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Talk About Sex...Often
An ongoing series of smaller conversations with kids about sex and staying safe works better than one awkward talk. Read more >


Male Fertility in Brief
Briefs or boxers? Men who mainly wear briefs have sperm counts that are 25 percent lower than boxer-wearers. Read more >


Parenthood Can Be Depressing
The demands of an infant are hard on dads, too. In fact, depression is almost as common in new fathers as it is in mothers. Read more >


Peacocks Who Drive Cars
Men are more likely to buy luxury goods when testosterone is high. It's a display thing. Read more >


It's a Dad's World, Too
Most programs for new parents don't focus on fathers at all. And that is a lost opportunity. Read more >


Tinder and the Myth of Casual Sex
Dating apps like Tinder are seen as places where men and women go to hook up. But people also use them to make an emotional connection. Read more >


Dating for Dollars
Women and men both make certain calculations about the relationship goals of men of ostentatious wealth. Read more >


The Summer of Love, 50 Years On
A poll of people over 65 finds they think sex is still important. Health and gender matter, however. Read more >


Explaining "Unexplained" Infertility
For couples trying to get pregnant, fertility problems with no known cause are hard to take. Here's something new to consider. Read more >


The Gap in HPV Vaccination Rates
Human papilloma virus can bring on cell changes that lead to cancer. How we can raise vaccination rates. Read more >


When Sex Goes to Pot
People who smoke pot have more sex than those who don't. Or do they just say they do? Read more >


STDs on the Rise
There was an "epidemic" rise in the rates of several sexually-transmitted infections last year, all treatable. Read more >


Making A Game Out of Sex Ed
Teens need information to make smart choices about sex. A video game may be the best way to give it to them. Read more >


B-Complex and Cancer
A vitamin supplement appears to raise the risk of cancer in men who smoke. Read more >


Dining with Dad
Fathers are good for many things, but giving kids healthy food just doesn't happen to be one of them. Read more >


Beware the Dreaded "Dad Bod"
Marriage really does make men fatter. And then come kids. Forewarned is forearmed. Read more >


Sexual Adventurers
For many women vacation is a time of sexual exploration. While this can be empowering, it also brings risks. Read more >


Having Less Sex?
People are having sex less often. And it's not about work...or age. Read more >


Low T? More News
A new series of studies of testosterone therapy and bone health, anemia, heart risks and memory have just been published. Read more >


The Vasectomy of the Future
Women take note: it's possible to plug the vas deferens so sperm can't get out. And the procedure may even be reversible Read more >


Testosterone, No Magic Bullet
Studies of testosterone treatment paint a murky picture of what has become a billion dollar industry. Read more >


Why Sex Ed Doesn't Work
Teens have some pretty good reasons for giving their sexual education programs low marks. Read more >


Why Being Male Can Be a Health Risk
Avoiding going to the doctor is bad for your health. Read more >


Give T A Chance
Sex lives and mood improved when older men with low T used testosterone gel. Read more >


Fruit's Sexy Side Effect
Men who eat more fruit are at far less risk for erectile problems. It's all in the flavonoids. Read more >


Demand A Retest
If your PSA test score is high, go back and do it again. Scores can vary considerably. Read more >


Suffering Semen
Birth rates in the EU and other developed nations are back to the low levels of a century ago. Read more >


Reduce The Risk of Lethal Prostate Cancer
Men who don't smoke, exercise and eat well can reduce their risk of prostate cancer by 70%. Read more >


Sex And Happiness
Having sex once a week is a good recipe for a happy relationship. Read more >


Sweet Hearts
Drinking too many sugary beverages can seriously increase a man's likelihood of heart problems. Read more >


Low T And Fertility
It's not hard to raise testosterone levels, but keeping a man's sperm count at a reasonable range isn't easy. Read more >


Depressed Dads-To-Be
Men with a baby on the way can become depressed, too. And too often they are overlooked. Read more >


Sex And Drugs And...
Smoking pot and drinking alcohol increase the likelihood students will have sex. More concerning is which students are having the most unprotected sex. Read more >


Fathers Shine At Bedtime
Dads beat Moms when it comes to reading at bedtime. Their style is best for kids’ language development. Read more >


Safe Sex, The Cardio Version
Having sex if you've had heart problems is generally safe. Ask your doctor if he or she doesn't bring it up. Read more >


Senior Sex In A Post-Viagra World
More seniors are enjoying sex, but a worrisome emphasis on performance is creeping in. Read more >


The Fat in Fatherhood
Fathers put on pounds, too. It's called the “fatherhood effect,” and it's under-recognized by dads — and doctors. Read more >


Low T? Not Necessarily
Testosterone may not be the answer for men with ejaculation problems. Read more >


A Prescription for Death from Prostate Cancer?
Men who eat lots of meat and fatty carbs have over twice the risk of dying from prostate cancer. Read more >


What Your Online Dating Photo Says About You
If you photoshopped your profile photo to make yourself look better, you may want to think again. Read more >


Millennials Spearhead a Shift in Sexual Attitudes
Sexual attitudes keep changing — and changing back again. What new and what's not. Read more >


Parenthood Puts An End to Couples' Equal Workloads
When a first child arrives, couples' equal workloads go out the window. But it's not all dad's fault. Read more >


Matters of Size, The End of Penis Insecurity
Reassuring news for men with penis envy who worry about measuring up. Read more >


Semen Quality Is a Reflection of General Health
Poor semen quality and fertility problems tend to be a reflection of other health issues. Read more >


Osteoporosis in Men: Too Often Overlooked and Under-Treated
It is time to stop branding osteoporosis as a woman's disease. It kills more men and is on the rise. Read more >


Men's Prostate Cancer Linked to BPA Exposure
The endocrine disrupting compound is found at high levels in men with prostate cancer. What's at work. Read more >


Video Game Improves Ball Players' Vision and Skills
A video game helped baseball players improve their vision. The results were seen on the field. Read more >


Too Few Doctors Talk to Teen Patients About Sex
Doctors tend not to discuss sex with their teenaged patients. What a wasted opportunity. Read more >


Brain and Behavioral Effects Seen in Offspring of Absentee Fathers
An involved father offers kids an edge in terms of the brain developments key to social behavior Read more >


Men and Women's Neural Networks Reflect Sex Differences
A new kind of brain scan tells us a lot about why women are better at meetings and men at maps. Read more >


Teens More Susceptible to Herpes Infections
Oral sex is not the protect from STDS that many think it is. In particular, herpes is more likely to be transmitted. Read more >


Low T, Meet Low E: Scientists Begin to Unravel Factors in Male Menopause
Low T? Maybe, But it could be Low E that messing with your love life. Read more >


Prostate Screening Decisions: Have a Man to Doctor Talk
Most men don't need PSA testing. The risks are too great, the benefits too few. But you will likely need to bring it up. Read more >


The Link Between Lifestyle and Semen Quality
Exercise is an important factor in male fertility. Men who watch TV 20 hours a week have sperm counts half those of men who watch less. Read more >


Antioxidant in Red Wine Could Enhance Prostate Cancer Treatment
Dr. Tip: The antioxidant found in red wine and red grape juice could help enhance prostate cancer treatment. Read more >


Why Women – and Eunuchs – Live Longer
Palace eunuchs in Korea lived longer than other men of the time. What does this say about male... Read more >


Protection from AIDS for High-Risk Heterosexuals
The CDC recommends people at high risk for heterosexual transmission of HIV consider using Truvada. Read more >


Can Walnuts Help Solve Male Fertility Problems?
The fatty acids in walnuts appear to improve the mobility and vitality of sperm. Read more >


While Still Controversial, PSA Testing Does Save Many Lives
New research tells us not to be so fast to drop PSA testing, as it still saves a lot of lives. Read more >


Touch and Hearing May Be Linked
The better a person's hearing, the better his or her sense of touch. These senses may share... Read more >


Patients With No Post-MI Counseling Needlessly Delay or Avoid Sex
It is generally safe to resume sex after a heart attack. Don't be afraid to raise the issue with your doctor. Read more >


The Y Chromosome May Be Responsible for the Higher Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Men
The Y chromosome may affect more than men's sex organs... Read more >


Men and Sex: The Truth Emerges
Men don't think about sex every seven seconds. It's more like 19 times a day. And many women... Read more >


Good Nutrition Matters to Sperm
Good nutrition and lifestyle choices improve sperm counts. Read more >


Impotence Can Lead to Heart Disease
Erectile dysfunction can be one of the early warning signs of heart disease. Read more >


Bad Habits Can Ruin Your Sex Life
People with drug or other substance dependence problems and those who are obese are less likely to have satisfying sex. Read more >


Buying Flashy Cars Does Not Marriage Material Make
Men who engage in “conspicuous spending” (think Porsches) have one thing on their minds... Read more >


Of Mice and Men: Is a Male Contraceptive on the Way?
Research on mice has found a way to reduce male fertility without reducing libido... Read more >


Elusive Manhood: Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow
Little things - like being asked to hold a purse - can make men feel their manhood has been... Read more >


Accidental Discovery Grows Hair in Bald Mice: Are People Next?
An accidental discovery has resulted in serious hair re-growth in stressed mice. If men are next... Read more >


Antioxidants May Combat Male Infertility
Antioxidants appear to improve male fertility, reducing damaging oxidative stress on sperm... Read more >


Men and Medicine
Men tend not to go to the doctor, leaving high blood pressure and cancer untreated until they become more serious. Read more >


Nice Guys Don't Finish Last; They Get Married
Marriage appears to make men nicer, though it's also true nice men are more likely to marry. Read more >


Study Says PSA Test Saves Lives
Screening for prostate cancer may pick up small cancers that really shouldn't be treated. Read more >


Obesity Takes Toll on Sex Life, Sexual Health
Obese individuals report reduced sex life, more STDs, sexual dysfunction, and unwanted pregnancies. Read more >


Who Knew? Study Shows that Fathers Experience Postpartum Depression, Too
New fathers and fathers-to-be are at higher risk for depression than other men, particularly if their wives are depressed. Read more >


Simple or Sophisticated? The Male Reproductive System... Explained
Men's sexual systems produce erections and millions of sperm. Their complexity is often overlooked until something goes wrong. Read more >


Does Cola Lower Sperm Count?
A study of 18-year-olds found that those who drank the most cola were more likely to have low sperm Read more >


Researchers Find That Antibiotic Used to Treat Acne Also Suppresses HIV
Minocycline helps prevent the HIV virus in infected human T cells from reactivating. Read more >


Pain Medications May Increase Hearing Loss
Taking over-the-counter pain medication like aspirin or ibuprofen may raise the risk of hearing loss, particularly in men. Read more >


Moderate to Heavy Drinking Significantly Increases Cancer Risk in Men
Men who consumed the most alcohol in a recent study had an up to 700% increased cancer risk. Wine appeared not to be implicated, but it is too soon.. Read more >


Daily Sex Improves the Quality of Sperm
It appears that having sex more frequently prior to trying to conceive actually improves the quality of sperm. Read more >


Real Men Eat Vegetables
Eating vegetables (and not eating meat) raises the quality of sperm men produce. Read more >


Reduced Fertility in Diabetic Men May Be Due to DNA Damage in Sperm
Scientists have found that men living with diabetes may be less fertile than non-diabetic men due to DNA damage in the sperm they produce. Read more >


Little Known but Troublesome: Prostatitis
Prostate cancer gets the publicity, but a far less well-known prostate problem — prostatitis — affects many more men. Read more >


A Molecular "Condom" Against AIDS
While they are certainly better than nothing, traditional latex condoms do an imperfect job of preventing both pregnancy and sexually-transmitted diseases such as HIV and AIDS. Read more >


Male Infertility
If you have a low sperm count and are trying for a pregnancy, you should avoid hot tubs and saunas. Read more >





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