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  • Nov 2019

    What to know about the Norwood scale and male pattern baldness

    The Norwood scale is a system of classification for the stages of male pattern baldness. Read this article to learn about the stages of the Norwood scale and how it can help the treatment of hair loss.

  • Nov 2019

    Is there a link between muscle mass and cardiovascular risk?

    Researchers have found a significant association between the loss of skeletal muscle mass after the age of 45 and a higher risk of cardiovascular problems.

  • Nov 2019

    Is there a link between dandruff and hair loss?

    Dandruff itself does not cause hair loss, but the two may be linked, as some infections and medical conditions can cause both dandruff and hair loss. Learn more about dandruff, hair loss, and prevention here.

  • Nov 2019

    What to know about small testicles

    Testicles come in a variety of shapes and sizes, all of which can be normal. Sometimes, small testicles can indicate that there is a medical problem. Learn more about the causes of small testicles here.

  • Oct 2019

    How to reduce puffy nipples

    Although it is not a medical concern, some men do not like having puffy nipples because of how they look. In this article, learn about how to reduce the appearance of puffy nipples.

  • Oct 2019

    Recovery after a vasectomy: What to know

    Vasectomies are safe procedures with a low risk of complications. Here we discuss what to expect during the recovery period after a vasectomy and provide advice on self-care.

  • Oct 2019

    What to know about an inguinal hernia

    An inguinal hernia is when part of the intestine pokes through the abdominal wall. This article looks at the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment options for inguinal hernias, plus potential risks.

  • Oct 2019

    What to know about sex after a vasectomy

    Vasectomies are a standard procedure for birth control in men. Here, we discuss whether vasectomies can affect sexual function and how long to avoid sex after the operation.

  • Oct 2019

    Can pregnancy occur after a vasectomy?

    The chances of a pregnancy after a vasectomy are almost zero. However, we look at why pregnancy can still happen. We also explore vasectomy reversal, and a process called sperm aspiration, which may also lead to pregnancy.

  • Oct 2019

    Can males get bacterial vaginosis?

    Bacterial vaginosis is a common infection in females. We discuss whether males can also get the infection and describe its symptoms, causes, and treatments.

  • Oct 2019

    Everything you need to know about man boobs

    'Man boobs,' or enlarged breast tissue in males, is a common concern. In many instances, a person can use diet and targeted exercises to reduce the appearance of enlarged breast tissue. Learn more here.

  • Oct 2019

    What causes cysts on the penis?

    Many factors can cause a cyst to form on the penis, and the cyst can lead to varying symptoms. Here, we discuss the causes, symptoms, treatment options, and risk factors of penile cysts.

  • Oct 2019

    How air pollution may lead to hair loss

    New research explains the effect of pollution particles on hair follicle cells and suggests that the mechanism explains why pollution leads to hair loss.

  • Oct 2019

    How often should a man release sperm?

    Frequently releasing sperm may have many health benefits and effects on the body. Learn more here about how frequent or infrequent ejaculation affects sperm count and overall well-being.

  • Oct 2019

    What can cause pain in the perineum?

    There are many possible causes of pain in the perineum, which can be uncomfortable and disruptive. Here, we discuss possible causes and treatments that can help.

  • Oct 2019

    What causes sores on the penis?

    Many sores on the penis occur due to sexually transmitted infections or chronic skin conditions. Learn about 12 possible causes and their treatments here.

  • Oct 2019

    How does a vasectomy affect ejaculation?

    Once the body has healed, ejaculation after a vasectomy should be the same as it was before. Learn more about this and how long sperm remains in the semen here.

  • Oct 2019

    How to manage hair on and around the penis

    It is normal for hairs to grow on the penis. However, if a person wishes to remove them for cosmetic reasons, there are many options available. Learn more here.

  • Oct 2019

    Male breast cancer: What factors improve outcomes?

    Male breast cancer is a relatively rare condition and has attracted little research. A new study examines which factors predict better outcomes.

  • Oct 2019

    What to know about sagging testicles

    As a normal part of aging, the scrotum loses elasticity, and the skin starts to sag. Some medical conditions can also cause the skin to appear saggy. Learn more about saggy balls and how to treat them here.

  • Oct 2019

    How does celibacy affect your health?

    There is no 'right' amount of sex to have, and not having sex for a long time should not have negative side effects. This article looks at the possible effects of celibacy on the body and mind.

  • Sep 2019

    Non-STD causes of penile discharge

    Male discharge is not always a sign of a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Discharge from the penis could have many causes. Find out about non-STD causes of penile discharge and when to seek advice from a doctor here.

  • Sep 2019

    Does penis stretching work?

    Most penis stretching exercises and devices have no or limited evidence to suggest that they are effective. Learn more about them here.

  • Sep 2019

    Can you have sex when you have a UTI?

    Once a urinary tract infection (UTI) starts to get better, people may wonder if they can return to sex. Learn about the safety and risks of sex with a UTI here.

  • Sep 2019

    What is the average size of testicles?

    In this article, we describe average testicle size and growth. We also look into health issues that can affect testicle size and how to perform a self-examination.