Mens HealthInfo Center
Guys, Keep Your Fit Physiques!
Carrying a few extra pounds isn’t just bad for men's figures – it’s unhealthy. Being overweight or obese increases their odds of heart disease and certain types of cancer, including colorectal cancer.
Cancer Treatment: Cost Vs. Effectiveness
As technology advances, physicians and patients tend to want to use the latest treatment options. These new therapies typically come with a higher price tag. But are they better?
Hold Your Horses, Older Men!
One of the challenges of managing prostate cancer is measuring how aggressive it is. Because a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer doesn’t necessarily mean it needs to be treated.
Hyperactive Now, Obese Later?
It is challenging enough to manage a mental or developmental disorder such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But there may be long-term consequences to manage as well.
Can Painkillers Keep Men Down?
Opioid painkillers can provide much-needed relief from many painful conditions. But long term use of these medications can increase the chances of having erectile dysfunction in some men.
Advanced Prostate Cancer Rx Approved
When cancer begins to spread from its original site, the bones are a common destination. Now, men with advanced prostate cancer have a new option that may help them live longer.
Should the UK Endorse the PSA Test?
Major medical organizations no longer recommend regular prostate cancer screening for most men. A new study looked at how lethal prostate cancer is in areas where screenings are low.
Testosterone May Improve Insulin Sensitivity
In men with type 2 diabetes, testosterone levels are likely to be low. Increasing the male hormone may help patients control the disease by decreasing their insulin resistance.
Got the ED Prescription, Get It Filled
Some men might find it embarrassing or difficult to seek treatment for sexual problems. Though a lot of men with erectile dysfunction make it to the doctor for help, only a few actually take it to the next step.
No More PSA Tests!
PSA tests are no longer recommended for men as screens for prostate cancer. Those are the new guidelines released today by the American Urological Association (AUA).