Hormone Therapy May Up Heart-Related Deaths in Some Prostate Cancer Patients

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Giving hormone therapy to men with prostate cancer who also have certain heart problems may increase their odds of dying from a heart-related cause, a new study suggests.

Can Lots of Sex Protect the Prostate?

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Don Juans of the world, take note: Men who sleep with lots of women may be less likely to develop prostate cancer than men who don't play the field, a new Canadian study suggests.

Playing the Field May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk: Study

TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Having sex with more than 20 women might have some risks for men, but a new study suggests it could also have an unexpected health benefit.

Women Less Likely to Get Kidney Dialysis Than Men, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research finds that women aren't treated with dialysis as often as men when they have end-stage kidney disease, and the gap seems to have little to do with biological differences between the genders.

Y Chromosome Loss May Predict Earlier Death for Men

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Elderly men who've lost the Y chromosome from their blood cells may be at increased risk for earlier death and death from cancer, a new study suggests.

For Infertility Treatment, Should He Drink Less Coffee, More Booze?

MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A man's love of coffee could hamper the success of a couple's infertility treatment, a small new study suggests.

As U.S. Economy Worsened, Vasectomy Rates Rose, Study Finds

MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- During the recent "Great Recession," worries about the cost of raising children in an uncertain job market may have spurred an uptick in vasectomies, a new study suggests.

Circumcision Past Newborn Stage Poses Risk for Boys, Study Finds

MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Circumcision is typically done in the first days or weeks of life, but about 6 percent of U.S. boys have the procedure later, which increases the risk of complications and increases costs, according to new research.

Dads Face Guilt About Workouts, Just Like Moms Do

FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fathers face many of the same family and work barriers to exercise as mothers, new research indicates.

Stress Affects Women, Men With Heart Disease Differently, Study Shows

MONDAY, Oct. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Stress triggers different physical and mental reactions in women and men with heart disease, new research indicates.