Men's Problems Health News

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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

12/26/2008
12/16/2008
Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy Cuts Prostate Cancer Deaths

Study confirms effectiveness of widely used approach, experts say

12/15/2008
Deciphering the Language of Intoxication

Tipsy and drunk mean different things to men and women and could alter treatment, study finds

12/15/2008
Colonoscopy Has a 'Right Side' Blind Spot

Procedure better at detecting problems on left side of colon, study says

12/15/2008
Deaths From Heart Disease, Stroke Down 30%

Medical advances, not lifestyle changes, are source of the improvement, AHA says

12/15/2008
Colorectal Cancer Racial Gap Still Growing

Blacks 45% more likely to die from the disease than whites, report says

12/9/2008
Selenium, Vitamins E and C Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer

Large trials fail to confirm suspected benefit

12/8/2008
Women's Death Rate Higher From Severe Heart Attack

Undertreatment at the hospital may be a contributing cause, study suggests

12/5/2008
Treatment Options Are Many for Prostate Cancer

Some doctors say many tumors can be left untreated, depending on man's age

12/3/2008
Prostate Cancer Stimulates Nerve Growth

And this phenomenon is tied to more aggressive disease, researchers say

11/25/2008
New System Improves Distribution of Donated Livers

Gains reported for blacks, but women lagging behind men, study finds

11/25/2008
U.S. Cancer Rate-Death Rate Combo Drops for 1st Time

But smoking-related cancers continue to rise in some regions of country, report finds

11/25/2008
Bad Bosses Are Hard on the Heart

Study ties work woes to fatal cardiovascular events in men

11/24/2008
Hypertension May Hit Black Males Earlier

Different tests may be needed to detect rising blood pressure in these men, experts say

11/17/2008
Gene Screen Might Predict Prostate Cancer

Such a test would be especially useful for blacks, other high-risk groups

11/15/2008
Many Ignore Symptoms of Bladder Trouble

November is health awareness month, so check with a physician if you're in pain

11/14/2008
Younger Men Fare Best After Hip Joint Resurfacing

The new procedure is an alternative to hip replacement, but complications occur, experts say

11/13/2008
Lung Cancer May Be Deadlier for Men

Gender is the major socioeconomic factor influencing outcomes, study finds

11/12/2008
Excess Weight Ups Risk of Death, No Matter Where It Collects

But too much abdominal fat poses a bigger threat, study finds

11/12/2008
Gender Matches Benefit Heart Transplants

Best results achieved with male-to-male surgeries, study finds

11/1/2008
Semi-Annual Time Changes May Affect the Heart

Swedish researchers say heart attack rates change when clocks are adjusted

10/31/2008
Preeclampsia Might Protect Against Testicular Cancer

Study suggests link between high blood pressure in pregnancy and risk of the malignancy

10/30/2008
Statins Lower Blood Marker for Prostate Cancer

But it's not clear if the cholesterol-lowering drugs protect against the disease

10/29/2008
Women at Higher Risk for Pulmonary Hypertension

They are 4 times more apt to develop the lung artery disorder, study shows

10/28/2008
Cialis May Help Ease Pulmonary Hypertension

Once-daily dose of the ED drug delayed disease progression, researchers found

10/28/2008
Color Red Makes Men Amorous

And study finds they're, well, clueless about its impact on them

10/22/2008
Sexual Dysfunction Common a Year After Major Trauma

Rate double that for healthy patients, regardless of gender, site of injury, study says

10/22/2008
Eating Fast Until Full Triples Overweight Risk

Availability of cheap foods, larger portions changes dining behavior, Japanese study says

10/21/2008
Suicide Rates Rise Among Baby Boomers

Middle-aged white women at increasing risk, study finds

10/20/2008
Study Evaluates Laser Therapies for Hair Removal

Findings suggest combo treatments less effective, more painful than singular procedures

10/18/2008
Smoking, Gender Affect Pain Treatment Effectiveness

Men who light up show less improvement after therapy, study says

10/17/2008
Rethinking Prostate Cancer in Older Men

Research suggests aggressive treatment is viable, even for patients in their late 70s

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