Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Q&A: Do protective policies in elite sports safeguard athletes?

With the 2024 Summer Olympics around the corner, all eyes are on Paris. Over 10 thousand of the best athletes from around the world will gather to compete in 32 sports, push the boundaries of athletic achievement and break ...


Video: How low testosterone can affect men's health

Millions of men live with a testosterone deficiency. If left unchecked, this treatable condition may contribute to serious health problems like osteoporosis and lowered red blood cell production.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

New doping test can reveal more cheating female athletes

Roughly three times as many male athletes are banned for doping as female. A new doctoral thesis from Karolinska Institutet shows that one possible reason for this is that the doping tests in use fail to take account of women's ...

Oncology & Cancer

Research team identifies a new way to treat prostate cancer

The American Cancer Society estimates there are nearly 300,000 new cases of prostate cancer every year in the U.S., and approximately one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Prostate cancer ...


Low testosterone in men associated with an early death

It has long been thought that testosterone shortens men's lives. Studies in neutered animals and Korean eunuchs seem to confirm this. However, a new study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, draws these findings ...

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