Men's Problems Health News

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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

7/7/2008
Father's Age a Factor in Infertility

Being over 35 meant lower pregnancy rates, higher chances of miscarriage for couple, study finds

7/3/2008
Lots of Sex May Prevent Erectile Dysfunction

It's the 'use it or lose it' principle at work, one expert says

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