Men's Problems Health News

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3/22/2005
Widening Waistlines Predict Diabetes in Men

Belt size beats body mass index as disease indicator, study finds

3/16/2005
'Inert' Female Chromosome May Be Active

Finding points to unsuspected source of differences between men, women

3/10/2005
Radiation 'Seed Therapy' Beating Prostate Cancer

Study finds it equals or excels traditional surgery in curing disease

3/10/2005
Developed Countries Still Carry Greatest Cancer Burden

But study finds developing nations are catching up

3/7/2005
Lung Cancer 'Gender Gap' Closing

Men's rate falling while women hold steady, report finds

3/4/2005
Prostate Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise

Method of attack could be used against other tumors, researchers say

2/28/2005
Battle of the Sexes a Matter of Perception

Males better at spatial memory, but females quickly catch up, monkey study shows

2/17/2005
Wives Who Bite Their Tongues Risk Their Lives

Avoiding conflict with husbands boosts likelihood of death, study finds

2/9/2005
Love Beats Depression for Women, Not Men

Relationships study found big gender differences

1/31/2005
Panel: Screen Older Male Smokers for Abdominal Aneurysm

A one-time ultrasound for men aged 65 to 75 could save lives

1/28/2005
HIV Risk High in Poor Neighborhoods

Stress experienced by males leads to drug use, needle sharing

1/3/2005
Only Moderate Drinking Wards Off Stroke

A glass of red every other day is key, researchers report

12/28/2004
Remarriage Turns Men Into Couch Potatoes

But a study finds that they boost their veggie intake

12/17/2004
Do Hungry Guys Prefer Heftier Gals?

Study suggests men's tastes change before, after meals

12/13/2004
Male Birth Control Moves Closer to Reality

The focus is on pills, implants that keep sperm counts at zero

12/9/2004
Laptops May Threaten Male Fertility

Keep computers on desk as much as possible, researcher says

11/23/2004
Genetic Interplay Controls Prostate Cancer Growth

A complex picture of three key genes emerges from a mouse study

11/16/2004
New Clue to Prostate Cancer May Improve Treatment

Better targeting of hormone receptor could stop spread of disease

11/16/2004
Health Tip: Boxers or Briefs?

Won't make a difference to fertility

11/11/2004
Strides Made in Male Contraceptive Vaccine

Anti-sperm shots make monkeys temporarily infertile

11/7/2004
Obesity Carries Extra Health-Care Costs

Overweight men have bigger drug bills, study finds

11/4/2004
Some Chest Pains Require More Scrutiny in ER

Small percentage of patients go on to have heart attacks, problems a month later

11/4/2004
Taking Measure of Prostate Cancer Care

Study will examine treatment satisfaction among patients and their spouses

10/28/2004
Testosterone Tied to Memory

Prostate cancer patients who were deprived of it forgot things faster than healthy men

10/25/2004
Hispanics, Women Less Likely to Be Tested for Colon Cancer

They skip screenings when not reminded by doctors, new study finds.

10/22/2004
Health Tip: Why Women Live Longer

Or, why men die sooner

10/20/2004
Jury Still Out on Testosterone Therapy

Older men suffering 'male menopause' may benefit, but risks remain unclear

10/6/2004
Brief Drops in Testosterone Don't Hurt Healthy Men

Drug that reduced levels had little negative effect on mood, study finds

10/5/2004
Treatment Delay for Prostate Cancer Doesn't Hurt Outcome

Those who had to wait up to three months for radiation no worse off, study finds

10/5/2004
Heart-Healthy Diet Prevents Gallstones

Unsaturated fat intake linked to reduced risk

9/29/2004
Gender Plays Part in Mental Health

More women suffer depression, post-traumatic stress disorder

9/29/2004
Women Will Outsprint Men at 100 Meters -- Maybe

Study of Olympic times predicts women will be swifter by year 2156

9/28/2004
Red Wine Stems Prostate Cancer

Daily glass cuts risk in half, study finds

9/27/2004
Treadmill Test Predicts Heart Risk in Men

But some experts question its worth

9/22/2004
Report Urges More Prostate Cancer Research

Seeks better treatment, coordination among specialists

9/21/2004
Winning Battles in the Prostate Cancer War

Early detection is key to combating the disease

9/14/2004
Impotence Common After Radiation, Surgery on Prostate

Major side effects of either procedure linger after 5 years

8/24/2004
New Compounds Fight Malaria, Prostate Cancer

Agents that mimic Chinese herbal remedy kill parasites, cancer cells

8/23/2004
Protein Prompts Spread of Prostate Cancer

Treatments that block hepsin might slow cancer

8/19/2004
Back Pain Shows Gender Gap

Men and women report different causes of muscle spasms along spine

8/17/2004
Short Course of Hormone Therapy Boosts Odds With Prostate Cancer

Six months was enough to improve survival rates while reducing side effects

8/13/2004
Extra Help for Impotence

Erection pill and testosterone gel effective combination, study finds

8/5/2004
Recreational Use of Viagra on the Increase

Study finds threefold jump in younger men

8/3/2004
Dads Play Key Role in Kids' Mental Health

Important when mother is suffering, study says

7/30/2004
Hypnosis Works Better for Male Smokers Trying to Quit

Therapy helps 30% of men and only 23% of women, study finds

7/28/2004
Clues to Courting Behavior Found

Nerve cell cluster gives male fruit flies suave mating style

7/16/2004
Protein May Be Key to Prostate Cancer

Stat5 a new target in more aggressive tumors

7/13/2004
Some '91 Gulf War Vets Report Fertility Problems

But experts say the finding by British researchers is inconclusive

7/7/2004
Fast-Rising PSA Levels Signal Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Increases of more than two points in year before diagnosis spelled trouble

6/29/2004
Drug Cuts Side Effects in Prostate Cancer

Hormone blocker helps build bone mineral density, study says