Height May Be Linked to Increased Cancer Risk, Study Contends

THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A study of more than 5 million Swedish men and women suggests that the taller you are, the greater your risk of cancer.

Mouse Study Hints at New 'Male Contraceptive'

THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A discovery in mice could pave the way to a reversible, non-hormonal form of birth control for men, researchers report.

Injury Toll in U.S. in 2013: $671 Billion

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Injuries from accidents and violence cost the United States $671 billion in 2013, with men accounting for far more of those costs than women, federal health officials reported Wednesday.

Some Prostate Cancer Patients May Not Benefit From Hormone Therapy

TUESDAY, Sept. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men with prostate cancer who also have had a heart attack may fare better with radiation therapy alone rather than with the standard treatment of radiation plus hormone therapy, a new analysis suggests.

Relaxed Guidelines on PSA Testing Might Miss Aggressive Tumors: Study

TUESDAY, Sept. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Relaxed guidelines on prostate cancer screening may delay diagnosis and treatment of aggressive tumors, a new study suggests.

Could Young Men's Low Heart Rate Predict Violent Crime?

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some young men who have a low resting heart rate may be more likely to engage in violent criminal behavior later on, a new study suggests.

More Men With Breast Cancer Having Second Breast Removed

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There has been sharp rise in the number of American men with cancer in one breast who have surgery to remove their cancer-free breast, a new study said.

Impotence Drug Aids Treatment of Rare Lung Disease: Study

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A combination treatment using the erectile dysfunction drug Cialis may greatly reduce death and hospitalization from an incurable lung disease that mainly affects women, a new clinical trial shows.

Mixed Findings on Pot's Effect on the Developing Brain

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Marijuana's potential effect on brain structure remains a subject of intense scientific scrutiny, but mixed results have emerged from two of the latest studies on the topic.

Only 1 in 5 Gay Teen Boys Get HIV Test

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Gay teen boys are much less likely to get tested for HIV than older gay males, researchers report.