Health News

Why Winning is Manly
Wrestlers who win their matches have a greater increase in testosterone compared to their losing counterparts, according to a new study.
Equal Protection
A study funded by HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine maker, Merck & Co., finds the HPV vaccine Gardasil® protects boys as well as girls against the virus.
Certain Prostate Cancer Tumors More Likely to Metastasize
Certain prostate tumors have the potential to become metastatic if not treated aggressively, according to new research from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Working out to Supplement Your Supplement
While widely touted as osteoporosis preventive must-haves, extra calcium and vitamin D in men do not appear to prevent bone thinning.
What Do Antioxidants Have to Do with Fertility?
Antioxidants, substances or nutrients that can prevent or slow oxidative damage in your body, have been shown to increase fertility in men.
New Therapy May Halt Prostate Cancer
A new RNA therapy has been shown to prevent prostate-cancer stem cells from replicating, thanks to new research from University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Vitamin E-valuation
Researchers at the University of Helsinki in Finland have found that vitamin E increases life expectancy in certain groups of men aged 71 and older.
The Little Gene that Could
The protein known as SIRT1 -- known for its life-spanning effects -- has been shown to inhibit prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN), which often prefigures prostate cancer.
Lose the Blues Fast
An intravenous dose of ketamine, an anesthetic, may curb depression symptoms within 40 minutes in patients with treatment-resistant bipolar disorder.
Jury's Still Out on Prostate Cancer Therapy
Interstitial brachytherapy may or may not hold advantages compared to other therapy options in men with localized prostate cancer, according to a new study.