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  • Jan 2020

    Demisexuality: What to know

    People who identify as demisexual only experience sexual attraction to another person if they feel a strong emotional bond or connection with them first. Learn more here.

  • Jan 2020

    What are the symptoms of breast cancer?

    Here, discover the early symptoms of breast cancer in males and females. We also describe the types of breast cancer and their treatments.

  • Jan 2020

    What to know about a swollen scrotum

    There are several potential causes of swelling in the scrotum. This article outlines some of these causes, their symptoms, and their associated treatment options.

  • Jan 2020

    Masturbation and penis size: What's the link?

    Penis size can be a concern for some people. There are many myths about masturbation, and among these is the idea that masturbation can make a person's penis bigger or smaller. Read more here.

  • Dec 2019

    Ultrasound with MRI improves prostate treatment

    Combining ultrasound heat with precision MRI promises a more precise way to treat prostate cancer and enlarged prostates — without the usual side effects.

  • Dec 2019

    Breast reduction surgery: Everything you need to know

    Breast reduction surgery is a cosmetic procedure that can reduce the size of a person’s breasts. Learn about who can benefit and how the procedure works here.

  • Dec 2019

    Male scientists more likely to present findings positively

    Clinical articles with male first or last authors tend to be more positive about findings than those with female first and last authors, says a new study.

  • Dec 2019

    What does it mean to be asexual?

    Asexuality is a sexual orientation that involves a lack of sexual attraction. This article looks at what it means to be on the asexual spectrum.

  • Dec 2019

    Physical activity may protect against prostate cancer

    A large study that took a different approach has found that higher levels of physical activity could lower the risk of prostate cancer by 51%.

  • Dec 2019

    Is marijuana use associated with a higher risk of cancer?

    A new meta-analysis looks at the potential link between marijuana use and an increased risk of cancer, emphasizing the poor quality of existing studies.

  • Dec 2019

    What to know about testosterone injections

    Testosterone injections are a hormone treatment for low testosterone in males and postmenopausal symptoms in females. Doctors also use them in masculinization therapy for transgender men and nonbinary people. Learn more here.

  • Dec 2019

    Reasons for discharge in males

    Some types of male discharge are normal and healthy. Others may signal an underlying medical condition. Read on to find out what is normal and when to see a doctor.

  • Dec 2019

    Penile melanosis: What to know

    Penile melanosis is a benign condition that causes dark patches of skin to appear on the penis. Learn about its appearance and more in this article.

  • Nov 2019

    Vasectomy side effects: Everything you need to know

    A vasectomy is a common surgical procedure that works as an effective form of male contraception. We look at side effects, risks, and recovery following on from the procedure.

  • Nov 2019

    What to know about diphallia (double penis)

    Diphallia, or double penis, is a very rare genetic condition. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and treatment options, as well as its effects on a male's life, here.

  • 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.