Men's health: What you may have missed in 2016

January 11, 2017

Our #LetsTalkMensHealth section offers clinical tips on the care of male patients. In 2016, articles in this section tackled a variety of subjects, including the Affordable Care Act, epigenetics and genetics, and BPH and prostate cancer prevention.

Steven A. Kaplan, MDOur #LetsTalkMensHealth section offers clinical tips on the care of male patients. Steven A. Kaplan, MD (left) serves as the section editor for #LetsTalkMensHealth. In 2016, articles in this section tackled a variety of subjects, including the Affordable Care Act, epigenetics and genetics, and BPH and prostate cancer prevention. Take a look back at this section and see what you may have missed in men's health in 2016.

Continue to the next page for a recap of men's health in 2016.

 

 

ED, diabetes, and CV risk: Update on treatment, risk reduction

In this article, Charles Walker, MD, and Alfredo Suarez-Sarmiento, MD, review the etiology and pathophysiology of ED in patients with diabetes and provide an approach to treatment and risk reduction via lifestyle modification and pharmacologic intervention. Read more

 

 

 

 

Epigenetics and genetics: The future of cost-effective care?

New tools, including DTC tests, have wide-ranging clinical and medicolegal ramifications, write James M. Hotaling, MD, MS, and Douglas T. Carrell, PhD. Read more

 


 

 

The Affordable Care Act: How it has impacted men’s health

The ACA provides a framework to help men embrace their health concerns, but more work is needed, writes Joel Heidelbaugh, MD. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

Can BPH and prostate cancer be prevented?

Lifestyle modification and chemoprevention show benefits in some but not all randomized studies, according to J. Kellogg Parsons, MD, MHS. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

Why are middle-aged Caucasian men dying earlier?

Troubling health trends, including rising substance abuse, may first be addressed by urologists, according to Jason Jameson, MD. Read more

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