Baldness Treatments Linked to Male Breast Cancer
According to Health Canada, the Canadian equivalent of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a popular treatment for baldness has been associated with male breast cancer.
A New Right Next Step
When a man has an elevated PSA (prostate specific antigen) level, the next step is often a biopsy to see if it's cancer. That step may soon be supplemented or replaced with a urine test.
New Dosing for Extra Strength Tylenol
McNeil Consumer Healthcare is lowering the maximum dosage of its Extra Strength Tylenol, which contains acetaminophen. The daily maximum dose is being lowered from 4,000 to 3,000 mg per day.
Turn That Frown Upside Down
Who doesn't experience that furrow in the brow line gained by reading too much and worrying about children making their own mistakes? Well, worry and furrow away.
Belly Fat Predicts Heart Disease
Not all fat is created equal, especially when it comes to men with excessive weight around the middle. Some with added belly fat may be at an increased risk of developing heart disease and other serious health problems.
Infertility and Sperm With No Mask
Around 15 percent of couples in the United States have difficulty conceiving. Since half of infertility issues can be attributed to males, researchers are focused on finding a potential missing link.
Quicker Heart Treatment for Married Men
Marriage comes with a number of benefits. One of the most important might be an edge when it comes to health. Married men have a clear advantage in getting quick medical treatment for a heart attack.
Medicare to Pay for Prostate Cancer Drug
Medicare has announced it will pay for Provenge ( sipuleucel-T ) to treat metastatic prostate cancer. This drug extends the life of patients by about four months.
Receding Economy Recedes Fertility
Money talks, and educated people listen. Raising children is expensive, and intelligent, forward-thinking individuals are less likely to procreate in the current uncertain economy.
Weight Loss Improves Sleep Apnea
A strong correlation between sleep apnea and obesity suggests that losing weight could have a tremendous effect on improving sleep disorders. While not all sleep apnea sufferers are overweight, the majority are.