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Study links high doses of ibuprofen with impaired fertility in men

Ibuprofen, the active ingredient in medications like Advil and Motrin, is a common and generally safe pain reliever and anti-inflammatory. But new research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that taking ibuprofen in high … Continue reading

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June is the month for men’s health

Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the country every June with screenings, health fairs, media appearances, and other health education and outreach activities. The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage … Continue reading

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Study finds obese men can impair couple’s fertility too

Couples in which both partners are obese may take from 55 to 59 percent longer to achieve pregnancy, compared to their normal weight counterparts, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health that appear in Human … Continue reading

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Help us promote men’s health this month

June is devoted to men—and we don’t just mean Father’s Day. Congress has designated June as Men’s Health Month. It’s a time to heighten awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and … Continue reading

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‘Mustache up’ for men’s health in Movember

In 2003, two “mates” from Australia decided to bring the mustache back in popularity, and began what has grown into Movember—the annual movement to raise money and awareness for men’s health issues, including prostate cancer and infertility. The event went … Continue reading

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It’s guy time

The joke is that men take better care of their cars than their health. But it’s not funny. To help encourage men—and the women who love them—take their health more seriously, Congress has designated June as Men’s Health Month. The … Continue reading

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Guys, eat your organic fruits and veggies!

Sperm, it appears, prefer organic produce. According to a new study in the journal Human Reproduction, men who eat fruits and vegetables with higher levels of pesticide residues have a lower percentage of normal sperm, compared with those who eat food … Continue reading

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Work affects male fertility

Working in a physically demanding job may undermine a man’s fertility, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and Stanford University. The study is the first to examine the relationships between workplace exertion, health and … Continue reading

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Poor sperm quality may signal poor health

Sperm, it appears, may hold a mirror up to a man’s overall health. A new study in the journal Fertility and Sterility reports that defects in sperm within semen may be linked to a variety of health problems, including high … Continue reading

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November? No, it’s “Movember” for men’s health

Did you know that men live, on average, five years fewer than women? That half of all men will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime? And that more than 12 percent of all men age 18 and older are … Continue reading

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