Daylight saving time is coming to an end on Nov. 7, when most of the country will “fall back” to standard time by setting our clocks back one hour. If the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) had its way, we would never change our clocks back to daylight saving time.
New Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) position statement advises that pulmonologists who treat patients with pulmonary fibrosis (PF) explore palliative care resources available in their communities to facilitate early referral and better quality of life.
Studies show that plant-based diets can help lower prostate-specific antigen (PSA levels), improve serum testosterone and erectile dysfunction.
UAB’s Adam Baumgarten, M.D., shares more on the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine for men.
Men’s sleep may be more powerfully influenced by the lunar cycle than women’s, according to a new study from Uppsala University, now published in the journal Science of the Total Environment.
A new sports program is kicking goals for men’s health as researchers from the University of South Australia set their sights on improving physical and mental wellbeing of Australian men.
Research from the University of Georgia has identified a protein that appears to prevent the cancer from spreading to and colonizing the bone, providing a new target for future therapeutics.
This week, Nika Gueci, executive director at the Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience at Arizona State University, is speaking at the Mindful.org “Mindfulness for Healthcare” virtual summit. The conference brings together academics, health care professionals, scientists and experts in a virtual setting to…
In “The Comfort Crisis,” UNLV journalism professor Michael Easter investigates how our modern-day comforts are linked to some of our most pressing problems—obesity, chronic disease, depression—and how by leaving our comfort zone, we can improve our overall mental, physical, and spiritual wellbeing.
New genetic research suggests men can develop characteristics of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)—a common metabolic and reproductive disorder that affects women. The study was presented virtually at ENDO 2021, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting.
Scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine validated a more inclusive and comprehensive genetic tool, known as a polygenic hazard score (PHS), for predicting age of onset of aggressive prostate cancer.
Due to COVID-19, it’s important to talk to your doctor right away if you’re experiencing symptoms such as shortness of breath or cough. Take notes about your symptoms, so your doctor can pinpoint if they are early warning signs of another respiratory disease such as pulmonary fibrosis (PF).
New research suggests that levels of the sex hormones estrogen and testosterone could contribute to infection risk and severity of COVID-19.
In mid-October, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple conducted its 1000th holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP), a minimally invasive procedure that can address benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). BPH can prevent the bladder from emptying properly and could lead to kidney damage or failure. It also impacts quality of life in about one third of men older than 50 years old.
COVID-19 can invade testis tissue in some men who are infected with the virus, according to a new study by University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researchers published in The World Journal of Men’s Health. These findings could be the first step in discovering COVID-19’s potential impact on male fertility and whether the virus can be sexually transmitted.
Researchers with UC San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center say active surveillance is safe for African American men with low-risk prostate cancer.
Since its inception in 1995, the mission for A Woman’s Journey has remained the same: to empower women to make the right health care decisions for their families and themselves.
October is Healthy Lung Month, an apt time to educate the public about the importance of protecting our lungs against mold, airborne pollutants and smoking – which put hundreds of thousands of Americans at higher risk for pulmonary fibrosis (PF).
Johns Hopkins Medicine has launched a new Spanish-language COVID-19 resources portal. This one-stop shop for information in Spanish offers COVID-19 testing sites, information about telemedicine and communicating with health care providers, social distancing tips and resources for children, among other helpful links. The mobile-friendly portal serves community members, patients, faculty and staff members as well as students who need COVID-19 resources and information in Spanish.
A new Johns Hopkins Medicine study adds to evidence that the earlier parents, educators and health care workers have age-appropriate and frank discussions about safe sex, the better will be their — and their partners’ — long-term sexual health and development. Specifically, the research concludes, these early interventions can lead to fewer unintended pregnancies.
Public health and safety would benefit from eliminating daylight saving time, according to a new position statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Feeling sleepy, bookworms? Chances are you’re not alone. A new survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) reveals that a majority (66%) of U.S. adults report losing sleep due to reading “past their bedtime.”
A survey by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) shows many adults sleep less than usual during the summer. The AASM provides sleep tips for a restful summer.
Article title: Aerobic exercise offsets endothelial dysfunction induced by repetitive consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages in young healthy men Authors: Joshua M. Bock, Erika Iwamoto, Jeffrey G. Horak, Andrew J. Feider, Satoshi Hanada, Darren P. Casey From the authors: “Our data highlight…
It seems there will never be enough “thank you’s” for the incredible doctors, nurses, technicians and support staff members who are working around the clock to help patients who have the dangerous coronavirus disease. The dedication, determination and spirit enable Johns Hopkins to deliver the promise of medicine.
With the global pandemic and nationwide protests, Americans are more stressed than ever, and strange and vivid dreams are a reality for many.
A novel formulation of the prostate cancer drug abiraterone acetate – currently marketed as Zytiga – will dramatically improve the quality of life for people suffering from prostate cancer, as pre-clinical trials by the University of South Australia show the new formulation improves the drug’s effectiveness by 40 per cent.
The celebration of Pride Month has focused a spotlight not only on the important voices and critical progress made by the LGBTQ community but also on issues that still must be addressed to create a more inclusive, equitable and supportive…
Many reports have included pulmonary fibrosis as a potential consequence of COVID-19. Data shows some COVID-19 patients develop scarring on the lungs – but not necessarily chronic pulmonary fibrosis or interstitial lung disease, which are characterized by progressive scarring.
With the ongoing uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic and self-isolation, many people are experiencing increased stress. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and Dr. Wickwire provide tips on how to manage anxiety to foster healthy sleep.
Survey results from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) find that nearly half of U.S. adults have struggled to stay awake while driving. To help drivers stay alert at the wheel, the AASM offers tips for National Distracted Driving Month in April.
Zinc and folic acid, a pair of dietary supplements long touted as an effective treatment for male infertility, failed to improve pregnancy rates, sperm counts, and sperm potency in a new study conducted at University of Utah Health and other medical centers in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health. According to the researchers, the finding presents the most definitive evidence to date that so-called fertility supplements do not live up expectations.
A new study by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) researchers published in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, indicates that a lower threshold is needed for male patients to predict mortality using the genetic assay, Oncotype DX®, a commercial diagnostic test. The study’s lead author is Fei Wang, MD, PhD, a visiting research fellow at Vanderbilt University, and its senior author is Xiao-Ou Shu, MD, PhD, MPH, Ingram Professor of Cancer Research and associate director for Global Health and co-leader of the Cancer Epidemiology Research Program at VICC.
19 Novembre Journée international des hommes ! Saviez-vous que quatre suicides sur cinq au Canada sont commis par des hommes? Ou qu’un garçon sur 20 sera victime d’abus sexuel au cours de sa vie ? Des enjeux comme la santé mentale,…
Busting the Gender-Bias Myths Surrounding Men’s Health Did you know that men account for four out of five deaths by suicide in Canada? Or that one in twenty boys will experience sexual abuse? Issues such as mental health, fertility, and…
A Keck School of Medicine of USC study compared the Pinktober and Movember movements, showing that reach and engagement do not always lead people to research screening options