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Everything you ever wanted to know about the history of haemorrhoids

Warning: Includes spanking and leeches around the anus.

A single personality trait is the foundation for almost all mental illness: study

A range of various mental illnesses, such as depression, substance abuse, and psychosis, are linked to the same personality trait, research suggests.

Erectile dysfunction? Physical activity could be the solution

Aerobic exercise can reactivate the penile tissue and, in many cases, improve the erectile function in men with lifestyle diseases, according to a new Danish study.

Scientists: Exercise can fight erectile dysfunction

Exercising several times a week can stave off erectile dysfunction among men. A new study outlines how much exercise it takes.

Obesity can have a negative effect on sperm quality

There is a link between obesity and poor sperm quality. New research shows that fatty acids such as Omega-3 may be an important explanation.

Marriage reduces testosterone in men

A new study shows that marriage can explain a drop in men’s testosterone level. The biological reasons are unknown but scientists speculate that the answer lies in our evolutionary history.

Obesity during pregnancy puts children at risk of developing diabetes

New study links obesity in the early stages of pregnancy with an increased risk of type 1 diabetes in children.

Eating more eggs may reduce risk of diabetes

Researchers followed a group of men for 20 years and found health benefits from eating eggs – a controversial food when it comes to health issues.

Football helps male cancer patients recover

Male cancer patients rarely participate in rehabilitation programs, preferring to leave the health care system as soon as possible. Fortunately, football is an attractive alternative to these traditional rehabilitation services.

Shame, anger and vulnerability behind men’s suicides

Six young men commit suicide in Norway every month. This number has remained steady for years. Researchers are tracking down the cause.