Men's Problems Health News

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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

12/12/2006
Height Loss in Older Men Tied to Heart, Death Risks

Shrinking 3 centimeters or more may trigger bone loss that increases chance of illness, study suggests

12/5/2006
Depression, Mental Woes More Common in First-Time Moms

The risk is highest in first months after birth, study finds

12/5/2006
Hair-Loss Drug Skews Prostate Cancer Test

Propecia lowers PSA levels in the blood, study finds

12/4/2006
Blood Pressure Often Higher in Boys Than Girls

Finding might explain why men are more prone to hypertension, experts say

11/28/2006
Frequent Weight Change Raises Men's Gallstone Risk

The most dramatic 'weight cycling' boosted odds by 76 percent, study found

11/27/2006
Sleeping Pills Won't Aid Sleep Apnea Treatment

Researchers found no benefit for men using airway pressure therapy

11/20/2006
PTSD Diagnosed More in Women

Different responses to trauma might explain disparity, study suggests

11/16/2006
Higher Resting Heart Rate May Boost Death Risk

Odds rose with more frequent beats per minute, study found

11/16/2006
Low Cholesterol Lowers Risk for Aggressive Prostate Cancer

But men's overall risk for prostate tumors remains the same, study finds

11/15/2006
Migraines Linked to Heart Risk in Men

Finding echoes prior study in women

11/14/2006
Post-Surgery Radiation Boosts Prostate Cancer Results

And a second study suggests testosterone replacement may not harm prostate

11/10/2006
Firefighters at High Risk for Cancer

Airborne toxins raise their risk over time, study suggests

11/8/2006
New System Spots At-Risk Prostate Cancer Patients

Predicting tumor recurrence is key to deciding treatment, experts say

11/7/2006
Anabolic Steroids May Boost Crime Rate

But study finds no increase in violent criminality linked to their use

11/6/2006
High-Dose Radiation Extends Prostate Cancer Survival

Long-term hormone therapy may also boost patient outcomes, researchers find

11/6/2006
Smoking Worsens Prostate Cancer Therapy Side Effects

Smoking patients had higher rates of gastrointestinal troubles, study found

11/6/2006
Two Prostate Cancer Radiotherapies Go Head-to-Head

Study finds that a radiation treatment called IMRT has fewer side effects

11/2/2006
Faulty Gene Doubles Risk of Prostate Cancer

Missing sections of CHEK2 material fail to alert body to DNA damage, study finds

11/1/2006
Men Face Higher Colon Cancer Risk

But the finding is no reason to screen women later, experts say

10/31/2006
PSA Trends Predict Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Findings argue for earlier testing to establish baseline for changes over time

10/27/2006
Testosterone Tumbling in American Males

Hormone levels have fallen over the last 20 years, study finds

10/24/2006
Testosterone Could Keep Older Men From Falls

Low level of the hormone raised falling risk by 40%, study found

10/23/2006
Daily Drink or Two Cuts Healthy Men's Heart Attack Risk

Moderate drinking benefits more than high-risk individuals, study suggests

10/19/2006
Stereotypes Can Keep Women's Math Scores Low

In study, females performed poorly when 'male math gene' theory was touted

10/19/2006
Suicide Risk Doubles After Cancer Diagnosis

Actual numbers are still small, study finds, with men at highest risk

10/18/2006
Could 'Female' Hormone Affect Male Aggression?

Mouse study suggests estrogen may do so, especially on shorter winter days

10/9/2006
Drug Therapy May Help Women Looking to Quit Smoking

Naltrexone shows early promise when used with nicotine patches and counseling, study found

10/9/2006
Obesity Affects Prostate Cancer Screens

Higher BMI suggests fat decreases amount of circulating PSA, study finds

10/6/2006
'Real Man' Stereotypes Keep Depressed Men From Treatment

Older males have an 8-fold higher suicide risk than women, experts note

10/6/2006
High-Tech Radiation Boosts Prostate Cancer Survival

The technique delivers focused, high-powered beams to the tumor site