Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Men's Health News Stories - 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-12-30 TRAP-1 may prevent cancer cell death, current research suggests 0 2
2009-12-24 Highlights from Mayo Clinic's Discovery's Edge research magazine 0 None
2009-12-24 Study suggests routine evaluation does not predict prostate cancer 0 None
2009-12-24 Interdisciplinary approach essential for treating men’s' sexual dysfunction 0 None
2009-12-22 Relatives of men with cryptorchidism or hypospadias not at risk of developing testicular germ cell cancer 0 None
2009-12-21 Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals announce collaboration in cancer therapy 0 None
2009-12-18 VA apologizes for faulty prostate-cancer program in Pa. but denies radiation violations 1 5
2009-12-18 European CHMP announces positive opinion for Amgen's Prolia marketing authorization 0 None
2009-12-18 Advanced Medical Diagnostics SA to open 15 Tissue Differentiation Diagnostic Centres 0 None
2009-12-18 Link between ill-health and retirement age varies across European countries 0 None
2009-12-17 Shift working may accelerate metabolic syndrome 0 4
2009-12-17 New offers on penis extender device during holiday season 0 3
2009-12-17 Top-line efficacy and safety results from Phase 2b clinical trial of XIAFLEX announced 0 None
2009-12-16 Makefield Therapeutics to patent applications covering its Hybrid Nanoparticle drug delivery platform 0 None
2009-12-16 Positive results from Auxilium Pharmaceuticals' XIAFLEX Peyronie's disease phase IIb trial 1 None
2009-12-16 Prostate cancer tests promised but not delivered 0 None
2009-12-15 Teens, contraception and unplanned pregnancy 1 1
2009-12-15 Preventing tumours from making new blood vessels can also prevent spread of cancer 0 None
2009-12-15 Pure populations of immature cells that enable male reproduction isolated and transplanted 0 None
2009-12-15 Increased physical activity decreases risk of colorectal cancer 0 None
2009-12-15 New program to help maintain bone health in men with prostate cancer on ADT announced 0 None
2009-12-14 Tulane Cancer Center starts randomizing patients in phase III clinical study of Alpharadin 1 5
2009-12-11 Researchers discover new explanation for differences in severity of mental illness in males 0 None
2009-12-09 Watson Pharmaceuticals' RAPAFLO demonstrates safety and tolerability in BPH treatment 0 None
2009-12-08 Also in Global Health news: Rotavirus vaccine; guinea worm eradication; health systems; Zulu King calls for male circumcision 1 None
2009-12-08 Exercise can reduce overall mortality rates in patients with prostate cancer, according to findings 0 1
2009-12-08 Data shows strong inverse association between coffee consumption and advanced prostate cancer 0 5
2009-12-07 Phase 3 results for European efficacy trial Z-036 in BPH with cetrorelix pamoate reported 0 None
2009-12-07 Regular sexual activity can help improve the overall health in men 0 5
2009-12-05 Gamma Labs sponsors the Charles Evans PCF Pro/Am Tour 0 None
2009-12-04 Results from Phase III pivotal study of FIRMAGON presented 0 None
2009-12-04 Weight loss - an effective treatment for sleep apnoea in obese men 0 4.5
2009-12-04 Low energy diet improves obstructive sleep apnoea in obese men 0 None
2009-12-03 Endo Pharmaceuticals receives FDA complete response letter for AVEED NDA 0 None
2009-12-03 Continued rise of PSA value in prostate cancer patients can indicate relapsing disease 0 None
2009-12-03 Sperm from men with NOA and OA capable of producing embryos 0 1
2009-12-02 RapidArc radiotherapy technology delivers highly-precise IMRT treatment 0 None
2009-12-01 Majority of Canadians join global charity event to raise awareness on prostate cancer 0 None
2009-12-01 Control over male fertility and hope for low sperm count 0 None
2009-11-30 Sentinelle Medical, Siemens Healthcare to jointly develop solutions for Interventional Prostate MRI 0 4
2009-11-26 Healthy dietary habits are important for GCA prevention 0 None
2009-11-24 Study: Men who do moderate-to-heavy intensity exercise are less likely to have stroke 0 None
2009-11-20 "Hotline" report on finasteride for prevention of prostate cancer 0 None
2009-11-20 FDA acknowledges Dendreon's amended BLA for PROVENGE as a complete response 0 None
2009-11-20 HHS Secretary commended for her statement on government medical panel 0 None
2009-11-20 Data from second positive pivotal study of PSD502 for treatment of PE presented 0 None
2009-11-19 Positive results from Sciele Pharma's second pivotal study of PSD502 for the treatment of PE 0 None
2009-11-19 Annual conference to discuss male infertility and tackling falling birth rates across Europe 0 None
2009-11-18 Gene therapy may hold promise for cryptorchid individuals risking infertility 0 None
2009-11-18 Phase III randomized clinical trial for Alpharadin to be commenced 0 3
2009-11-16 Interim data from Hollis-Eden Pharmaceuticals' Apoptone Phase I/II clinical trial presented 0 None
2009-11-13 LA BioMed to participate in a national study of the effectiveness of testosterone 0 None
2009-11-11 Cancer screening methods are not perfect: Experts 1 4
2009-11-11 Prostate size growth not necessarily a predictor of development of cancer 0 None
2009-11-11 First human study to measure effects of BPA on male reproductive system 0 None
2009-11-10 Prostatitis is a psychoneuromuscular condition: Study 0 5
2009-11-10 Study reveals that male factor infertility is associated with a number of medical comorbidities 0 None
2009-11-09 Chicago Prostate Cancer Center offers free prostate cancer guide 0 None
2009-11-07 Elevated PSA levels in men are not necessarily a predictor of the need for a prostate biopsy: Study 0 3.5
2009-11-07 Men's Wellness Center launched at AHF Blair Underwood Healthcare Center’ 0 None
2009-11-06 Changes in PSA over time aid prostate cancer detection 0 4
2009-11-04 Combination therapy before prostate removal may prevent recurrence of cancer 0 5
2009-11-04 Patients who have an undetectable level of PSA after therapy have good chance of being cured 0 4
2009-11-04 AUA clarifes recommendations on prostate cancer testing with PSA test and DRE 0 5
2009-11-04 Radiation treatment as effective and as safe in reducing the risk of prostate cancer from returning 0 None
2009-11-04 Men with lower cholesterol less likely to develop high-grade prostate cancer 0 None
2009-11-04 Blood vessels good indicators of prostate cancer behavior 0 None
2009-11-03 Early tolerance of proton therapy excellent in prostate cancer patients 0 None
2009-11-03 Extra dose of proton radiation therapy reduces prostate cancer recurrences 0 None
2009-11-02 NIA funds national Testosterone Trial, Penn Medicine to lead 0 None
2009-11-02 Dendreon submits an amended BLA for PROVENGE active cellular immunotherapy 0 None
2009-11-02 FDA issues a Complete Response Letter for GTx' toremifene NDA 0 None
2009-10-31 Married men more likely to seek professional healthcare compared to single counterparts 0 None
2009-10-31 FDA-approved drug PEG-ADA shows positive results in relieving major complication of priapism 0 None
2009-10-30 Researchers report an epidemic of sexually-transmitted HCV infection among HIV-infected men in NY City 0 None
2009-10-30 Research provides new insight on gene fusion, a phenomenon known to cause prostate cancer 0 None
2009-10-28 Researchers find link between foreskin and HIV infection 4 None
2009-10-27 Adenosine deaminase enzyme therapy offers hope for priapism 0 5
2009-10-23 Japanese Ministry approves marketing of AMS800 Artificial Urinary Sphincter in Japan 0 None
2009-10-21 New tools needed to identify men and women at risk for the most aggressive cancers 0 None
2009-10-20 Testicular cancer survivors at risk of effective treatment 0 None
2009-10-19 FDA approves Gardasil vaccine usage in boys and men for preventing genital warts 0 5
2009-10-19 BJUI: Testicular cancer survivors face an increased risk of long-term illness due to effective treatment 0 None
2009-10-14 Studies show that physiotherapy can help relieve symptoms of prostatitis 0 5
2009-10-14 Medtronic commences study of the Zotarolimus-Eluting Peripheral Stent System for treating erectile dysfunction 1 5
2009-10-09 Magnetic resonance imaging to help diagnose hidden prostate cancer 0 None
2009-10-09 Clinical study for evaluating ProUroCare Medical's imaging system completes 0 5
2009-10-07 Repros announces results of its Androxal efficacy study for secondary hypogonadism 1 None
2009-10-07 Early Phase II clinical trial for RK-023 to treat androgenetic alopecia 0 None
2009-10-05 LA BioMed granted $1.3M for investigating ESAI's KRONOS IV in correcting erectile dysfunction 0 None
2009-10-01 Invivo Corporation introduces advanced clinical prostate visualization system 0 None
2009-09-30 Effective decision support tools may help decide whether or not to undertake PSA screening 0 None
2009-09-29 Acrux reports Phase III trial results evaluating AXIRON for testosterone deficiency 0 5
2009-09-29 Statistical modeling used to estimate benefits and risks of PSA screening 0 None
2009-09-29 Radiation treatment after prostate cancer surgery eradicates recurrent cancer 0 3.8
2009-09-25 Androgen deficiency linked to diabetes and cardiovascular diseases 0 5
2009-09-25 Three-day meeting to discuss breakthroughs in prostate cancer 0 2
2009-09-25 Chemicals found in breast milk adversly affect the fetal testis 0 None
2009-09-24 Study compares benefits of laparoscopic and traditional open surgery for prostate cancer 1 3.5
2009-09-24 Hsp-27 protein: An indicator of prostate cancer progression 0 None
2009-09-24 Rescuing immune system cells can reduce risk of prostate cancer 0 None
2009-09-24 Medivation commences patient treatment in clinical trial of MDV3100 in advanced prostate cancer 1 5
2009-09-24 Hsp-27 protein helps identify aggressive prostate cancer 1 4
2009-09-21 Clothes for women who undergo a mastectomy 0 3
2009-09-21 Four single-letter variations in SNPs increse prostate cancer risk 0 None
2009-09-19 Prostate cancer more prevalent in African-American men 0 None
2009-09-16 Cryosurgery: Primary treatment option for prostate cancer 0 5
2009-09-16 PCEC to provide free prostate cancer screenings 0 None
2009-09-16 ESHRE's first workshop on male infertility 0 None
2009-09-16 Research study investigates survival rates of prostate cancer patients across time periods 0 4
2009-09-16 Defective gene is linked to male infertility 0 None
2009-09-14 Men and healthcare professionals urged to take proactive approach to prostate cancer 0 None
2009-09-14 GTx to continue its toremifene Phase III high grade PIN clinical trial for prevention of prostate cancer 0 5
2009-09-14 Body mass in younger and older adulthood linked to prostate cancer risks 0 None
2009-09-10 Lack of awareness in aged men reagarding prostate cancer treatment options 0 None
2009-09-09 Prostate cancer treatment options discussed in a study 0 None
2009-09-08 Active cannabis chemicals halt prostate cancer cell growth 1 5
2009-09-03 FDA extends review period for Endo Pharmaceuticals' testosterone undecanoate 0 None
2009-09-02 Dr. Samadi of the Mount Sinai Medical Center stresses on prostate cancer awareness 0 None
2009-09-02 Weight gain in men linked with risk of prostate cancer 0 5
2009-09-02 Brachytherapy regarded as superior treatment for prostate cancer 0 4
2009-09-01 Sexual impairment common among men undergoing chronic hepatitis C treatment 0 None
2009-09-01 Research study to identify the appropriate amount of DHA required for promoting optimal heart health 1 None
2009-08-31 High incidence of HIV infection is found among South African gays 0 None
2009-08-28 Gen-Probe commences clinical study to secure U.S. approval of the PROGENSA PCA3 assay 0 None
2009-08-27 Movember to present at the LIVESTRONG Global Cancer Summit 0 None
2009-08-27 Rizer XL's male enhancement formula increases sexual desire, pleasure and performance 2 None
2009-08-26 Cannabis chemicals halt prostate cancer growth 1 2.8
2009-08-26 Increased risk of death for men with heart conditions undergoing RT with hormone therapy for prostate cancer 0 None
2009-08-25 Studies reveal that obese men are at increased risk for erectile dysfunction 1 1
2009-08-24 Capital Earnings & Research to launch prostate cancer awareness campaign 0 None
2009-08-21 Cannabis chemicals stop prostate cancer growth 0 5
2009-08-21 Results of PCF funded study could impact the standard of care for prostate cancer patients 0 None
2009-08-13 Obesity leads to worse prostate cancer in both black and whites equally 0 None
2009-08-11 Denosumab reduces fracture risk in men receiving androgen-deprivation therapy for prostate cancer 0 None
2009-08-11 Only the best looking men tempt women into casual sex 0 5
2009-08-11 Importance of PSA testing in high-risk men, stressed by National Comprehensive Cancer Network 0 None
2009-08-10 Bob Monkhouse on a Twitter campaign for prostate cancer awareness 0 None
2009-08-03 Seed implants suitable prostate cancer treatment for men of all ages 0 None
2009-07-30 Epigenetic signature changes in low oxygen levels may contribute to prostate cancer development 0 None
2009-07-28 Study finds few patients die from prostate cancer within 15 years of radical prostatectomy 0 None
2009-07-27 University at Buffalo start-up provides innovative digital sperm analysis to infertile couples worldwide 0 None
2009-07-27 Anxiety and distress during active surveillance for early prostate cancer 0 None
2009-07-24 Discovery of key event in prostate cancer progression 0 None
2009-07-23 Compact gamma camera for prostate cancer imaging 0 5
2009-07-12 Does size matter in Australia? 0 5
2009-07-09 Embryonic stem cells used to create human sperm 0 5
2009-07-07 High-intensity-focused ultrasound in the treatment of primary prostate cancer 0 3
2009-07-07 AbbeyMoor receives approval for design improvements to ‘The Spanner’ prostatic stent 0 None
2009-07-06 A new prostate cancer "homing device" for drug delivery 0 5
2009-07-05 Daily sex good for sperm! 1 4.6
2009-07-01 New prostate cancer metastasis prediction method 0 None
2009-07-01 Sound waves treat prostate cancer with fewer side effects 0 None
2009-06-30 Frequent sex improves sperm quality 0 4.8
2009-06-29 Discovery of second gene linked to familial testicular cancer 0 None
2009-06-29 Black gay men may be at increased HIV risk 2 None
2009-06-29 Intense cycling training damages sperm 0 None
2009-06-24 Scientists investigate health benefits of molecule associated with male sexual arousal 0 None
2009-06-23 Diet and exercise to alleviate treatments for prostate cancer 0 None
2009-06-23 Search for prostate cancer biomarkers continues 0 None
2009-06-16 First health study of teenage boys using cellular telephones 0 1
2009-06-14 Men hit by 'inexplicable' greater cancer death risk 0 None
2009-06-10 Hormone therapy may confer more aggressive properties to prostate tumours 0 None
2009-06-09 Light therapy as a treatment for sexual dysfunctions 0 5
2009-06-09 Gene activity reveals dynamic stroma microenvironment in prostate cancer 0 None
2009-06-03 Diet low in fat and red meat and high in fruit and veg helps prevent prostate cancer 1 5
2009-06-02 Benefit to women not enough to sway men to get HPV vaccine 0 None
2009-06-02 Men planning for financial security in retirement but not for happiness 0 None
2009-06-02 Low antioxidant intake is associated with low reproductive capacity in semen 0 None
2009-06-01 Overweight male teenagers with normal blood pressures showing signs of heart damage 0 4
2009-05-31 Discovery of gene associated with a three-fold increase in risk for testicular cancer 0 None
2009-05-27 Research offers insight into why some prostate cancer returns 0 None
2009-05-26 Predicting higher risk for prostate cancer diagnosis 0 None
2009-05-26 Restricting carbohydrates may slow prostate tumor growth 0 None
2009-05-22 Canadian men reluctant to consult mental health services 0 None
2009-05-22 Treatment and survival outcomes in young men diagnosed with prostate cancer 0 None
2009-05-18 Discovery of molecular pathway behind invasive prostate cancers 0 5
2009-05-18 Rapid test for prostate cancer 0 5
2009-05-17 Low oxygen levels in prostate tumors can predict recurrence 0 None
2009-05-17 Genetic marker predicts earlier onset of prostate cancer in Caucasian men 0 None
2009-05-13 Urologists say don’t give up on prostate cancer screening just yet 1 None
2009-05-12 Fat capsules carry markers for deadly prostate cancer 0 None
2009-05-12 High levels of estradiol hormone in men with heart failure linked to increased risk of death 0 None
2009-05-12 Radical prostatectomy improves survival for prostate cancer patients younger than 50 0 None
2009-05-04 Injectable androgen preparation may provide effective male contraception 0 None
2009-04-30 Statins can lower PSA levels in men with prostate cancer 0 5
2009-04-30 Dietary acrylamide not linked to increased lung cancer risk in men 0 None
2009-04-29 Experimental immunotherapy significantly prolongs survival in men with advanced prostate cancer 0 None
2009-04-27 Prostate cancer therapy increases risk of fractures and cardiovascular-related death 0 None
2009-04-27 AUA counters mainstream recommendations with new best practice statement on PSA testing 0 None
2009-04-26 Tadalafil may improve lower urinary tract symptoms in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia 0 None
2009-04-26 Combination of vitamin E, selenium and soy does not prevent prostate cancer 0 None
2009-04-26 Expert panel on prostate cancer screening and prevention 0 None
2009-04-26 Statins may benefit men with prostate cancer, erectile dysfunction or lower urinary tract symptoms 0 None
2009-04-26 Pomegranate juice may slow the progression of post-treatment prostate cancer recurrence 0 None
2009-04-26 Active surveillance can offer prostate cancer patients more individualized patient care 0 None
2009-04-26 Nanoparticles applied to skin offer hope for erection problems 0 None
2009-04-26 Circumcision reduces risk of contracting HIV without reducing sexual pleasure 0 None
2009-04-23 Prostate cancer patients worry less than their spouses or partners 0 None
2009-04-22 Common gene variant linked to development of prostate cancer 0 None
2009-04-22 Fatty fish and marine omega-3 fatty acids protect men from heart failure 0 None
2009-04-21 Survey identifies factors associated with early detection of melanoma in older men 0 None
2009-04-20 Study shows alcohol consumption does not affect how men judge the age of a women 0 None
2009-04-20 Exposure to Agent Orange increases risk of aggressive recurrence of prostate cancer 0 None
2009-04-20 Inhaled smoke shifts male cardiovascular system into overdrive 0 None
2009-04-16 Chronic pelvic pain syndrome as prevalent in teens as older males 0 None
2009-04-14 Experimental vaccine increases survival in men with prostate cancer 0 None
2009-04-14 HIV infection rates are lower in circumcised heterosexual men 0 None
2009-04-12 Marijuana use may increase risk of testicular cancer 0 None
2009-04-08 Omega-3 EPA/DHA may reduce risk of prostate cancer 0 None
2009-04-06 Childhood psychiatric problems may predict suicide attempts in males 0 None
2009-04-06 Premature ejaculation spray delays orgasm six times longer than normal 0 None
2009-04-05 Latest treatments for prostate cancer 0 None
2009-04-04 Big men more susceptible to atrial fibrillation 0 None
2009-04-01 Prostate screening may have benefits 0 None
2009-03-30 Male circumcision reduces men's risk of contracting HPV, herpes, study says 0 None
2009-03-26 Male circumcision reduces risk of herpes simplex virus type 2 and human papillomavirus 0 None
2009-03-26 Discovery of new biomarker for prostate cancer 0 None
2009-03-25 New approach to prostate cancer detection - Sarcosine may distinguish between slow-growing and aggressive prostate cancers 0 None
2009-03-22 New therapeutic approaches to castrate resistant prostate cancer 0 None
2009-03-20 PSA screening delivers a 20% reduction in mortality from prostate cancer 0 None
2009-03-20 Improvements in prostate cancer recognition, management and treatment are needed 0 None
2009-03-20 Prostate cancer expert say keep screening in face of contradicting data 0 None
2009-03-16 Selected men with low-risk prostate cancer have good clinical outcomes without immediate treatment 0 None
2009-03-16 Male diabetics found to have lower levels of hydrogen sulfide in their blood 0 None
2009-03-16 Promising results for 5-day stereotactic body radiation therapy in early stage prostate cancer 0 None
2009-03-15 Men much less likely to feel and express gratitude than women 0 None
2009-03-11 Study methods influence estimates of lead time and overdiagnosis in prostate cancer 0 None
2009-03-11 Folic acid appears to double risk for prostate cancer 0 None
2009-03-10 Vitamin C intake linked to lower risk of gout in men 0 None
2009-03-05 Penis extender shown to increase length by third over six months 0 2
2009-03-04 Majority of drug addicted men admit they consume drugs to increase their sexual pleasure 0 None
2009-02-24 PSA levels accurately predict prostate cancer risk in African-American men 0 None
2009-02-23 Men who are infertile appear to have greater risk for testicular cancer 0 None
2009-02-22 When should PSA testing be stopped? 0 None
2009-02-22 PSA testing may be unnecessary for some older men 0 None
2009-02-16 Discovery of new biomarker for fatal prostate cancer 0 None
2009-02-15 Discovery of new prostate cancer marker 0 None
2009-02-15 Study shows males are more tolerant of same-sex peers 0 None
2009-02-10 Low cholesterol, depression in men linked to early death 0 5
2009-02-09 Marijuana use may increase risk of testicular cancer 0 None
2009-02-03 At last a male contraceptive jab! 0 None
2009-02-03 Erectile dysfunction doubles the risk of heart disease 0 None
2009-02-02 Men in 40's with erectile dysfunction at double risk of heart disease 0 None
2009-02-02 Swimming can cut men's risk of dying in half 1 None
2009-02-02 Daytime impairments in senior men with obstructive sleep apnea are related to total sleep time 0 None
2009-01-27 Shoulder injuries occur predominately in male sports 0 5
2009-01-27 Masturbation as a young man linked to higher prostate cancer risk 0 None
2009-01-27 Alcohol makes men better at sex! 0 4
2009-01-21 Study links smoking with most male cancer deaths 0 None
2009-01-19 Water pollution linked to male fertility problems 0 None
2009-01-19 Warning systems can prevent suicide among young men with substance abuse 0 None
2009-01-14 Theraputic target for prostate cancer 0 None
2009-01-12 New evidence suggests preventive effect of herbal supplement in prostate cancer 0 None
2009-01-12 Work pressure linked to stroke in Japanese men 0 None
2009-01-05 Sildenafil may help protect heart from high blood pressure damage 2 None
2009-01-05 First-degree family history of prostate cancer does not affect some treatment outcomes 0 None
2009-01-01 Why prostate cancer patients fail hormone deprivation therapy 0 None


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