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There is no conclusive evidence that men can prevent prostate cancer but a lot of research is being done to look at diet and physical activity as well as supplementation (for example, with vitamins). The most important thing you can do is yearly screening with a PSA test and DRE after age 50; because although we may not know the most effective ways to prevent prostate cancer now, we know that early detection is key...
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Despite recent advances in understanding and treating hair loss, there is still unfortunately an abundance of misinformation and misconceptions surrounding what exactly causes hair loss, who is at risk, and how to treat it.
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This Father's Day, give him the gift of being alive longer.
For people who have heart disease, have suffered a heart attack or who have an implantable heart device, resuming sexual activity can be concerning. Is sex safe, or will it increase the risk of complications or death? At a recent Sunnybrook Speaker Series event, cardiologist Dr. David Newman examined the topic and offered some sound guidance.
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Testicular cancer doesn't necessarily cause pain in the testicles -- that's why feeling for a hard lump or bump and looking for changes is the best way to find this kind of cancer early.
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Men used to have shorter life spans than women, according to statistics that seemed unchanging for many decades. But lately the gap started to close, and at least part of the male population is now making headways in terms of healthy aging and longevity.
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"I really didn’t want anyone to know that I was weak because that’s what I thought it was, I was going to be perceived as weak if I explained this is what I was going through."
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"Why is it that when somebody has a mental illness, we try and shove it off to the side?"
"Remember that it's okay not to feel okay."
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Many men gain a new sense of responsibility and purpose when they become fathers. A new study suggests they also gain 3 to 5 pounds.The research wasn't designed to prove fatherhood ca...
Men, it is our week to wake up! We are unhealthy, we have been denying it, and putting it off. Now is the time to stop, take notice, and make changes. There was a study commissioned by the Canadian Men's Health Foundation to understand the economic impact of poor health choices among Canadian men. If these numbers do not fill you with a deep desire to make some changes, I do not know what will.
It's a wonderful day to celebrate trans folks. With that said, I think it's very important that this start a conversation around differing narratives of trans lives and how Caitlyn's story, although wonderful and to be celebrated, is one of privilege. Privilege, that unfortunately 99.9 per cent of the trans community does not have access to.
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How many of you are aware of what you do when you sleep? Do your partners tell you that you snore or stop breathing? Snoring and sleep apnea are types of sleep disturbances that prevent a sufficient amount of oxygen to the brain and can result in chronic fatigue, depression, irritability, and daytime sleepiness.
The question of what's a normal sized penis now has a well-informed answer. Doctors searched through 17 published studies studies on more than 15,000 men who had their penis size measured by a h...