Men's Health

Why Men Die from Skin Cancer More Often than Women

Sunscreen use, knowledge about skin care, and regular medical care all help reduce the risk of skin cancer.


How Severe Asthma Differs for Women

Research shows that the severity of asthma, including hospitalizations and mortality, are higher for women than men.

By Stephanie Stephens

Answering Work Email Off the Clock? You're Risking Your Health

Flexible work boundaries can produce harmful effects even when employees aren’t actually “working” extended off-hours, according to a study .

By Diane Domina

Which STI Tests Do You Need?

You may want to get tested for everything, but most of the time, that's not necessary. Here's what you should be tested for and when.

By Eileen Bailey

What You Need to Know About Genital Warts and HPV

HPV is so common that doctors predict almost everyone will someday contract it if not vaccinated. But what about genital warts?

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Does Your Doctor’s ‘Gut Feeling’ Influence Your Care?

While the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine may be on the rise, a study from MIT suggests that doctors still have an important advantage when diagnosing and treating patients – their intuition.

By Diane Domina

Peyronie's Disease: What It Is and How to Manage It

Learn about the causes and symptoms of Peyronie's disease (also known as penile curvature) and how it may be treated.

By Nancy Muller

Erectile Dysfunction? You Might Have Peyronie's Disease

There’s a certain physical condition of the penis that is often overlooked. Learn more about Peyronie's disease and its treatments.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Eat More Nuts, Produce Better Sperm?

Eating nuts can improve sperm health in men, suggests a study from Spain presented at the 2018 European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology's annual meeting in Barcelona.

By Diane Domina

Men Often Delay Seeking Treatment for Urinary Incontinence

A recent study suggests many men put up with symptoms of stress incontinence for years before talking to their doctor about the problem. In fact, up to a third of men with incontinence may delay seeking treatment for more than five years.

By Diane Domina

Erectile Dysfunction Raises Heart Risk, Even Without Other Risks

New research published in Circulation suggests men with erectile dysfunction – also called ED – are at increased risk for heart disease, heart attack, stroke, and sudden cardiac death, even when they do not smoke or have other risk factors for cardio...

By Diane Domina

Meet the Experts

Eli Hendel, M.D.

Health Professional, Medical Reviewer

Eli Hendel, M.D., is a board-certified internist/pulmonary specialist with board certification in Sleep Medicine.

Martin Reed

Patient Expert

Martin is the owner of Insomnia Coach and is passionate about sleep. He has been writing for HealthCentral since 2014.

Emil DeAndreis

Patient Expert

Eli Hendel, M.D.

Health Professional, Medical Reviewer

Eli Hendel, M.D., is a board-certified internist/pulmonary specialist with board certification in Sleep Medicine.

Health News

Abdominal Fat Linked to Diabetes, Heart Disease

Are you shaped more like an apple—carrying more weight around your middle—or a pear—with more body fat in your hips and thighs? Research shows that people with a higher waist-to-hip ratio—those with more abdominal fat—are at increased risk for health ...

Are Drowsy Rideshare Drivers Putting You at Risk?

Most of us know the dangers of drowsy driving, and now, a statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine suggests that fatigue associated with sleep deprivation inherently impacts safety in the ridesharing industry (Lyft and Uber, for example)...

A Simple Fitness Test Could Predict Your Risk of Death

A five-minute test using just a treadmill and a heart rate monitor could predict death risk with more accuracy than traditional medical tests that measure cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar, and other common indicators of health, say researcher...