Men’s Health

At Glens Falls Hospital we know that men have special health concerns on a variety of men's health topics, from exercise to heart disease, from reproductive health to job-related problems.

Browse our library of articles to stay on top of the latest men's health news and developments you need to know.


Current Topics/News in Men's Health

May 23, 2017
The new study presented at the 2017 American Thoracic Society International Conference has found that about 22.1%, approximately one in four adults, failed to respond to antibiotics for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) treatment.
May 23, 2017
A Norwegian study has established that men with type 1 diabetes are more likely to suffer bone fractures because of lower bone density, poorer bone quality and a lower rate of bone growth.
May 22, 2017
The study published in Nature Communications on May 19 found that Aedes aegypti, the primary mosquito that carries the Zika virus, might also transmit chikungunya and dengue viruses with one bite.
May 22, 2017
ALS is a neurodegenerative disease in which motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord are damaged. As ALS progresses, neurons are unable to send impulses to muscles, making voluntary muscle movement difficult, including standing, walking and sitting, as …
May 19, 2017
In a recent study, an educational session helped alleviate distress equally in both patients with prostate cancer and their partners.
May 19, 2017
According to preliminary data published today in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the outbreak of parasitic infection related to swimming pools and water playgrounds was doubled in 2016 compare…
May 19, 2017
Use of the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra does not cause the development of melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer.
May 19, 2017
The harmful effects of the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays are well publicised and the risk of developing skin cancer has scared many people into using a sunscreen product to protect their skin when exposed to the sun. However, a recent test of the performanc…
May 18, 2017
A new study from the University of Birmingham has presented evidence that could settle the debate over whether people can be obese and healthy at the same time.
May 18, 2017
Epigenetics is a system of information that lies atop DNA to control which genes are accessible, active and inactive. Each cell in your body essentially has identical DNA, but they have different patterns of expression.