Men's Problems Health News

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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

3/10/2008
PSA Test Losing Diagnostic Value, Study Says

Advances in biopsy techniques rendering prostate cancer screen less useful, but some experts disagree

3/6/2008
Older Men With Low Testosterone Face Greater Depression Risk

Three times more likely to have mood disorder than those with higher hormone levels

2/29/2008
Chemo Break Benefits Some Men With Prostate Cancer

Findings suggest treatment 'holidays' improve quality of life for patients

2/26/2008
Web Tool Aids Men in Prostate Decisions

They had more data but were less likely to get screened than those who used official sites

2/21/2008
Moderate Aerobic Fitness Levels May Cut Stroke Risk

Findings show just 30 minutes of activity helped men, women regardless of family history

2/13/2008
Many Prostate Cancers Will Not Need Treatment

Major study finds most older men will die of other causes

2/11/2008
High Blood Pressure on Increase Among American Women

State-by-state survey also found prevalence rate among men not as low as should be

2/11/2008
More Gene Variations Found That Raise Prostate Cancer Risk

Some variants increase chances of disease up to 60%, researcher says

2/8/2008
For Males, Video Game Rewards Are All in the Mind

Study sees greater activation of key brain region than found in females

2/7/2008
Birth Problems Linked to Teenage Fathers

Risky behaviors may damage sperm, experts say

2/4/2008
Black Men Most at Risk for Kidney Disease Complications

Black women also less likely to have blood pressure under control, study finds

2/1/2008
Experimental Vaccine Halts Prostate Cancer in Mice

Human trials may start in two years, California researcher says

1/31/2008
Sugary Soft Drinks Boost Gout Risk in Men

Just 2 or more beverages a day increased chances by 85%, study finds

1/25/2008
Short Birth Length Boosts Men's Suicide Risk

More than twice as likely as other adults to attempt to end own life, study finds

1/23/2008
A Little Regular Exercise Extends Men's Lives

Brisk 30-minute walk a few days a week cut death risk in half, study found

1/22/2008
Hormone Therapy Only Helps Some Older Men With Prostate Cancer

Overall health profile, especially cardiovascular history, is determining factor, study finds

1/15/2008
Gay Men More Likely to Contract 'Superbug'

Sexually active most likely to get highly resistant MRSA strain, study finds

1/14/2008
Low Testosterone Could Weaken Older Men's Bones

Study finds link between hormone, fracture in males over 60

1/13/2008
5 Problems With Feet That Men Shouldn't Walk Away From

Ankle sprains and ingrown toenails need a doctor's attention, experts say

1/7/2008
Fatherhood Tied to Higher Prostate Cancer Risk

Findings from large study show a trend, but reasons aren't clear

1/3/2008
Combo Therapy Cuts Prostate Cancer Death Rates

Study supports hormone therapy with radiation, finding no raised risk to heart

1/2/2008
Testosterone Supplements Provide Little Benefit

Older men can lose body fat, but treatment won't boost strength or mental powers, study finds

1/2/2008
Research Yields Clues to Recurrent Prostate Cancer

Links between male hormone and a protein could spur tumor's return

12/14/2007
Breast Cancer Genes Also Raise Men's Risk for Malignancy

Few men understand the danger from BRCA1/2, researchers say

12/11/2007
Gene Variant Tied to More Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Men with differing version of tumor suppressor appear at increased risk, researchers say

12/5/2007
Newly HIV-Infected Gay Men Select Other Infected Partners

Study finds men engaging in unprotected sex, but with those already carrying the virus

12/4/2007
One-Third of HIV-Infected Gay Men Have Unsafe Sex: CDC

Two new U.S. government studies show strong link to recreational drugs as well.

11/28/2007
Obesity Rates Leveling Off Among U.S. Adults

But more than a third of Americans still weigh much too much, study finds

11/27/2007
Low Testosterone Might Shorten Men's Lives

Study finds it's linked to higher death risk, but replacing the hormone may not help, experts say

11/20/2007
Why Obese Men Post Lower PSA Levels

Research suggests their higher blood volume explains it

11/19/2007
Farming, Fatherhood Hallmarks of Men Who Live to 100

Study finds men with more than 3 kids are more likely reach the milestone

11/13/2007
Low-Carb Diet May Slow Prostate Tumor Growth

Mouse study could have implications for humans, researchers say

11/9/2007
Severe Urinary Problems Boost Death Risk in Older Men

Those over 45 face an almost 24-fold increase in mortality, study says

11/7/2007
Regular Exercise Helps Fight Heart Failure

It stimulates tissue repair better than drugs, study finds

11/7/2007
Experimental Drug Fights Prostate Cancer

In mice, it attacked disease on multiple fronts, researchers say

11/4/2007
Peripheral Artery Disease Up Sharply Among U.S. Women

The condition, which is symptomless, can lead to heart attack and stroke

11/2/2007
Gene Variant Doubles Risk of Prostate Cancer in Black Men

It may also affect other populations, researcher says

11/2/2007
Radiation Seed Treatment Helps Younger Men Fight Prostate Cancer

Technique just as effective in patients under 60, study finds

10/30/2007
High Dose Radiation for Prostate Cancer Won't Raise Sexual Dysfunction

Technology ups treatment effectiveness without boosting this side effect, study finds

10/29/2007
Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Won't Affect Sexual Function

New high-dose technology targets tumor tissue, experts say

10/22/2007
Whole Grains Do a Heart Good

Cereal cuts cardiovascular risk, as do fruits, veggies, research shows

10/17/2007
Gene Mutation Key to Infertility in Male Mice

If same defect exists in men, it could lead to new treatments, study says

10/9/2007
Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Linked to Heart Risks

But researchers say more study is needed, and the therapy is valuable

10/8/2007
Surgery Best Bet for Prostate Cancer Survival

Study finds it outperforming other forms of treatment

10/7/2007
Prostate Cancer Survival Varies by Season

Prognosis improves in summer, fall, study finds

10/5/2007
Erectile Dysfunction: A Harbinger of Heart Trouble

Studies link this common problem with vascular disease

10/2/2007
Women Less Likely to Get Heart Defibrillators

And blacks are less likely to receive the lifesaving devices, studies find

10/2/2007
Study Supports Change to Prostate Cancer Biopsy

An added measure could boost test's ability to guide treatment