Men's health is vital to a man's well-being and integral to conception. Read about various topics, conditions, and concerns regarding men's health.

Erectile Dysfunction Drug May Help Men Lose Weight

Sildenafil is promoted as a drug for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, but that is not the only benefit users gain. According to a research study, the ED drug helps change white fat to brown fat, increasing the likelihood of weight loss. ... read more »

Teenagers’ Sperm Cells Exhibit High Rate of Mutations

A recent study suggests the children of teenage fathers may exhibit higher rates of low birth weight as well as greater risk for autism, schizophrenia, and birth defects that include spina bifida. ... read more »

Male Infertility, Cholesterol Drugs, and a Better Mousetrap

In a surprising twist of discovery, scientists at a research lab devoted to the study of taste and smell may have stumbled upon an environmental link to male infertility. ... read more »

Smoking During Pregnancy Linked to Health Complications in Males

A recent study finds that fetal exposure to tobacco increases the likelihood that a male child will develop obesity, diabetes, and other metabolic disorders as an adult. ... read more »

First Five Years of Fatherhood Risky for Depression

The study finds that young men, especially those that live in the same home as their new baby, are at significant risk of developing depression during the first five years of fatherhood. ... read more »

Circumcision Safest During First Year

Male circumcision is the surgical removal of the prepuce (foreskin) of the penis. The practice has been controversial for ages. The safety of circumcision was put to the test in a recent study. ... read more »

Low Sperm Count Can Increase Cancer Risk in Men

Researchers have recently found that men who are diagnosed as azoospermic, which is infertility because of an absence of sperm in ejaculate, are more likely to develop cancer at some point in their life. ... read more »

Health Insurance

Health insurance is a term for third-party protection against the cost of medical care for prevention, illness, or injury. Pregnancy-related expenses are usually covered according to plan and location ... read more »

Fatherhood Packs on the Pounds

Most men gain a little weight after they get married. A new study indicates fatherhood packs on the pounds, too. Each added pound puts a man closer to the health risks associated with excess weight. ... read more »

Dad’s Biological Clock Just as Important as Mom’s

A major study that compared the psychiatric health and academicachievement of siblings gives strong support to the theory that dad'sbiological clock exists and may be just as important as mom's. ... read more »

Dad’s Folic Acid Consumption May Be Vital To Baby’s Health

Gentlemen, please eat your greens. And cereal, fruits, and veggies. Your children's lives may depend on it. ... read more »

Fibromyalgia

The pain of FM is often described as an aching or throbbing pain deep in the muscles. Sometimes the pain is said to be an intense burning sensation or a stabbing or shooting pain. ... read more »

Current State of Vasectomy Reversal

Surgical vasectomy used to be viewed as a permanent means of sterilization, but advancements in microsurgery have changed the playing field. ... read more »

Why Do Men Want to Skip Sex?

Yes, there are men out there who are willing to skip sex for a variety of reasons. Hollywood and relationship myths will have many people believe women are the ones who make up reasons to skip out on bedroom activities, but men can skip out as well. ... read more »

Oxytocin: The “Cuddle Chemical” Drives Male Monogamy

Oxytocin is a pretty amazing thing. Some scientists call it the cuddle chemical, others call it the love hormone. A recent study calls it the driving force behind male monogamy. ... read more »

Men: Hold Off On Bacon Till After IVF Success

The findings of a recent study suggests men who are part of a couple undergoing treatment for infertility may fare better if they hold off on the processed meats until a pregnancy is confirmed. ... read more »

Heart Disease

Heart disease, one of the leading causes of death in the United States, accounts for the death of one out of every four women. ... read more »

Father's Day and Infertility

All too often, men are the forgotten sufferers of infertility. They are many times overlooked when discussing infertility and the emotional association with the condition. ... read more »

How Men Can Cope with Their Partner’s Miscarriage

Paul Coleman and his wife had already purchased a baby outfit and were planning for the many adjustments they would need when their first baby arrived. Then, his wife miscarried. ... read more »

Study Links Dad’s Alcohol Intake to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

A new study from Korea indicates that dad’s drinking before conception may need some rethinking. ... read more »

Smaller Testicles Made Dad More Nurturing

Previous studies indicate a man’s fathering style is based on his level of testosterone, while a new study suggests the size of a man’s testicles is a tell-tale sign of fathering style, too. ... read more »

Like the Egg, Sperm Suffers Consequences of Aging, Too

The findings of a recent meta-analysis of studies of sperm quality and paternal age suggest DNA quality within the sperm is compromised as men age. ... read more »

Study Calls for Improved Fertility Testing of Obese Men

Improvements may be needed in assessing male infertility. Obese men may face fertility challenges not routinely measured at this time. ... read more »

Drug Abuse Causes Long-Term Impairment of Sexual Performance

Drug abuse can have direct, immediate and devastating effects of sexual performance and fertility. Men who seek rehabilitation to stop drug abuse may be surprised to find out that sexual performance may be lacking even after they stop taking drugs. ... read more »

Cialis May Help Men Orgasm and Ejaculate

Cialis, one of the more popular erectile dysfunction drugs, may help men achieve orgasm and ejaculation, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Urology International. ... read more »

Erection Problems Early Sign for Heart Disease or Death

A new Australian study published in PLoS Medicine claims even the slightest case of erectile dysfunction could be caused by an underlying heart condition that could increase risk of early death. ... read more »

Dealing with the Emotional Impact of Infertility for Men

Since male factor infertility is the primary cause of infertility in one-third of couples, it may seem strange that most couples never even consider that infertility is caused by a man; the vast majority of infertile couples believe it has something to do with the woman. ... read more »

Obese Dads Pass Poor Immunity to Children

Duke University is behind a new study published in the BMC Medicine journal. According to the study, paternal obesity may increase the risk of disease, including cancer, to offspring. ... read more »

How Do Parents Feel About an HPV Vaccine for Boys?

HPV (human papilloma virus) is passed during intercourse or other sexual contact, including oral sex. Girls can choose to be vaccinated against some strains of HPV that cause cervical cancer, but girls are not the only ones at risk. ... read more »