Researchers have found that over the past 30 years the length of the average erect penis has increased, and it's prompted questions.
Category: Men’s Health
For gay men, having a biological child can be complicated
Stanford physicians have published the first study of gay men's experiences with using assisted reproductive technology to have children.
Pervasive and understudied: The plight of the prostate
Stanford Medicine urologist discusses the future of research regarding prostate enlargement and how he plans to investigate the condition.
Community bonds help barbers improve health for Black men
A program that trains barbers to coach Black men about their health and wellness helps bridge health equity gaps by tapping into built-in community bonds.
Father’s health can affect newborns — but don’t fret
Fathers with chronic illnesses may have a higher risk of having a child who is preterm, has low birth weight, or needs NICU care.
Understanding PSA testing: A Q&A
PSA testing is an important tool to spot prostate cancer, but it remains a bit confusing. Stanford urologist James Brooks clarifies some misconceptions.
“Two Minds” two years later: Still curious about sex differences in cognition? Here are some resources
A Stanford Medicine magazine article on sex differences in the brain remains popular; this article provides additional information.
Teen gender norms linked to lower socioeconomic status in highly masculine males
Attitudes about gender that male teens encounter during high school can shape their educational achievements and careers, a new study has found.
Prostate-imaging camera captures molecular detail to detect cancer
A team of Stanford scientists have devised a new imaging technology that harnesses ultrasound and photoacoustics to detect prostate cancer earlier.
Why do prostates enlarge? Researchers look to genomics to learn more
Researchers discover a "genomic signature" that flags enlarged prostates, as well as two genes implicated in the development of the condition.
Higher birth risks associated with older dads
From the data of more than 40 million births, scientists link paternal age to birth risks and even risks to the mother’s health.
Biodesign fellows develop and test solution for enlarged prostate
A group of biodesign fellows developed a potential treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia, an age-related condition that affects many men.
What everyone should know about HPV
During a recent talk, Lisa Goldthwaite, a clinical assistant professor at Stanford, told the truths of HPV, sharing practical insights and lessons that are important to everyone's health.
Connecting the dots between common male medical condition and later disease
Cardiac, metabolic and vascular disease are often hard to catch in their early stages, but Stanford researchers may have identified a risk factor to help …
More-frequent pot smoking found to correlate with more frequent sexual intercourse
The jury's still out on rock 'n' roll. But the link between sex and at least one drug, marijuana, has been confirmed. According to the …
Examining how fathers’ postpartum depression affects toddlers
Postpartum depression doesn't only affect moms, and new research shows that fathers who suffer from it have just as great an effect on their kids …