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What’s ERG And Why You Should Care.

Specific protein in prostate tissue increases risk of developing prostate cancer Men whose biopsied prostate tissue contains a specific protein called ERG have a significantly increased chance of developing prostate cancer, say researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College. This discovery may better guide physicians on how to monitor and proceed with patients deemed to be

To Circumcise Or Not?

Uncircumcised Boys Have More Urinary Tract Infections   Uncircumcised baby boys have a greater chance of developing a urinary tract infection (UTI) regardless if their foreskin is ‘tight’ or not, says a recent study published by the Canadian Medical Association Journal. A tight foreskin is when it is difficult to see the uncircumcised boy’s urethral

Plastics & Prostate Cancer

Fetal exposure to BPA can increase risk for prostate cancer, says study. Fetal exposure to a industrial chemical used to make certain plastics can increase risk the risk for prostate cancer later in life, according to a study conducted by the University of Illinois at Chicago. The chemical is bisphenol A or BPA. Researchers implanted

Have A Prostate Cancer Diagnosis From A PSA Screening?

Online tool may help with prostate treatment decisions. Have you recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer from a PSA screening? Bewildered by what to do? In addition to talking with your urologist and scouring the Internet for reliable medical information, you may want to consider a nomogram. A prostate cancer nomogram is a calculating process,

Bothered By Recurrent UTIs?

Daily antibiotics effective in preventing recurrent UTI’s in women, says study. Although cranberry pills, estrogen therapy and acupuncture provide benefit, daily antibiotics are the most effective method to prevent recurrent urinary tract infections in women, according to a new study by researchers at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed). The study, which was

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