Male pattern baldness may be a telltale sign of heart disease, a review of six studies involving nearly 40,000 men suggests.
The meta-analysis, published in the online journal BMJ Open, showed that vertex baldness, but not frontal baldness, was significantly associated with an increased risk of chronic heart disease (CHD).
Lower testosterone levels were predictive of rheumatoid factor (RF)-negative rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in men according to a new case-control study. Low testosterone raised the odds for subsequent diagnosis of rheumatoid factor (RF)-negative RA by 69% as compared with men who had normal values. Men who developed RF-negative RA also had significantly higher levels of follicle-stimulating hormone prior to diagnosis.
Watching too much television watching can lower sperm concentration and lower total sperm count in young men, according to a study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
The study supported by the National Institutes of Health and the European Union, links TV time to poorer sperm quality and lower sperm count.
Today there is a lot of talk of Low T in middle age men. With aging babyboomers there is a huge finacial market to market testosterone replacement in middle age to aging men.
However, the clinical importance of declining testosterone levels in older men is unclear. So what testosterone decline in aging men should be considered normal?
An added benefit of testosterone replacement therapy for men with low testosterone was major weight loss according to new research on testosterone replacement therapy.
Overweight, middle-aged men with prediabetes can boost their C levels by almost 50 percent accroding to new research presented at The Endocrine Society’s 94th Annual Meeting in Houston.
Middle age men who smoke may be setting themselves up for rapid cognitive decline that may lead to dementia later in life, according to new research reported online in the Archives of General Psychiatry.
A study in the medical journal Fertility and Sterility seems to have found a link between wireless laptop use and a reduction in sperm count.
Since 1960, women have had access to birth control pills and other hormonal contraceptives, like the Patch, and the contraceptive vaginal ring ("NuvaRing"). Men? Still waiting.
To date, no one has come up a male birth control pill that would safely block or dramatically reduce sperm production.