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Positive Lifestyle Changes Can Keep Cancer From Progressing

Diet & Exercise Reduces Risk of Aggressive Prostate Tumors Prostate cancer patients who adhered to eight lifestyle recommendations of the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) significantly reduced their risk of developing aggressive forms of the disease in a study published by researchers at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC). Study subject who adhered to three

The Mental Toll Of Incontinence

Middle-aged women with incontinence more likely to suffer depression Researchers at the University of Adelaide in Australia found that middle-aged women with incontinence are more likely to be depressed than their older peers. Older women, according to the study, appeared to be accepting of incontinence. The study defined middle-aged women between 43 and 65 years,

Breakthrough Test Will Improve Care Of Kidney Transplant Patients

Urine Test Can Predict Kidney Transplant Rejection By measuring three genetic molecules in urine, researchers were able to accurately diagnose acute rejection of kidney transplants weeks before symptoms and damage to the transplant occurred. The “three-gene signature” test is more specific than the current blood test to help identify rejection. It is hoped that the

Male Infertility & Cancer

Low Sperm Rate Associated With Cancer Risk  Men who are diagnosed as having no measurable level of sperm before the age of 30 have a higher risk of developing cancer than the general population, according to a study led by Stanford University School of Medicine. A diagnosis of azoospermia before 30 carries an eight-fold cancer

Man Up: It’s Time For Your Annual Exam

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Man up, get over it (i.e. the gloved finger exam) and see your physician for your annual check-up, including your prostate. Then talk to your doctor about a prostate specific antigen (PSA) test. Despite the controversy over the effectiveness of the PSA test, prostate cancer survival rates have

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