Men’s health

Men who have a vasectomy may be at an increased risk of developing prostate cancer, a new Harvard study suggests. For the study, researchers analyzed data from more than 49,400 American men who were followed for 24 years. 25 percent of the men in the study who’d had a vasectomy had a 10 percent increased […]

According to the CDC, prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death among men, with over 913,000 new cases and over 261,000 deaths worldwide each year. According to the U.S. Department Of Health & Human Services: Black men are nearly twice as likely to have new cases of prostate cancer, as compared […]

Dads, and men in general, aren’t exactly well known for always taking great care of themselves. But, when you think about it, every man owes it to himself and to his family to stay healthy…he’s a necessary part of the team, so why not hang around a little longer? Here are some super-quick tips to […]

Men: if you carry your phone in your pants pocket, you may want to stop. According to new research, cellphone exposure may not only affect male fertility, but even sperm viability. In the study, when men had no exposure to cellphones, 50 percent to 85 percent of their sperm had a normal ability to move […]

According to a series of new studies, the quality of a man’s lifestyle can play a define role in his prostate cancer risks. “A diet rich in complex carbohydrates and lower in protein and fat is associated with a 60 percent to 70 percent reduced risk of prostate cancer,” said Adriana Vidal, a co-author of […]

According to the American Cancer Society, black men are 60% more likely than white men to be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime, and are more than twice as likely to die from the disease. Black men are also diagnosed at a younger age (about 3 years younger on average) and are more likely […]

About 50 percent of men in the United States take vitamins and supplements, according to studies. In 2011, American consumers spent $30 billion on these over-the-counter nutritional items. The problem? Many popular vitamins and supplements aren’t FDA-regulated. Additionally, the Archives of Internal Medicine published a study last year that expressed concerns about people using supplements […]