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Could bariatric surgery make men more virile?
Men who have undergone bariatric surgery as a long-term way of losing weight might also benefit from increased testosterone levels post-surgery. (2018-10-31)
Sex, drugs and estradiol: why cannabis affects women differently
Sex differences in cannabis use are beginning to be explained with the aid of brain studies in animals and humans. (2018-10-26)
Age-related increase in estrogen may cause common men's hernia
An age-related increase in estrogen may be the culprit behind inguinal hernias, a condition common among elderly men that often requires corrective surgery. (2018-10-16)
Males have greater reproductive success if they spend more time taking care of kids
Males have greater reproductive success if they spend more time taking care of kids -- and not necessarily only their own, according to new research published by anthropologists at Northwestern University. (2018-10-15)
Options for making sex more enjoyable at any age
Women at any age should be able to enjoy sex. (2018-10-03)
Hormone therapy for 'low T' may not be safe for all men
Boosting testosterone levels with hormone supplements may not be safe or appropriate for all men with low testosterone (low T), according to new research. (2018-10-03)
Fathers' postnatal hormone levels predict later caregiving, study shows
Dads whose cortisol levels were elevated while they held their newborns on the day of their birth -- either skin-to-skin or clothed -- were more likely to be involved with indirect care and play with their infants in the first months of their lives. (2018-10-03)
Testosterone treatment over 10 years can improve or reverse type 2 diabetes in men with low testosterone, and induce significant weight loss
New research presented at this year's annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) reveals that in men with low testosterone who have type 2 diabetes (T2D), testosterone therapy can improve their disease and reverse its progress, and can also induce significant weight loss. (2018-10-02)
Testosterone replacement therapy may slow the progression of COPD
GALVESTON, Texas -- Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston found that testosterone replacement therapy may slow disease progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (2018-09-13)
Among body shapes, pears are healthier than apples
For women, fat usually accumulates around the hips, resulting in a pear-shaped look. (2018-09-12)
Prostate problems also associated with sleep disorders and depression
Men who suffer from urological problems such as erectile dysfunction, urinary tract and bladder problems or infertility issues often also suffer from depression and sleep disorders. (2018-08-31)
Eight and nine-year-olds experience poor body image as hormone levels rise
Children as young as eight are vulnerable to poor body image as hormone levels rise with the onset of puberty, a new study has found. (2018-08-14)
'Believing you're a winner' gives men a testosterone boost and promiscuous disposition
New findings suggest that the male body tries to 'optimize' self-perceived improvements in social status through hormonal shifts that promote 'short-term mating.' (2018-08-08)
Low-protein diet during pregnancy increases prostate cancer risk in offspring
Experiments with rats show that intrauterine protein restriction induces sex hormone imbalance, which appears to favor development of cancer in old age. (2018-08-06)
Transgender individuals likely have higher risk for heart disease
Transgender individuals may be at higher risk for heart disease, according to a review article published by Michael S. (2018-08-03)
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome more likely to have a child with autism
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are more likely than other women to have an autistic child, according to an analysis of NHS data carried out by a team at Cambridge University's Autism Research Centre. (2018-08-01)
Analysis of prostate tumors reveals clues to cancer's aggressiveness
Using genetic sequencing, scientists have revealed the complete DNA makeup of more than 100 aggressive prostate tumors, pinpointing important genetic errors these deadly tumors have in common. (2018-07-19)
Why men might recover from flu faster than women
Men may recover more quickly from influenza infections because they produce more of a key lung-healing protein, a study from scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests. (2018-07-17)
Early puberty in white adolescent boys increases substance use risk
White adolescent boys experiencing early puberty are at higher risk for substance use than later developing boys, a new Purdue University study finds. (2018-07-16)
Testosterone research brings new hope for cancer patients
Approximately 20 percent of cancer related deaths are attributed to the syndrome of cachexia. (2018-07-13)
Use of prescribed testosterone therapy in US decreases in recent years
Testosterone use in the United States tripled from 2001 through 2011, mostly in men without a clear indication. (2018-07-10)
Testosterone prescriptions have sharply dropped in the past few years
Testosterone use in the United States tripled between 2001 and 2011, mostly in men without a clear indication for it. (2018-07-10)
Obesity affects prostate cancer test results
University of Adelaide research shows that the results of the most widely used test for prostate cancer may be affected by obesity. (2018-07-05)
Testosterone causes men to desire luxury goods
Researchers examine testosterone's effect on men's desire for goods that are considered to have social cachet. (2018-07-03)
Sub-fertility in men treated with ICSI associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer
Subfertile men who have received fertility treatment with the microinjection technique of ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection) have been found at a significantly greater risk of prostrate cancer, according to an analysis of three comprehensive nationwide registries in Sweden. (2018-07-03)
Testosterone increases men's preference for status goods
Testosterone, the male sex hormone, increased men's preference for status goods compared to goods of similar perceived quality but seen as lower in status. (2018-07-03)
Boosting testosterone makes men prefer higher-status products
Status symbols, like a luxury car or brand-name denim, may not function any better than their lower-status counterparts, but they do convey a message about the owner's position on the social ladder. (2018-07-03)
Study: Men with migraine may have higher estrogen levels
While it has been known that estrogen plays a role in migraine for women, new research shows that the female sex hormone may also play a role in migraine for men, according to a small study published in the June 27, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. (2018-06-27)
Men with aggressive prostate cancer may get new powerful drug option
A double-blind, randomized phase III trial shows a drug currently used to treat men with metastatic, advanced prostate cancer significantly lowered the risk of metastasis or death when used in men with non-metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer and a rising PSA level. (2018-06-27)
Men's testosterone levels largely determined by where they grow up
Men's testosterone levels are largely determined by their environment during childhood, according to new research. (2018-06-25)
To share or not to share?
When are primary school children willing to share valuable resources with others and when are they not? (2018-06-15)
Combination drug therapy effectively treats male infertility
Two drugs that are commonly used off-label in the treatment of male infertility are clomiphene citrate (CC) and anastrozole (AZ); however, data are lacking on the use of combination CC+AZ therapy. (2018-06-06)
New theory on why more women than men develop autoimmune diseases
New findings are now being presented on possible mechanisms behind gender differences in the occurrence of rheumatism and other autoimmune diseases. (2018-06-05)
Older men with higher levels of sex hormones could be less religious
The level of sex hormones such as testosterone in a man's body could influence his religiosity. (2018-05-30)
Sex hormone levels alter heart disease risk in older women
In an analysis of data collected from more than 2,800 women after menopause, Johns Hopkins researchers report new evidence that a higher proportion of male to female sex hormones was associated with a significant increased relative cardiovascular disease risk. (2018-05-29)
Smell receptor fuels prostate cancer progression
Researchers have found that an olfactory receptor plays a critical role in the progression of prostate cancer. (2018-05-29)
Sex hormone levels may affect heart disease risk in post-menopausal women
In post-menopausal women, having a higher blood level of a male hormone (testosterone) and a higher ratio of the male-type to-female type (estrogen) of hormones is associated with a higher risk of heart disease later in life, according to research published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. (2018-05-28)
Study finds that weight loss after obesity surgery can rapidly restore testosterone production and sex drive in morbidly obese men
New research presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Vienna, Austria (May 23-26) shows that weight reduction following a sleeve gastrectomy (obesity surgery), which reduces the size of the stomach, can rapidly reverse obesity-related hypogonadism in morbidly obese men, restoring normal levels of testosterone and sex drive. (2018-05-25)
Another potential mechanism links androgen deprivation therapy to cardiovascular mortality
The mechanisms by which ADT may lead to an increased risk of sudden death were unclear. (2018-05-21)
Biotin supplements caused misleading test results, almost led to unnecessary procedure
A new case report led by Maya Styner, M.D., of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine describes how a patient's use of a common over-the-counter biotin supplement caused clinically misleading test results and almost resulted in an unnecessary, invasive medical procedure. (2018-05-18)
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