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Men, are you stressed out? You may be suffering from andropause

Andropause is a condition that is associated with the decrease in the male hormone testosterone said doctors. Dr Prakash Kothari, Padma Shri and consultant sexologist, said, “Andropause in men, is similar to menopause, in women. In menopause, there is abrupt stoppage of hormones, while, during andropause, the decrease in testosterone and the development of symptoms is more […]

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Weight stigma in men linked with harmful health consequences, finds study

Men’s health may be compromised by weight stigma, finds the latest research from the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut. As many as 40% of men report experiencing weight stigma, but when it comes to how this stigma affects their health, men have received less attention in research compared […]

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Men’s beards carry more germs than dog fur, find researchers

Study author professor Andreas Gutzeit told the BBC that the researchers found a significantly higher count of germs and bacteria in men’s beards than dogs’ fur. Researchers from the Hirslanden Clinic in Switzerland took swabs from the facial fuzz of 18 men and the necks of 30 dogs, across a range of breeds, and compared […]

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30 is the new 40

With our fast paced and stressful life, our body is ageing faster than it should. The wear and tear is causing our bodies to breakdown quicker than what is expected. The result – 30 is the new 40. If you have turned 30 or likely to turn 30 years of age soon, keep an eye […]

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Women’s brains are 3 years biologically ‘younger’ than men’s, reveals study

You’ve heard of being ‘young at heart,’ but what about young in the brain? A new study suggests that, by at least one measure, women’s brains are biologically younger than men’s of the same age. The researchers analysed brain scans of more than 200 adults, specifically looking at a measure of the brain’s metabolism that’s […]

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Skin cancer deaths on the rise among men, finds US study

While the number of women dying from melanoma has seen a steady decline or stabilisation in most countries. However, the same cannot be said for men as revealed in the latest research presented at the 2018 NCRI Cancer Conference in the United Kingdom. Melanoma, regarded as the most serious kind of skin cancer, was estimated […]

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Shocking: Nearly 2.6 lakhs of deaths in India caused due to alcohol abuse

WHO’s Global status report on alcohol and health 2018 presents a comprehensive picture of alcohol consumption and the disease burden attributable to alcohol worldwide. More than 3 million people died as a result of harmful use of alcohol in 2016, according a report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) today. This represents 1 in […]

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