Men's Problems Health News

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5/27/2008
Vitamin D Status Not Associated With Lower Prostate Risk

But study finds evidence of slight link between higher concentrations, aggressive disease

5/27/2008
Men With Low Testosterone Not Receiving Treatment

Study finds patients with deficiency more likely to be poorer and without insurance

5/20/2008
Gene Therapy May Treat Erectile Dysfunction

Studies in both men and monkeys show effectiveness of treatment

5/19/2008
Erectile Dysfunction a Strong Harbinger of Heart Trouble

Studies found having ED increased risk in diabetic men

5/18/2008
Study Finds Gender Disparity in Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Men checking into ERs sicker than women, more likely to die within a year

5/18/2008
Prostate Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Early Trial

Could help men with metastatic, recurring disease, researchers say

5/15/2008
Genes Play Part in Prostate Cancer Among Races

Whites at higher risk than Hispanics, but genetics determines who gets it

5/15/2008
Lowering Dietary Fat May Help Prevent Prostate Cancer

Findings in mouse model hint of new treatment strategies for the disease

5/7/2008
Docs Issue Guideline on Screening for Osteoporosis in Men

Scanning those over 65 could cut expected 50% increase in cases in next 15 years

5/6/2008
Alcoholism Gender Gap Is Closing

Changing social mores, opportunities for women make it not just a 'man's disease' anymore

5/2/2008
Biomarker Spots Which Lesions Likely to Progress to Prostate Cancer

Finding could help men with precancerous lesions avoid unnecessary needle biopsies

5/1/2008
Alzheimer's Disease Risk Factors May Be Gender-Specific

French study finds depression, stroke key factors in progression toward dementia

4/30/2008
Health Tip: Pre-Pregnancy Health for Men

Fertility doesn't rest solely with the woman

4/18/2008
Dealing Cervical Cancer a Knockout Blow

Doctors step up efforts to vaccinate young women against virus that causes the disease

4/16/2008
Men More Likely to Develop Cognitive Problems

They face greater risk of losing memory and thinking skills, study finds

4/15/2008
Heart Failure Drugs Linked to Hip Bone Loss in Older Men

Loop diuretics more than double risk for fractures, study finds

4/14/2008
Elevated Urate Levels May Slow Parkinson's in Men

Those with highest amount had almost half the risk of needing to start treatment

4/14/2008
Celebrex Plus Lipitor Could Fight Prostate Cancer

Combining painkiller with statin slows tumor progression, mouse study suggests

4/12/2008
Male Contraception: Progress Slow but Steady

Experts say future choices will extend beyond condoms, vasectomy

4/10/2008
Postmenopausal Women's Sexual Dissatisfaction Not Linked to Heart Troubles

Study did see modest tie between displeasure, peripheral artery disease

4/7/2008
Testosterone Therapy May Reduce Bone Loss in Older Men

But long-term effects of the hormone treatment aren't known, researchers say

4/3/2008
Male Partner Violence Hurts Women's Health Worldwide

WHO study finds aftereffects reverberate long after the incidents

3/26/2008
Older Women Have Harder Time Preserving Muscle Than Men

Key difference appears to be how their bodies react to protein, study says.

3/25/2008
MRI Can Be Predictor of Post-Treatment Prostate Cancer Spread

Those having radiation therapy may want to request more aggressive therapy, study finds

3/25/2008
Neighborhood Influences Exercise Levels

Even more than income, where people live determines who goes out to play, study finds

3/20/2008
Cancer Poses Challenges for Husbands' Frame of Mind

They take their cues from wives' emotional well-being, study suggests

3/20/2008
Low Folate Levels May Harm Sperm

Prospective dads might want to up their intake of the nutrient, study suggests

3/19/2008
Quality of Life an Issue in Prostate Cancer Treatment

Each therapy has an impact on overall day-to-day living, experts say

3/19/2008
The Gender Divide Starts Over Dinner

U.S. survey shows men eat the meat, women go for the veggies

3/18/2008
Fewer Steps Per Day Send Disease Markers Up

Insulin levels hike very fast when daily physical activity declines, Danish study found.

3/18/2008
Tissue-Freezing Technique Effective Against Prostate Cancer

But more study may still be needed to bring therapy into the mainstream, experts say

3/13/2008
Women's Risk for a Certain Skin Cancer Varies by Geography

Study finds more squamous cell carcinomas in southern U.S. states

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