The USPSTF has updated its 2012 recommendations on prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening for prostate cancer.
Testosterone therapy is recommended in men with hypogonadism to correct symptoms of testosterone deficiency. Men who are otherwise healthy do not need to be screened for hypogonadism.
Prostate cancer was diagnosed more frequently in men who underwent single prostate-specific antigen screening than in those who did not, but mortality was unaffected.
For men with metastatic prostate cancer, aggressive therapy has no significant advantage over conservative androgen deprivation only treatments.
A positive correlation between increased BMI and risk of prostate cancer recurrence was observed in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy.
Polygenic hazard scores were developed to help predict the age of onset of prostate cancer.
Increased ibuprofen administration elevates LH and decreases testosterone to LH and inhibin B to FSH ratios in young adult men.
Western males saw the most significant sperm count decline at 52.4%.
A 20-year study found that patients with early-stage prostate cancer who have surgery to remove their tumor do not live longer than those who receive no treatment.
The USPSTF recommends that prostate cancer screenings should be an individual decision.
Antiandrogen therapy with daily bicalutamide to salvage radiation therapy resulted in significantly higher rates of long-term overall survival.
Unprocessed red meat was associated with an increased risk of diverticulitis.
Cases of prostate biopsies resulting in the spread of cancerous cells are rare.
The guidelines provide a clinical framework for the diagnosis and treatment of male urethral stricture.
Researchers sought to determine the risk of venous thromboembolism associated with use of testosterone treatment.
Vasectomy can continue to be a safe method of contraception in men.
Conditions such as chronic disease, mental illness, or substance abuse commonly overlap with each other and with poverty, which contributes to poor health.
The largest increase in reported STD cases occurred in P&S syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia.
The ultimate goal should be to more closely regulate potentially injurious ingredients in herbal and dietary supplements.
Patients with prostate cancer receiving androgen-deprivation therapy may have a greater risk of dementia.
LGBT practice management includes routine cancer screening in accordance with current guidelines.
A Grade D recommendation discourages routine screening in asymptomatic adolescents and adults.
A greater understanding of the healthcare issues specific to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community may improve the quality of care.
A form of male birth control called Vasalgel, which works by injecting a polymer gel into the vas deferens, is being developed in the United States.
Men 65 years of age and older who received 1 year of testosterone therapy reported better mood and fewer depressive symptoms.
Drinking 2 or more caffeinated beverages per day has been linked to elevated risk of miscarriage early in pregnancy.
A National Center for Health Statistics study found significantly higher rates of asthma prevalence among obese women compared with men.
Men who have sex with men who disclosed their sexual identity to their providers were more likely to receive appropriate health services, including routine HIV testing and hepatitis vaccinations.
Women and men experience different symptoms, risks, and outcomes of myocardial infarction.
Investigators found an increased risk of ischemic stroke among all patients within 21 days following initiation of alpha-blocker therapy.