Men's Problems Health News

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7/9/2007
Many Men Getting Unnecessary Prostate Cancer Blood Tests

Patients are often either too young or too old to benefit from PSA screening, study finds

7/9/2007
New Drug Fights Tough-to-Treat Prostate Cancer

Hormone-reducing abiraterone can shrink tumors, studies show

7/6/2007
Inflammatory Factor Could Spur Male Infertility

More research might lead to a cure or even a male contraceptive, scientists say

7/5/2007
Key Protein May Explain Mens' Higher Liver Cancer Risk

IL-6 damages the organ, but estrogen helps prevent that injury, study finds

7/5/2007
Science Quiets Myth of 'Chatterbox' Females

Study finds men, women use same quantity of words each day

7/3/2007
Men Put Their Health on the Back Burner

Survey finds more than a quarter wait 'as long as possible' before seeking help

7/1/2007
Amateur Basketball Players Court Disaster

Experts offer 'weekend warriors' tips on preventing injury

6/28/2007
Lupus Treatment Linked to Male Fertility Problems

Abnormalities in sperm tied to intravenous therapy, study finds

6/25/2007
Antidepressants Linked to Bone Loss

2 studies turn up similar results in both women and men

6/18/2007
Health Tip: Paternal Bonding

Bonding with baby is important for dads, too

6/15/2007
Problem Drinking Kills Almost Half of Russia's Young Adult Men

Study puts death toll at 43% of males aged 25 to 54

6/12/2007
Abnormal Red Blood Cell Count Spells Trouble in Surgery

Too high or too low levels up risk of post-op death for older men, study says

6/12/2007
Male U.S. Veterans More Likely to Commit Suicide

Trend could plague servicemen who served in Afghanistan and Iraq, study says

6/8/2007
Prostate Cancer Treatment Can Speed Heart Attacks

Hormome-suppressing therapy linked to cardiac risk in study

6/8/2007
Postpartum Depression: A Risk for New Dads, Too

In one large study, 10 percent of fathers reported symptoms

6/6/2007
Low Testosterone Levels Linked to Increased Mortality

But researchers stress there's no evidence that boosting levels will reduce risk

6/5/2007
Study Links Inflammation to Heart Disease

British researchers focused on autoantibody rheumatic factor

6/3/2007
Gene Therapy Reverses Erectile Dysfunction in Rats

If successful in humans, it could be first long-term, non-drug solution to the problem, scientists say

5/29/2007
Spike in PSA Blood Level Points to Prostate Cancer's Aggressiveness

Trends over time indicate need for stronger treatments, study shows

5/25/2007
Large Jolts of Java Can Keep Gout at Bay

Coffee lovers who drank more than four cups a day had a 40% lower risk of the inflammatory condition

5/23/2007
Botox Could Treat Enlarged Prostate

It relieves symptoms and shrinks oversized gland, study shows

5/22/2007
Gum Disease Boosts Tongue Cancer Risk in Men

Periodontitis viruses could trigger the malignancies, researchers say

5/21/2007
Robotic Procedure Improves Survival for Prostate Cancer Patients

It leaves fewer stray cancer cells after prostate removal, study shows

5/19/2007
Ladder-Related Accidents Climb in U.S.: Study

Fractures most common injury, sending more than 136,000 people a year to ERs

5/18/2007
Experts Debate Giving HPV Vaccine to Boys

Spread of the virus linked to cervical cancer can harm them, too

5/17/2007
Tomatoes No Magic Bullet For Prostate Cancer

Lycopene and beta-carotene won't prevent the disease, study finds

5/16/2007
Hair Follicles May Regrow After Head Wounds

Finding in mice could lead to dermabrasion baldness treatments, scientists say

5/15/2007
Heavy Multivitamin Use May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk

Odds rose 32% for men taking more than a pill a day, study found

5/14/2007
Testosterone May Benefit Men With Multiple Sclerosis

But this preliminary study was tiny and needs confirmation

5/6/2007
Dads' Parenting Style Influences Childhood Obesity

Clear limits, parental follow-through can help curb overweight epidemic

4/27/2007
A Woman's Brain Hit Harder by Alcohol Abuse

Damage occurs faster and with fewer drinks, study finds

4/26/2007
Better Prostate Cancer Test May Be Near

Blood protein outperforms standard PSA in spotting aggressive tumors, study finds

4/20/2007
Men Who Drink Face Higher Risk of Sleep Disorders

Habitual alcohol users 25% more likely to have mild or severe breathing difficulties

4/13/2007
Human Bone Marrow Used to Create Early Stage Sperm Cells

Researchers hope further studies will produce treatment for male infertility

4/11/2007
Health Tip: Understanding Male Pattern Baldness

The condition often is hereditary

4/4/2007
PSA May Be Poor Predictor of Lethal Prostate Cancer

But a U.S. expert challenges new Swedish finding

4/2/2007
Hormone Therapy for Advanced Prostate Cancer Not for Everyone

Risks can outweigh benefits, so patient-doctor discussions are needed, new guidelines suggest.

4/2/2007
Older Men's Sleep Affects Testosterone Levels

Impact on health remains unclear, scientists say

4/1/2007
U.S. Offers Free, Bilingual Health Checklists

Pocket-sized brochures help patients discuss screening tests they might need

3/27/2007
Mother's Beef Consumption May Affect Son's Fertility

The more meat eaten, the lower the sperm count, study suggests

3/21/2007
Brain Defect Tied to Diabetes-Related Erectile Dysfunction

Study in rats may help lead to improved treatments, researchers say

3/19/2007
Drug Shields Parkinson's Patients Against Fracture

Risedronate counters inactivity-linked weakening of bone, study finds

3/19/2007
Obese Men With Prostate Cancer Face Higher Death Risk

Study finds 2.6-fold increase in chance of dying compared to normal-weight men

3/19/2007
Male Breast Cancer Deadlier for Blacks

Racial disparity mirrors that of more common female breast tumors, researchers say

3/15/2007
Obesity's Ties to Heart Disease Still Unclear

More research is needed, experts say, especially when it comes to gender differences

3/15/2007
Are Common Chemicals Feeding Obesity Epidemic?

Study suggests exposure to phthalates linked to abdominal fat, insulin resistance in men

3/12/2007
Poorer Health Care Ups Black Men's Prostate Cancer Risk

Too often, black males lack insurance or ongoing relationship with doctor, study finds

3/2/2007
Tea Antioxidant Plus Celebrex May Fight Prostate Cancer

Combo slows tumor growth, animal study shows

3/1/2007
Drink a Little, Live a Little Longer?

Another study suggests that light alcohol intake, especially wine, boosts health

2/28/2007
Pilot Study Questions Wisdom of Mandatory Retirement

Crewmen over 60 performed better, not worse, with time, study found