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Hormone Treatment for Prostate Cancer: Depression Risk?
Hormone therapy is a common treatment for prostate cancer. But a new study found that older men who get this therapy may be more likely to develop depression.
Testosterone Treatment Has Pluses, Minuses
Testosterone treatment may help some older men regain sexual desire, but it won’t give them more energy. That’s the conclusion of a recent that looked at how well this treatment worked.
Sweet Drinks May Affect Heart Health
Add heart failure to the growing list of health problems that may be tied to drinking sweetened beverages.
Fitter Middle-Aged Men Seem to Fend Off Cancer
If you’re looking for a good reason to shape up, consider the finding of a recent study. Here’s the worthy incentive: Men who are fitter in middle age may be less likely to develop and die from cancer.
Quit Smoking for Better Bone Health
Lung cancer. Heart disease. Stroke. You probably already know that smoking can lead to these health hazards. A recent study found that smoking may be especially bad for men's bones.
Your Health May Influence Your Fertility
Not being able to conceive can be tough for a couple. When it takes longer than a year for your partner to become pregnant, a doctor may suspect an infertility problem. One-third of such cases are traced to the man’s side. The latest research suggests that for some of these men another health problem may be to blame.
Dads Aren’t Immune to Postpartum Depression
Postpartum depression is a type of depression that can take hold after the birth of a child. It is much more common in women. Yet it may well strike upward of one-quarter of dads. A recent review looked at the latest research on the mood disorder to better explain how it affects men.
Deciding on Treatment for Prostate Cancer
Deciding on treatment for prostate cancer can be a challenge. Men with early stage disease have a number of choices. And according to recent research, it isn’t always clear which treatment may be best.
Job Stress May Raise Your Risk for Diabetes
You can’t catch type 2 diabetes like you can a cold. But certain things make you more likely to get the disease. These include having a family history of diabetes and being overweight. You may also want to add work stress to that list. It may seem like an unlikely culprit. But a recent study suggests otherwise.
Prostate Cancer and Melanoma: Is There a Connection?
Melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, may seem to have little in common with prostate cancer. But a recent study suggests otherwise. Prostate cancer may actually raise a man’s risk for melanoma.
RLS: A Serious Health Risk for Men
If you have RLS, you feel a constant urge to move your legs when sitting or lying down. You may have strange sensations—tingling, throbbing, or creeping—in your lower limbs. These symptoms—often worse at night—can seriously affect a man’s health, recent research reveals.
Men May Show Depression Differently
Depression can weigh down anyone. Compared with women, though, fewer men are diagnosed with this common mental health condition. Why? A recent study says it may be partly because men show depression differently.
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