Mens HealthInfo Center
Cholesterol Rx May Give Men's Love Life a Lift
For older men with narrowing of arteries or other heart health risk factors, statins may be prescribed to lower cholesterol. The medication may add an unexpected boost in the bedroom as well.
Enlarged Prostate Treatment Protected Fertility
More than half of men will have an enlarged prostate by the age of 60 years. Standard treatment for this condition usually involves surgery that can cause uncomfortable and even permanent side effects. Now, there may be an alternative.
High Protein Diet May Keep Elderly Healthy
With life expectancy on the rise in many places, people are asking how to stay healthy and high-functioning in older age. A new study suggests that food choices might impact day-to-day living, particularly for men.
Sitting Can Kill: Exercise Can Reduce Heart Failure
While sitting may not seem harmful, a sedentary lifestyle may raise the risk of heart disease and premature death. Inactivity may also increase the chances of heart failure in men.
Many Men Starting Testosterone Treatment Needlessly
Testosterone levels naturally decrease as a man ages. Many men have been using testosterone therapy to combat these declining levels. A new study looked at the increase in testosterone therapy and the men using it.
FDA Warns of Erections from Methylphenidate Use
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning about a serious potential side effect of methylphenidate products (e.g. Ritalin, Concerta, and Daytrana) used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Gender Differences in COPD
COPD, a common lung disease, used to be considered a disease that primarily occurs in men. However, in recent years, more women have been diagnosed with COPD.
Explaining Rates of Broken Bones
Broken bones happen for many reasons. From weak bones to accidental falls and lifestyle choices, researchers recently explored these reasons.
Testosterone as Sign of Survival in Older Men
Testosterone is a vital hormone for many of the processes that happen in men's bodies. Levels of this hormone in old age might be a sign of survival.
Men With Breast Cancer Treated Differently
While breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women, it’s one of the least common in men. Both sexes have similar survival rates. However, researchers have discovered major differences in treatment approaches.