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.
2 days 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.
13 days ago - Daily Mail
Prostate cancer deaths overtake those from breast cancer
An ageing population means more men are developing and dying from prostate cancer.
17 days 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...
17 days 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...
17 days 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...
1 month 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...
1 month ago - CommonHealth Wbur - 2 articles
Prostate diagnosis shame: Men wait four times as long
It takes 56 days, on average, from the time a man reports symptoms to a GP, for him to be confirmed with prostate cancer - whereas women are told they have breast cancer after...
2 monthes ago - Daily Mail
Modest Weight Loss Cuts Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Risk
Women who lose just 5% of their body weight after the menopause may experience a significant reduction in their risk of developing breast cancer vs women with stable weight...
2 monthes ago - Medscape - 2 articles
Autoimmune conditions, infections common among diffuse large B-cell lymphoma survivors
ATLANTA - Adults with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma had increased risk for developing autoimmune and infectious diseases within 10 years from diagnosis compared with breast and...
2 monthes ago - Healio - 2 articles
The headlines of Master Doctor
Pimavanserin may Treat Psychosis in Patients With Alzheimer's Disease
Pimavanserin, a new antipsychotic drug could help treat severe psychosis in patients with dementia and Alzheimer's disease finds a new study.
Alzheimer's-associated Protein Deposits may be Transmissible
Amyloid beta deposition found in brains of people with Alzheimer's disease may be transmissible through neurosurgical instruments.
Preventing Alzheimer's: Scientists develop blood test capable of detecting...
Alzheimer's disease is a condition that typically occurs later in life. It has no known cure, so treating it is highly problematic. To make matters worse, detecting it is often...
Jordan De Goey suspended indefinitely by Collingwood after drink-driving...
Collingwood has suspended Jordan De Goey indefinitely from senior selection and has fined him the maximum club amount of $10 thousand for his drink driving incident on Saturday...
Patient reports deteriorating vision after cataract surgery
A 63-year-old female presented to the clinic for evaluation of reduced vision. She had undergone uneventful cataract surgery during which a +25-D three-piece acrylic...
Former Gold Coast cop Rick Flori calls for action against senior officer
Rick Flori says a senior police officer took illegal disciplinary action against him for leaking footage of a police bashing in 2012.
Osteoarthritis: Could researchers have found the key to prevention?
Researchers reveal how FoxO proteins are important for joint health, and how increasing the levels of these proteins could prevent or treat osteoarthritis.
Deletion of specific enzyme leads to improvement in memory and cognitive...
A new study in mice has made a possible breakthrough in Alzheimer's research. The team of researchers at the Cleveland Clinic has noted that deleting a single enzyme can...