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June is Men's Health Month. To mark the "celebration," Consultantlive offers special coverage.
Small Dark Spot on Forehead
A new dark spot on the forehead; overprescribing of benzodiazepines; alcohol and atrial fibrillation . . . can you answer the quiz questions on these topics?
Erectile Dysfunction as a Marker Absent From New Cardiovascular Risk Guidelines
LDL cholesterol is a common target for treatment, but the guidelines do not used it to estimate risk, either, notes an editorial on the implications of the news guidelines.
Testosterone Therapy in Mobility-limited Older Men May Up Endurance
In a recent study, the natural age-related decline in aerobic fitness was ameliorated with testosterone therapy in men over age 65 who were diagnosed with hypogonadism.
Men Largely Ignorant of Signs of Skin Cancer
Fewer than two-thirds of men know the signs of skin cancer and the younger they are the less likely they are to believe they are at risk for the disease, according to a national survey.
Strong Social Ties Protect Men From Suicide
A new study shows that social interaction may offer protection against this leading cause of death among men in the United States.
No Added MI Risk With Testosterone Rx in Older Men
Not only is there no increased risk of myocardial infarction among older men with testosterone therapy, there may be a protective effect.
High Testosterone Predicts Sleep in Obese Men
The prediction of more shallow sleep in overweight and obese men with high testosterone levels is useful because poor sleep quality has been linked to an increased risk of diabetes and hypertension.
Man With Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes: What HbA1c Goal—And How to Get There?
The patient, an active 49-year-old man, had an HbA1c of 8.6 after diabetes was first diagnosed. It’s now 7.6 with metformin and lifestyle measures. Is the current A1c goal adequate, or should you treat more aggressively?
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