Men's Health

The Future of Telemedicine

Convenience, fewer missed appointments and lower insurance costs benefit patients and doctors. Having access to patients’ medical records, private on-camera communication, and reducing unnecessary in-office and ER visits are a few reasons telemedicine continues to grow in popularity.


Prostate Cancer Incidence and Mortality Rates Are Declining, According to Study

Results presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2019 show prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates are stabilizing or decreasing in many countries around the world.


The Male Factor: Infertility and Recurrent Miscarriage

Emerging studies are exploring the relationship between DNA and male infertility.


More Aggressive Combination Therapy Offers Survival Advantage for High-Risk Prostate Cancer Patients

Men with locally or regionally advanced prostate cancer who receive radical prostatectomy followed by radiation therapy live longer than those who receive radiation therapy plus androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), according to a recent study.


Big Drop in Testosterone Therapy May Be Linked to Research, Bulletins on Health Risks

Testosterone use decreased dramatically from 2013 to 2016, amid an outpouring of study results and FDA alerts regarding associations between testosterone products and risk of stroke, heart attack and/or death.


Stimulation Aids Spinal Cord Injury Patients’ Bladder Control

Five men with spinal cord injuries that impaired the ability to voluntarily urinate gained improved bladder control as well as average quality-of-life improvement of 60 percent after lower-spinal-cord stimulation, according to a study in Scientific Reports.


Biomarker May Shed Light on Prostate Cancer’s Aggressiveness

A 70-gene-expression metastatic assay biomarker could change how physicians determine treatment plans for patients with prostate cancer.


Testosterone Therapy for Older Hypogonadal Men: The Debate Continues

Long-term testosterone therapy improves urinary and sexual function in hypogonadal men, according to a recent study. Other recent findings, however, continue to fuel debate as to whether the potential benefits of the treatment outweigh the risks.


Measure of a Man

Complex hereditary and sociocultural factors exert strong — though not necessarily decisive — influences on men’s health. That creates challenges and opportunities for medical providers who address men’s healthcare needs.


Clarifying the Effect of Smoking on Male Fertility

Recent research demonstrates the chief mechanism by which smoking damages sperm.