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1 hr ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

People are talking about: Vasectomies and prostate cancer, HIV cure relapse, CDC scare

Researchers: Vasectomy linked to risk of prostate cancer. Harvard researchers say that men who have had a vasectomy are at risk for an aggressive prostate cancer.


Related Topix: Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oncology, Medicine

7 hrs ago | Truthdig

Link Found Between Vasectomies and Deadly Prostate Cancer

Harvard scientists found that the sterilizing procedure increases the risk of "developing the most aggressive form of prostate cancer" by about 20 percent.


Related Topix: Health, US News, Liberal Political News

7 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Vasectomy Side Effects May Include Aggressive Prostate Cancer; Is The Procedure Worth It?

Having a vasectomy may increase men's risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer by 20 percent, according to a new study by Harvard University researchers who reviewed thousands of cases over 24 years.


Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Medicine, Urology

9 hrs ago | Haverhill Today

New kit installed at West Suffolk Hospital to boost prostate cancer care

New state-of-the-art equipment which will help save lives by effectively diagnosing prostate cancer has been installed at West Suffolk Hospital thanks to the generosity of fundraisers.


Related Topix: Health, Urology, Medicine

12 hrs ago | PsychCentral

Hypnotic Relaxation May Ease Men's Hot Flashes

Men who experience hot flashes may suffer in silence, but a new study finds that hypnotic relaxation therapy could provide some relief.


Related Topix: Health, Baylor University, Medicine, Breast Cancer

14 hrs ago | Pharmaceutical Processing

Astellas Details Pipeline Progress at R&D Meeting

Astellas announced progress on the company's efforts to reshape its research framework at its R&D meeting held in Tokyo on July 10. The meeting provided an opportunity for Astellas to present a comprehensive overview of its late-stage clinical programs and corporate strategy.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer

19 hrs ago | Times Observer

Should we avoid products with BPA?

Dear EarthTalk: A recent study showed that Bisphenol A was hardly the human health risk researchers once believed it to be.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Life, Food, Vegetarian, Twitter, Food and Drug Administration, Warren, PA

Fri Jul 11, 2014


Cancer Researchers Identify New Metastasis-Suppressor Gene

Among patients with deadly cancers, more than 90 percent die because of metastatic spread of their disease.


Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

Sys-Con Media

ASTRO Members Elect Four New Officers to Board of Directors and Three Members to Nominating Committee

Members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology have elected four new officers to serve on its Board of Directors and three members to serve on the Nominating Committee.


Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Health, Medicaid, University of Arizona, UC Los Angeles

Free Republic

Vasectomy can increase risk of developing lethal prostate cancer

Men who have a vasectomy face an increased chance of developing prostate cancer and a higher risk of contracting the most aggressive form of the disease, a study has found.


Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

Medical News

New online medical professional video center from Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is now making its video education medical grand rounds lectures and clinical presentations on recent innovations in patient care, education and research accessible to other medical professionals in the new online medical professional video center.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine

The Courier

Men share the burden

Men just diagnosed with prostate cancer looking for answers, those who have had it and still come to the group for ongoing support, and those who have passed the worst of it but are still monitored closely.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health

MEMBERS of the Caldicot Male Voice Choir are cycling 210 miles in aid of Prostate Cymru.

The team were due to leave Fishguard today and arrive at Caldicot on Saturday. There are 29 riders, 10 of which belong to the male voice choir taking the route along B roads and cycle paths.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Monmouthshire County, Wales, Health


's Sam Dick faces setback in battle with cancer

"Being told you have cancer is life-changing," said Dick. "Three-and-a-half years ago, many of you followed my journey fighting prostate cancer and were very supportive as I decided to have surgery to remove the prostate.


Related Topix: Health, Urology, Medicine, Oncology

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Maori, rural men avoid prostate check - study

"My father, two uncles and a cousin have all been diagnosed with prostate cancer, so I knew I was at risk," he says.


Related Topix: Health

Mental Help Net

Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

But the risk is comparatively small, the researchers acknowledged. And several urologists not involved with the study said more research is needed to determine if the study findings are truly accurate.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Urology, Oncology, New Hyde Park, NY, Hyde Park, NY

Seeking Alpha

Medivation Set To Go Higher As Prostate Cancer Drug Xtandi Quickly Approaches Blockbuster Status

When scouring biotechnology stocks to invest in, I look for undervalued companies that are developing or have approved drugs to treat diseases with high unmet clinical need with the potential to reach blockbuster status .


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Taxotere, Docetaxel (generic), Healthcare Law, Law

Congress Considering Bill to Ban BPA From Food Packaging

Food and beverage products with BPA in their packaging include food cans with the protective lining made from BPA resin.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Lois Capps, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chemistry, Science, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Pharmacology

Medical Daily

Hot Flashes In Men After Prostate Cancer Surgery May Significantly Reduce With Hypnotic Relaxation

Men may consider themselves lucky, since nature has reserved most of the painful experiences for women: PMS, childbirth, and menopausal changes.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hot Flashes, Health, Baylor University, Acupuncture, Breast Cancer


Depressed Men with Prostate Cancer are Diagnosed with Later Stage...

Depressed men with localized prostate cancer were more likely to be diagnosed with more aggressive prostate cancer, received less effective treatments and survived for shorter times than prostate cancer patients who were not depressed, a UCLA study has found.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Urology, Medicare, Oncology