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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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Places of worship may provide respite for Black men that not only enhances their lives, but may extend them, new research suggests.

"Black men have been oppressed, commodified, surveilled and criminalized like no other group in U.S. history and they often experience disproportionately high levels of social and psychological stress from

  • By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter
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  • September 30, 2022
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  • For some men battling prostate cancer, drinking coffee may offer not just a quick pick-me-up but longer survival.

    Research is still in the early phases, but a new study finds an association between a genotype that metabolizes caff...

    Men with low testosterone levels may be more likely to have more severe illness when infected with COVID-19, according to a new study.

    Treating men who have low testosterone with hormone therapy may reduce their risk of serious illness from COVID, researchers said, but it comes with other risks that doctors and patients will need to weigh.

    The investigators analyzed the cases of mor...

    Many guys love a breakfast plate piled high with sausages and maybe a sugar-glazed danish on the side. Now, research shows that wolfing down too many ultra-processed foods like these could be bad news for a man's colon.

    Specifically, men who consum...

    Men are known to be more likely to develop cancer than women, and a new study suggests that this is largely due to biologic differences between the sexes.

    “After controlling for factors like smoking, alcohol use, diet, physical activity and common medical conditions [that increase cancer risk]...

    Scientists have unearthed a possible reason why men tend to die at younger ages than women: Those who lose Y chromosomes from their blood cells as they age may be more vulnerable to heart tissue scarring and heart failure.

    The research is the latest to look at the phenomenon of "

    Genes can put some men at heightened risk of prostate cancer, but a new study suggests they can undo much of that potential harm with a healthy lifestyle.

    Researchers found that among men at increased genetic risk of prostate cancer, those who maintained a healthy lifestyle were much less likely to die of the disease over...

    Putting a new spin on the term "beer gut," a small study suggests that a bottle a day may do a man's gut bacteria some good.

    In a clinical trial of 19 healthy men, researchers found that a daily bottle of beer - alcoholic or non-alcoholic - changed the composition of the men's gut bacteria over four weeks...

    You can add more risk of broken bones to the long list of health harms that smoking poses to men.

    Along with cancer and respiratory diseases, men who smoke have a significantly increased risk of osteoporosis,

  • By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter
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  • June 10, 2022
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  • Men who drink lots of milk may be more likely to develop prostate cancer than men who don't, new research finds.

    When compared to men who consumed just 1 or 2 teaspoons of milk every day, men who drank about 1¾ cups of milk daily were about 27% more likely to develop prostate cancer, a new study showed.

    What's more, they had about a 60% increased risk for developing prostate cance...

    One year of testosterone therapy for men with low levels of the hormone does not appear to increase their risk for heart problems, British researchers found.

    "We were unable to find evidence ... that testosterone increases risks of mortality or cardiovascular and/or cerebrovascular [heart and/or stroke] events in the short- to medium-term in men with low testosterone," said study leader D...

    Doctors need to be aware that prostate cancer raises a man's risk of serious and potentially deadly blood clots by about 50%, researchers say.

    All cancer patients are at increased risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE), a dangerous but treatable blood clot in the veins that is a leading cause of death in cancer patient...

    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 sperm.

    However, the tissue is less fertile than samples frozen for only a few months.<...

    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, new research suggests.

    "Our findings should encourage men to maintain a healthy weight," said ...

    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.

    "This indicates the importance of assessing the general health, risk factors and major

  • Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter
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  • May 3, 2022
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  • Use of a high-tech radiation cancer treatment called proton beam therapy (PBT) has increased overall in the United States, but Black patients are getting it less often than white patients, two ne...

    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 cancer, according to the team at the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the United Kingdom.

    All of the bacteria ar...

    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 mix. Don't go there."

    But sex remains important among men with heart problems -- so much so that co-prescription ...

    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 erectile dys...

    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 born in Denmark, just over 3% had a birth defect of some kind. But that rate was roughly 5% among babies whose fathers ...

    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 likelihood of

  • By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter
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  • March 29, 2022
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  • 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 an American Chemical Society (ACS) meeting in San Diego.

    "Scientists have been trying for decades to develop an ...

    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 PSA in the blood, and elevated levels can signal the presence of pros...

    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 three male rhesus maca...

    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 between weightlifting sessions. But maybe you should.

    Men and some minority groups have been drastically underrepresent...

    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.

    Researchers sought to understand the types of mental health challenges men face after a breakup with an eye to preventing or blunti...

    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 medications, from most effective to least.

    Experts said the list is helpful. The medications -- dutasteride, finas...

    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 hypothalamus and secreted by the pituitary gland, plays a key role in sexual behavior, and abnormal levels are believed...

    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 feelings and fake orgasms -- and then be less satisfied with the sex they do have, researchers discovered.

    "I...

    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 as a reason for remaining unvaccinated," said lead study author Amelia Wesselink. She is research assistant professor of ...

    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 veterans had nearly twice the incidence of localized and advanced

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  • January 19, 2022
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  • 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 forms of hormone blockers were twice as likely to develop depression compared with men treated with older forms of hormo...

    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 to the researchers behind a new Danish study.

    "Small numbers of breakups or years lived alone is not in itself a ri...

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

    The American Academy of Dermatology suggests some tips to prevent dandruff, ingrown hair<...

    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 human papillomavirus (HPV), which is the leading cause of cancer in the oropharynx. It's...

    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 other people just keep going," said study leader Julie Patock-Peckham. She's head of the Social Addictions Impulse Lab at...

    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

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  • December 13, 2021
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  • 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 non-Hispanic white Americans who are 10 years younger,” co-author ZhiDi Deng, a pharmacy student at the University of To...

    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 vapers with no history of heart disease or other health issues typically associated with impotence saw their risk shoot u...

    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 particular test is that physicians did not refer them for it, or if the patients opted themselves out of further testing," sai...

    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 certainly do," said study author Jeremy Clark, a senior research associate at Norwich Medical School at the University of E...

    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 death rate was also seen among white people, as compared with peers of other racial/ethnic backgrounds.

    "The messa...

    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.

    Safety has been a "major concern" because when patients have fewer radiation treatments, the daily dose needs to be ...

    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 soon as they could, European researchers report.

    "The total shutdown of public life was like a population-wide live...

    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 conditions have an earlier onset of high blood pressure, diabetes and heart attack. But little was known about how heart...

    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 weight loss (bariatric) procedures in obese patients in Austria.

    The reason? Compared to women, men who opt for weight...

    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.

    "Although the molecular understanding of how brain cancers differ from each other is advancing rapidly, we conti...

    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 reproductive technology, once they're past age 50.

    Research completed among potential fathers both above and...

    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 area are irritated. That can cause pain in the perineum, penis, scrotum and low belly, as well as urinary problems and s...

    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 -- recently published in the European Journal of Epidemiology -- suggests that social environment is an important ...

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