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Obesity can be passed on through the father’s sperm

Overweight men may pass obesity on to the children via their sperm, according to new research.

Smoking causes damage to the Y chromosome

New research may explain why smoking causes several types of cancer in men.

MRIs can’t detect every prostate cancer

Every year around 5,000 Norwegian men are diagnosed with prostate cancer. A new diagnostic procedure using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is in use, but to date it is too unreliable to use on its own.

Couch potatoes don’t need to exercise like mad

Scientists have studied whether couch potatoes aged between 20 and 40 really need to exercise 60 minutes a day.

Men say women weigh too much

Men are fatter than they think, and they perceive women as being fatter than they really are. These distorted body images can also apply to how we view our children and could cause serious problems for both sexes.