Scientists at the University of Leeds and the Karolinska Institute in Sweden used data from Sweden's extensive online cardiac registry, SWEDEHEART, to analyse the outcomes of 180,368 patients who suffered a heart attack over a 10 year period to December 2013.
After accounting for the expected number of deaths seen in the average population, the researchers found that women had an excess mortality up to three times higher than men's in the year after having a heart attackRead the whole article
Although heart disease may often be thought of as a problem for men, heart disease is the most common cause of death for both women and men in the United States. One challenge is that some heart disease symptoms in women may be different from those in men. Fortunately, women...Read More
Normally, semen exits the penis when a man ejaculates. Retrograde ejaculation causes some semen to travel backward into the bladder. Normal ejaculation forces semen—sometimes called ejaculate—through the man's urethra and out of the penis. The ejaculate can move out of the penis because a small muscle, called the bladder sphincter, closes the opening...Read More
Is there research to support the theory that frequent ejaculation reduces the risk of prostate cancer? Answers from Erik P. Castle, M.D. At this time, there is no conclusive evidence that frequent ejaculation reduces the risk of prostate cancer. Some studies have suggested that men with a higher frequency of ejaculations may have a...Read More