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Urine Test and Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) May Help Predict Prostate Cancer 2011-08-04

A painless urine test could soon help doctors tell when a high prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level means a dangerous cancer or when its a sign of a more benign condition that may notneed further treatment, a new study shows. …

Doing exercises every day helps prevent prostatitis 2011-08-03

Office clerks, IT family, etc., each sitting 40 minutes, preferably up look at the activities, constantly changing posture, timely relax the prostate. Moderate, moderate sex, dischargeof prostatic fluid helps to reduce siltation.…

High Vitamin D Levels May Increase Prostate Cancer Risk 2011-08-02

High blood levels of vitamin D may increase a man's risk of prostate cancer (PCa), according to a new study. The finding, by Demetrius Albanes, MD, and colleagues at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Bethesda, Md.…

Take-home Chlamydia Tests Tied to More Screening 2011-08-01

(Reuters Health) - Women at risk for chlamydia infections are more likely to get tested if they can do it at home instead of going to a clinic, suggests new research. The study participants had all previously tested positive for chlamydia.…

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) and PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) test 2011-08-01

For some fortunate men, the size of their prostate does not change. Unfortunately, about 75% of men over 50 years of age have measurable enlargement of the prostate. This condition is called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). …

Hormones Spurring Growth of Advanced Prostate Cancer Identified 2011-07-29

Scientists have discovered that a different hormonal pathway drives advanced prostate cancer than was previously thought, paving the way for developing potential drug targets against the disease. …

New Pathway to Potential Therapies for Advanced Prostate Cancer Discovered by UT Southwestern Scienti 2011-07-28

The potential drug targets for advanced prostate cancer have been narrowed by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers by demonstrating that late-stage tumors are driven by a different hormonal pathway than was thought previously. …