Men's Problems Health News

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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

2/26/2007
Common Painkillers May Cause Hypertension in Men

Acetaminophen, ibuprofen and aspirin might affect chemicals that help blood vessels relax

2/23/2007
Circumcision May Help Protect Against HIV

Study in African men shows a 53% reduction in infection

2/22/2007
Tests May Spot Most Deadly Prostate Cancers

The screen could also spare many men unnecessary biopsies, researchers say

2/18/2007
Ageless Fatherhood? Maybe Not

A man's biological clock ticks, too, researchers are discovering

2/5/2007
Radiation Seed Therapy Fights Prostate Cancer

Minimally invasive technique boosts survival, study finds

2/2/2007
For Drivers, Skin Cancer Is Often One-Sided

Tumors more likely on left arm, neck, especially in men, study shows

2/1/2007
Erectile Dysfunction Affects 18 Million U.S. Men

Lifestyle changes could help reduce the problem, experts say

1/30/2007
Topical Spray May Treat Premature Ejaculation

Applied to penis, it contains anesthetic medications, researchers say

1/25/2007
Heavy Drinking Exacts Toll on Women With Hepatitis C

Imbibing eliminates survival advantage over men, study finds

1/25/2007
Men With Breast Cancer at High Risk of Second Tumor

Study finds more melanoma, stomach cancer in addition to new breast cancers

1/24/2007
Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Safe, Effective for Diabetic Men

Researchers looked over data on Cialis, Levitra and Viagra

1/23/2007
Bone Fracture a Real Danger for Older Men

One fracture triples their odds for a second fracture, new study shows

1/19/2007
Prostate Cancer Trial Halted Due to 3 Cases of Leukemia

Side effect of chemotherapy wasn't completely unexpected, one expert says

1/16/2007
Scientists Explore Virus-Prostate Cancer Link

If proven, research could lead to a vaccine, experts say

1/12/2007
Prostate Surgery Is Viable Option for Older Men

No need to withhold the choice for patients in their 70s, research suggests

1/11/2007
Health Tip: Low Testosterone in Men

Low sex drive is a common symptom

12/26/2006
Stroke Incidence Has Declined for 50 Years

But, 30-day mortality rate has decreased significantly only for men, study finds

12/22/2006
Women More Likely to Inherit Risk of Stroke

A 40 percent greater link if one close relative suffered a stroke, study finds

12/20/2006
Testosterone Supplements Slow Alzheimer's in Mice

Next step is trials testing the treatment in aging men, researchers say

12/12/2006
Treatment Beats Watchful Waiting for Older Prostate Cancer Patients

Death rate was 31 percent lower in group that got surgery or radiation, study says