Men's Problems Health News

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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

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