MEN HEALTH

  • Golf Health Effects

    No Contact Sport, but Golf Can Leave a Duffer Banged Up

    SPORTS medicine specialists agree that golf can be a sneaky game. There is no disabled list for the P.G.A. tour and the image of well-groomed pros strolling between whacks seduce millions...

  • Body Builder's Fertility Problem

    Synthetic Testosterone Seemed Like a Good Idea.

    BROWSE the Internet for information about anabolic steroids, and you will discover a story of turbocharged manhood: huge muscles, adoring women, powerful erections and youthful energy. Some of that story is...

  • Osteoporosis on Men

    Osteoporosis: It’s Not Just for Women

    TOM was cleaning out his attic 12 years ago when he tripped and hurt his ankle. An X-ray ruled out a fracture but revealed something unexpected: severe bone loss that suggested...

  • Saying No to Smoking

    For Teenagers, a Tweak on ‘Just Say No’

    LET’S face it: teenage boys tend to take more risks than teenage girls do. This is both good and bad. Good if your son’s penchant for graffiti translates into designing the...

  • Premature Ejaculation

    The Definition of This Problem Depends On a Stopwatch

    LIKE weak erections in older men, premature ejaculation is leaving the headboard for the headlines, gaining attention not just as another physical quirk but as a common and devastating male sexual...

  • Zipline

    What’s the Lure of the Edge?

    DURING a vacation last winter, I took a zip-line canopy tour of the Costa Rican rain forest. Strapped into a harness 100 feet above the jungle floor, I was flying through...

  • Gout

    Like Charlemagne, You’ve Got Gout

    JAMES HARRISON felt the first twinge of pain in his ankle one day four years ago, while playing basketball. In no time, the minor ache worsened to flaming-hot agony and spread...

  • Wesley Warren Jr

    Man With 132-Lb. Scrotum Blames Healthcare System

    Wesley Warren Jr., better known as “The Man With The 132-Lb. Scrotum,” has two objectives right now: He wants to make money and speak the truth. In May of 2008, in...

  • C-Leg

    Titanium and Sensors Replace Ahab’s Peg Leg

    FOR much of their history, limb replacements have been inelegant appendages similar to Captain Ahab’s whalebone peg leg in “Moby-Dick.” Then recent technologies led to a breakthrough: the C-Leg. Introduced in...

  • Prostate Cancer

    P.S.A. Test No Longer Gives Clear Answers

    LAST November, Rabbi Samuel M. Stahl was worried that he might have prostate cancer. He had had two P.S.A. tests in the past six months. Both times, his levels were well...