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Testosterone therapy does not increase men's risk for heart attack, shows UTMB study

Testosterone therapy does not increase men's risk for heart attack, shows UTMB study

Testosterone prescriptions for older men in the United States have increased more than three-fold over the past decade. Recent studies linking testosterone use with increased risk of heart attack and stroke have caused widespread concern among patients and their families. [More]
Age of sperm donor does not affect outcome in terms of live birth

Age of sperm donor does not affect outcome in terms of live birth

Despite emerging evidence of a decline in sperm quality with increasing age, an analysis of every first fertility treatment cycle performed in the UK using sperm donation shows that outcome in terms of live birth is not affected by the age of the sperm donor. [More]
Chesapeake Urology presents $114,248 to Urology Care Foundation for prostate cancer research

Chesapeake Urology presents $114,248 to Urology Care Foundation for prostate cancer research

In ongoing support of prostate cancer research, Sanford Siegel, M.D., President and CEO of Chesapeake Urology Associates, presented the Urology Care Foundation with a check for $114,248 in support of its prostate cancer research efforts. [More]
Men advised to take proactive approach to prevent hernia

Men advised to take proactive approach to prevent hernia

As the preeminent hernia specialist in the Western United States, Dr. Shirin Towfigh has diagnosed and treated a number of patients through incisional hernia surgery and other cutting-edge techniques. [More]
Street football improves fitness, multiple health markers in homeless men

Street football improves fitness, multiple health markers in homeless men

Research carried out by the Copenhagen Centre for Team Sport and Health in Denmark shows that street football (soccer) improves fitness and multiple health markers in homeless men. [More]
Patients receiving home oxygen therapy can lower risk of burns by shaving facial hair

Patients receiving home oxygen therapy can lower risk of burns by shaving facial hair

Facial hair and home oxygen therapy can prove a dangerously combustible combination, a Mayo Clinic report published in the peer-reviewed medical journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings finds. [More]
Testosterone therapy may improve aerobic capacity in aging men

Testosterone therapy may improve aerobic capacity in aging men

Testosterone replacement therapy may help older men who have limited mobility and low testosterone improve their aerobic capacity and lessen its decline with age, new research finds. [More]
Soy protein supplements do not reduce testosterone levels in men with Type 2 diabetes

Soy protein supplements do not reduce testosterone levels in men with Type 2 diabetes

Soy protein supplements, which contain natural estrogens, do not reduce testosterone levels in men with Type 2 diabetes who already have borderline-low testosterone, according to a new study. [More]
Low levels of testosterone decline physical function in elderly men

Low levels of testosterone decline physical function in elderly men

Elderly men with low levels of testosterone or other sex hormones have twice the likelihood of having declining physical function over two years' time compared with their peers who have the highest hormone levels, a new study from Australia finds. [More]
Complementary medicines: an interview with Associate Professor Evelin Tiralongo, Griffith University

Complementary medicines: an interview with Associate Professor Evelin Tiralongo, Griffith University

Complementary medicines are generally being defined as medicines which are non-mainstream medicines and are mostly given together with conventional medicines. [More]
Bisexual men are vulnerable to STIs and other health problems

Bisexual men are vulnerable to STIs and other health problems

Bisexual men have many unmet public health needs, which leave them vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and other health problems. This new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) illuminates the behavioral, interpersonal, and social realities of men who have sex with men and women (MSMW), and it explores possible interventions to better serve their needs. [More]
Arthritis drug promotes hair growth in hairless man

Arthritis drug promotes hair growth in hairless man

A man with almost no hair on his body has grown a full head of it after a novel treatment by doctors at Yale University. [More]
Men with prostate cancer achieve stronger muscles and remain active through playing football

Men with prostate cancer achieve stronger muscles and remain active through playing football

Men with prostate cancer aged 43‒74 achieve bigger and stronger muscles, improve functional capacity, gain positive social experiences and the desire to remain active through playing football for 12 weeks. [More]
Takeda decides to terminate development of orteronel for prostate cancer

Takeda decides to terminate development of orteronel for prostate cancer

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited announced today that it has voluntarily decided to end the development program for orteronel (TAK-700) for prostate cancer. The decision follows the results of two Phase 3 clinical trials in metastatic, castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). [More]
Study: Most physicians don't recommend active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer

Study: Most physicians don't recommend active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer

Specialists who treat prostate cancer agree that active surveillance is an effective option-yet most don't recommend it when appropriate for their own patients, according to a study in the July issue of Medical Care. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins , a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. [More]
Six essential screening tests all men should receive during lifetime

Six essential screening tests all men should receive during lifetime

When it's comes men and health, the numbers don't stack up. Compared to women, men are 24 percent less likely than women to visit the doctor, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Yet, men are 28 percent more likely than women to be hospitalized for congestive heart failure and 32 percent more likely to receive care for complication of diabetes. [More]
Investigators study new cancer immunotherapy to help patients with advanced pancreatic cancer

Investigators study new cancer immunotherapy to help patients with advanced pancreatic cancer

Medical investigators at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare are studying a new cancer immunotherapy to see if it can successfully help patients with advanced pancreatic cancer. [More]
Researchers examine role of female sex hormones in male obesity

Researchers examine role of female sex hormones in male obesity

An imbalance of female sex hormones among men in Western nations may be contributing to high levels of male obesity, according to new research from the University of Adelaide. [More]
Low levels of Vitamin D are associated with a higher risk of premature death

Low levels of Vitamin D are associated with a higher risk of premature death

Recent research has shown that lower blood levels of vitamin D increase the risk of dying early. [More]
Study supports proposal to screen all men with gout for presence of ED

Study supports proposal to screen all men with gout for presence of ED

A new study presented today at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress showed that erectile dysfunction (ED) is present in most men with gout and is frequently severe. [More]