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

Apr 21, 2017
According to HSE researchers, men with a high 2D:4D ratio (i.e. those whose index finger is longer than their ring finger) tend to be better educated. These findings are presented in the paper "2D: 4D and lifetime educational outcomes: Evidence from the R…
Apr 21, 2017
New research, published in both Alzheimer's & Dementia and Stroke indicate that drinking sugary drinks regularly may lead to a reduction in the size of the brain and poorer memory.
Apr 21, 2017
A collaborative study between researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston University School of Medicine has found evidence implying that alcoholism may have different effects on the reward system in the brains of women than it does in men.
Apr 20, 2017
Men who have sex with men accounted for two thirds of all new HIV infections in the United States, with 26 percent occurring in Latinos, according to 2014 data. If those rates continue, it is estimated that one in four Latino MSM may be diagnosed with HIV…
Apr 20, 2017
Researchers have found that infusing elderly mice with human umbilical cord blood boosts the animals’ learning and memory capabilities. The team, from Stanford University School of Medicine, also identified a single protein in the blood that seemed to be …
Apr 20, 2017
Quality of life after prostate cancer treatment varies by the type of treatment patients receive, a new study reveals.
Apr 20, 2017
Brown fat is a tissue well studied in small mammals, where it acts as a heat-producing organ to stay warm in a cold environment. Its unequivocal identification in adult, healthy humans about a decade ago is of major importance due to its immense capacity …
Apr 19, 2017
A new study has shown that eating salty food does not make you thirsty, but rather, it diminishes thirst. What eating salty food does do is increase the need for energy and therefore food.
Apr 19, 2017
Prostate cancer is the second most diagnosed cancer globally with over a million men diagnosed worldwide. We are fortunate in that better diagnostic techniques and better awareness means that men are often being diagnosed earlier, which gives them a bette…
Apr 19, 2017
Supplementing magnesium through the skin is a superior way to protect bone health say health pioneers BetterYou, as a new study reveals that taking magnesium supplements in middle age can help prevent breaks.