Men's Problems Health News

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2/3/2014
FDA Will Review Safety of Testosterone Therapy

Agency pointed to recent studies citing possible heightened heart risk tied to the treatments

1/29/2014
Testosterone Therapy Might Increase Heart Attack Risk: Study

Researchers say risk doubles after treatment starts for men under 65 with heart problems and all men over 65

1/28/2014
Baldness Cure May Have Inched a Bit Closer

In mouse study, scientists say they've used stem cells to grow large numbers of active follicles

1/27/2014
Screen Older, Male Smokers for Type of Aneurysm, Experts Say

Abdominal aortic aneurysms are bulges in a major artery that can burst without warning

1/27/2014
Good Marriages Might Be Good for More Than a Man's Heart

Study found men who got hitched had stronger bones, but only if they tied the knot in their mid-20s or later

1/26/2014
It's Not Just Anniversaries: Men Are the More Forgetful Sex

Survey of 48,000 people suggests women's memories tend to be sharper

1/22/2014
Blood Vessel Treatment Might Reduce Symptoms of Enlarged Prostate

Small study found good results in most patients, but a larger trial is needed, experts say

1/20/2014
'Sleep Hormone' Tied to Possible Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

Preliminary study measured levels of melatonin in Icelandic men

1/20/2014
Scientists Explore Effect of Exercise on Prostate Cancer Patients

Brisk walkers found to have more regularly shaped blood vessels in early study

1/15/2014
Heavy Drinking in Middle Age May Speed Memory Loss for Men

Study found those consuming at least 2.5 drinks daily showed mental decline earlier than lighter drinkers

1/10/2014
Women More Open to Weight-Loss Surgery

Obese males wait longer to seek help, raising their odds for complications, study finds

1/1/2014
'Low T' Therapy: Is It for Me?

Despite widespread ad campaigns, testosterone replacement isn't a panacea, but can help some men, experts say

12/23/2013
Testosterone May Undermine Flu Shot's Effectiveness for Men

High levels of the hormone cause fewer antibodies to be produced, researchers say

12/16/2013
Diabetes Drugs Affect Hearts of Men, Women Differently

Metformin made men's heart metabolism worse, study found

12/13/2013
Treating Sleep Apnea Might Be a Win-Win for Golfers

Lower handicap after treatment attributed to sharper focus

12/13/2013
Crimes Against Women Grossly Underestimated, Report Says

Researchers look at gender-based violence in 24 countries

12/13/2013
Low Vitamin B-12 Levels Tied to Bone Fractures in Older Men

Study followed Swedish seniors for six years

12/6/2013
FDA OKs Injections to Treat Curvature of Penis

Previously, surgery was the only approved treatment for Peyronie's disease

12/6/2013
New Drug Approved for Peyronie's Disease

Xiaflex is first non-surgical treatment to get FDA approval

12/3/2013
Mild Heart Disease May Pose Equal Risks for Men and Women

Study calculated chances of heart attack and cardiac death

12/2/2013
Black Men Raised by Single Parent Prone to High Blood Pressure: Study

Poverty might help explain the finding, researchers say

11/29/2013
Thousands of Dangerous Erection Cases Seen in ERs Each Year, Study Finds

Researchers say men with sickle cell disease at greater risk for painful condition

11/27/2013
Unprotected Sex On the Rise Among U.S. Gay Men, CDC Says

Regular, frequent HIV testing can greatly cut down on risky behaviors, experts say

11/20/2013
Joblessness May Age You, Study Suggests

Researchers saw more signs of stress in DNA of unemployed men

11/20/2013
Too Much Testosterone May Be Unhealthy for Older Men

Study found males with levels of the hormone in the mid-range had lowest death risk

11/19/2013
Those Rocked by Recession Most Likely to Hit the Bottle: Study

Men and the middle-aged vulnerable, possibly because of bigger responsibilities at home

11/19/2013
Men's Bigger Builds Need Bigger Noses

Study found male noses were 10 percent larger, on average, to bring oxygen to greater muscle mass

11/19/2013
Sudden Cardiac Arrest May Have Early Warning Signs

Study of men highlights importance of seeking medical help for chest pain, shortness of breath

11/15/2013
Most Men With Breast Cancer Undergo Mastectomy, Study Finds

Surgery, radiation decisions differ between men and women, researchers say

11/14/2013
Walking May Cut Stroke Risk in Older Men

British study suggests the number of weekly hours walked, not how fast, is what matters

11/12/2013
Overweight Men May Face Higher Death Risk From Prostate Cancer: Study

Strongest link seen in patients with more aggressive disease

11/8/2013
Study: Women at Higher Risk for Allergies, Asthma

Reasons for gender difference are unclear

11/5/2013
Diabetes Greatly Raises Younger Women's Heart Risk: Study

For those under 60, diabetes quadruples the risk of heart disease, bringing it on par with men

11/5/2013
Study Raises Questions About Testosterone Therapy

But it doesn't prove heart harms from the popular supplements

11/5/2013
History of Prostate Cancer Tied to Higher Odds for Melanoma

Studies followed thousands of white male health professionals

11/4/2013
Bodybuilding Boys Often Try Drugs and Alcohol, Study Finds

Preoccupation with body image can lead to risky behaviors, researcher says

10/28/2013
Too Much Sitting Tied to Higher Risk of Colon Polyps in Men

'Active couch potatoes' who do get some exercise just as vulnerable, study suggests

10/28/2013
Study of Male Birth Defect Lets Pesticides Off the Hook -- for Now

Hypospadias occurs in about five of every 1,000 baby boys

10/26/2013
Study Ties Y Chromosome Variations to Prostate Cancer Risk

Researchers used Utah population data spanning generations

10/24/2013
Prostate Biopsies May Cause Unnecessary Worry for Many Men, Study Finds

Report supports notion of adopting 'wait and see' approach after PSA test, experts say

10/24/2013
Men May Stroll a Little Slower Down Lovers' Lane

Study found males decreased their speed when walking beside a romantic partner

10/18/2013
Urinary Tract Infection Often Puts Older Men in Hospital

Pinpointing high-risk patients could improve treatment, save health care dollars, researchers say

10/17/2013
Men With Deep Voices Attract More Women, Study Finds

But these husky-toned males are often viewed as flings, not long-term mates

10/15/2013
Many Doctors Ignore Guidelines, Order PSA Tests for Elderly Men

Study found 40 percent of men aged 75 and older were screened, despite expert consensus against it

10/15/2013
Did Recession Lead to Increase in Vasectomies?

Wisconsin researchers found link between economy and procedure rates, but another expert says it's not proof

10/14/2013
Exercise Might Boost Men's Sperm Counts, Study Finds

Meanwhile, other research saw no fertility effects from caffeine, alcohol

10/4/2013
Older Men Gain Little From PSA Test: Study

Researchers followed Medicare recipients for 3 years

10/3/2013
Usual 'Hot Flash' Therapies Don't Help Prostate Cancer Patients: Study

Methods that ease the problem in women found ineffective for men receiving hormone treatment

9/24/2013
Low Testosterone Linked to Possible Heart Problems in Men

But study didn't explain how hormone levels might contribute to disease

9/23/2013
Extended Hormone Therapy Doesn't Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients: Study

Shorter-course treatment as effective for those with intermediate-risk disease, oncologist says