could Fight Prostate Cancer

Combining painkiller with statin slows tumor progression, mouse study suggests

4/12/2008
Male Contraception: Progress Slow but Steady

Experts say future choices will extend beyond condoms, vasectomy

4/10/2008
Postmenopausal Women's Sexual Dissatisfaction Not Linked to Heart Troubles

Study did see modest tie between displeasure, peripheral artery disease

4/7/2008
Testosterone Therapy May Reduce Bone Loss in Older Men

But long-term effects of the hormone treatment aren't known, researchers say

4/3/2008
Male Partner Violence Hurts Women's Health Worldwide

WHO study finds aftereffects reverberate long after the incidents

3/26/2008
Older Women Have Harder Time Preserving Muscle Than Men

Key difference appears to be how their bodies react to protein, study says.

3/25/2008
MRI Can Be Predictor of Post-Treatment Prostate Cancer Spread

Those having radiation therapy may want to request more aggressive therapy, study finds

3/25/2008
Neighborhood Influences Exercise Levels

Even more than income, where people live determines who goes out to play, study finds

3/20/2008
Cancer Poses Challenges for Husbands' Frame of Mind

They take their cues from wives' emotional well-being, study suggests

3/20/2008
Low Folate Levels May Harm Sperm

Prospective dads might want to up their intake of the nutrient, study suggests

3/19/2008
Quality of Life an Issue in Prostate Cancer Treatment

Each therapy has an impact on overall day-to-day living, experts say

3/19/2008
The Gender Divide Starts Over Dinner

U.S. survey shows men eat the meat, women go for the veggies

3/18/2008
Fewer Steps Per Day Send Disease Markers Up

Insulin levels hike very fast when daily physical activity declines, Danish study found.

3/18/2008
Tissue-Freezing Technique Effective Against Prostate Cancer

But more study may still be needed to bring therapy into the mainstream, experts say

3/13/2008
Women's Risk for a Certain Skin Cancer Varies by Geography

Study finds more squamous cell carcinomas in southern U.S. states

3/12/2008
U.S. Syphilis Rate Grows for 7th Year in Row

Increase largely driven by new cases among gay, bisexual men, CDC reports

3/11/2008
Magnesium May Lower Risk for Some Strokes in Male Smokers

Study suggests eating foods such as whole grains cuts risk of cerebral infarction