Men's Problems Health News

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3/9/2016
Short Men, Heavy Women at Lifelong Disadvantage?

Genetics of height and weight may shrink earnings, study contends, but other experts skeptical of the findings

3/3/2016
Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Carry Certain Risks

Chances of secondary cancers increased, but study authors stressed the overall risk was low

3/2/2016
Guys, Want to Be a Leader? Muscle Up

Study found people tend to link brawnier physiques with leadership

3/2/2016
Low Vitamin D Levels May Signal More Aggressive Prostate Cancer

But men should not expect supplements to ward off fast-growing tumors, expert says

2/24/2016
Male Childhood Cancer Survivors Less Likely to Have Kids, Study Finds

But Norwegian researchers also found no increased risk of birth defects or delivery complications

2/23/2016
Half of Gay Black Men May Become Infected With HIV, CDC Says

New national report highlights groups most at risk for the AIDS-causing virus

2/22/2016
High-Impact Exercise Strengthens Men's Bones, Researchers Say

Long-term jogging or tennis may help males avoid osteoporosis

2/19/2016
Risk of Preemie Birth May Rise for Depressed Parents-to-Be

Treating expectant mothers -- and fathers -- might help prevent early birth, study suggests

2/17/2016
Testosterone Therapy May Boost Sex Drive in Older Men ...

... But no benefits seen in areas of vitality or physical function, trials show

2/12/2016
Another STD Spurs Concern

British study concludes Mycoplasma genitalium infection is transmitted through sexual contact

2/11/2016
Impotence Not an Inevitable Part of Aging

Experts advise men to check with a doctor to rule out diseases or medications that may cause the problem

2/8/2016
PSA Testing Differs Among Primary Care Doctors, Urologists

Researchers examine falloff after change in prostate cancer screening recommendations

2/2/2016
Stress-Prone Teen Males May Be at Risk of High Blood Pressure Later

Study suggests young men who had most trouble coping were at greater risk of hypertension in middle age

1/27/2016
Excess Weight Has 'Unexpected' Effect on Puberty Onset in Boys

Sexual maturity slowed in obese kids, but sped up in those who were only overweight, study found

1/18/2016
Women May Have Better Flu Defenses

Study might explain why men often seem harder hit by the virus

1/15/2016
Teen Weapon Use Varies by Race and Gender: Study

Black and Hispanic students and boys more likely than whites and girls to be involved, data shows

1/15/2016
Can Berries, Citrus Fruits Boost Male Sexual Health?

New study suggests a connection, but some doubt 'flavonoids' are an impotence remedy

1/13/2016
Male Sexual Enhancement Supplements Often Ineffective, Possibly Harmful: Study

Many contain potentially risky ingredient found in drugs like Viagra, researchers add

1/12/2016
Implanted Defibrillators Help Women as Much as Men: Study

For heart failure patients with the devices, death risk over 3-year period was 20 percent lower

1/7/2016
Three Moves Could Cut New HIV Cases Dramatically: Study

Researchers say testing, treating and providing preventive drugs are crucial

1/5/2016
Aspirin May Decrease Death From Prostate Cancer, Study Finds

Researchers suspect drug may help prevent spread of deadly disease

12/17/2015
Type 2 Diabetes May Raise Dementia Risk, Especially in Women: Study

Expert recommends aggressive screening for females

12/15/2015
Surgery May Beat Radiation for Men With Early Stage Prostate Cancer

Analysis of 19 studies suggests surgery has an edge in survival, but experts say each case may be different

12/8/2015
Prostate Cancer Therapy and Alzheimer's Risk

A common prostate cancer treatment may increase the risk of Alzheimer's Disease, new study finds

12/7/2015
Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Possible Alzheimer's Risk

But experts caution that study doesn't prove cause-and-effect relationship between the two

12/7/2015
Risky Sexual Behaviors Put Many Young Gay Men at Risk of HIV: Study

Experts say more must be done to curb unsafe sex and get virus-supressing meds to these men

12/7/2015
Infertile Men May Have Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Diabetes

Doctors should look for underlying health problems, experts suggest

11/30/2015
Human Brains Aren't Distinctly Male or Female, Study Says

Instead, researchers find 'mosaic' of masculine, feminine traits

11/20/2015
Yoga May Boost Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients

Small study shows those undergoing radiation therapy had fewer side effects, less fatigue

11/19/2015
Do Men 'Eat to Impress' When a Woman's Around?

Guys ate 93 percent more pizza from an Italian buffet when a female was at the table, study found

11/17/2015
Alzheimer's-Linked Gene Tied to Brain Bleeds in Men: Study

Researchers find increased risk in those with ApoE4

11/16/2015
Male Infertility Might Signal Higher Odds of Testicular Cancer

Abnormally low sperm count tied to greater risk, study suggests

11/13/2015
Vitamin D Deficiency Might Be Tied to Erectile Dysfunction

Men with low levels of 'sunshine vitamin' more likely to be impotent, study suggests

11/5/2015
Illegal Toad Venom 'Aphrodisiac' Linked to NYC Man's Death

Ingredient in products called 'stone' can dangerously alter heart rhythm, city health officials say

10/28/2015
Ovarian Cancer Drug Shows Promise With Tough-to-Treat Prostate Tumors

In small study, olaparib targeted gene mutation in men who had failed other therapy, researchers report

10/26/2015
Too Few Boys Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Study Finds

This leaves them vulnerable to sexually transmitted virus, cancer

10/22/2015
Black Men May Get Worse Prostate Cancer Care, Study Contends

Problems include longer waits, greater need for more care after surgery, and higher costs

10/20/2015
Men's, Women's Hearts Age Differently

Treatments may need to be gender-specific, study suggests

10/19/2015
Men's Health Supplements Don't Benefit Prostate Cancer Patients: Study

Research suggests these products won't cut risk of disease spread or death

10/2/2015
Height May Be Linked to Increased Cancer Risk, Study Contends

But experts stress only an association was found, and there's no proof being tall causes disease

10/1/2015
Mouse Study Hints at New 'Male Contraceptive'

Discovery could lead to a reversible, non-hormonal form of birth control for men, scientists say

9/30/2015
Injury Toll in U.S. in 2013: $671 Billion

Accidents and violence the driving forces, CDC officials report

9/22/2015
Relaxed Guidelines on PSA Testing Might Miss Aggressive Tumors: Study

Men who could be cured of more advanced prostate disease may be diagnosed late, some researchers say

9/9/2015
Could Young Men's Low Heart Rate Predict Violent Crime?

Researchers find a link but not cause-and-effect relationship

9/2/2015
More Men With Breast Cancer Having Second Breast Removed

Trend mirrors the one seen in women, researchers say

8/26/2015
Mixed Findings on Pot's Effect on the Developing Brain

One of two new studies suggests marijuana use in teen years might be more harmful for males

8/26/2015
Only 1 in 5 Gay Teen Boys Get HIV Test

Rates much higher in those over 18, researchers say

8/25/2015
Men Who Feel Less Masculine May Be More Violent, Study Finds

Those not concerned about meeting 'male ideals' were least likely to assault others

8/19/2015
'Low T' Therapy Has Yet to Be Proven: FDA

Agency orders makers of popular testosterone supplements to conduct clinical trials

8/18/2015
Study Debunks Notion That Condoms Always Hamper Erections

Most young men who had such problems had erectile difficulties generally, researchers say