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What Men Need to Know About ED Drugs and Anesthesia June 26, 2017

Having surgery? Be forthright about use of erectile dysfunction drugs to prevent dangerous complications

Boozing Can Age You Right Down to Your Cells June 26, 2017

DNA studies reveal alcoholics have shorter telomeres, key markers of aging and overall health

When Is an Opioid Safe to Take? June 26, 2017

Doctors say it can treat intense pain, but patients should stay on the drug for shortest time possible

Risky Behavior Triggers Vicious Cycle for Vets With PTSD June 23, 2017

Report finds reckless acts a symptom of disorder, and they increase the odds of another traumatic experience

Fewer U.S. Kids Binge Drinking June 23, 2017

But 1 in 7 still had excess alcohol at least once in past month, study finds

Heart Disease: A Price Humans Pay for Fertility? June 22, 2017

Study finds genes that boost risk for cardiovascular trouble also up chances of having children

Most U.S. Teens Aren't 'Doing It' June 22, 2017

By 18, more than half of adolescents were still virgins, new CDC survey reveals

Depressed Back Pain Patients Often Get Opioids June 21, 2017

Study finds they are also more apt to get higher doses of the highly addictive painkillers

Do Older Dads Produce Brainy Boys? June 21, 2017

Study finds their sons score high in intelligence and focus

Opioid-Linked Hospitalizations Rising Fastest for Women: Study June 21, 2017

U.S. cases rose 75 percent for females vs. 55 percent for males over a decade, study finds

Cocaine, Other Drugs Detected in Carrie Fisher's System After Her Death June 20, 2017

Actress died in December after cardiac arrest; experts say drug abuse can weaken the heart

Opioid Abuse Jumps 6-Fold for U.S. Youth, Too Few Get Treated: Study June 19, 2017

Many don't receive medications recommended to beat these dependencies, researchers say

Give Dad the Gift of Health on Father's Day June 16, 2017

Exercise with him, let him get some extra sleep, men's health expert says

Addicts Try to Avoid Deadly Fentanyl, But Many Tragically Fail June 16, 2017

Potent synthetic opioid now responsible for more than half of overdose deaths, study suggests

Pot Plus Booze: A Deadly Mix Behind the Wheel June 15, 2017

Study found odds of a fatal auto accident jumped 5 times if both substances were used

Medical Costs Soar for U.S. Babies Born Addicted to Opioids June 15, 2017

Yearly price tag for their care now tops $300 million, researchers report

As U.S. Heroin Use Reaches 20-Year High, Cost to Society Soars June 14, 2017

Tab is nearly $51,000 for each heroin user, far more than many chronic illnesses

Less Invasive Procedure May Treat Fibroids Without Harming Fertility June 13, 2017

Study found blocking blood flow to growths worked for women who went on to conceive, have children

Nearly 10 Million U.S. Adults Suffer From Mental Illness June 12, 2017

More than a third aren't getting help, federal study says

FDA Asks Maker of Opioid Painkiller Opana ER to Pull Drug From Market June 09, 2017

Agency says the powerful medication's risk for abuse now outweighs any benefit

Opioids Over-Prescribed After C-Sections: Studies June 09, 2017

Pills women don't use may end up in the wrong hands, researchers suggest

Abused Women Prone to Unnecessary Ovary Removal: Study June 08, 2017

Researchers think physical, emotional or sexual abuse may prompt women to over-react to gynecological symptoms

Heroin Vaccine Blocks Drug High in Tests on Monkeys June 08, 2017

Researchers hope it will prove as effective in human tests and become an aid for recovering addicts

Excess Alcohol May Speed Muscle Loss in Older Women June 07, 2017

After menopause, frequent drinkers had four times the risk of sarcopenia, study found

U.S. Liver Cancer Deaths Have Doubled Since 1980s: Study June 07, 2017

It's now fifth-leading cause of cancer death in men and No. 8 among women

1 in 5 Weight-Loss Surgery Patients Using Opioids Years Later June 06, 2017

Though procedure relieves obesity-related pain, it doesn't erase the need for painkillers, researchers report

Cirrhosis Could Raise Stroke Risk June 05, 2017

Average yearly rate of the attacks doubled in people with the liver disease, study found

Drug Extends Lives of Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer: Studies June 05, 2017

Findings could 'change clinical practice overnight,' leading oncologist says

Elite High Schools Breed Higher Risk of Addiction: Study June 01, 2017

Rates are two to three times higher than national norms

Did a 1980 Letter Help Spark the U.S. Opioid Crisis? May 31, 2017

Doctors may have been misled by report calling painkiller addiction 'rare'

Does Dad Time With Infants Boost Babies' IQ? May 30, 2017

Positive interactions during first few months could enhance thinking skills at age 2, study suggests

U.S. Moms-to-Be Often Victims of Assault May 25, 2017

Researchers recommended routine prenatal screening for violence and trauma

Do Daughters Bring Out a Dad's 'Softer Side'? May 25, 2017

Study found men raising toddlers were more responsive, emotional with girls than boys

New FDA Head Outlines 'Forceful Steps' Against Opioid Crisis May 23, 2017

On the agenda: better-tailored painkiller doses, doctor training and more

1 in 4 Americans Knows Someone Hooked on Opioids: Poll May 22, 2017

Three-quarters believe that people can beat the addiction

Fewer U.S. Teens Are Boozing It Up May 22, 2017

Study finds frequent binge drinking among adolescents has dropped in past 25 years

Overweight Boys Face Higher Colon Cancer Risk as Adults May 19, 2017

But study also found that losing weight as young adults lowered those odds

ERs May Need to Rethink Opioid Prescription Practices May 19, 2017

States should limit the number of days these drugs can be given, study suggests

Study Refutes Viagra-Melanoma Link May 19, 2017

Data shows no connection between impotence drug and deadly skin cancer, after all

Century-Old Technique May Help Infertile Couples Conceive Without IVF May 18, 2017

In study, flushing fallopian tubes with an oil allowed 40 percent of couples to achieve pregnancy

HPV Vaccine May Also Prevent Cancers Affecting Men May 18, 2017

Study finds the cervical cancer vaccine cuts infection for viruses tied to oral, head and neck cancers

Could a Weight-Loss Surgery Lead to Alcohol Abuse? May 17, 2017

Patients who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass appear more likely to develop drinking problem, study says

Is the AIDS Epidemic Winding Down in the U.S.? May 17, 2017

Infection rate could be as low as 12,000 people a year by 2025, researchers report

Mouse Gives Birth to Pups Using 3-D Printed Ovary May 16, 2017

Breakthrough might someday lead to similar organs for infertile women, researchers say

Think You're a 'Fun Drunk?' A 'Mean Drunk?' Think Again May 16, 2017

Study finds people overestimate just how much boozing changes their personality

A New Way to Avoid an Embarrassing Male Sexual Problem? May 15, 2017

Handy anesthetic 'wipes' may help some -- but not all -- guys with premature ejaculation, small study finds

Shift Work May Put Damper on a Man's Sex Life May 15, 2017

Disrupted sleep patterns could explain the link, three studies suggest

Study Sees Link Between Porn and Sexual Dysfunction May 12, 2017

It could be creating unrealistic expectations for young, inexperienced men, researcher says

Fewer U.S. High School Students Drink, CDC Finds May 11, 2017

But many who do imbibe do so excessively

Testosterone May Protect Men From Allergic Asthma May 09, 2017

Study findings could explain why airway condition is more common in women

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