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Boys’ Genital Defects Linked to Pesticides by k Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health DDT ( d ichloro d iphenyl t richloroethane), an insecticide, has been connected to male genital birth defects, according to a South African study. Until the 1980s, DDT was w ... Read on »
Russian Man Wants Autograph to Save Life by k Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health A Russian man who has lung disease can’t afford the surgery he needs, so he’s pinning his hopes on an autographed picture from French actress Brigitte Bardot. He received it ... Read on »
Next Month is Movember by k Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Movember is the month formerly known as November and it’s dedicated to men and men’s health. We all know that research into various illnesses, including cancer, is very i ... Read on »
FDA Approves Gardasil for Men and Boys by k Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health PRESS RELEASE FDA Approves New Indication for Gardasil to Prevent Genital Warts in Men and Boys The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved use of the v ... Read on »
Peter Criss, KISS Drummer Had Breast Cancer by k Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health If the name Peter Criss doesn’t ring a bell, think back to the original heyday of the rock group KISS. Criss was their drummer and one of the founding members of KISS. Now 6 ... Read on »
Men Do Get Osteoporosis by k Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Osteoporosis is yet another one of those diseases that is almost always thought of as a woman’s disease. Unfortunately, it’s not specific to women and many men do get osteop ... Read on »
Marathon Runner Collapses, Dies by k Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health The Baltimore Marathon experienced a tragedy this year. A 23-year-old man from Massachusetts collapsed and died later in hospital. Peter Norman Curtin was a graduate student ... Read on »
British PM Gordon Brown – Torn Retina by k Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health A torn or detached retina is a serious eye problem.  It is, in fact, a medical emergency. If untreated, it can lead to blindness. This happens most often in older people, bu ... Read on »
Men Get Lupus Too by k Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), an autoimmune disease, affects mostly women. Like breast cancer, men aren’t usually brought into the equation when people discuss disease ... Read on »
HPV Vaccine for Boys Not Cost Effective by k Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Since the HPV vaccine for girls and young women was first made available, many people have been asking why an HPV vaccine for them but not for boys and men, who are the ones ... Read on »
Men Get Depressed Too by k Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Today is National Depression Screening Day and although many men might not pay attention, perhaps they should. Depression does affect more women than men, but men aren’t imm ... Read on »
Men Live Longer: Marry an Educated Woman by k Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Men, your life span could be directly related to the amount of education your wife has. Researchers have already discovered that married people tend to live longer than s ... Read on »
Scots Looking to Test Birth Control for Men by k Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Researchers in Scotland are looking for Scottish couples who would be willing to test a new male contraceptive injection. They are looking for 20 couples to be part of a one ... Read on »
Radiofrequency Ablation May Treat Snoring by k Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Do you snore loud enough to wake up the dead? Does your partner push you to change positions so you won’t snore so loudly? Do you wake up exhausted every day? Snoring is ... Read on »
Gay Man in Legal Battle with Blood Agency by k Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Kyle Freeman of Thornhill, Ontario, Canada, is being sued by the Canadian Blood Agency, the agency responsible for blood collection and distribution in all of Canada, except ... Read on »
Paxil May Affect Sperm Quality by k Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Treatment for clinical depression is becoming more common as people – including men – begin to admit that they may need help. While going on medications isn’t something we u ... Read on »
Actor Dennis Hopper Treated for Dehydration by k Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Dehydration is a serious illness that can result from either being too hot and not taking in enough fluids or, as happens in many cases, from being ill with influenza or a g ... Read on »
October: Eye Injury Prevention Month by k Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Eye injuries are the major cause of vision impairment in the United States today. Ninety percent of nearly one million eye injuries last year in the United States may have b ... Read on »
Ex-NFLers May Be Prone to Dementia by k Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Oops, the day after I post that NFLers aren’t necessarily at higher risk of heart disease because of their size ( Retired NFLers Not at Higher Heart Risk), I read a press re ... Read on »
Retired NFLers Not at Higher Heart Risk by k Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Men's Health Looking at the size of some of the professional football players in the National Football League (NFL), one can’t help but wonder about how healthy they really are. After al ... Read on »