Health News

A Crystal Ball for Prostate Cancer Testing
The statistics are pretty clear that most American men are not going to die of prostate cancer. But the question remains: who should be screened and how often? A new crystal ball may be on the horizon.
The Critters Change After You're Cut
One of the decisions parents of boys must make is whether to circumcise their sons. But uncircumcised men can also decide to become circumcised if they wish.
One Mineral May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk
Selenium is a trace mineral that helps prevent cell damage. Studies regarding this mineral have been inconclusive. But new research suggests selenium may have anti-cancer properties.
Physician Group Recommends Against PSA Tests
If you’re a man – or a woman for that matter – you’re probably confused about cancer screenings. The recommendations for prostate cancer screenings have been all over the place.
For the Bald, Heart Trouble May Be Ahead
Men who are bald or going bald cannot comb over the fact that hair loss may be linked to coronary heart disease.
Is Low T a Sign of RA Tomorrow?
Low testosterone can affect a man's life in many ways, from reduced sex drive to lack of energy. Now it seems low levels of this hormone may be related to joint disease.
Breaks From Cancer Therapy Don’t Give Men a Break
Men with advanced prostate cancer usually take medicines to keep the disease at bay. These medications block male hormones that feed the cancer. New research evaluated the best way to take these medications.
Bald is Beautiful, But Beware
Baldness affects about 60 percent of men at some time in their lives.  Researchers now think baldness and prostate cancer may be linked in African American men.
Cancer Spreads in Zometa Study
Many cancer patients take medications to prevent the disease from returning or spreading. One medication designed to prevent cancer from spreading to the bones fell short in a recent study.
Best Rx Treatments for ED
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is treatable with medication. A recent study suggested that some medications are better than others in treating ED.