Posted 2:00 PM 5/16/2013 by By Steven Reinberg
THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- The tainted steroid injections linked to 55 recent U.S. deaths also caused many less lethal infections, more than half of them concentrated in Michigan, federal health officials reported Thursday.
Spinal meningitis deaths caused by contaminated (More)
Posted 2:00 PM 5/15/2013 by Mary Elizabeth Dallas
WEDNESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- Among young heart attack victims, women often have more medical issues, more chest pain and worse quality of life before the event than men, a new study reveals.
The researchers, from the Yale School of Medicine, said young women also tend to have (More)
Posted 12:00 PM 5/12/2013 by Robert Preidt
SUNDAY, May 12 (HealthDay News) -- Twelve new genetic regions associated with an increased risk of testicular cancer have been identified by researchers in two studies.
One study identified four regions and the other identified eight regions, bringing to 17 the total number of genetic (More)
Posted 12:00 PM 5/9/2013 by By Steven Reinberg
THURSDAY, May 9 (HealthDay News) -- About 13 percent of Americans 60 and older say they have increasing problems with thinking and memory and that they suffer growing confusion, a new report released Thursday shows.
One-third of these people add that the confusion or memory loss caused (More)
Posted 7:00 AM 5/8/2013 by By Barbara Bronson Gray
WEDNESDAY, May 8 (HealthDay News) -- Some diseases are especially tough to discuss.
When Tony Lee realized that his penis was curving whenever he had an erection -- making it painful and difficult for him to have sex -- he had no idea what was wrong. He became depressed and very worried (More)
Posted 12:00 PM 5/7/2013 by By Kathleen Doheny
TUESDAY, May 7 (HealthDay News) -- Men who are uninsured or underinsured get advanced prostate cancer at nearly four times the national average and don't survive as long as other men with advanced disease, a new study says.
"We've identified a group of advanced prostate cancer patients who (More)
Posted 10:00 AM 5/6/2013 by By Kathleen Doheny
MONDAY, May 6 (HealthDay News) -- Never mind the commercials with men talking freely to their doctor about their erectile dysfunction, taking a prescription for treatment to the pharmacy and settling in for a romantic evening.
Despite a wide range of treatment options, most men with (More)
Posted 10:00 AM 5/3/2013 by By Kathleen Doheny
FRIDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- The number of testicular cancer cases continues to climb slowly but steadily in the United States, according to new research.
While the cancer is still most common among white males, the greatest increase is among Hispanic men, according to Dr. Scott (More)
Posted 5:00 PM 4/29/2013 by Robert Preidt
MONDAY, April 29 (HealthDay News) -- Men who are obese in their early 20s have a significantly increased risk of dying or of having serious health problems such as diabetes and heart disease by the time they reach age 55, a new long-term study indicates.
Researchers tracked the health of (More)