Testosterone For Older Men: Major Study Finds Modest Benefits, Mainly Sexual
A major new government-funded set of studies find that in older men with "low T," testosterone gel can bring some moderate benefits, mainly for their sexual function. But the studies drew no conclusions about potential risks, which may include heart attacks and prostate cancer -- more research is needed for that.
Study: Black Men With Prostate Cancer More Likely To Get Worse Care Than White Men
Compared to white men, black men with localized prostate cancer were 35 percent less likely to undergo surgery within three months of diagnosis, 45 to 48 percent more likely to require a visit to the emergency department after surgery, and 28 percent more likely to be readmitted after surgery, researchers report.
Forbidden Fruit: Pesticide-Laden Produce Linked To Lower Semen Quality, Study Finds
The study found that men who ate a range of fruits and vegetables with high pesticide residue had a lower sperm count and a lower percentage of normally-shaped sperm compared to men who ate produce with less pesticide residue.
'Am I Normal?' Check Biggest Study Yet Of Penis Size, Among 15,000 Men
The biggest study yet of penis size, encompassing more than 15,000 medically measured men, finds that the vast majority fall very close to the norm, and the average length of a penis is about five inches when erect and 3-1/2 when flaccid.
Elderly Man (Me) Found In Snow With Punctured Lung But Still, At 79, I Ski
I reject the idea, however, that I am suffering from any age-related diminution of muscle tone, balance or endurance. My ski dreams are still intact even if my body is not. I do realize that I should avoid the super steep double black diamond trails that I once traversed. But I just can’t resist.