New imaging technique aims to ensure surgeons completely remove cancer
5 days ago - By ScienceDaily
A new technology generates cellular images detailed enough to distinguish cancerous from normal tissue. Researchers are working on speeding up the technology so it can be used during surgery, allowing surgeons to know if they have removed all the cancer while they still have time to take out more.
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5 Big Qs on Inherited Prostate Cancer Testing
5 days ago - By Medscape
After a 20-year flow of new data on the subject, there is finally a consensus statement about when to do genetic testing for inherited prostate cancer risk.
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Higher Volume Radiation Facilities Associated With Better Survival Rates for Men with High Risk Prostate Cancer
5 days ago - By BWH
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 treatment.
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This New, Easy Prostate Cancer Test Can Reduce Unnecessary Biopsies By 50 Percent
5 days ago - By Mens health
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The PSA test often leads to over-diagnosis and overtreatment-can this be the solution?
Using the prostate-specific antigen test to screen for prostate cancer is controversial : First, doctors used to perform it on nearly every man over 50. Then in 2012, the U.S. Preventive Task Force recommended against it as a tool for preventive care.
But back in April, the Task Force changed their tune, recommending that men ages 55 to 69 talk with their doctor about their individual risks and benefits of getting the screening.
Part of the controversy with PSA testing is that...
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7 Best Moisturizers With Sunscreen
On the hunt for the perfect daily moisturizer that hydrates skin and delivers sun protection? The Environmental Working Group recently released its annual ranking of the best...
New Online Game Invites Public to Help Fight Alzheimer's
Stall Catchers is a new game available online to the public and it's being used to research Alzheimer's disease. The game was developed by UC Berkley and other institutions as...
Does Early Menopause Increase Heart Failure Risk in Women?
Postmenopausal women are at high risk of heart failure. The risk increases in women who attain early menopause and those who had never given birth, finds a study.
When Should I Talk to My Doctor About My Anxiety?
Anxiety can be a tough topic to broach, particularly for seniors. Anxiety disorders are often considered problems of adolescence and early adulthood, and many older adults...
Mitochondrial Gene Length Family History Influence Alzheimer's Disease Risk
Presence of longer version of mitochondrial gene together with a family history of Alzheimer's disease increases risk of its development.
Inventor of 'smart' stick for Parkinson's face deportation
Neha Chaudhry, 24, who landed an investment worth £100,000 and planned to bring her award-winning stick to the NHS, may be forced to return to Pakistan within a fortnight.
Could Saliva Hold Clue to Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease?
Small molecules in saliva are important diagnostic biomarkers for early detection of Alzheimer's disease.
WA boy, 12, on charge of teachers assault
A 12-year-old boy has been charged and suspended from the Hedland Senior High School in WA's north over allegations he attacked two teachers.
Time To Move The Graduate Out Of The House, And I'm Not Even Sad About It
So it's graduation season. Kiddos are donning caps and gowns all the way from preschool to collegiate and doctoral levels. This is on my mind because my oldest is a senior in...
Study: Abnormal proteins in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington's...
A Loyola University Chicago study has found that abnormal proteins found in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and Huntington's disease all share a similar ability to...