5ARIs Raise Risk of Self-Harm, Depression

5ARIs Raise Risk of Self-Harm, Depression

Study confirms small, but significant increases in the risks of these mental health problems among men taking the medication.

Prostate Biopsy May Be Avoidable if MRI Findings Are Negative

Prostate Biopsy May Be Avoidable if MRI Findings Are Negative

In a study, systematic biopsy detected clinically significant prostate cancer in only 3% of men with negative findings on multiparametic MRI.

Adverse Effects of Treatment for Localized PCa Clarified

Adverse Effects of Treatment for Localized PCa Clarified

Findings from 2 new studies could enable more informed patient counseling about choice of therapy.

Nerve-sparing RP May Not Raise Positive Margin Risk

Nerve-sparing RP May Not Raise Positive Margin Risk

Researchers found no evidence of worse cancer outcomes with nerve-sparing surgery.

TRT Does Not Appear to Increase PCa Risk

TRT Does Not Appear to Increase PCa Risk

A population-based study showed no association between total prostate cancer risk and testosterone replacement therapy (TRT).

Bone Metastases Seldom Progress During Radium-223 Therapy

Bone Metastases Seldom Progress During Radium-223 Therapy

At 6 months of treatment, bone imaging showed stable disease in 94% of patients with available data, study finds.

Prostate MRI Quality May Improve With Bowel Prep

Prostate MRI Quality May Improve With Bowel Prep

In multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging, rectal distension have a negative effect on T2-weighted and diffusion-weighted images.

Testosterone Therapy Does Not Improve Cognitive Function

Testosterone Therapy Does Not Improve Cognitive Function

Study of older hypogonadal men does not support use of TRT to improve memory, according to researchers.

Anemia, Bone Density Improve With Testosterone Replacement

Anemia, Bone Density Improve With Testosterone Replacement

Older men on TRT versus placebo for 1 year had improved hemoglobin levels and volumetric bone mineral density and estimated bone strength.

Testosterone Replacement May Lower Cardiovascular Risks

Testosterone Replacement May Lower Cardiovascular Risks

In a large study, testosterone replacement therapy was associated with a 33% lower risk of cardiac and stroke events among hypogonadal men.

Prostate Cancer Risk Stratification Enhanced by Novel MRI Protocol

Prostate Cancer Risk Stratification Enhanced by Novel MRI Protocol

Researchers compared targeted prostate biopsy based on biparametric magnetic resonance imaging with standard 12-core systematic biopsy.

PCa Salvage Radiation Plus Anti-Androgen Therapy Improves Outcomes

PCa Salvage Radiation Plus Anti-Androgen Therapy Improves Outcomes

Combined treatment for recurrent prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy results in decreased long-term all-cause and cancer-specific mortality.

Urologists' Use of Observation for PCa Raises Concern

Urologists' Use of Observation for PCa Raises Concern

For individual urologists, the probability of using observation for low-risk disease ranged widely from 5.1% to 71.2%.

Long-Term BoNT-A Therapy Compliance Low Among Men

Long-Term BoNT-A Therapy Compliance Low Among Men

Only a quarter of men receiving injections of BoNT-A comply with the treatment long-term.

Use of 5-ARIs May Reduce Blood Loss During TURP

Use of 5-ARIs May Reduce Blood Loss During TURP

The finasteride and dutasteride recipients had significantly less mean blood loss than the placebo group.

Men's Health Latest News

USPSTF Recs for Overweight, Obese Counseling Cost-Effective

USPSTF Recs for Overweight, Obese Counseling Cost-Effective

There was wide variation in CE among subgroups, ranging from $302 cost saving per capita to a cost of $103,200/QALY.

Exercise Better Than Drugs for Cancer-Related Fatigue

Exercise Better Than Drugs for Cancer-Related Fatigue

Clinicians should prescribe exercise or psychological interventions as first-line treatments for CRF.

Simply Sitting Less Can Help Pts Reach Fitness Goals

Simply Sitting Less Can Help Pts Reach Fitness Goals

The total fitness plan includes strategies to reduce sedentary time through increases in physical activity among men.

Alcohol Abuse Ups Risk of MI, Heart Failure, AFib

Alcohol Abuse Ups Risk of MI, Heart Failure, AFib

Those without traditional cardiovascular risk factors are disproportionately prone to these cardiac diseases in the setting of alcohol abuse.

Long-Term BoNT-A Therapy Compliance Low Among Men

Long-Term BoNT-A Therapy Compliance Low Among Men

Only a quarter of men receiving injections of BoNT-A comply with the treatment long-term.

Genital HPV Prevalent in Men

Genital HPV Prevalent in Men

The lowest prevalence of HPV among men was 28.9% for those aged 18 to 22, which increased to 46.5% in men aged 23 to 27.

Report Id's Medical Benefits, Harms of Cannabis Products

Report Id's Medical Benefits, Harms of Cannabis Products

Oral cannabis-derived drugs can ease chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, and oral cannabinoids can effectively treat spasms from multiple sclerosis.

Weekend Warriors Also Enjoy Lower Risks of Early Death

Weekend Warriors Also Enjoy Lower Risks of Early Death

The researchers found that weekend warriors had a 30% lower all-cause mortality risk, while regular exercisers had a 35% lower risk.

Participation in Specific Sports Tied to Significant Health Benefits

Participation in Specific Sports Tied to Significant Health Benefits

The findings indicate that it's not only how much and how often, but also what type of exercise you do that seems to make the difference.

Moderate Alcohol Can Trigger Atrial Fibrillation

Moderate Alcohol Can Trigger Atrial Fibrillation

People with an irregular heartbeat should probably drink no more than 1 alcoholic drink per day with 2 alcohol-free days a week.

Men's Health Update USPSTF Recs for Overweight, Obese Counseling Cost-Effective

USPSTF Recs for Overweight, Obese Counseling Cost-Effective

There was wide variation in CE among subgroups, ranging from $302 cost saving per capita to a cost of $103,200/QALY.

Men's Health Update Exercise Better Than Drugs for Cancer-Related Fatigue

Exercise Better Than Drugs for Cancer-Related Fatigue

Clinicians should prescribe exercise or psychological interventions as first-line treatments for CRF.

Men's Health Update Simply Sitting Less Can Help Pts Reach Fitness Goals

Simply Sitting Less Can Help Pts Reach Fitness Goals

The total fitness plan includes strategies to reduce sedentary time through increases in physical activity among men.

Men's Health Update Alcohol Abuse Ups Risk of MI, Heart Failure, AFib

Alcohol Abuse Ups Risk of MI, Heart Failure, AFib

Those without traditional cardiovascular risk factors are disproportionately prone to these cardiac diseases in the setting of alcohol abuse.

Men's Health Update Long-Term BoNT-A Therapy Compliance Low Among Men

Long-Term BoNT-A Therapy Compliance Low Among Men

Only a quarter of men receiving injections of BoNT-A comply with the treatment long-term.

Men's Health Update Genital HPV Prevalent in Men

Genital HPV Prevalent in Men

The lowest prevalence of HPV among men was 28.9% for those aged 18 to 22, which increased to 46.5% in men aged 23 to 27.

Men's Health Update Report Id's Medical Benefits, Harms of Cannabis Products

Report Id's Medical Benefits, Harms of Cannabis Products

Oral cannabis-derived drugs can ease chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, and oral cannabinoids can effectively treat spasms from multiple sclerosis.

Men's Health Update Weekend Warriors Also Enjoy Lower Risks of Early Death

Weekend Warriors Also Enjoy Lower Risks of Early Death

The researchers found that weekend warriors had a 30% lower all-cause mortality risk, while regular exercisers had a 35% lower risk.

Men's Health Update Participation in Specific Sports Tied to Significant Health Benefits

Participation in Specific Sports Tied to Significant Health Benefits

The findings indicate that it's not only how much and how often, but also what type of exercise you do that seems to make the difference.

Men's Health Update Moderate Alcohol Can Trigger Atrial Fibrillation

Moderate Alcohol Can Trigger Atrial Fibrillation

People with an irregular heartbeat should probably drink no more than 1 alcoholic drink per day with 2 alcohol-free days a week.

Sign Up for Free e-newsletters