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Male hypogonadism is a condition whereby the testes do not produce enough testosterone or sperm. Learn more about the symptoms, causes and treatment of hypogonadism here.
New research, published this week in The BMJ, finds that ‘ultra-processed’ foods contribute to 90% of the total added sugar in American diets.
The age at which a child starts school may affect their likelihood of being diagnosed with ADHD and their prescription of medication for the disorder, new research suggests.
Although drinking green tea is linked to many health benefits, a new study suggests that when consumed with iron, the main compound in green tea binds to it, reducing benefits.
The potential health benefits of romantic relationships are well documented, but are friendships good for us, too? Many studies suggest so. We take a closer look.
A new study challenges commonly held views about the causative relationship between physical activity, breast density and breast cancer.
HIV and hepatitis C infections are major global public health problems. Now, for the first time, a study estimates 2.3 million people worldwide are infected with both viruses.
Despite health problems, being socially active and having social goals - but not family goals - appears to ease the decline in well-being that people often experience late in life.
Researchers call for an overhaul of infant feeding guidelines, after finding no evidence that hydrolized formula protects against allergies.
Learn about some of the common complications of labor that can occur, including fetal distress, excessive bleeding and placenta previa.
People who are overweight or shorter in height are more likely than normal-weight or taller peers to have a poorer socioeconomic status, a new study reveals.
Five years have passed since Fukushima; a series of articles look at the human impact of radiation and, as importantly, the psychosocial effects of living through a disaster.