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  • Mar 2019

    What are the early symptoms of cancer in men?

    Men have a higher risk of dying from cancer than women in the United States. However, recognizing the early signs can significantly improve a person’s outlook. Early symptoms of cancer in men can include changes in bowel habits, unexplained weight loss, testicular changes, and difficulties urinating. Learn more here.

  • Mar 2019

    What causes pain in the penis?

    Many situations and conditions can cause penis pain, including Peyronie’s disease, balanitis, and sexually transmitted infections. Learn about these and more causes of penis pain here.

  • Feb 2019

    Small penis syndrome: Everything you need to know

    Small penis syndrome is not a physical condition but long-term anxiety about the size of one's penis. It is a type of body dysmorphic disorder. Learn more about the symptoms here.

  • Feb 2019

    What causes cramps after sex?

    Cramps after sex can occur for several reasons, from a simple muscle strain to more serious underlying conditions. Learn about the causes and when to see a doctor in this article.

  • Feb 2019

    Ability to do pushups may predict cardiovascular risk

    Recent research has found a strong link between a man's ability to complete numerous pushups and his risk of developing cardiovascular problems.

  • Feb 2019

    What to expect from Lupron treatment

    Lupron (leuprolide acetate) is a type of hormone therapy for people with prostate cancer. Lupron is an injection drug, and doctors often prescribe it in combination with radiation therapy or surgery. As it lowers a person’s testosterone levels, Lupron can cause a range of side effects. Learn more here.

  • Feb 2019

    Gender transition drugs could be bad for the heart

    New research suggests that hormone therapy may place people who are gender transitioning at a higher risk of cardiovascular events.

  • Feb 2019

    Natural ways to boost fertility

    People can increase their chances of getting pregnant naturally by reducing alcohol use, maintaining a healthy weight, and quitting smoking. Learn more here.

  • Feb 2019

    5 menstruation myths you must leave behind

    There are many misconceptions surrounding menstruation that may make coping with it more confusing. In this Spotlight, we unpack and debunk the top myths.

  • Feb 2019

    How does smoking marijuana affect sperm?

    A new study investigates how marijuana smoking can affect the quality of sperm. Its findings contradict the researchers' initial hypothesis.

  • Feb 2019

    Does Clomid work for male infertility?

    Clomid is the former brand name of clomiphene citrate, a drug for treating infertility in females. However, doctors may sometimes prescribe it off-label for treating infertility in males. In some males, clomiphene citrate may boost fertility, but it is not yet clear whether it works for all males. Learn more here.

  • Jan 2019

    What is the secondary stage of syphilis?

    The secondary stage of syphilis has symptoms including sores on the genitals, mouth, and anus. Diagnosis involves a physical exam. Learn more about secondary syphilis here.

  • Jan 2019

    What are the signs of depression in men?

    The signs of depression can vary between men and women. Men are generally more likely to feel anger and to engage in substance abuse and risky behavior. In this article, we discuss the behavioral, physical, and emotional signs of depression in men and explain how to get help.

  • Jan 2019

    How to tell if a penis rash is from HIV

    HIV can cause a rash to develop on the penis. This is an early symptom of HIV that may spread to other areas of the body. The rash may appear red or crusty. There are other potential causes. Learn more here.

  • Jan 2019

    Chlamydia in men: Everything you need to know

    Chlamydia is a very common sexually transmitted infection that affects both males and females. In this article, learn about the symptoms and complications in males.

  • Jan 2019

    What to know about the Adam's apple

    The Adam's apple is a lump of cartilage in the throat, and it develops in males and females. It has no specific use and can be surgically removed. Learn more here.

  • Jan 2019

    Orgasmic dysfunction: Everything you need to know

    Orgasmic dysfunction is when a person cannot orgasm despite feeling sufficiently sexually aroused. In this article, we cover the causes, symptoms, and possible treatments.

  • Jan 2019

    Can masturbation cause erectile dysfunction?

    There are many myths and misconceptions about masturbation, including that it may cause erectile dysfunction. Learn more in this article about why this is not true.

  • Dec 2018

    Diabetes and erectile dysfunction may be genetically linked

    A new, large-scale genomic analysis suggests that having a genetic predisposition to type 2 diabetes may cause erectile dysfunction.

  • Dec 2018

    Prostate cancer and back pain

    Back pain is a common complaint with many possible causes. In some cases, chronic, unexplained back pain can occur with advanced prostate cancer. Learn more here.

  • Dec 2018

    10 ways to boost libido

    Sex drive, or libido, naturally varies between people. If a person wants to boost their libido, there are many methods they can try, including lifestyle, diet, remedies, and sex tips. Here, we look at ways to boost libido in both males and females.

  • Dec 2018

    PSA levels after prostatectomy

    A prostatectomy is one treatment option for prostate cancer. It involves the surgical removal of the prostate gland. Following a prostatectomy, doctors carry out regular prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing to check that the cancer is not returning. Learn more about PSA after a prostatectomy here.

  • Dec 2018

    Can drinking alcohol lead to prostate cancer?

    Doctors do not fully understand what causes prostate cancer. This disease may have an association with alcohol, but scientists need to do more research to confirm the potential link. Here, learn more about the risks of alcohol, how doctors screen for and treat prostate cancer, and the survival rates for this disease.

  • Nov 2018

    What to know about micropenis

    Micropenis refers to an abnormally small penis. Hormonal and genetic factors during birth can cause micropenis. In this article, we look at the definition, effects, causes, and treatments of micropenis.

  • Nov 2018

    Men who eat lots of fruits and vegetables have less memory loss

    Consumption of orange juice, certain vegetables, leafy greens, and berry fruits is tied to less memory loss in a large group of men followed for 26 years.