Prostatitis (inflammation of the prostate gland), which occurs in 5%
to 9% of males aged 18 years and older, most often develops in middle
Insufficient testosterone production by the testes is a normal part of aging, but it can also be caused by some health conditions.
Decreased testosterone levels are a primary cause of low bone density in men.
This preparation may be used to treat hormonal problems in both men and women.
The pharmacist can identify medications affecting fertility and counsel patients on treatment.
testosterone concentrations affect approximately 4 million men in the
United States, and testosterone replacement therapy in aging men
is widespread and on the increase.
Serious complications can occur if this common benign tumor goes untreated.
Longer life expectancy and the higher prevalence of obesity and type 2
diabetes may explain the trend toward an increased incidence of this
While male chauvinism may persist, men might have to give up the self-centered title of the "stronger sex"…at least when it comes to their health.
The incidence of testicular cancer is relatively low in the United States.
This disorder is more common in men and in people over 40 years of age.
Among men, prostate cancer is the second most common type of
cancer and the third leading cause of cancer death, according to the
National Cancer Institute.
The primary site of cancer among men is the prostate, accounting for 25% of cancer cases in males.
It is important to correctly diagnose this condition because effective
treatment depends on knowing the type of prostatitis present.
Polyisoprene condoms are as effective as those made from latex or polyurethane.
Many of the causes of this condition can be treated surgically and/or medically.
ABSTRACT: Male breast cancer is an uncommon but potentially deadly disorder.
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability to achieve or maintain an erection sufficient for satisfactory sexual performance.
The CDC's 2006 National Health Interview Survey examined selected health measures in adult males.
A ndrogenic alopecia, or male pattern baldness, is the most common form of alopecia, occurring in more than 50% of men.
Human hair carries many connotations.
A hernia is a bulging of connective tissue (fascia) through a weak area or tear in the wall of muscle that holds the intestines in place.
Attendees at a meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research learned that while the results of a study conducted at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ, showed that atorva statin (Lipitor) and celecoxib (Celebrex) individually slowed tumor progression from androgen-dependent to androgen-independent status, the two drugs combined had additive growth-inhibiting activity compared with either drug alone.
By the age of 70, nearly 80% of men have benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a prostate condition that can cause a variety of bothersome urinary symptoms.
A blood test for prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels remains a key diagnostic tool in the diagnosis of prostate cancer.
Add hair loss to the lengthy list of adverse medical conditions caused by smoking.
ABSTRACT: In the United States, breast cancer and prostate cancer are the most common types of cancer diagnosed in women and men, respectively.
Gynecomastia refers to breast enlargement in males.
Osteoporosis, known as the silent disease , can occur in all patients once their bones become thin and weak.
According to the CDC's 2003 mortality statistics, the top two causes of death--heart diseases and cancers--accounted for 51% of all deaths, compared with 59% in 1980.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a term that refers to an enlargement of the prostate gland in older men, a condition that can cause a variety of urinary tract symptoms.
ABSTRACT: Therapeutic cancer vaccines differ from traditional vaccines in that they are only given to patients who already have cancer, with the goal of decreasing the spread of the disease and prolonging survival.
Regular Aspirin Use Reduces Risk of Colon Cancer
Prostate cancer is the most common solid tumor affecting men in the United States.
Body Fluid Displacement Can Lead to Sleep Apnea