Men's Problems Health News

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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

10/3/2006
Test Could Spot Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Low levels of AZGP1 point to heightened risk, research shows

10/1/2006
Men, Too, Will Shop 'Til They Drop

One in 20 Americans suffers from 'compulsive buying,' large study finds

9/18/2006
Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Increase Disease Risk

Heart disease and diabetes seem to be side effects of treatment, study finds

9/14/2006
Prostate Biopsy Doesn't Have to Be Painful

Targeted anesthesia can minimize discomfort, research shows

9/8/2006
New Drug Treats Premature Ejaculation

But FDA approval is unlikely, one expert says

9/6/2006
Fewer Americans Felled by Cancer

But number of new cases stayed same from 1975 to 2003, report says

8/30/2006
Daily Aspirin Helps Prevent Enlarged Prostate

Other NSAID painkillers did the same, study found

8/24/2006
Fatherhood May Alter the Brain

Monkey study showed neurological changes linked to learning

8/23/2006
Prostate Cancer Trial to Focus on Genetics

L.A.-based study currently seeking patients and their partners

8/15/2006
Some Prostate Cancers Might be Over-Treated

Doctors look for indicators that 'watchful waiting' is better

8/15/2006
Low Testosterone Could Increase Death Risk

Association was seen in men over 40, although reasons aren't clear

8/14/2006
Actonel Sanctioned for Male Osteoporosis

Already approved to increase bone mass in post-menopausal women

8/9/2006
First-Ever RNA Drug Targets Prostate Cancer

The gene-based therapy hits only malignant cells, researchers say

8/7/2006
Postpartum Depression Hits Dads, Too

Study finds 10 percent of new fathers struggle with the condition

8/1/2006
Altering Fatty Acid Intake May Help Fight Prostate Cancer

In mouse study, a balanced diet reduced PSA levels

7/31/2006
Prostate Cancer Cells Have 3-Way Survival Switch

By inactivating a protein, the disease resists hormone treatment, study finds

7/27/2006
Men at Higher Risk of Recurrent Blood Clots

Deep venous thrombosis often occurs in the legs and can be fatal, experts warn

7/27/2006
Heart Attacks Often Go Unrecognized

Some estimates run as high as 43 percent; women frequently under-diagnosed

7/27/2006
Weightlifting Can Tear the Heart

In rare cases, heavy strain triggers deadly aortic dissection, experts say

7/25/2006
Testicular Cancer Cells Weakened by Heat

Finding could explain increased survival in men with this disease

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

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

7/24/2006
Dads More Likely Than Moms to Pass on MS

Men may carry a higher 'genetic load' linked to the disease, researchers say

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