Men's Health in the News

Working Moms Spend More Time Parenting Than Dads: Study

11/15/2013 - But fathers also 'highly involved' with their babies, researchers say

Can Marathons Temporarily Hurt the Heart?

10/31/2013 - Small study found cardiac changes, but they were reversible and less likely with proper training

U.S. Panel Rejects Blood Pressure Screening for Kids, Teens

10/07/2013 - Despite calls for routine testing, task force finds lack of evidence it would help

2 Questions May Reveal Seniors' Impending Decline, Study Says

09/17/2013 - Inability to climb steps seen as one red flag

College Football Players Seem to Grow Bigger and Stronger, But Not Faster

09/12/2013 - Study of NCAA athletes found speed, jumping power changed little over 4-year careers

Smaller Testicles, Bigger Parenting Role, Study Suggests

09/09/2013 - Researchers explore why some dads are more nurturing

Vigorous Exercise May Lessen Young Men's Risk of Epilepsy

09/04/2013 - Those with high fitness level 79 percent less likely to be diagnosed with disorder later in life, study suggests

Kidney Disease Patients Can Benefit From Exercise: Study

08/22/2013 - Program created specifically for people with multiple health issues was safe, boosted fitness

New Dads' Interest in Sex Often Drops After Childbirth: Study

08/01/2013 - They're also stressed and tired, survey finds

Overnight Separation From Mother Linked to Weaker Infant Bond

07/26/2013 - With joint custody common, study findings matter, researcher says

Breathalyzer Device Tells You When Your Workout Is Burning Fat

07/25/2013 - Paired with smartphone, prototype device helps gauge weight-loss success, developers say

Red Wine Supplement May Block Benefits of Exercise in Older Men

07/25/2013 - In small study, resveratrol undermined gains in blood pressure, cholesterol and aerobic fitness

Your Smartphone May Be Making You Fat

07/18/2013 - Heavy use tied to sedentary lifestyle, less fitness in study of college students

With Weekly Exercise, Time Trumps Frequency

07/12/2013 - No matter how they spread out 150 minutes of activity, study participants showed similar disease risk

Struggles With Motor Skills Compound Social Problems in Autism

07/08/2013 - Fortunately, help is available for kids to improve abilities like throwing and catching

Suicide Rate Higher for Adults Who Were Out-of-Shape as Teens: Study

07/02/2013 - Fit 18-year-olds less likely to take their own lives as adults

South Asian Men May Need More Exercise to Stay Healthy: Study

06/28/2013 - Researchers in Scotland compared their risk of diabetes to that of white men

Dads Who Bond With Kids Help Keep Marriage Strong

06/13/2013 - Sharing housework also key, study found, as is open communication with spouse

Smartphone Apps Can Make Workouts More Fun

05/31/2013 - Latest technology lets you jog along with zombies, bulls and race cars

And America's Fittest City Is...

05/29/2013 - New report highlights healthiest metropolitan areas

Did You Know?

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Calcium builds strong bones in children and teens, but omega-3 fatty acids may also contribute to bone strength in young men. A 2007 study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that teens and young men with high blood levels of omega-3s had greater bone mineral density. Omega-3 fatty acids are found in fish and flaxseed.