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Health Tip: How Young Men Can Live Healthier Lives

Health Tip: How Young Men Can Live Healthier Lives

(HealthDay News) — Eating right may not be at the top of every young man’s to-do list. But the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics says by starting healthy eating habits in their 20s, young men can set themselves up for healthier adult lives. Latest Mens Health News The academy offers this advice: Eat a nutritious […]

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What do white spots on testicles mean?

What do white spots on testicles mean?

White spots on the testicles can have several different causes, which range from harmless to more serious health conditions. They are usually not a cause for concern, but may still require treatment. The spots can also sometimes be a sign of a sexually transmitted infection (STI). This article discusses the possible causes of white spots […]

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Fathers Care for Kids, Too

Fathers Care for Kids, Too

Pediatric waiting rooms may start to look a little different.  They are usually filled with kids accompanied by their mothers.  But recognizing the important role of fathers and other male caregivers, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a new policy statement and guidelines intended to encourage greater male involvement in children’s lives and healthcare. Comment: […]

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Erectile Dysfunction Drugs: Drug Interactions

Erectile Dysfunction Drugs: Drug Interactions

Medical Author: Benjamin C. Wedro, MD, FAAEMMedical Editors: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD The options to treat erectile dysfunction have increased in the past few years with the introduction of medications that can help promote an erection in males. Once thought to be due only to psychological factors, erectile dysfunction may occur because of a variety […]

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Enlarged Breast Tissue in Men

Enlarged Breast Tissue in Men

The appearance of enlarged breast tissue in men can be either due to the true enlargement of actual breast tissue or a result of deposition of fat in the pectoral area of the chest. True enlargement of the gland tissue of the breast is due to hormonal fluctuations or imbalances. Breast enlargement in men due […]

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Viagra and Nitrates Don’t Mix

Viagra and Nitrates Don’t Mix

Viagra has come under repeated attention, especially regarding its interaction with nitrates. We feel, nonetheless, that repeating the warning that “Viagra and Nitrates Don’t Mix” is important and may, we hope, save the lives of any persons who may now be taking the two types of drugs or may consider doing so in the future. […]

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Viagra – Impotence Treatment Update

Viagra – Impotence Treatment Update

DOCTOR’S VIEW ARCHIVE Sildenafil (Viagra) is approved for the treatment of impotence (also known as erectile dysfunction). It was the first oral medication for this purpose. What are the causes of impotence? How does Viagra affect erection? Are there side effects and drug interactions? Read on… Impotence is a consistent inability to sustain an erection […]

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Testosterone Therapy for the Old Man?

Testosterone Therapy for the Old Man?

DOCTOR’S VIEW ARCHIVE Medical Authors and Editors: Barbara K. Hecht, Ph.D. and Frederick Hecht, M.D. Jan. 29, 2004 — Testosterone replacement therapy has been controversial in elderly men — say, men over 65. Despite this controversy, testosterone supplementation has increased “substantially.” There has been a rise of more than 500% in the prescription sales of […]

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Steroid Abuse

Steroid Abuse

Steroids are a class of compounds that share a similar chemical structure. This broad group of chemicals includes many normal substances in the body (such as cholesterol), vitamins (vitamin D), hormones (for example, the sex hormones and their derivatives), and drugs given to treat inflammation (hydrocortisone, prednisone). The adrenal glands secrete a number of steroid […]

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Prostate Cancer Risk May Be Lowered By Vitamin E

Prostate Cancer Risk May Be Lowered By Vitamin E

DOCTOR’S VIEW ARCHIVE PARIS-Vitamin E lowered the incidence of prostate cancer by a third in a large study of smokers in Finland but beta carotene, a form of vitamin A, did not give similar benefit. Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in U.S. males. It is estimated that there will be more than […]