Men’s Health

Hair Loss (Alopecia) – Possible Causes

September 28, 2012

Hair loss is actually a pretty common concern for the patients that I see. It’s not dangerous, but can be very psychologically damaging, especially for my female patients. There can be a number of causes. There’s the obvious – male pattern hair loss. This is officially “androgenic alopecia,” and it’s caused by a particular metabolite […]

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Green Tea And Gold Compound ‘Could Treat Prostate Cancer’

September 28, 2012

An unlikely therapy derived from green tea and gold can successfully treat prostate cancer, a study has shown. Scientists used a compound found in green tea to deliver tiny particles of radioactive gold dust to cancer sites. The early research, conducted in mice, showed that the treatment shrank tumours by 80%. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2012/07/16/mens-health-green-tea-prostate-cancer-treatment_n_1678141.html The Huffington Post […]

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Weight Loss May Increase Testosterone Levels

August 17, 2012

Shedding pounds may help overweight men with low testosterone boost their levels of the male hormone, new research finds. Overweight men are more likely to have low levels of testosterone, according to the study, which involved nearly 900 overweight, middle-aged Irish men with pre-diabetes. People with pre-diabetes have abnormally high blood glucose levels, but the […]

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Study: Hormone pill slows prostate cancer’s growth

July 6, 2012

A hormone-blocking pill approved last year for some men with advanced prostate cancer now also seems to help a wider group of men who were given it sooner in the course of treating their disease. In a study of nearly 1,100 such men, Johnson & Johnson’s Zytiga doubled the time patients lived without their cancer […]

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