Men who go bald by the age of 40 are more likely to get prostate cancer

Men who go bald by the age of 40 are more likely to get prostate cancer Increased risk may be due higher levels of testosterone Hormone can trigger the development of cancerous cells but also inhibit hair growth By Pat Hagan PUBLISHED: 13:54 GMT, 22 January 2013 | UPDATED: 14:10 GMT, 22 January 2013 Men who go bald by the time they reach 40 may be at increased of getting prostate cancer at an early age, according to new research.

Hugging can lower your blood pressure and boost your memory

How hugging can lower your blood pressure and boost your memory Hugging a loved one releases the hormone oxytocin that gives you a physical boost But effect only works if you hug someone you trustEmbracing someone you barely know increases stress By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 12:12 GMT, 22 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:14 GMT, 22 January 2013 U.S.

Moob operations up 38% in a year as men are spurred on by buff bodies of Olympic athletes

Moob operations up 38% in a year as men are spurred on by buff bodies of Olympic athletes Excessive development of male breasts is thought to affect 40%of menNumber of man boob operations has doubled in the last five yearsCondition can be triggered by obesity, hormone problems and medication By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 12:01 GMT, 7 January 2013 | UPDATED: 15:12 GMT, 7 January 2013 Ricky Gervais is one high-profile sufferer of moobs The number of men going under the knife to get rid of their so-called man boobs has increased by 38 per cent in the last year, new statistics show.

Moob operations up 28% in a year as men are spurred on by buff bodies of Olympic athletes

Moob operations up 28% in a year as men are spurred on by buff bodies of Olympic athletes Excessive development of male breasts is thought to affect 40%of menNumber of man boob operations has doubled in the last five yearsCondition can be triggered by obesity, hormone problems and medication By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 12:01 GMT, 7 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:33 GMT, 7 January 2013 Ricky Gervais is one high-profile sufferer of moobs The number of men going under the knife to get rid of their so-called man boobs has increased by 28 per cent in the last year, new statistics show.

Treatment for prostate cancer can shorten the length of a man"s penis

Treatment for prostate cancer can shorten the length of a man's penis Men have complained their penises are smaller after surgery Some treatments can damage nerves and tissues that cause erectionsThis may shorten the penis and lead to intimacy problems, say researchersProblem much more widespread than previously thought PUBLISHED: 15:50 GMT, 3 January 2013 | UPDATED: 18:16 GMT, 3 January 2013 A diagnosis of prostate cancer is devastating for any man, but new research suggests the problems may go on long after treatment.

Does the menopause really make you forgetful? Yes, but not for long, say scientists

Does the menopause really make you forgetful Yes, but only for the first year Memory loss is worse in the year after the last periodBut is likely to only be temporary, say experts Symptoms such as changing hormone levels, sleep problems and anxiety are not linked to cognitive decline PUBLISHED: 16:16 GMT, 3 January 2013 | UPDATED: 16:18 GMT, 3 January 2013 Memory loss: Experts say that forgetfulness is most common in the year after a woman's last period If you blame losing your house keys on the menopause making you forgetful, you might be onto something.

The REAL reason you eat too much: New theory could revolutionise the way we lose weight

The REAL reason you eat too much: New theory could revolutionise the way we lose weight | UPDATED: 17:41 GMT, 1 January 2013 Professor Lustig explains that leptin resistance – and sugar – is at the root of the obesity epidemic Waistband feeling a bit tighter, or buttons straining after Christmas While it’s easy to blame your appalling willpower or TV-inspired lethargy, according to a respected U.S.

Hair loss: Here"s the lotions, potions and gadgets to keep your locks long and lustrous

Keep your hair on, girls! As over half of women experience hair loss after 40, here's the lotions, potions and gadgets to keep your locks long and lustrous | UPDATED: 15:47 GMT, 25 November 2012 It all started when former supermodel Kristen McMenamy graced the cover of Vogue in 2010 sporting improbably long, lustrous grey hair.

Hitting the menopause really can result in the development of the dreaded "spare tyre" of fat around the waist

Hitting the menopause really DOES create 'spare tyre' of fat around the waist Women lose their natural supply of the female hormone oestrogen after the menopauseThis causes a shift of fat storage from the hips to the waist | UPDATED: 16:04 GMT, 16 October 2012 It will come as little comfort for women of a certain age who already have mood swings and hot flushes to contend with.