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Common Prostate Cancer Treatment Associated With Decreased Survival in Older Men

A common prostate cancer therapy should not be used in men whose cancer has not spread beyond the prostate, according to a new study led by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital. Results appear in European Urology.

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Study Examines Use of Bone-Strengthening Drugs for Men Receiving ADT

Although some guidelines recommend use of bisphosphonates (a class of drugs used to strengthen bone) for men on androgen deprivation therapy, an analysis finds that prescriptions for these drugs remains low, even for those men at high risk of subsequent fractures, according to a study in the December 3 issue of JAMA.

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Men with Life Expectancies of Less Than 10 Years Still Receive Aggressive Treatment for Prostate Cancer Despite Guidelines

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In the first study to rigorously address prostate cancer treatment trends by life expectancy in a large, nationally representative sample, UCLA researchers found that more than half of prostate cancer patients 66 years and older have life expectancies of less than10 years, but half of those still were over-treated for their prostate cancer with surgery, radiation or brachytherapy, the implantation of radioactive seeds in the prostate.

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New Study Finds Testosterone Replacement Therapy Does Not Increase Cardiovascular Risks in Men with Low Testosterone Levels

An important new study of men who have undergone testosterone replacement therapy has found that taking supplemental testosterone does not increase their risk of experiencing a major adverse cardiac event, such as a heart attack or stroke.

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Men Need to Know Potential Dangers Before Undergoing Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Testosterone replacement therapy has become fashionable and many men are blindly taking it in a quest for more energy and a better sex life and are not looking at one potential danger....heart attack.

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Osteoporosis, Not Just a Woman’s Disease

While osteoporosis prevention and treatment efforts have historically been focused on post-menopausal women, a new study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) suggests that critical opportunities are being lost by not focusing more attention on bone loss and fracture risk in older men.

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Binge Drinking in Young Men Linked with Increased Risk of Hypertension

Binge drinking in early adulthood is associated with an increased likelihood of high blood pressure in males.

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High Alcohol Consumption Associated with an Increased Risk of Human Papillomavirus Infection in Men

Men who consume more alcohol have a greater risk of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, according to a recent study by Moffitt Cancer Center researchers.

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A New Report Examines Erectile Dysfunction Among Male Active Component Service Members

SILVER SPRING, MD, September 30, 2014 – An average of approximately 10,000 active component service members were diagnosed with erectile dysfunction each year during a 10-year surveillance period and the annual number of incident cases doubled between 2004 and 2013, according to a newly released health surveillance report.

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UH Case Medical Center's Lisa Perriera, MD, Available to Talk About New AAP Guidelines for Birth Control and Teens

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