Male Reproductive System in the News

Lift U.S. Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men, Experts Say

07/25/2014 - American Red Cross, other groups also urge easing restrictions due to better blood screening

Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says

07/25/2014 - Researchers monitored stool samples of two people for a year

The 'Hobby Lobby Ruling' and What It Means for U.S. Health Care

07/25/2014 - Some predict challenges to medical practices that conflict with religious beliefs; others dismiss such scenarios as alarmist

Health Tip: Easing Headache Pain

07/25/2014 - Use an ice pack or heat wrap

Health Tip: Pack Safety Essentials for a Long Hike

07/25/2014 - Don't forget a map

Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

07/25/2014 - Researchers cite many possible reasons for the effect, including hormonal changes

Female Triathletes May Face Health Problems Such as Incontinence

07/24/2014 - Doctors should be alert for pelvic floor disorders, researcher says

Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?

07/24/2014 - Researchers suggest women skip caffeine if they're bothered by menopausal symptoms

Farmers' Market Vouchers May Help Poorer Families Eat Healthier

07/24/2014 - Special incentives encourage consumption of fruits and vegetables, study says

Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Transmission, Levels: Study

07/24/2014 - As natural bacterial 'diversity' lessened, HIV viral load increased in infected men, researchers say

Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says

07/24/2014 - Agency urges doctors to recommend it along with other routine immunizations

Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds

07/24/2014 - Small study revealed most younger males more interested in closeness, trust with a girl

FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller

07/24/2014 - Targiniq ER contains naloxone, which blunts euphoria of oxycodone when tablet is crushed or broken

Tough-to-Abuse Formulation of Oxycodone Approved

07/24/2014 - Targiniq includes naloxone, which blocks euphoric effect if pill is crushed or broken

Health Highlights: July 24, 2014

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More Than 10 Million People Gained Coverage Under Obamacare, Study Finds

07/24/2014 - Expansion of Medicaid was a major factor in boosting numbers, researchers report

Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy

07/24/2014 - They're more likely to change their children's diet than encourage exercise, study finds

Many Kids With Medicaid Use ER as Doctor's Office: CDC

07/24/2014 - Pediatrician says many physicians won't accept the publicly funded insurance plan

Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?

07/24/2014 - Study suggests link between early reading skills and later intelligence

Health Tip: Recovering After Knee Replacement

07/24/2014 - Prepare your home before the surgery