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FDA Will Review Safety of Testosterone Therapy

SUNDAY, Feb. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Spurred by a recent report that popular testosterone treatments might raise men's heart risk, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it now plans a review of the therapies' safety. "FDA is investigating...  More »

Obama spars with Fox News host in testy pre-Super Bowl interview

President Barack Obama accused Fox News on Sunday of keeping alive controversies the White House believes have been settled in a testy interview that aired before the NFL's Super Bowl, the most-viewed sports event in the United States. Host B...  More »

FDA reviews safety of testosterone therapy for men

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it is reviewing the safety of popular testosterone drugs for men in light of recent studies suggesting they can increase the risk of heart attack, stroke and death.  More »

Drug May Extend Survival for Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer

TUESDAY, Jan. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new hormone therapy drug for men with prostate cancer may increase survival a bit and delay progression of the disease in men who have advanced prostate cancer that has been resistant to standard hormon...  More »

Medivation prostate cancer drug impresses in pre-chemo study

Medivation Inc's drug for advanced prostate cancer significantly delayed progression of the disease and extended survival in a large, late stage study of patients who had not yet received chemotherapy, likely paving the way for an expanded app...  More »

Florida man who tricked girlfriend to take abortion pill gets 13 years

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - A Florida man who admitted to tricking his pregnant girlfriend into taking pills known to cause abortion has been ordered to serve more than 13 years in federal prison and to pay her about $28,500 in...  More »

Missouri to execute man despite objections over chosen drugs

By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - Missouri is due to execute early Wednesday a man convicted of killing a St. Louis-area jewelry store owner during a robbery after a federal court overruled his objections to the state's choice...  More »

'Marlboro Man' who later warned against smoking dies of lung disease

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Eric Lawson, one of several actors who depicted the "Marlboro Man" cowboy in a long-running series of cigarette ads for Philip Morris and later appeared in an anti-tobacco message for the American...  More »

Good Marriages Might Be Good for More Than a Man's Heart

MONDAY, Jan. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Marriage might be good for men's bone health, but only if they get hitched when they're in their mid-20s or older, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 300 men a...  More »

Texas man to ask court to remove pregnant wife from life support

By Jana J. Pruet DALLAS (Reuters) - A Texas paramedic will ask a Fort Worth court on Friday to remove his pregnant wife from life support, saying the fetus she is forced to carry under state law has become severely damaged in her debilitated body...  More »

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