Men's Health

Man's Fertility may be Lowered by Heated Car Seat

Man's Fertility may be Lowered by Heated Car Seat Scientists warn that the seats could damage sperm production by raising men's temperature to unhealthy levels. The study follows warnings that keeping a mobile phone in a trouser pocket for too long or extensive use of a laptop computer can also affect fertility. An optimal temperature of between 35 and 36 °C is needed to produce healthy sperm. Even small temperature changes can significantly...

Man's Age Might be a Cause of Infertility

Man's age Might be a Cause of Infertility When it comes to age and fertility, women fear a “biological clock” and are urged to have children early. But men are rarely given the same advice and often don’t worry about fertility when postponing marriage and children. But a growing body of research now shows the age of the potential father matters too. French researchers have collected data from more than 21,000 artificial inseminations...

Eating an Egg Daily has Risk for Middle Aged Men

Eating an Egg Daily has Risk for Middle Aged Men In the 1950s and ’60s, home economists raved about the nutritional benefits of eggs, and cookbooks churned out recipes for egg dishes that were hearty enough to serve as dinner. Then along came all those studies linking high cholesterol levels to heart disease and other problems. In the past decade, research has shown that LDL cholesterol particles vary with respect to their potential to clog...

Inadequate Male Hormone (Testosterone) Might be a Cause of Male Diabetes

Inadequate Male Hormone (Testosterone) Might be a Cause of Male Diabetes In a guy who has reached sexual maturity, the 2 testicles, or testes, produce and store millions of tiny sperm cells. The testicles are oval-shaped and grow to be about 2 inches (5 centimeters) in length and 1 inch (3 centimeters) in diameter. The testicles are also part of the endocrine system because they produce hormones, including testosterone. It is the principal male sex hormone and an...

Overweight May Influence Men's Fertility

Overweight May Influence Men's Fertility Obesity is defined as a BMI (body mass index) over 30 kg/m2. Patients with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight, but not obese.More than half of the U.S. population is overweight. But being obese is different from being overweight. An adult male is considered obese when his weight is 20% or more over the maximum desirable for their height.Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is...

New Anti-Impotence Cream Seen Safe, Effective

New Anti-Impotence Cream Seen Safe, Effective Impotence or erectile dysfunction is characterized by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis for satisfactory sexual intercourse or to sustain it long enough for satisfactory sexual activity regardless of the capability of ejaculation. There are various underlying causes, such as diabetes, many of which are medically reversible. The causes of erectile dysfunction also may...

Sperm (Semen) Count in Men May Affect for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Sperm (Semen) Count in Men May Affect for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Three main types of lupus exist — systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), discoid lupus erythematosus and drug-induced lupus. Of these, SLE is the most common and serious form of the disease, frequently causing swollen, painful joints, skin rash, extreme fatigue and kidney damage. In rare cases, mothers can pass antibodies to their babies during childbirth (neonatal lupus erythematosus), though the...

Syphilis and AIDS Increasing Roughly Due to Unsafe Sexual Practices

Syphilis and AIDS Increasing Roughly Due to Unsafe Sexual Practices Sexually transmitted infections (STI) are a common and serious problem worldwide. The most widely known are gonorrhoea, syphilis and HIV – the virus that causes AIDS –but there are more than 20 others. Many of these are curable with effective treatment, but they continue to be a major public health concern in both industrialized and developing countries. The World Health Organization (WHO)...

Dairy Food Products Increase the Risk of Developing Parkinson's disease (PD)

Dairy Food Products Increase the Risk of Developing Parkinson's disease (Pd) People who have Parkinson's disease (PD) experience tremors or shaking as a result of the damage to their nerve cells. Tremors caused by Parkinson's get worse when the person is at rest and better when the person moves. The tremor may affect one side of the body more than the other, and can affect the lower jaw, arms and legs. Handwriting may also look "shaky" and smaller than usual. Other...

Ceftriaxone: new preferred treatment for all types of gonorrhea infection

Ceftriaxone: New Preferred Treatment for All Types of Gonorrhea Infection (Genit Gonorrhea is more common in large cities, inner-city areas, populations with lower overall levels of education and people with lower socioeconomic status. Sometimes referred to as "the clap," gonorrhea may produce signs and symptoms such as a burning sensation when urinating or a thick discharge from the penis or vagina. Many people experience mild or no signs or symptoms. Left untreated,...

Common Sexually Transmitted Disease : Gonorrhea Can Double The Risk of Bladder Cancer / Urothelial Cell or Transitional Cell Carcinoma (UCC or TCC)

Common Sexually Transmitted Disease : Gonorrhea Can Double The Risk of Bladder C Most people who develop bladder cancer are older adults — more than 90 percent of cases occur in people older than 55, and 50 percent of cases occur in people older than 73. Smoking is the greatest single risk factor for bladder cancer. Exposure to certain toxic chemicals and drugs also makes it more likely you'll develop bladder cancer.Whites are twice as likely to develop bladder cancer as...

Benefits of Male Circumcision Over HIV/AIDS is Significant

Benefits of Male Circumcision Over Hiv/Aids is Significant In some faiths, including Judaism and Islam, circumcisions are performed on all baby boys as a religious rite. In some parts of the world, including Europe, Asia, and South and Central America, circumcision is rare among the general population. Opinions vary among physicians regarding the need for circumcision in healthy boys. Some place great value on the benefits of an intact foreskin,...

Male Contraceptives Might be A Way of Sharing for Couples Contraception Responsibility

Male Contraceptives Might be A Way of Sharing for Couples Contraception Responsi How well does the method prevent pregnancy? Look at the number of pregnancies in 100 women using that method over a period of one year. If an unplanned pregnancy would be viewed as potentially devastating to the individual or couple, a highly effective method should be chosen. In contrast, if a couple is simply trying to postpone pregnancy, but feels that a pregnancy could be welcomed if it...