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BMI predicts post-RP metastasis, prostate cancer mortality
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Cataract Risk Highest in Younger Diabetes Patients
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Lifetime risk for total hip replacement increases in 5 countries
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New Zealand joint registry study: Rate of joint replacements did not decrease for patients with RA
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Growth kinetics of small renal masses on active surveillance: Variability and results from the DISSRM Registry
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Your Past Impacts Your Present - Stressful Lifetime Events Linked to Later Cognitive Decline
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Testing, Diagnoses and Treatment for Prostate Cancer in Men Declines
Screening, diagnosing and treatment of prostate cancer in men has seen a gradual decline over the last few years, reveals anew study.
Interventions That May Slow Memory Loss in Early Alzheimer's Disease
While research remains ongoing into Alzheimer's and other cognitive diseases, doctors and medical researchers do know that early detection is key to being able to provide what...
Forced into early menopause, now I can't stay slim: MATT ROBERTS answers...
If you are overweight, losing the excess pounds is known to help ease some common menopausal symptoms such as exhaustion and hot flushes.
Finasteride Does Not Increase Risk of Prostate Cancer Death
Finasteride, a common hormone-blocking drug, reduces men's risk of getting prostate cancer without increasing their risk of dying from the disease, revealed research.
More Accurate Prostate-Cancer Screening Blood Test
A study found that a new prostate-cancer screening test is more accurate than the current test, which often leads to unnecessary follow-up biopsies.
Aerobic Fitness May Help With Memory, Word Recall
They are jokingly referred to as “senior moments” - those times when a word is on the tip of the tongue but the brain can t seem to access it.... If you find the frequency of...
Fewer men are being screened, diagnosed, and treated for prostate cancer
A new study reveals declines in prostate cancer screening and diagnoses in the United States in recent years, as well as decreases in the use of definitive treatments in men...
French Twist: ADT for Prostate Cancer on Active Surveillance
Administering androgen deprivation therapy to men with low-risk prostate cancer improves some short-term outcomes. But is it still active surveillance? And do otherwise healthy...
New Data: Finasteride Safely Prevents Prostate Cancer
The thumbnail take on finasteride has been that it prevents prostate cancer but increases the risk for high-grade disease. A new study debunks the latter idea. Medscape Medical...
'Notable Differences' With 3 Prostate Cancer Genomics Tests
In a novel study, the three leading prostate cancer genomics tests, which are used to help stratify favorable-risk cancers and to aid decision-making about active surveillance...