Mens HealthInfo Center
Drinkers Stay in Hospitals Longer, Cost More
Heavy drinkers are known to have increased risk for several health related problems. In addition, drinking could be related to longer recovery time from hospital visits.
Fathering a Baby? Eat Better!
According to the old adage, you are what you eat, but for men eating fatty foods, their diets may be affecting their sperm counts too. A new study reveals that the amount and types of fat consumed by men may be associated with the quality of their semen. Limit fatty foods and consume more unsaturated fats than saturated ones. In a study led by Jill Attaman, of Vincent Obstetrics and Gynecology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical Center, researchers looked at the diets of 99 primarily Caucasian American men who attended a fertility clinic between 2006 and 2010. ...
Sugary Drinks Linked to Heart Disease in Men
Are you drawn to drinking sugar-sweetened beverages daily? It may not be doing any favors for your heart. A recent study found that men who drink just one sugary beverage a day are at a heightened heart disease risk.
The Genetic Link Between Men and Heart Disease
Men may be at an added genetic risk of developing heart disease. That's because the Y chromosome, a portion of DNA that only men have, appears to play a role in inheriting coronary artery disease.
Hearty Cancer Predictor
Heart health can be improved with lifestyle changes - weight loss, exercise and a healthy diet. It may be that these changes also reduce a man's risk of prostate cancer.
ED Drug Shrinks Abnormal Growths in Kids
Viagra is known to boost men’s sexual vigor, but it can also treat a totally different type of condition in children: One small study says that the drug can diminish the size of a birth defect in kids.
Pre-Hypertension Still Raises Heart Risk in Men
Pre-hypertensive middle-aged men may have more to worry about than developing full-blown high blood pressure. They also are at an increased risk for a heart arrhythmia.
How Reliable a Link?
Though men who have vascular erectile dysfunction appear to be at a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease, that doesn't mean ED alone should be considered a risk factor.
Surgery Gives Low Testosterone a Boost
Male infertility (the inability to reproduce) can be caused by a number of factors, including varicoceles , or swollen veins in the scrotum. Now, it seems varicoceles may lead to problems even more severe than infertility.
Young Generation Faces Health Gap
For young Americans, the gap in levels of health care has increased substantially. If you were born in the United States after 1980, the health disparity may have grown like never before.