Men's Problems Health News

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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

3/3/2006
Healthy Lifestyle May Fight Impotence

Diet, exercise battle both erectile dysfunction and heart disease, study suggests

3/2/2006
Statin Drugs Might Help Fight Impotence

For some, Lipitor plus Viagra worked better than Viagra alone, study found

3/1/2006
Strong Immune System May Protect Women From Loneliness-Linked lllness

Rat study showed males have much weaker responses after prolonged isolation

3/1/2006
'Spare Tire' Might Protect Men During Car Accident

A little extra weight may act as padding, study finds -- but only for men

2/27/2006
Virus May Have Links to Prostate Cancer

The pathogen has never been spotted in humans before, researchers say

2/27/2006
Treating Older Men's Prostate Cancer May Be Wiser Course

Study argues against the practice of 'watchful waiting'

2/24/2006
Age Could Alter PSA Readings

Men under 70 may need different criterion for spotting prostate cancer, study suggests

2/23/2006
Smoking Boosts Risk for Root Canal

Reasons for the connection aren't clear, researchers say

2/21/2006
Moms' Genetics Might Help Produce Gay Sons

Women with multiple gay sons make a key chromosomal choice, study suggests

2/20/2006
Gene May Explain Men's Raised Risk for Parkinson's

Surprise discovery shows that gender-linked gene affects brain chemical, too

2/15/2006
Science Reveals Secret to Sperm's Success

Key protein helps them penetrate an egg

2/14/2006
More Than 40% of Heart Attacks Go Undiagnosed

The problem affects women more often than men, researchers report

2/13/2006
Cheney Hunting Accident Spotlights Safety Issues

Hunters in groups increase chances of mishaps, expert says

2/13/2006
High-Risk Black Men Least Likely to Get Prostate Cancer Tests

Just 25% of U.S. blacks in their 60s undergo PSA blood tests, study finds

2/13/2006
Poverty Behind Poor Prostate Cancer Outcomes in Black Men

Study suggests low income and lack of education, not race, shortens survival

2/10/2006
Many Men Drive to ER During Heart Attack

One in 14 do so, researchers say, even though ambulance is the better option

2/2/2006
Fatty Acid May Spur Prostate Cancer Growth

Balancing omega-6 fatty acids with omega-3s is the prudent course, study suggests

1/31/2006
Anger Can Harm Your Health

ER visits show injured men were more likely to be upset at the time they got hurt

1/23/2006
Erectile Dysfunction Can Signal Heart Trouble

Men with condition performed more poorly on cardiac stress test, researchers found

1/20/2006
Curry Spice Plus Cabbage Compound May Fight Cancer

Mouse study of prostate tumors suggests real promise from the treatment