Men without children are "more depressed and sad" than childless women

Men without children are 'more depressed and sad' than childless women Men are almost as likely as women to want children, say British researchersAlso feel more isolated, depressed and angry if they don't have them Main reasons men want children are 'cultural' and due to family pressuresFor women, it is more about personal desire and biological urge By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 23:02 GMT, 2 April 2013 | UPDATED: 23:28 GMT, 2 April 2013 Men without children are more likely to suffer depression about the issue than their female counterparts Men without children are more likely to suffer depression about the issue than their female counterparts.

Men are worse than toddlers at eating fruit and vegetables, study finds

Men are worse than toddlers at eating fruit and vegetables, study finds The average pre-school child eats 12 different types of fruit and vegetable a week, but men only manage sixThe average man only eats 1.2 portions per day48% of women admit to using 'stealth health tactics' to trick their partners into eating more of their five a day By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 13:40 GMT, 1 April 2013 | UPDATED: 00:50 GMT, 2 April 2013 British men eat less fruit and vegetables than their toddlers, a survey has revealed.

A quarter of people with HIV have no idea they"re infected – and are unwittingly passing it on

A quarter of people with HIV have no idea they're infected – and are unwittingly passing it on These people are responsible for passing on up to 75 per cent of new cases, a leading expert claims Straight men are the least likely to be testedMany people embarrassed to admit they have condition, preventing them from getting appropriate treament By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 00:22 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:05 GMT, 14 February 2013 A quarter of people who are HIV positive have no idea they are infected – and pass on up to 75 per cent of new cases, research shows.

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.

Cancer patient, 7, stars as king in school nativity after nurse works "Christmas miracle" to move surgery scheduled for same day

Cancer patient, 7, stars as king in school nativity after nurse works 'Christmas miracle' to move surgery scheduled for same day Finn, 7, underwent 18 months of gruelling cancer treatment He was desperate to star in his school's nativity play but surgery to take out a feeding tube was scheduled for the same dayThe family's Macmillan cancer nurse Sarah stepped in and had the operation rearrangedShe also went in to speak to Finn's primary school after his brother was bullied because Finn had lost his hair Mother described Sarah as 'our Christmas miracle'.

Sex hormone boost perks up grumpy old men – and protects against heart attacks

Sex hormone boost perks up grumpy old men – and protects against heart attacksInjections of testosterone to help men with low libidoShots also improved mood, fitness level and ability to concentrate | UPDATED: 22:42 GMT, 8 December 2012 Sex shots: The testosterone injections can help men with low libido Injections of the male sex hormone testosterone could offer new hope to thousands of men with low libido – while also helping to protect them against heart attacks, a new study suggests.

Record number of people in UK with the HIV virus, but a quarter "do not even know they are infected"

A record 100,000 people in UK with the HIV virus, but a quarter 'do not even know they are infected'One in 20 'men who have had sex with men' are believed to have the virusPeople of African descent are at higher risk, with 37 per 1,000 living with the infectionOverall HIV prevalence in the UK was 1.5 per 1,000 people | UPDATED: 09:57 GMT, 29 November 2012 The number of people living with HIV in the UK has reached a record high.

Cannabis smokers "more likely to develop testicular cancer although risk can be reduced by using COCAINE"

Cannabis smokers 'more likely to develop testicular cancer although risk can be reduced by using COCAINE'Researchers find link between recreational cannabis use and an increased risk of developing subtypes of testicular cancer that tend to carry a worse prognosis | UPDATED: 06:54 GMT, 10 September 2012 Men who smoke cannabis are at greater risk of testicular cancer, a new study suggests, but men who use cocaine may be at a lower risk from the disease.

Forget that long workout chaps: Men who exercise for half an hour a day lose more weight than those who train for twice as long

Forget that long workout chaps: Men who exercise for half an hour a day lose more weight than those who train for twice that time By Fiona Macrae PUBLISHED: 19:45 GMT, 22 August 2012 | UPDATED: 00:34 GMT, 23 August 2012 Resolving to exercise and shift a few extra pounds can leave most of us feeling like we’re in for a long, hard slog before we get to enjoy any weight loss.