Men's Health in the News

Father's Sperm May Hold Clues to Autism Risk

04/15/2015 - Future research will examine more families, different occupations

Health Tip: Looking for an Exercise Product?

04/02/2015 - If possible, verify manufacturer claims

Dad's Depression Affects Toddler's Behavior, Too

03/18/2015 - Study found a father's moods might increase risk of his youngster's anxiety, sadness

Health Tip: Build a Fitness Support System

03/11/2015 - Get family and friends to keep you motivated

Health Tip: Benefits From Proper Diet and Exercise

03/10/2015 - Positives include better stress management

Fit Body at 40 May Keep Brain Bright at 60

03/04/2015 - Tests show higher midlife fitness levels tied to greater brain volume, function decades later

Health Tip: Conquering Exercise Saboteurs

03/04/2015 - Don't use stress as an excuse

Health Tip: Finding Time for Fitness

12/22/2014 - Easy ways to get more exercise

Sleep Apnea May Lower Your Aerobic Fitness

12/03/2014 - People with the sleep disorder take in less oxygen during exercise, small study finds

Home Exercise Boosts Heart Patients' Frame of Mind

11/19/2014 - But in-hospital workouts didn't produce same results, study found

Want to Be a Leader? Cultivate a Healthy Look

11/05/2014 - The appearance of fitness trumps a look of intelligence, study says

Mom's Words Matter Most to Newborns

11/03/2014 - Study also finds that parents respond more to sounds of babies who match their gender

Dads Face Guilt About Workouts, Just Like Moms Do

10/17/2014 - Both parents tend to view exercise as a selfish behavior that takes up family time, researcher says

Health Tip: Exercise With Weights

10/03/2014 - Suggestions for safe strength training

Health Tip: Get Fit With a Buddy

09/23/2014 - It's easier than going it alone

Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men

09/15/2014 - Study suggests heart-healthy exercise may keep blood vessels more flexible

Health Tip: Keep Your Family Moving

09/10/2014 - Offer toys that spur exercise

Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study

09/08/2014 - But no similar association was found between mother and children

Health Tip: Incorporating Flexibility Training

08/22/2014 - Stretching, for example, can help improve range of motion

Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower

08/19/2014 - Study found fitter kids had different white matter, which helps brain regions communicate with each other

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.