Men, who are arguably the least risk-aware when it comes to breast cancer, are largely overlooked in awareness material, and remain ill-informed.
A community health worker conducting a HIV test in a mobile clinic in a remote part of KwaZulu-Natal.
Greg Lomas / Médecins Sans Frontières
Women and children remain the focus of HIV while men are disadvantaged in accessing testing and treatment in Africa.
Better childhood environments linked with higher testosterone levels in later life.
Many men who have prostate cancer will die with it, rather than of it.
Since the 1980s, PSA tests have been used for the diagnosis and follow-up of prostate cancer. However, its use as a screening test for prostate cancer remains controversial.
Millions of women around the world are estimated to be living with depressive symptoms after stillbirth.
Stillbirth deeply and profoundly affects parents and families. Here are five actions in response to this hidden tragedy.
A total 91 per cent of men surveyed at work sites in northern British Columbia said they were interested in learning about healthy eating.
A new workplace wellness program leverages masculine interests and targets blue-collar men - with success.
A baby’s sex determines how they will respond to exposures during pregnancy.
If something goes wrong in pregnancy, a boy baby is more likely to be born malnourished or stillborn than a girl. This may have an evolutionary basis.
Two new studies are bursting the bubble about the value of screening men for prostate cancer.
Two major studies cast doubt on the value of screening for prostate cancer, yet it continues regardless.
For a long time, medication dosages were adjusted for patient size and women were simply ‘small men’.
In medical training and practice, gender differences have at last become a vital part of diagnosis and treatment.
Surgery to remove early-stage prostate cancer has serious side-effects including incontinence and impotence.
Many men live with prostate cancer rather than die from it. Here's the evidence for why they shouldn't jump to surgery.
Does my BMI look big in this?
It puts an average 1.4kg on the weighing scales.
An opinion piece in the Guardian states there is no logical way any discussion about endometriosis should focus on how it impacts men.
A study examining the sexual impact of endometriosis on male partners has caused controversy. But talking to both members of a couple about a health issue is important.
If hitting below the belt, not the head, was the aim, then brain damage from boxing would disappear overnight.
Forget tinkering with the rules of boxing. It's time for a wholesale change. Let's make hits to the groin the aim of the game and ban hits to the head.
Women (and their partners) can give their baby the best start in life by eating well even before they conceive.
Thinking about trying for a baby? Then now is the time for you and your partner to "spring clean" your food and lifestyle habits.
Nothing you say will shock or embarrass us during your next sexual health check.
Many people find the idea of a sexual health check awkward or embarrassing. But there are simple things you can do, or be aware of, to make your next check up more comfortable.
Many men are not actually aroused when they wake up erect.
Morning penile erections affect all males, even males in the womb and male children.
Mindfulness offered no benefit for reducing anxiety or distress in men with advanced prostate cancer.
Hold up: mindfulness training as a complementary therapy in cancer treatment might not work for everyone.
Our new study looking at health advice in magazines found good advice in unlikely places.
We chose ten magazines, based on their popularity, and judged the quality of the health advice in them.