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Men lack knowledge about risk factors contributing to male infertility, study finds

Men lack knowledge about risk factors contributing to male infertility, study finds

The first large-scale study of its kind has revealed that Canadian men generally lack knowledge about the risk factors contributing to male infertility. [More]
Research may lead to improved system for early diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer

Research may lead to improved system for early diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer

New research coauthored by Brigham Young University researchers may lead to a more accurate system for early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of prostate cancer. [More]
ATOMS device shows efficacy in treating male stress urinary incontinence

ATOMS device shows efficacy in treating male stress urinary incontinence

In the largest study yet to assess the long-term safety and efficacy of the adjustable transobturator male system to treat incontinence in men following invasive prostate treatment, the overall success and dry rates were 90% and 64%, respectively, after a median of 31 months. [More]
Walnuts could be key to happier state-of-mind in young healthy men

Walnuts could be key to happier state-of-mind in young healthy men

College can be a stressful time for young adults as they figure out how to manage intense daily routines that include work, study and play. [More]
UMass researchers receive federal grant to improve health of low-income African-American men

UMass researchers receive federal grant to improve health of low-income African-American men

Researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst have been awarded a five-year, $2.3 million federal grant to study and build upon the success of an innovative program in Springfield, MA to improve the health of low-income African-American men. [More]
ZERO's Grow & Give campaign raises awareness and funds to fight prostate cancer

ZERO's Grow & Give campaign raises awareness and funds to fight prostate cancer

This November, facial hair is taking the month by storm with men sprouting 'staches and beards to support their fellow man. For the third consecutive year, ZERO's Grow & Give campaign is dedicated exclusively to raising awareness and funds to fight prostate cancer, a disease that kills an American man every 20 minutes. [More]
Crowdsourcing new prediction tool for better prognosis of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

Crowdsourcing new prediction tool for better prognosis of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

Knowing the likely course of cancer can influence treatment decisions. Now a new prediction model published today in Lancet Oncology offers a more accurate prognosis for a patient's metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. [More]
Scientists show how key protein can be important driver of prostate cancer

Scientists show how key protein can be important driver of prostate cancer

Scientists at The Wistar Institute have demonstrated how a protein called TRAP1 - an important regulator of energy production in healthy and cancerous cells - is an important driver of prostate cancer and appears to be a valuable therapeutic target for the disease. [More]
Large increase in BMI during puberty linked to increased risk of cardiovascular mortality in adult men

Large increase in BMI during puberty linked to increased risk of cardiovascular mortality in adult men

Boys with a large increase in body mass index (BMI) during puberty are at increased risk of death due to cardiovascular disease later in life. [More]
Marker found on aggressive prostate cancer cells could help guide treatments, new research shows

Marker found on aggressive prostate cancer cells could help guide treatments, new research shows

RESEARCHERS have discovered that a marker found on aggressive prostate cancer cells could also be used as a way to guide treatments to the cancer, according to new research presented at the National Cancer Research Institute Cancer Conference in Liverpool. [More]
Dermatologists offer tips to help men develop healthy skin care routines

Dermatologists offer tips to help men develop healthy skin care routines

When it comes to skin care, men have traditionally kept it simple. However, experts say more men are now pursuing healthier, younger-looking skin. [More]
Second opinions may not reduce overtreatment in prostate cancer, study suggests

Second opinions may not reduce overtreatment in prostate cancer, study suggests

A new analysis indicates that many men with prostate cancer obtain second opinions from urologists before starting treatment, but surprisingly, second opinions are not associated with changes in treatment choice or improvements in perceived quality of prostate cancer care. [More]
Group of circulating tumour cells in the blood linked to prostate cancer spread

Group of circulating tumour cells in the blood linked to prostate cancer spread

Researchers have found a group of circulating tumour cells in prostate cancer patient blood samples which are linked to the spread of the disease, according to new research presented at the National Cancer Research Institute Cancer Conference in Liverpool. [More]
Cognitive and physical fitness may have effects on risk of developing ALS

Cognitive and physical fitness may have effects on risk of developing ALS

New research suggests that physical fitness, body mass index (BMI), IQ, and stress resilience in young adulthood may have effects on the risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease. [More]
Identifying gene defects may help develop individualised treatments for prostate cancer patients

Identifying gene defects may help develop individualised treatments for prostate cancer patients

The current method of treating prostate cancer involves identifying gene defects, which could help with the diagnosis of cancer and the development of individualised cancer treatments for patients. [More]
Vigorous, regular aerobic exercise boosts testosterone levels in overweight and obese men

Vigorous, regular aerobic exercise boosts testosterone levels in overweight and obese men

Twelve weeks of aerobic exercise significantly boosted testosterone levels in overweight and obese men, with the greatest increases seen among vigorous exercisers, according to research presented today at the Integrative Biology of Exercise 7 meeting in Phoenix. [More]
Researchers map two gene mutations that trigger retinal disease leading to macular degeneration

Researchers map two gene mutations that trigger retinal disease leading to macular degeneration

Two gene mutations that trigger a retinal disease that causes blindness in one in 5,000 males have been mapped, leading to the potential for new therapeutic treatments. [More]

Male sleep habits linked to increased risk of cancer

Men who have worked night shifts for more than 20 years, or who work night shifts without daytime napping, or sleep for more than ten hours per night on average may have an increased risk of cancer, according to a study published in Annals of Medicine. [More]
Prostrate treatment may offer relief for patients with kidney stones

Prostrate treatment may offer relief for patients with kidney stones

Millions of Australians suffering from kidney stones could soon get relief, with researchers discovering a prostrate treatment can also help ease the painful condition. [More]
Men have positive attitude towards new male contraceptive, study finds

Men have positive attitude towards new male contraceptive, study finds

A new study has found that men have positive attitudes towards an innovative male contraceptive, Vasalgel. The landmark study, published in Cogent Medicine, is the first insight into how men perceive the new contraceptive and gives promising signs that Vasalgel may revolutionise approaches to reproductive health. [More]
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