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Bladder Cancer Linked To Breast Cancer Gene

Breast cancer drug might help treat a type of aggressive bladder cancer A gene found in fast-growing breast cancers has also been found in an aggressive type of bladder cancer. The discovery has prompted some to theorize that a drug used to treat HER2 breast cancers — trastuzumab — might be successful one day in

Testosterone Supplements & Heart Attacks

Large study links testosterone supplements with heart attacks. UCLA researchers found that testosterone-enhancing supplements doubled the risk of heart attacks in men less than 65 years of age with a history of heart disease, and in men over 65  — with or without heart disease. Researchers came to this conclusion after they examined the health

Coffee, Tea & Prostate Cancer

Drink up. That extra ‘cuppa Joe’ may be good for your prostate. A study conducted at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle found that coffee drinkers who consumed four or more ‘cups of Joe’ experienced a 59 percent reduction in prostate cancer recurrence and progression, compared to men who drank one or fewer

Aspirin & Prostate Cancer

Higher aspirin dose may reduce prostate cancer mortality Irish researchers have found that men who take above 75 mg of aspirin had a 39 percent decreased risk of death from prostate cancer when compared to men not taking aspirin. Researchers at the University of Dublin studied 2,936 men with localized prostate cancer; 1,131 of them

Doctor’s Orders: Watch television following procedure.

Thinking about a vasectomy? March Madness is a great time to schedule procedure. Been thinking about getting ‘snipped? A lot of men schedule their vasectomy during the NCAA March Madness games so they can watch relax, lounge on the couch and watch basketball — doctor’s orders. In fact, the Cleveland Clinic has notices a significant

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