Guideline supports shorter radiation therapy option in prostate cancer
The American Society for Radiation Oncology, ASCO and the American Urological Association have published a guideline supporting moderately hypofractionated external beam...
1 day ago - Healio - 2 articles
Study defines biomarker in response to treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer
The most aggressive type of prostate cancer, castration-resistant prostate cancer, can be treated with two different therapies: taxanes or hormone treatment. Until this day...
2 days ago - News Medical
Salk researchers report new methods to identify AD drug candidates with anti-aging properties
Old age is the greatest risk factor for many diseases, including Alzheimer's disease and cancer. Geroprotectors are a recently identified class of anti-aging compounds.
2 days ago - News Medical - 4 articles
New methods to identify Alzheimer's drug candidates with anti-aging properties
Old age is the greatest risk factor for many diseases, including Alzheimer's disease and cancer. Geroprotectors are a recently identified class of anti-aging compounds. New...
2 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Higher Volume Radiation Facilities Associated With Better Survival Rates for Men with High Risk Prostate Cancer
New research finds improvement in overall survival rates among men with aggressive prostate cancer who were treated with radiation at a facility that frequently performs that...
2 days ago - BWH - 2 articles
Advanced AI and big data methods to tackle dementia
Sports concussions, Parkinson's disease, and hormone therapy for cancer - all can have memory loss as symptoms. But do the biochemical processes of each type of memory loss...
3 days ago - News Medical
Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Increase Risk of Depression
Study suggests androgen deprivation therapy for localized prostate cancer may increase the risk of depression
5 days ago - BWH
Precisely targeted prostate cancer radiotherapy possible with nuclear medicine imaging
Current standard imaging techniques for initial staging of prostate cancer often underestimate the extent of disease beyond the prostate.
7 days ago - News Medical
Antihormone Therapy May Up Heart Failure Risk in Prostate Cancer Patients
Androgen deprivation therapy , an antihormone therapy increases the risk of developing heart failure in prostate cancer patients, reveals a new study.
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Study uses gold nanoparticles to remove prostate cancer cells
A small clinical trial using gold nanoparticles that act as tumor-seeking missiles on a mission to remove prostate cancer has begun at The University of Texas Health Science...
7 days ago - News Medical - 3 articles
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Dementia or something else? See which health conditions that are often...
The Alzheimer's Association defines dementia as “a general term for loss of memory and other mental abilities severe enough to interfere with daily life.” However, over 40...
Putting the wrong lens in during a cataract op is one of the NHS's most...
A report by the UK's Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch found the wrong artificial lenses were put into patients' eyes 21 times in 2016/17, and urged the NHS to stop it...
10 Vital Questions To Ask When You're Looking For The Right Aged Care Provider
It all began with the tiny things that seemed so normal and trivial at first. The struggle to remember the procedure of a favorite recipe or the simple task of making tea...
Surgical Menopause More Likely to Worsen Sleep Disorder
Women who underwent surgical menopause are more than twice likely to have sleep disorders such as insomnia and disrupted sleep, reveals a new study.
Neurological damage linked to Alzheimer's may be repaired with dietary...
Is it really possible to mitigate and even reverse the damaging effects of Alzheimer's disease and dementia through simple dietary supplementation? According to new research...
Study: Pycnogenol supplementation may help older men manage enlarged prostate
Researchers in Italy suggest that supplementation with French Maritime Pine extract may help manage benign prostatic hypertrophy, also known as enlarged prostate.
Compounds to Protect Against Aging Diseases Like Alzheimer's
Alzheimer's drug candidates called geroneuroprotectors were identified to have various anti-aging properties.
Secondary Cataract: Lens Cells from Previous Cataract Surgery Could be a Cause
Clouded natural lens cells left over from the first cataract surgery can lead to the formation of secondary cataract. In this disease, secondary scars start forming in the eye.
Surgeons explore new ways to address compromised capsular support
Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to discuss some of the latest...
Interaction between immunity and gut bacteria influences aging
A disrupted immune system can upset gut bacteria in ways that can lead to cell damage and tissue changes associated with aging, study finds.