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Children As Young As 11 Treated For Sexual Infections 2011-09-09

CHILDREN as young as 11 are being diagnosed with sexually transmitted infections, with nearly 1,000 under-16s treated in the past three years.A freedom of information request revealedthe youngsters needed help to deal with venereal illness.…

European Approval for UK-Discovered Prostate Cancer Drug 2011-09-08

A drug that extends life for men with advanced prostate cancer, developed at The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) and The Royal Marsden Hospital, has today been approved for use throughout Europe. …

Dr. Reveals New Home Treatment for Chronic Prostatitis that May Prevent Prostate Cancer 2011-09-07

Dr Simon Allen of Fine Treatment states a common belief that inflammation of a prostate may lead over time to the development of prostate cancer. Nobody can argue that infections and inflammations may represent one mechanism.…

Preventing The Formation Of Amyloid Fibrils 2011-09-01

A molecule which can stop the formation of long protein strands, known as amyloid fibrils, that cause joint pain in kidney dialysis patients has been identified by researchers at the University of Leeds. …

Holland Hospital encourages men to get prostate cancer screening 2011-08-30

U.S. prostate cancer deaths have surpassed 2010s mark of 32,050 and according to reports by the National Cancer Institute, 240,890 new cases of prostate cancer have developed. An estimated one in six U.S. men will be diagnosed with it.…

Protein In The Urine Spells Kidney Failure For African Americans 2011-08-29

African Americans are four times more likely to develop kidney failure than whites. A new study has found that a condition that occurs when the kidneys are damaged and spill protein into the urine contributes to this increased risk. …

Alpharadin Improves Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer 2011-08-26

An investigational radiopharmaceutical has been found to improve survival in patients with advanced prostate cancer in a phase 3 study that is still ongoing. Only 4 other products havemanaged to show such a survival benefit. …