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Study finds acceptable levels of anxiety among men living with early, untreated prostate cancer

Men with early stages of prostate cancer who delay radical treatment in favor of an approach of "expectant management" do not have high levels of anxiety and distress. That is the conclusion of a new study published in the September 1, 2009 issue of Cancer , a peer-reviewed journal of the America...

Moore Unique Skin Care Announces the Release of Eventone Glycolic Texturizer for Men and Women

HOUSTON, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Moore Unique Skin Care announces the introduction of the newly branded Eventone Glycolic Texturizer, formerly known as Toner Cream, to drugstores and retailers across the U.S., including select Walgreens, HEB and CVS stores. Eventone Glycolic Textur...

Personal Injury Attorneys Contemplate Toxic Evidence in the Death of 3 Men in New York

The biggest tragedy is that the deaths could have been prevented, mourns highly experienced New York personal injury attorney, David Perecman. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 14, 2009 -- Three workers, including a father and son, were killed on June 29, 2009 in a gruesome pe...

Multimedia Release: British Men Think Talking About Impotence is "Just Not Cricket"

LONDON, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- - Former England Cricketer and Spin Ace, Phil Tufnell, and Media Doctor and GP, Dr Rob Hicks, Call on Men to Bat Away Embarrassment and Take Appropriate Action on Impotence With the first innings of the Ashes commencing this week, celebrity TV prese...

Growth Hormone May Build Muscle in Older Men

Finding shows promise for treating age-related loss of strength, researchers say WEDNESDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Elderly men who exercised and received the growth hormone known as "mechano growth factor" (MGF) showed increased muscle mass, according to a British study. The re...

Maybe Men Aren't So Picky After All

Women can be just as selective when choosing mates, study finds MONDAY, June 29 (HealthDay News) -- Women and men are equally selective when picking a mate, according to a U.S. study that challenges the belief that men are less choosy. Northwestern University psychologists recruited...

Black gay men may be at increased HIV risk

Black gay men have less choice when it comes to sexual partners than other groups and, as a result, their sexual networks are closely knit. These tightly interconnected networks make the rapid spread of HIV more likely. In a study 1 ) looking at social and sexual mixing between ethnic groups in me...

Women More Likely Than Men to Reject Unattractive Babies

Study casts doubt on notion of moms' unconditional love WEDNESDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Women are more likely than men to look away from less-than-cute babies, according to a study that challenges the idea of a mother's unconditional love. The findings might reflect an evolu...

Photos: Soccer Hall of Famer Marcelo Balboa Encourages Men to 'Team Up Against Prostate Cancer'

New Campaign Launches on Father's Day to Encourage Men & Their Families to Take an Active Role in Protecting their Prostate Health NEW YORK, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The son of a professional player and coach, soccer runs in Marcelo Balboa's family, but like many others, so does prost...

Scots Men Get the Issue of Moobs Off Their Chests in Time for Summer - Male Surgery in Scotland Sees 80 Per Cent Growth

Transform Cosmetic Surgery Group has revealed that despite the drooping economy Scots men are opting to perk themselves up this summer by booking in for moob removal surgery and finally getting their insecurities off their chests. GLASGOW, Scotland, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Transform Cosmetic ...

Decision tool for prostate cancer patients helps men customize treatment in anxious time

An online decision tool created in part by a graduate student at the University of California Irvine helps men diagnosed with prostate cancer sort through an intimidating flurry of possible treatments and customize treatment plans of their own, according to a study in the current issue of Interfa...

Partner's Support Helps Men Adhere to Apnea Treatment

Positive airway pressure therapy works best when couple works together, research shows FRIDAY, June 12 (HealthDay News) -- Going to bed wearing a continuous positive airway pressure machine may not be a flattering look. But new research shows that men who have a supportive female pa...

For Men Over 50, Odds of Eye Discomfort Increases

Use of antidepressants and other medications raise risk, study says FRIDAY, June 12 (HealthDay News) -- Here's more bad news for men turning 50: After their half-century mark, about 4 percent of males develop dry eye disease, making it one of the most common eye conditions and reasons ...

When young men are scarce, they're more likely to play the field than to propose

ANN ARBOR, Mich.---In places where young women outnumber young men, research shows the hemlines rise but the marriage rates don't because the young men feel less pressure to settle down as more women compete for their affections. But when those men reach their 30s, the reverse is true and prop...

Study: Benefit to women not enough to sway men to get HPV vaccine

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Informing men that a new vaccine to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV) would also help protect their female partners against developing cervical cancer from the sexually transmitted infection did not increase their interest in getting the vaccine, according to a new Florida St...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Efficacy and Safety Data From Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Picoplatin in Men With Metastatic Prostate Cancer

- New Progression-Free Survival Data To Be Presented at 2009 ASCO Annual Meeting Support Further Clinical Development of Picoplatin in Combination with Docetaxel/Prednisone as First-Line Therapy for Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer - - Poniard Management Team to Host Analyst an...

Canadian men reluctant to consult mental health services

Between 20 and 70 percent of Canadians affected by mental illness shun medical treatment. Such avoidance of services provided by doctors and psychologists is particularly acute among men, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research . In Canada,...

Younger men with advanced prostate cancer have shorter survival times

While young men with prostate cancer have a low risk of dying early, those with advanced forms of cancer do not live as long as older men with similar forms of the disease. That is the conclusion of a new study published in the July 1, 2009 issue of CANCER , a peer-reviewed journal of the America...

Transform, the Largest Plastic Surgery Clinic, States That Men Are More Vain Than Women

1 in 3 women opt for plastic surgery to boost confidence, whereas 1 in 3 men opt for cosmetic surgery for pure vanity - 50% of men would change nothing about their appearance - Male rhinoplasty, Botox injections and liposuction are on the rise MANCHESTER, England, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Both ...

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield to Serve as Host Sponsor for 100 Black Men of America 23rd Conference

Conference returns to roots in NYC, to discuss African-American education NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Empire BlueCross BlueShield announced today that it will serve as host sponsor of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. 23rd Annual Conference to be held June 10-14 at the New York Hil...

Women with arthritis more likely than men to stop working

Arthritis can have significant physical and psychological repercussions that impact quality of life and for those of working age, it can affect their ability to remain employed. Compared to individuals with other types of chronic diseases or disabilities, arthritis appears to have a more profound ...

Prostate cancer immunotherapy significantly prolongs survival in men with advanced prostate cancer

CHICAGO, ILSipuleucel-T (Provenge), an experimental immunotherapy improved survival in men with metastatic disease, according to new results to be presented April 28 at the American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago. These data from the Phase 3 Immunotherapy for Pro...

Living and Loving with Prostate Cancer: Men Deserve Better

Treat the disease and the man, urge advocacy groups worldwide CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Vast improvements in prostate cancer recognition, management and treatment are needed, according to influential prostate cancer groups, speaking today on the occasion of the American Urological A...

Data Show Dutasteride Reduces Prostate Cancer Diagnosis in Men With Increased Risk

REDUCE Trial data presented during American Urological Association Annual Meeting, April 27 CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dutasteride (Avodart), a commonly prescribed drug to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia, has been shown to lower the risk of prostate cancer by 23 percen...

Testosterone Undecanoate Achieves and Maintains Normal Testosterone Levels in Hypogonadal Men With Five Injections Per Year, New Data Show

Long-term Data Presented at AUA Annual Meeting CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP ) today released new long-term clinical trial data in men with hypogonadism who were treated for 21 months with testosterone undecanoate (NEBIDO(R) -- 750 mg) inj...

Older Men Need to Take Closer Look for Melanomas

If you can't examine your own back, have a loved one take a look, study says MONDAY, April 20 (HealthDay News) -- A new study delivers a lifesaving message to older men about the potentially deadly skin cancer known as melanoma: If you can't examine your own back, have a loved one take...

Larger Men at Greater Risk for Atrial Fibrillation

Swedish study says since children are getting bigger, condition may become more common WEDNESDAY, April 8 (HealthDay News) -- Larger men are more likely to suffer atrial fibrillation (abnormal heart rhythms) than other men, according to Swedish researchers. Beginning in 1970, the s...

Drug shows activity in men with advanced prostate cancer

A new multi-center study shows that an experimental drug lowers prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels a marker for tumor growth in men with advanced prostate cancer for whom traditional treatment options have failed. The study, led by researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC...

Topical Spray Helped Men With Premature Ejaculation

Study found they could delay orgasm six times longer than before MONDAY, April 6 (HealthDay News) -- A new spray enabled men with premature ejaculation to delay their orgasm six times longer than before, according to a study that included 300 European men. The men, with clinically ...

Premature ejaculation spray enables men to last 6 times longer after penetration

Men with premature ejaculation who used a topical spray five minutes before intercourse were able to delay their orgasm six times longer than normal, according to a study in the April issue of BJU International . Three hundred men with clinically diagnosed lifelong premature ejaculation (PE) f...

Big men more susceptible to atrial fibrillation

Older men who were big during their 20s face an increased risk of suffering from atrial fibrillation, or abnormal heart rhythm. New research from the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, reveals that height and weight are both factors. The results are being published in the la...

PSA Testing: What Should Men Do?

Fallout from 2 studies, pro and con, has experts in a quandry THURSDAY, March 19 (HealthDay News) -- In the wake of yesterday's publication of two major studies on the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test to detect prostate cancer -- one finding that it didn't save lives and another f...

John McEnroe is Serious About Getting Men to Take the '50 Over 50 Prostate Health Challenge'

PHILADELPHIA, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Three-time Wimbledon and four-time US Open Champion John McEnroe has teamed up with GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK ) to create a public-education initiative entitled the "50 Over 50 Prostate Health Challenge." Fifty percent of men over 50 year...

Survey Finds That Women Are More Likely to Consider Plastic Surgery Than They Were Ten Years Ago, But Men Are Less Likely

NEW YORK, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new survey shows that more than half (56%) of all Americans approve of cosmetic plastic surgery and nearly one-third (30%) say they would consider having cosmetic surgery themselves, either now or in the future. The February 2009 consumer attitudes p...

70 percent of drug-addicted men admit they consume drugs to increase their sexual pleasure

This release is available in Spanish . 72.28 per cent of drug addict men admit to have consumed drugs to be able to have sexual relations and most of them (58%) choose cocaine to this purpose, the narcotic which increases the most sexual incapacitation. On the other hand, only 37.50% drug...

'Stay Dry' tested to help men with incontinence problems from prostate cancer treatments

CLEVELANDFollowing surgery and radiation treatments for prostate cancer, most men suffer some degree of incontinence. For approximately 14 percent of these men, the problem lingers five years later. Improving the lives of these men is the goal of a new "Stay Dry" intervention being tested by A...

New ASCO/AUA guideline recommends men and their doctors discuss using 5-ARIs to reduce prostate cancer risk

ALEXANDRIA, Va. A newly released joint guideline produced by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the American Urological Association (AUA) recommends that healthy men who are screened regularly for prostate cancer and show no symptoms of the disease should talk to their doctors a...

Drugs May Help Healthy Men Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

New guidelines suggest that men discuss use of medicines such as Propecia with their doctor TUESDAY, Feb. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy men with no signs of prostate cancer may wish to talk to their doctors about taking a drug that could further reduce their risk for the disease, new ...

Many Older Men Won't Benefit from PSA Test

Screening may prove an unnecessary expense in men 75 or older, researchers say FRIDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Routine prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood tests offer no benefit to many men ages 75 to 80, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from 727 prostate cance...

Daytime impairments in older men with obstructive sleep apnea are related to total sleep time

Westchester, Ill. A study in the Feb. 1 issue of the journal SLEEP shows that daytime functional impairments in older men with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are largely explained by total sleep time rather than OSA severity. A modest link between OSA severity and daytime sleepiness, measur...
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