Men’s Health

Need to Pass a Kidney Stone? Try Riding a Roller Coaster.

If you’re having trouble passing kidney stones, a trip to Disney World may be in order. At least, that’s what Dr. David Wartinger at Michigan State University concludes after conducting a highly unusual bit of research.
“Basically, I had patients telling me that after riding a particular roller coaster at Walt Disney World, they were able…

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Manly Men Wear Deodorant

When women wear deodorant, men rate them as more “feminine-smelling” than when they don’t wear deodorant.
But how do women rate men who wear deodorant?
A study from the UK finds that when men who are less masculine wear deodorant, it may boost the way women perceive their masculinity.
In the first leg of the study, the research…

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Heart Disease Rates are Falling, but More Slowly in Some Regions

A new report shows that heart disease deaths are on the decline throughout the U.S. However, not all areas are faring as well as others. This is especially true for regions located south of the Mason-Dixon Line.
The researchers analyzed mortality data for residents 35 years and older in more than 3,000 U.S. counties. The starting…

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Four Essential Nutrients for Men

June is Men’s Health Month, an annual campaign designed to raise awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This is particularly important because the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, a division of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, has found:

Men are 24…

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