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Androgen Deprivation Prostate Cancer Therapy Linked To Dementia

In elderly patients with prostate cancer, androgen deprivation therapy was linked with subsequent diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia over a follow-up period of at least 10 years, a new study has found. Previous evidence has been mixed on whether the treatment might be linked with mental decline. But experts say the new results stand […]

Testosterone Reduces Cognitive Reflection In Men

Men given doses of testosterone performed worse on a test designed to measure cognitive reflection compared to a group given a placebo, a new study reports. The stereotype of the hotheaded, impulsive man who shoots first and asks questions later abounds in Westerns and 1970s cop films, and these findings show there might be a […]

Hair Loss Drug Finasteride May Lead To Long-term Erectile Dysfunction

Younger males taking drugs to treat an enlarged prostate or hair loss could experience erectile dysfunction as a side effect, even long after they stop taking the drugs, new research reports. In some cases this unwelcome side effect persisted for months or even years. The drugs singled out were Finasteride (marketed as Propecia and Proscar), […]

Men More Vulnerable To Depression From Long-term Stress

It’s long been believed that women suffer more of the stresses of life, and research has shown that repeated stress can translate into depression. So it might be logical to conclude that women who experience such stresses would suffer more depressive symptoms than men later in life, right? Wrong. New research from the University of […]