Men's Problems Health News

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7/24/2006
Estrogen Levels May Influence Men's Alzheimer's Risk

They carry small amounts of the hormone throughout their lives, experts note

7/21/2006
ED Drug Uprima Often Ineffective: Study

British researchers say it failed to deliver for two-thirds of men

7/20/2006
Gender Gap in Scientific Research Shows Up in Print

Study of major medical journals shows women still far less likely to get published

7/13/2006
Smoking Linked to Higher Death Rate Among Poorer Men

Quitting could reduce gap in mortality rates between rich and poor, study says

7/12/2006
Transgendered Professor Stirs Debate Over Women in Science

Stanford neurobiologist blames bias, not genes, for gender gap

7/11/2006
Women Run Greater Risk of Lung Cancer

But men are more likely to die from the disease, study finds

7/7/2006
Gender May Guide Gene Expression

The finding could explain male-female differences in disease risk

7/7/2006
New Method Gauges Weight-Loss Surgery Risk

Very obese, hypertensive males at greatest danger of fatal complications, experts say

7/4/2006
Five Steps Help Men Live Longer

Exercise, healthy diet, no smoking, staying trim and moderate drinking are key, study finds

6/28/2006
Personal-Care Products Can Spur Breast Development in Boys

Tea tree oils and lavender produce a condition called gynecomastia, study finds

6/22/2006
More Than One-Third of Iraq Troops Suffering Migraines

Conditions U.S. soldiers face may trigger the powerful headaches, study authors say

6/21/2006
Vasectomy Reversals May Raise Birth Defect Risk

Early study shows more chromosomal abnormalities in sperm after these procedures

6/21/2006
Study Questions Choice of Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Study found doctor's preference, not disease stage, often dictated this decision

6/16/2006
Men Assume Sexual Interest When There May Be None

Researchers hope findings can curb sexual harassment, even date rape

6/16/2006
Citrus Juices Up Bone Health

Grapefruit, orange juice battled osteoporosis in rat study

6/7/2006
Female Hormone May Prevent Type 1 Diabetes

Research with mice shows estradiol protects cells that produce insulin

6/6/2006
Heart Patients Need More Fitness Follow-Up

Women are in worse physical shape than expected, study finds

6/6/2006
Genetic Quality of Sperm Deteriorates as Men Age

Defects heighten risks of disorders such as schizophrenia and dwarfism, study suggests

6/5/2006
Dual Treatments Fight Advanced Prostate Cancer

Drugs plus radionuclide therapy may even cause disease to regress, researchers say

5/31/2006
Education Linked to Better Fathers: Study

U.S. data shows trend between education and time spent with kids

5/31/2006
Low Iron Could Help Spur Baldness

Review of the science suggests a link, experts say

5/29/2006
Not Enough Men Getting the Message on Sunscreen

Most magazine ads are geared toward women, study finds

5/26/2006
Daily Drinking Cuts Heart Disease Risk for Men

Benefit of moderate drinking doesn't extend to women, study suggests

5/23/2006
Botox Might Help Treat Enlarged Prostate

In small study, three-quarters of patients gained better bladder function

5/22/2006
5 States Get Failing Grades on Prostate Cancer 'Report Card'

Many not doing even the simplest things to encourage men to get tested, coalition says

5/8/2006
Radiation Therapy Helps Younger Men With Prostate Cancer

It benefits them just as much as older men, early study shows

5/5/2006
New Guidelines Help Preserve Fertility After Cancer Treatment

It's a common problem for both male and female patients

5/3/2006
Prostate Cancer Screening May Not Be Needed in Older Men

They will often die of some other cause, study suggests

5/1/2006
Lack of Estrogen Linked to Hip Fractures in Men

Those with low levels of the hormone face three times the risk, study finds

4/29/2006
Impotence a Problem for Young Men, Too

Many turn to Viagra, even those not struggling with erectile dysfunction, study finds

4/27/2006
Effects of Any 'Male Pill' Should Be Reversible

Study shows fertility would return after use is discontinued

4/21/2006
Smoking to Blame for Asian-American Cancer 'Gender Gap'

Getting men to quit would drastically slash their risk, research shows

4/19/2006
A Better Way to Gauge Prostate Cancer Risk?

Researchers say a multi-factor 'calculator' works better than PSA test

4/17/2006
Nearly All Paternity Tests Back Dad's Biological Claim

Even those who doubt status are wrong 70% of time, study shows

4/13/2006
Moderate Drinking Not Safe for All

Older men with specific medical conditions may want to abstain, study suggests

4/12/2006
Amphetamines Have Bigger Impact on Male Brain

Finding may explain why men abuse these drugs more than women

4/12/2006
Tests Predict Long-Term Kidney Risk

Blood, urine screens can spot the dangers decades early

4/11/2006
High Cholesterol Linked to Prostate Cancer

Italian researchers find a direct connection, but U.S. experts call for more study

4/6/2006
Testosterone Might Help Men With MS

Early study suggests it lessens disease's impact on the brain

4/5/2006
Cancer Prevention Efforts Paying Off: Report

Tobacco use ebbs to lowest point in decades, but challenges still remain, report finds

4/4/2006
Americans Getting Even Fatter

Big weight gains noted among men, children since 2000, studies find

4/4/2006
Prostate Drug Might Boost Heart Risks

In mouse study, doxazosin helped induce heart failure

3/31/2006
New Technique Treats Pelvic Pain in Men and Women

Use of foam solution seems to prevent recurrence of disorder, researchers report

3/27/2006
Poor Sources Guide Prostate Cancer Treatment Decisions

Biased, inconsistent information does men a disservice, researchers say

3/23/2006
Smokers At Higher Risk for Erectile Dysfunction

Pack-a-day habit boosts odds by nearly 40 percent, study finds

3/23/2006
Health Tip: Risk Factors for Prostate Cancer

Age and family history are key

3/21/2006
'X' Factor Boosts Women's Health, Longevity

Two X chromosomes put females at an advantage, expert says

3/16/2006
Chili's Heat Kills Prostate Cancer Cells

Someday, capsaicin in peppers might help prevent tumor recurrence, researchers say

3/15/2006
Health Tip: In Men, It's Called Andropause

Part of the natural aging process

3/7/2006
Aspirin Therapy Benefits More People Than Thought

Those with heart disease risk of 7.5 percent or more are helped, study finds