Men's Problems Health News

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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

9/24/2007
More Prostate Cancers Might Be Prevented

New data should help reduce incidence of low-grade tumors, experts say

9/19/2007
Stem Cells From Testes Produce Wide Range of Tissue Types

Work with mice might lead to treatments for diseases such as diabetes and Alzheimer's

9/14/2007
Tomato Diet Can't Guarantee Prostate Health: Study

Lycopene, other nutrients no shield against prostate cancer, researchers say

9/13/2007
Number of Partners Doesn't Explain Gay HIV Rate

Gay, straight men equally prone to unprotected sex, research shows

9/13/2007
1 in 4 Men Over 30 Has Low Testosterone

But symptoms linked to low levels are much rarer, study finds

9/13/2007
Cialis Eases Erectile Dysfunction After Spinal Cord Injury

Sexual difficulties are common for these injured men, researchers note

9/6/2007
Barbershop Talks Cut Black Men's Prostate Cancer Risk

Innovative program is making a difference for this high-risk group, founder says

8/31/2007
Health Tip: When Considering Vasectomy

Here's what you should know

8/28/2007
Drinking Often Spurs Move to Poorer Neighborhoods

Alcoholism a common trigger for downward social mobility, study confirms

8/27/2007
'Good' Cholesterol Won't Help Heavy-Drinking Older Men

Their high blood pressure stayed the same regardless of HDL level, study found

8/22/2007
Many Older Americans Have Active Sex Lives

'Landmark' study finds only modest declines, right up through the 80s

8/21/2007
Gene Studies of Male-Female Differences Often Flawed

Too often, statistics are weak or unsubstantiated, review finds

8/21/2007
For Health Info, Women Often Turn to the Web

They're much more likely to do so than men, survey finds

8/20/2007
Early Weight Loss in Women Linked to Dementia

Study finds a connection, but researchers aren't sure why

8/20/2007
Handling Stress Properly Increases Good Cholesterol

And that can help protect your arteries, study suggests

8/15/2007
Molecule May Predict Prostate Cancer's Return

Protein levels might help decide who needs surgery and who doesn't, experts say

8/14/2007
Fewer Minority Men Have Undiagnosed Diabetes

Education efforts may be working for blacks, Hispanics, U.S. study finds

8/7/2007
Bone Tests Cost-Effective for Elderly Men

Younger men with prior fracture could also benefit, study finds

8/6/2007
Memory Slow? Drink Some Joe

Older women who consume 3 cups a day have sharper cognitive skills, study says

8/3/2007
Hostility Puts Men's Hearts at Risk

Bad feelings may help spur chronic inflammation, study suggests

8/1/2007
COPD Strikes Men, Women Differently

Finding is significant, because more women than men now have the lung condition

8/1/2007
Fused Genes Might Fuel Prostate Tumors

Specific genes might require specific treatments, researchers say

7/30/2007
One-Third of Diabetics Have Sleep Apnea

Older males at especially high risk for nighttime awakenings, study finds

7/25/2007
Repeat, High-Dose Chemo Can Cure Testicular Cancer

This approach works even if initial treatment fails, researchers say

7/25/2007
Heavy Drinkers Lack Omega-3 Nutrient

They may want to raise their fish intake to compensate, researchers say