Men's Problems Health News

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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

1/18/2006
Revenge Replaces Empathy in Male Brain

Watching bad guys suffer lights up the mind's reward centers for men, study finds

1/18/2006
Impotence Drugs Linked Again to Vision Problems

Small study suggests users with previous heart attack history may be at risk

1/17/2006
Surgery Not Always the Answer for Hernias

Men with few painful symptoms may want to leave injury alone, study finds

1/17/2006
Aspirin Protects Men and Women Differently

Fewer strokes for women, fewer heart attacks for men, study found

1/11/2006
Obesity Hinders Prostate Cancer Detection

Finding highlights need for rigorous screening in heavier patients

1/9/2006
PSA Test Might Not Save Lives

Study found screening for prostate cancer made no difference in survival rates

1/9/2006
Designer Genes: Women May Stray When Ovulation Peaks

Study suggests infidelity could be part of evolutionary call for desirable mates

1/6/2006
Urethritis in Men Linked to Oral Sex

Common sexually transmitted disease may be caused by germs in mouth, study says

1/4/2006
Soy Might Worsen Heart Condition

Male mice prone to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy did better on milk-protein diet, study finds

1/2/2006
More Men Are Discovering Cosmetic Surgery

Liposuction, eyelid lifts and nose jobs are popular procedures, experts say

12/22/2005
Prostate Cancer Treatment Causes Bone Loss

Men treated with hormonal therapy may need bone-boosting meds, too

12/20/2005
Impotence Points to Heart Problems

Major study shows erectile dysfunction ups risk of cardiovascular trouble

12/9/2005
Study: Men, Women Don't Think Alike

Brain scans reveal differences in activity while performing similar tasks

12/8/2005
Obesity, Blood Pressure Woes Haunt Aging Boomers

But life expectancy has hit an all-time high, annual U.S. health report finds

12/8/2005
Fighting Cancer May Mean Fighting 'Fate'

A belief that illness is 'meant to be' can prove deadly, experts say

12/8/2005
Violent Video Games May Desensitize Users

Study found players had little reaction to unsettling images

12/2/2005
Infertility Boosts Testicular Cancer Risk

Screening subfertile men for the disease makes sense, expert says

12/2/2005
Health Tip: Bonding With Baby

Fathers need to do it, too

11/30/2005
New Screens Help Spot Football Injuries

MRI, X-ray are giving doctors a better picture

11/24/2005
As Noise Rises, So May Heart Risks

Loud environments boost odds for heart attack, study finds

11/21/2005
Male Preemie Babies at Higher Risk for Hypertension As Adults

Odds are doubled for males born very early, study found

11/16/2005
Health Tip: Males With Enlarged Breasts

It's usually nothing to worry about

11/8/2005
Syphilis Rates Rising Among U.S. Men

Study cites lax safe-sex behavior by gay and bisexual males

11/8/2005
For Women, Laughter Is a Just Reward

Brain's 'reward centers' show heightened activity if something is funny, study finds

11/4/2005
Widening Waistlines Raise Kidney Risks

Heavier men face higher odds of organ dysfunction, research shows

11/1/2005
Protein Helps Vitamin E Fight Cancer

TAP might also serve as early marker for prostate tumors

10/27/2005
Campaign Seeks to Educate Hispanic Men About Depression

An estimated 54 percent suffer at least one major episode in their lifetime

10/19/2005
Prostate Cancer Screening Cuts Death Risk

Study found those patients who had taken PSA test annually had higher survival rates

10/18/2005
Marital Status Affects Prostate Cancer Treatment Choices

Study found men with spouses more likely to seek radiation for advanced disease

10/18/2005
Abused Boys Become Abusive Men

They're more likely to commit domestic violence as adults, study finds

10/17/2005
Slimming Down Heats Up Sex Lives

For the obese, losing weight can have romantic rewards, study finds

10/17/2005
Smoking Reduces a Man's Fertility

If you're thinking of fathering a child, don't smoke, experts advise

10/17/2005
Blood Test May Spot Aggressive Prostate Cancer

A reliable screen would help doctors match treatments to individual patients

10/17/2005
No Link Between Diabetes, Aggressive Prostate Cancer

However, diabetic patients do have poorer survival rates, study finds

10/14/2005
Lighting Up May Dumb Smokers Down

Study finds increased thinking problems, lower IQ among long-term tobacco users

10/12/2005
PCBs Hurt Sperm, But Not Men's Fertility

DNA damage may not lower reproductive ability, study finds

10/6/2005
Hormone Therapy May Fight Localized Prostate Cancer

But experts question whether the study's findings remain relevant

10/4/2005
U.S. Cancer Death Rates Keep Falling

Decline since 1990s has been steeper among men than women, new report finds

10/1/2005
Weight Gain May Spur Prostate Cancer

Obese men progressed faster to disease recurrence, study found

9/29/2005
Ali Torre Goes to Bat Against Prostate Cancer

Wife of Yankees manager Joe Torre spearheads new educational campaign

9/29/2005
Married Women Report More Sexual Woes Than Singles

But new U.K. survey finds the opposite is true for men

9/26/2005
Pomegranate Shows Promise Against Prostate Cancer

It stopped malignancy in cell cultures and mice, but experts remain cautious

9/26/2005
Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Prevent Fracture Risk

But randomized trials are needed to settle this controversial issue, researchers add

9/23/2005
PSA Still Best Predictor of Prostate Cancer Recurrence

Study counters recent claims that test might not be effective