Dogs that could stop men dying by sniffing out prostate cancer
Prostate cancer now kills more men than breast cancer does women - but there's a huge gender health gap. Here, medical detection dogs could prove a game-changer for all involved.
8 days ago - Daily Mail
Weekend Link Love - Edition 494
Research of the Week Seniors who train improve their immune systems . Dietary cholesterol helps repair damaged brains. Everyone knows a love song when they hear it. Sleep...
9 days ago - Mark's Daily Apple
'Miracle' baby born between chemotherapy and menopause
Doctors told Sarah she had a 1% chance of conceiving after chemotherapy to treat her breast cancer.
19 days ago - BBC
Science's new toy should scare us all
You'll be pressured to pay for your unborn kid to have its Alzheimer's, breast cancer or cystic fibrosis gene removed before birth.
1 month ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Men with prostate cancer have access to fewer nurses
For every urological nurse in the NHS there are 166 new prostate cancer cases a year - twice as many as the 86 cases for every breast cancer nurse.
1 month ago - Daily Mail
Prostate cancer deaths overtake those from breast cancer
An ageing population means more men are developing and dying from prostate cancer.
1 month ago - BBC
'Better screening and new drugs for prostate cancer now'
We have seen prostate cancer death rates rising year on year, from around 3,500 in the mid-1960s to more than 11,800 currently - and now overtaking deaths from breast cancer...
1 month ago - Daily Mail - 4 articles
Prostate cancer is now a bigger killer than breast cancer
More than 11,800 men a year are now killed by the disease in Britain, compared with about 11,400 women dying of breast cancer, placing the disease as the third biggest cancer...
1 month ago - Daily Mail - 4 articles
Less smoking and more testing see cancer deaths continue steep decline
From 1991 to 2015, the cancer death rate dropped about 1.5 per cent a year, resulting in a total decrease of 26 per cent - about 2.4 million fewer deaths than would have...
2 monthes ago - National Post
Not All Cancer Kills: Researchers Study Active Surveillance For 'Stage Zero Breast Cancer'
Researchers have long known that many prostate cancers grow so slowly that they'll never cause any harm. Now, they're realizing that many breast and thyroid cancer patients are...
2 monthes ago - CommonHealth Wbur - 2 articles
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Treatment for Vulvovaginal Symptoms after Menopause
Vaginal estradiol tablets and vaginal moisturizer plus placebo gel and tablet were not better than dual placebo tablets and gel in reducing symptoms or improving sexual function.
New Non Surgical Method can Treat Knee Pain Resulting From Osteoarthritis
Geniculate artery embolization , a minimally invasive, image-guided treatment can block key arteries in the knee to reduce inflammation and pain caused by Osteoarthritis, finds...
Impact of Prostate Cancer on Wives - The Other Side of Prostate Cancer
Wives of advanced prostate cancer sufferers feel that their lives are being undermined by their husband's illness, with nearly half reporting that their own health suffered...
7 Things Teens Need to Know Before They Leave For College
It's that time in senior year of high school when people are hearing back from colleges. Some applied Early Decision and know where they are going; others managed to get their...
Major study uncovers 9 new genes responsible for osteoarthritis
Researchers at the University of Sheffield and the Wellcome Sanger have identified nine genes that are expressed differently in people with osteoarthritis and healthy ones...
Menopause medicines work no better for vaginal pain than a placebo
A study by Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston found therapies for postmenopausal symptoms such as vaginal dryness and pain during sex were no more effective than placebos.
Managing unhappy presbyopia patients
Reviewed by John P. Berdahl, MD With careful selection of candidates based on thorough preoperative evaluation and counseling combined with meticulous intraoperative technique...
4 ways to get active after a fall
Falls aren't just painful; they're scary, too. Then, before we know it, our shaken confidence and fear of falling starts to change our lifestyle. Less gardening, less shopping...
Beetroots may help in the fight against Alzheimer's disease
Researchers from the University of South Florida found that the compound betanin may slow the accumulation of protein plaque tangles, which are associated with the condition...
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Scan to Check for Prostate Cancer can Avoid...
Using MRI as the initial step in suspected prostate cancer patients can help avoid a follow-up prostate biopsy in a quarter of the men.