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11 Feb

Post Break-Up, Men Face an Increased Risk of Mental Illness, New Study Finds

The end of a romantic relationship often causes, anxiety and depression in men, researchers say.

24 Jan

Too Much Worrying Hurts Men’s Hearts, New Study Finds.

Men who are anxious and worry a lot face an increased risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes, researchers say.

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11 May
Frozen Testes Tissue in Mice Still Viable After Two Decades

Frozen Testes Tissue in Mice Still Viable After Two Decades

In a finding that offers hope to childhood cancer survivors who may want to have children after they beat their disease, research in rodents shows that testicular tissue frozen for more than 20 years can still produce viable

05 May
Obesity Raises a Man's Odds for Fatal Prostate Cancer

Obesity Raises a Man's Odds for Fatal Prostate Cancer

Men with widening waistlines may be more likely to die from prostate cancer.

Specifically, a man's risk of dying from prostate cancer increases 7% for every 4-inch increase in belly fat,

03 May
More Than Annoying: Men's Urinary Issues Tied to Shorter Lives

More Than Annoying: Men's Urinary Issues Tied to Shorter Lives

Urinary incontinence can plague men as they age, but a new study suggests it may be more than just a bothersome condition and might actually be a harbinger of early death.

"Thi...

02 May
Black Patients Less Likely to Get High-Tech Prostate Cancer Therapy

Black Patients Less Likely to Get High-Tech Prostate Cancer Therapy

Use of a high-tech radiation cancer treatment called proton beam therapy (P...

21 Apr
Scientists Pinpoint Five Bacteria Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Scientists Pinpoint Five Bacteria Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Researchers have identified five types of bacteria associated with aggressive prostate cancer, and they say their findings could lead to new treatments for the disease.

The five types of bacteria were common in urine and tissue samples from men with aggressive prostate c...

19 Apr
Men With Heart Disease Can Safely Mix Their Nitrates with ED Drugs

Men With Heart Disease Can Safely Mix Their Nitrates with ED Drugs

Doctors have long thought it dangerous to prescribe erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra alongside chest pain pills containing nitrates.

"It's always been a big red line," said Dr. John Osborne, director of State of the Heart Cardiology in Grapevine, Texas. "You do not...

07 Apr
Could Viagra, Cialis Raise Men's Odds for Eye Trouble?

Could Viagra, Cialis Raise Men's Odds for Eye Trouble?

Men, you may be thinking mostly about your performance in the bedroom when you take drugs like Viagra and Cialis, but you might want to be on the lookout for vision problems that can crop up once you start taking them.

In a new study, taking

29 Mar
Rise in Birth Defects for Babies Whose Fathers Took Common Diabetes Drug

Rise in Birth Defects for Babies Whose Fathers Took Common Diabetes Drug

Babies born to fathers who were taking the common diabetes drug metformin may have a slightly increased risk of certain birth defects, a large new study suggests.

Among over 1 million babies...

29 Mar
More Balmy Summer Nights, Higher Heart Death Rate in Men

More Balmy Summer Nights, Higher Heart Death Rate in Men

Warm summer nights may leave you tossing and turning in bed, but that could be the least of your worries. Just a slight rise in summer nighttime temperatures increases the risk of heart-related death for men in their 60s, a new study shows.

"Considering the growing likel...

23 Mar
A New Male Birth Control Pill Works — in Mice

A New Male Birth Control Pill Works — in Mice

Science is moving closer to a male contraceptive pill, and human clinical trials of a non-hormonal version could begin later this year, researchers say.

The experimental contraceptive works in mice, according to a preliminary study scheduled for presentation Wednesday at...

16 Mar
As Use of PSA Test Fell, Rate of Advanced Prostate Cancers Rose

As Use of PSA Test Fell, Rate of Advanced Prostate Cancers Rose

Ever since routine prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening tests have no longer been recommended, there has been a troubling rise in advanced prostate cancer cases in the United States, new research has found.

The tests measure the amount of

03 Mar
Coronavirus Infects Genitals in Male Monkeys

Coronavirus Infects Genitals in Male Monkeys

The coronavirus infects the genitals of male monkeys, claims a small study that may shed some light on symptoms such as erectile dysfunction that have been reported by some men with COVID-19.

Special whole body scans were used to detect sites of coronavirus infection in ...

28 Feb
Eating Disorders Are Different for Men

Eating Disorders Are Different for Men

People tend to have a specific image when they think of eating disorders -- a disturbingly skinny white girl with reed-thin arms, her ribs and shoulder blades prominent.

You don't think of a ripped, beefy muscle man chugging a protein shake and fretting about carbs betwe...

14 Feb
Breakup, Then Breakdown: Men Can Crumble Mentally When Romance Ends

Breakup, Then Breakdown: Men Can Crumble Mentally When Romance Ends

There's some bad news for lovelorn men this Valentine's Day.

A new study has found that men are at an increased risk of mental illness after the breakdown of any romantic relationship. And, it found, stereotypes of masculinity may be partially to blame.

Researche...

10 Feb
The Bald Facts on How Best to Fight Hair Loss in Men

The Bald Facts on How Best to Fight Hair Loss in Men

Nearly all men see their hairline recede or a bald spot emerge at some point in their life. For those looking to slow the march of time, a new study helps sort out which hair-loss medications work best.

The analysis, of 23 previous studies, ranks the available hair-loss ...

03 Feb
Could the 'Love Hormone' Help Drive Sex Addiction in Men?

Could the 'Love Hormone' Help Drive Sex Addiction in Men?

Men compelled to find myriad new partners and ways to have sex may be driven by high levels of the so-called "love hormone," oxytocin, new research suggests.

Oxytocin, which is produced by the...

02 Feb
Fragile Male Egos Have Many Women 'Faking It' in the Bedroom

Fragile Male Egos Have Many Women 'Faking It' in the Bedroom

A trio of new studies are confirming what millions of women already know: Reacting to your man's insecurities can have you pretending the sexual satisfaction you do not feel.

The more a woman thinks her partner's ego is fragile, the more likely she is to protect those fe...

21 Jan
COVID Vaccine Won't Affect Fertility, But Getting COVID Might

COVID Vaccine Won't Affect Fertility, But Getting COVID Might

One less excuse to avoid that COVID vaccine: The shots don't affect fertility in either men or women, new research shows, but coronavirus infection could cause short-term fertility problems in men.

"Many reproductive-aged individuals have cited concerns about fertility a...

19 Jan
VA Study Shows Black Men Twice as Likely to Develop Prostate Cancer as Whites

VA Study Shows Black Men Twice as Likely to Develop Prostate Cancer as Whites

Even in a setting where white and Black people have equal access to medical care, Black Americans fare worse than whites in terms of prostate cancer, new research shows.

A review of nearly 8 million men seen at America's Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals found that Black v...

18 Jan
Newer Hormone Treatments for Prostate Cancer May Raise Risk of Depression

Newer Hormone Treatments for Prostate Cancer May Raise Risk of Depression

TUESDAY, Jan. 18, 2022 (HealthDay Now) -- Advanced forms of hormone therapy are very effective at keeping prostate cancer in check, but they also can double a man's risk of falling into depression, researchers have found.

Prostate cancer patients treated with the latest ...

11 Jan
Unlucky in Love? It Can Damage Men's Health, Study Finds

Unlucky in Love? It Can Damage Men's Health, Study Finds

Men who are broken-hearted or just unlucky in love could be more likely to have health-damaging inflammation, new research suggests.

Serious breakups and solo living for many years may increase the risk of ill health and death -- but apparently only for men, according t...

24 Dec
Men (Santa Included) Need These Facial Hair Care Tips

Men (Santa Included) Need These Facial Hair Care Tips

Healthy looking facial hair starts with healthy skin -- even if you're Santa.

The American Academy of Dermatology suggests some tips to prevent dandruff,

23 Dec
HPV Vaccination Could Rid U.S. of Most Mouth, Throat Cancers in Men

HPV Vaccination Could Rid U.S. of Most Mouth, Throat Cancers in Men

How do you prevent nearly 1 million cases of mouth and throat cancers in American men in this century? Find a way to reach an 80% HPV vaccination rate among adolescents, a new study suggests.

HPV vaccination protects against the

15 Dec
Stress May Be Stronger Trigger for Problem Drinking in Women Than Men

Stress May Be Stronger Trigger for Problem Drinking in Women Than Men

When someone says "I need a drink," it's usually because they've had a rough day. Now, new research suggests that stress is more likely to trigger heavy drinking in women than in men.

"Some people can intend to have one or two alcoholic beverages and stop drinking, but o...

13 Dec
Poor Outcome More Likely When Patient Is Female, Surgeon Is Male: Study

Poor Outcome More Likely When Patient Is Female, Surgeon Is Male: Study

You can’t always choose who operates on you, especially in an emergency, but the sex of your surgeon shouldn’t matter, should it?

It just may, according to a

03 Dec
Black Americans Less Likely to Lose Hearing as They Age

Black Americans Less Likely to Lose Hearing as They Age

Older Black Americans are much more likely to have good hearing than white Americans, and the difference is especially notable among men, a new study shows.

“We found that among males, non-Hispanic Black Americans have a prevalence of hearing loss that is similar to no...

01 Dec
For Men, Vaping May Be a Downer in the Bedroom

For Men, Vaping May Be a Downer in the Bedroom

Vaping can be tough on the lungs, but new research warns of another possible danger to men: It may more than double the risk for erectile dysfunction.

After tracking erectile dysfunction (ED) risk among nearly 25,000 men aged 20 and older, investigators found that even v...

10 Nov
Black Men Less Likely to Get Follow-Up MRI When Test Suggests Prostate Cancer

Black Men Less Likely to Get Follow-Up MRI When Test Suggests Prostate Cancer

Black, Hispanic and Asian men in the United States are less likely than white men to receive a follow-up MRI after a screening suggests prostate cancer, a new study finds.

"We can't say definitively if the reason Black, Hispanic, and Asian men did not receive this partic...

04 Nov
Urine Test May Spot Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Urine Test May Spot Aggressive Prostate Cancer

A urine test might one day be able to tell which prostate cancer patients need immediate treatment and which don't, British researchers report.

"Prostate cancer can be divided into low and high risk -- the low-risk men rarely require treatment, and the high-risk cer...

28 Oct
More Americans Are Dying From Parkinson's Disease: Study

More Americans Are Dying From Parkinson's Disease: Study

The number of Americans who are dying from Parkinson's disease has jumped by 63% in the past two decades, new research shows.

The fresh analysis also revealed that men face double the risk of dying from the progressive and incurable disease than women. A notably higher ...

27 Oct
Shorter Course of Post-Op Radiation May Work Well for Prostate Cancer Patients

Shorter Course of Post-Op Radiation May Work Well for Prostate Cancer Patients

After prostate cancer surgery, men can safely undergo fewer radiation treatments at higher doses, a new clinical trial shows.

Researchers found that the shorter regimen -- given over five weeks, instead of seven -- did not raise patients' odds of lasting side effects.

12 Oct
Men, Women Behaved Differently During Pandemic Lockdowns

Men, Women Behaved Differently During Pandemic Lockdowns

How do men and women respond to a crisis?

A look at their behavior during the first COVID-19 lockdown in 2020 offers a clue: Women flocked to their phones for long conversations with a few trusted contacts.

Men, chafing at being cooped up, headed out and about as s...

30 Sep
AHA News: Severe Mental Health Disorders May Increase Risk of Death in Men With Heart Failure

AHA News: Severe Mental Health Disorders May Increase Risk of Death in Men With Heart Failure

Men with heart failure have worse long-term survival rates if they have severe depression, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, according to a new study that urges doctors to change the way they treat people with mental disorders.

Previous research shows people with these ...

28 Sep
Weight Loss Surgery More Dangerous for Men Than Women: Study

Weight Loss Surgery More Dangerous for Men Than Women: Study

Weight loss surgery is riskier for men than women, with males five times more likely to die within 30 days of the procedure, a new study finds.

Moreover, men's odds of dying over the long run are almost three times higher, said researchers who looked at thousands of weig...

30 Aug
Fewer American Adults Are Getting Malignant Brain Tumors

Fewer American Adults Are Getting Malignant Brain Tumors

Malignant brain tumor rates are declining among U.S. adults, but patients still have a low chance of survival, a new study finds.

The researchers also found that rates of noncancerous tumors are on the rise, likely due to increased awareness and improvements in diagnosis...

23 Aug
Age Can Impair a Man's Odds for Fatherhood: Study

Age Can Impair a Man's Odds for Fatherhood: Study

It's no surprise to hear that women's fertility wanes as their biological clock ticks away.

But do men have a biological clock, too?

New research shows it's not exactly the same, but their likelihood of fathering a child does appear to decline, even with assisted r...

20 Aug
Acupuncture May Help Ease Prostate-Linked Pain in Men: Study

Acupuncture May Help Ease Prostate-Linked Pain in Men: Study

Men with chronic pain from prostate inflammation may get lasting relief from acupuncture, a new clinical trial finds.

At issue is a condition known as chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome, in which the prostate gland becomes inflamed and nerves supplying the ...

13 Aug
Death of Spouse Could Raise Men's Odds for Prostate Cancer

Death of Spouse Could Raise Men's Odds for Prostate Cancer

Widowers have a higher risk for advanced prostate cancer than men who are part of a couple, Canadian researchers say.

The new findings are from an analysis of 12 studies comparing 14,000 men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer and 12,000 healthy men.

The study -- ...

12 Jul
Obese Men May Have Better Survival With Advanced Prostate Cancer

Obese Men May Have Better Survival With Advanced Prostate Cancer

When men have advanced prostate cancer, obesity might offer something of a survival advantage, a preliminary study suggests.

Researchers in Italy found that among men with prostate cancer that had spread throughout the body, those who were obese were less likely to die o...

12 Jul
Could Men's Testosterone Play Role in COVID Survival?

Could Men's Testosterone Play Role in COVID Survival?

Men with low testosterone levels have a much higher risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19, a new study from Italy finds.

The study included nearly 300 symptomatic male COVID-19 patients who arrived at the emergency department and were admitted to San Raffaele Un...

09 Jul
Adding MRI to Screening Can Cut Prostate Cancer Overdiagnosis in Half

Adding MRI to Screening Can Cut Prostate Cancer Overdiagnosis in Half

One of the big issues in prostate cancer care is overdiagnosis -- men who are treated for low-risk, slow-growing tumors that might be better left monitored and untreated.

Now, research out of Sweden suggests that having patients undergo MRI screening, along with target...

29 Jun
Black Men Less Likely to Get Best Prostate Cancer Treatments

Black Men Less Likely to Get Best Prostate Cancer Treatments

Black American military veterans with aggressive prostate cancer who would benefit from surgery or radiation are less likely to get those treatments than men of other races, despite equal access to health care, a new study finds.

"Despite great strides in prostate cancer...

22 Jun
Animal Study Suggests COVID-19 Can Infect Testes

Animal Study Suggests COVID-19 Can Infect Testes

The new coronavirus infected the testes of hamsters in a study that adds to growing evidence that COVID-19 strikes more than just the lungs.

The findings could have important implications for men's health, the researchers said, although research in animals does not alway...

18 Jun
On Father's Day, Give Dad Tips to Keep Healthy

On Father's Day, Give Dad Tips to Keep Healthy

Men tend to put their health care last, but Penn State Health offers some tips this Father's Day for ensuring guys stay healthy in the future.

"Men tend to take care of their cars more frequently than they do themselves. But when men wait to see the doctor once their 'ch...

17 Jun
Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Do No Harm to Male Fertility: Study

Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Do No Harm to Male Fertility: Study

The Pfizer and Moderna COVID vaccines pose no threat to male fertility, a finding experts hope will prompt more men to get vaccinated.

Researchers noted that the original clinical trials of the two mRNA vaccines didn't assess how they might affect fertility.

"Vacci...

26 May
Testosterone Might Influence COVID Severity in Men

Testosterone Might Influence COVID Severity in Men

Low testosterone levels may increase men's risk of severe COVID-19, according to a new study.

On average, men fare worse with COVID-19 than women.

"During the pandemic, there has been a prevailing notion that testosterone is bad. But we found the opposite in men," ...

13 May
New Coronavirus Lingers in Penis and Could Cause Impotence

New Coronavirus Lingers in Penis and Could Cause Impotence

Men now have one more compelling reason to get a COVID-19 vaccine - doctors suspect the new coronavirus could make it hard to perform in the bedroom.

How? Coronavirus infection is already known to damage blood vessels, and vessels that supply blood to the penis appe...

07 May
Gene Tied to Balding May Also Raise COVID Risks for Men

Gene Tied to Balding May Also Raise COVID Risks for Men

It's long been known that COVID-19 is more fatal for men than women, and new research links some of that excess risk to a gene known to cause a form of hair loss in males.

A U.S. team of researchers first suspected the link when they noticed that men with a common form o...

06 May
Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women When COVID Strikes

Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women When COVID Strikes

It's long been known that obesity is a risk factor for severe COVID-19 in infected people. But new research suggests that the connection may be even stronger for men than women.

Researchers at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City analyzed data from more than 3,500...

30 Apr
Too Few Young Men Have Gotten the HPV Vaccine

Too Few Young Men Have Gotten the HPV Vaccine

The HPV vaccine isn't reaching enough young American men, researchers report.

The vaccine protects against reproductive warts as well as cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States.

Many young wo...

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