‘Love Hormone’ Helps Alcoholics

The “love hormone” oxytocin may help alcoholics going through detox. Two daily doses of oxytocin nasal spray during the first three days of a detox programme reduced the cravings amongst volunteers with severe but not life-threatening withdrawal symptoms. The group who received the hormone spray had fewer alcohol cravings and milder withdrawal symptoms than the placebo group. Reduced Anxiety Even better, some […]

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ED – Early Warning Sign

  Erectile dysfunction is an important early warning sign for heart disease and diabetes, according to a new study by Australian doctors. But they say the link is not well understood by health practitioners or men, who are reluctant to seek medical advice for the condition. An analysis by Melbourne researchers, published in the Medical Journal of Australia and reported in […]

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Perfect Gift for A Man

Sydney ad agency man Mark Pollard is a man of many parts. Strategy director, Dad, and now author, with mate Gavin Heaton he has produced The Perfect Gift For A Man – a compilation of first-person stories about men’s lives that’s just a great way to get oriented for 2010. Subtitled 30 stories about reinventing manhood, A Perfect Gift aims […]

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Prostate Cancer – the Most Risky Treatments

Temporary or permanent erectile dysfunction is often a side effect of prostate cancer treatment, and it is impossible to tell ahead of time who will be most affected. Treatments have different risk levels, and lifestyle factors also matter.

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Getting Real About Prostate Cancer

Broadcaster, olive oil producer and P campaigner Paul Holmes has a simple prescription for getting the best out of life after prostate cancer; “Live to the full and laugh a lot.” Since he was diagnosed in 2003 with the cancer that affects as many men as breast cancer affects women, Paul has been a slightly reluctant poster boy for what […]

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