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)
Posted 10:00 AM 4/19/2013 by Robert Preidt
FRIDAY, April 19 (HealthDay News) -- Men whose fathers were abusive or absent are more likely to get into bar fights, a new study reveals.
These findings about alcohol-related aggression are from a survey of 137 men, aged 18 to 25, in Australia, and appear online in advance of publication (More)
Posted 10:00 AM 4/16/2013 by Robert Preidt
TUESDAY, April 16 (HealthDay News) -- Those "do-it-yourself" projects that office-bound males enjoy on the weekend may be enhancing their self-image, a new study finds.
"For upper-class men, DIY home improvement is a therapeutic escape from the burdens of knowledge work, allowing them to (More)
Posted 2:00 PM 4/15/2013 by Robert Preidt
MONDAY, April 15 (HealthDay News) -- Only one-third of men over age 65 who receive an abnormal result from their PSA test actually undergo prostate biopsy to look for disease, a new study finds.
Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening is a common test that measures the level of a key (More)
Posted 12:00 PM 4/9/2013 by By Amanda Gardner
TUESDAY, April 9 (HealthDay News) -- Men who have higher levels of the mineral known as selenium may also face a lower risk of developing advanced prostate cancer, new research suggests.
The authors of the study said the mineral -- found in foods such as Brazil nuts, in supplements and in (More)
Posted 3:00 PM 4/8/2013 by By Serena Gordon
MONDAY, April 8 (HealthDay News) -- Men have long been encouraged to get prostate cancer screenings, but there's insufficient evidence that the benefits of a PSA test outweigh the substantial risks associated with the screening.
That's why the American College of Physicians (ACP) (More)
Posted 5:00 PM 4/3/2013 by Robert Preidt
WEDNESDAY, April 3 (HealthDay News) -- Men with low levels of the hormone testosterone may be at greater risk for rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new study.
Both men and women with rheumatoid arthritis have lower levels of testosterone in their blood than people without the disease. (More)...
Posted 2:00 PM 4/1/2013 by Robert Preidt
MONDAY, April 1 (HealthDay News) -- People who use drugs called glucocorticoids -- a class of steroids -- are at increased risk for blood clots in their veins, according to a new study.
Glucocorticoids are anti-inflammatory drugs widely used to treat conditions such as chronic obstructive (More)
Posted 7:00 AM 3/28/2013 by Robert Preidt
THURSDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- Men obsessed with muscle-building lean toward traditional ideas of masculinity, while men fixated on being thin likely associate with more feminine stereotypes, according to new research.
Guys consumed by the idea that they (More)
Posted 12:00 PM 3/27/2013 by Robert Preidt
WEDNESDAY, March 27 (HealthDay News) -- There are currently 13.7 million cancer survivors in the United States and the number is expected to rise by 31 percent to 18 million by 2022, according to a new report.
"Cancer is often not the immediately fatal diagnosis (More)