Health News

Are Gay Couples Practicing Safe Sex Equally?
To use a condom or to not use a condom? For gay couples, the answer was different among different races.
Droughts May Increase Suicide Risk
The recent droughts across the U.S. have meant big losses in crops for many farmers. Less visible, however, is the possible strain on these farmers' mental health.
Male Pattern Baldness Drug & Depression
Male pattern baldness can affect a man's self-esteem, which in turn plays a part in a man's mental health. But a new study reveals a link between baldness treatment and depression.
ED May Signal Future Heart Trouble
While studies have shown that erectile dysfunction can be a sign of cardiovascular disease in older men, young or middle-aged men with ED may be headed toward heart problems as well.
Swelling of Scrotal Veins Related to ED
Like varicose veins that occur in legs, “varicocele” is also an enlarging of blood vessels. This condition, however, occurs in the testicles and may be linked to erectile dysfunction.
ED Tied to Total Kidney Removal
Kidney removal is a serious surgery that comes with some long-term risks, including chronic kidney disease. Now researchers have found it may have an impact on men's sex lives.
Will Life Without PSA Testing Cost Lives?
Several years ago, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended against men over the age of 75 having prostate cancer screenings using the PSA (prostate-specific antigen) test.
Men, Prostate Cancer Probably Won't Kill You
Being diagnosed with any cancer makes you think about your life - and death. The course of prostate cancer, though, may be changing.
Early Prostate Cancers in Older Men Way Down
Prostate cancer screening guidelines have been changing over the past several years. All of this is thanks to the advice of United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF). 
Okay to Go Slow with Prostate Cancer
If you've been following the news about prostate cancer, you know a great deal of caution has been injected into the conversation. A new study shows that a conservative approach to the disease is quite valid.