Men have higher levels than women of an enzyme central to COVID-19 infection, a new study reveals—which could help explain why men are more vulnerable to the novel coronavirus, Reuters reports.

The American Psychological Association has drawn up new guidelines for clinicians treating men and boys. Central to that project is understanding “what’s making their lives untenable.” Among the issues affecting them are elevated levels of depression and anxiety, and…

In Zimbabwe, a new circumcision procedure that’s less painful and less expensive than the surgical method is getting more men to the clinic. The technique involves inserting a plastic ring inside the foreskin. A rubber ring is placed on the outside. The ring blocks blood…

Addiction, divorce and mental illness plague Somali men, who are finding themselves increasingly dispensable, according to a World Bank-funded study based on almost 500 interviews.

By expanding HIV testing and treatment among gays in Bangkok—where about 1 in 3 men who have sex with men are infected—Thailand could prevent more than 5,000 HIV-related deaths over the next 10 years, according to a Lancet study.

In this first installment of a 3-part series about America’s atomic legacy in St. Louis, meet Karen Nickel, who grew up playing with the neighborhood kids in and around “the creek.” Nickel, who suffers from lupus, knows now that her natural playground was contaminated with…

Males are seriously under-represented in the US health care system. The trend starts early: Young men’s visits to docs are startlingly rare. The numbers: Women are 3 times more likely than men to see a doctor on a regular basis. More than half of all men have not seen a…