men’s health

Antioxidants for Arteries: Vitamins C and E slow heart disease progression

Three years ago, a team of Finnish researchers reported that combined supplements of natural vitamin E and time-release vitamin C, taken over a three-year period, slowed the progression of atherosclerosis in men. Using ultrasound to document blood-vessel changes, the researchers showed that the antioxidant vitamins reduced the thickening of the interior of the carotid artery, [...]

Antioxidants for Arteries: Vitamins C and E slow heart disease progression 2018-02-15T15:53:31+00:00

Whey More Benefits! Research shows whey may prevent prostate cancer

New research suggests that whey, a byproduct from cheese production, may play a role in helping prevent prostate cancer. When Ohio State University food scientists treated human prostate cells in the lab with whey protein, cellular levels of the antioxidant glutathione increased by up to 64%. Antioxidants such as glutathione have been shown to control [...]

Whey More Benefits! Research shows whey may prevent prostate cancer 2015-09-09T13:51:15+00:00

Soy Solution? Extract reduces cancer marker in men with slow prostate cancer

A dietary supplement containing genistein, a soy extract, reduced prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels by as much as 61% in a group of prostate cancer patients undergoing “watchful waiting” for their disease, say cancer researchers at the UC Davis Cancer Center. PSA is a blood marker for prostate cancer. An increase in PSA is a warning [...]

Soy Solution? Extract reduces cancer marker in men with slow prostate cancer 2015-09-09T13:51:15+00:00

Walk for Your Life! Diabetics benefit from moderate exercise

Men with type 2 diabetes can save their lives by walking, and the faster they walk the less likely they are to have a heart attack or stroke, according to new research. “Previous studies found beneficial effects of physical activity in the general population, but this is one of the few studies on the benefits [...]

Walk for Your Life! Diabetics benefit from moderate exercise 2015-09-09T13:51:15+00:00

Prostate Protection: Good diet, exercise can kill cancer cells

UCLA scientists report that 11 days of daily exercise and a low-fat, high-fibre diet cause prostate cancer cells to die. The research is the first to show that diet and exercise can kill prostate cancer cells. "You can make changes in a short period of time that have a dramatic impact on your health - [...]

Prostate Protection: Good diet, exercise can kill cancer cells 2015-09-09T13:51:17+00:00

Maca Works: Study finds herb boosts sexual desire in men

Maca is an herb that grows in the Andes mountains and has been used in that region for many years for its aphrodisiac and/or fertility-enhancing properties. Scientists at the Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru, decided to put maca to a modern-day test. They designed a 12-week [...]

Maca Works: Study finds herb boosts sexual desire in men 2015-09-09T13:51:17+00:00

Look out Viagra: Ancient remedy aids erectile dysfunction

Men with sexual difficulties due to trouble achieving erection may find help in Korean red ginseng (Panax ginseng), one of the oldest natural remedies. Worldwide, erectile dysfunction, or impotence, affects almost half of men over the age of 40. Often the problem is linked with other medical conditions that affect blood flow or nerve stimulation, [...]

Look out Viagra: Ancient remedy aids erectile dysfunction 2015-09-09T13:51:17+00:00

Lycopene improves prostate cancer

A recent study highlights once again the anti-cancer benefits of eating tomato products that contain lycopene, a nutrient in the carotene family. Lycopene is also available in capsule form as a dietary supplement. Past studies showing lycopene decreases prostate cancer risk prompted researchers at Wayne State University in Michigan to conduct "a clinical trial to [...]

Lycopene improves prostate cancer 2018-02-15T15:53:36+00:00

Ginseng beats erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction, or impotence, is estimated to affect one in 10 men worldwide. Because some conventional treatments for erectile dysfunction can cause serious side effects, scientists at the Department of Urology at University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Korea, wanted to test Korean red ginseng, a traditional Asian herb. Researchers tested 45 men with erectile [...]

Ginseng beats erectile dysfunction 2015-09-09T13:52:19+00:00

Garlic group of foods protect prostate

Eating more garlic and onions can cut a man’s risk of developing prostate cancer in half, say Chinese researchers. Scientists believe the sulphur compounds in these foods account for the protective effects. The researchers questioned 709 men on the frequency of their intake of 122 food items. The results showed that those who ate more [...]

Garlic group of foods protect prostate 2018-02-15T15:53:41+00:00

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