New imaging technique aims to ensure surgeons completely remove cancer
5 monthes 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 monthes 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 monthes 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 monthes 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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One of Senior Care's Most Innovative New Trends: Continuing Care at Home
Innovative CCaH programs pave the way for a proactive approach to long-term care and cost management As the size of our retired population increases and the costs of health...
World Osteoporosis Day: Love Your Bones, Protect Your Future
World Osteoporosis Day has been observed every year on 20th October since 1996. The theme for this year is 'Love your bones: Protect your future.
We're young and energetic, why think about retirement now?
Waiting can reduce your retirement choices Age sneaks up on all of us, along with big retirement choices that we might not feel prepared to make. Questions like “Should I move...
Finding Treatments to Help Patients With Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer's is the sixth leading cause of death in the US. Those with Alzheimer's live an average of eight years after the symptoms become noticeable to others.
A Cellular Insight into Alzheimer 132043; Disease
Rate of RNA decay could be a key to breakdown in communication between neurons in Alzheimer 132043; disease, says study.
Fighting Alzheimer's: Neurologists come up with a plan to reduce risk and...
Neurologists Dr. Dean Sherzai and Dr. Ayesha Sherzai spearhead the cutting-edge research into reducing and even reversing the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in the prestigious...
Calcium Essential to Limit Osteoporosis but Avoid Excess, Say Europeans
Calcium levels of 700-1200 mg/day are recommended in postmenopausal women, but excessive doses could be harmful, highlights a new clinical guide from the European Menopause and...
BMS survey reveals negative effects of menopause on most aspects of women's...
Three quarters of women say that the menopause caused them to change their life and over half say it had a negative impact on their lives. Those are the headlines from a recent...
Under 2 hours of walking per week may considerably prolong life
New research suggests that walking regularly significantly reduces mortality risk, even if the physical activity is below the recommended guidelines.
Hormone therapy for prostate cancer increases cardiac risk
Androgen-deprivation therapy is widely used to treat prostate cancer. In a recent study, the potential risks to heart health are examined.