Men's Health in the News

Could Fitter Kids Be Smarter Kids, Too?

06/06/2014 - Children who are physically fit might do better with reading, language skills, researchers report

U.S. Teens' Cardiorespiratory Fitness Has Dropped in Last Decade: Report

05/28/2014 - Overweight kids have worse fitness levels than those of normal weight

Fit Kids Have Better Body-Fat Distribution, Study Finds

05/23/2014 - Active children show fewer signs of future heart disease

Health Tip: Exercise for Stress Relief

05/16/2014 - Get aerobic activity regularly

Fitness May Help Older Men With High Blood Pressure Live Longer

05/12/2014 - Seniors with high fitness levels had half the risk of dying, finds study

Pregnancy Ultrasound a Big Bonding Moment for Dads-to-Be

04/30/2014 - Fetal image helps men take in reality of pending birth, study suggests

Is Healthy Obesity a Myth?

04/30/2014 - Study found even with normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, the obese had more artery plaque

Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Early Death Risk in Study

04/30/2014 - Grip strength, ability to rise from chair and standing balance measured

More Muscle May Help Kidney Dialysis Patients

04/24/2014 - Small study found those with greater muscle mass could walk farther, reported better mental health

Young Dads at Risk of Depressive Symptoms, Study Finds

04/14/2014 - But experts stress findings don't mean fatherhood at an early age dooms men to clinical depression

Could Daughter's Cancer Risk Be Affected by Father's Age at Birth?

04/08/2014 - Early study tied younger dads to higher odds of breast, ovarian tumors, and older dads to increased risk of uterine disease

Teens' Screen Time May Affect Their Bone Health: Study

04/04/2014 - Researchers in Norway found contrasting bone density results in boys, girls

Too Much Running Tied to Shorter Lifespan, Studies Find

04/01/2014 - New research rules out heart risk, certain medications as a contributing factor

When Moms Get Active, Kids Follow

03/24/2014 - Study of 4-year-olds suggests mothers help by spurring activity, taking part and being role models

Basketball's Fitness Benefits a Sure Bet

03/21/2014 - Shooting hoops beats watching 'March Madness' when it comes to your health, expert says

Returning Military Dads Often Struggle to Reconnect With Kids

03/12/2014 - The toddler they come home to can be much different from the baby they left behind

Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Higher Risk of Dementia

03/05/2014 - Change factors like exercise while you can, Finnish researchers advise

Are Kids Born to Older Dads at Risk for Mental Health Woes?

02/26/2014 - Large Swedish study found higher rates of autism, ADHD and other disorders, but expert says the risk is small

Vigorous Exertion at Work May Trigger Heart Attacks, Strokes

02/25/2014 - Study looked at circumstances of firefighters who died on the job

Students' Health Habits Tied to School Success

02/22/2014 - Fitness, nutrition, proper sleep and TV restrictions appeared to make a difference in study of city kids

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.