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Urinary Incontinence After Prostate Surgery in Men - Not Helped by Pelvic Floor Exercises 2011-07-23

One-to-one pelvic floor exercise therapy for urinary incontinence after prostate surgery is not effective as previously thought to be. Urinary incontinence is a common complication ofprostate surgery. …

Your Risk Of Kidney Disease Mortality Doubles If You Have A Large Waist 2011-07-19

A study led by a Loyola University Health System researcher found that the larger a kidney patient's waistcircumference, the greater the chance the patient would die during the course of the study.…

Lycopene May Help Prevent Prostate Cancer In African Americans 2011-07-14

Lycopene, a red pigment that gives tomatoes and certain other fruits and vegetables their color, could help preventprostate cancer, especially in African American men, according to new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago.…

DNA Regions That Influence Prostate Cancer Risk Identified 2011-07-14

Scientists have discovered the exact DNA variants that contribute to prostate cancer risk. In a multi-stage study, the collaborators systematically searched the whole genome of cancer patients and healthy controls for specific gene variants.…

Prostate cancer may be worse for men who smoke 2011-07-12

The question Might smoking make a difference in how a mans health progresses after he receives a diagnosis of prostate cancer? This study analyzed data on 5,366 men who were treated for prostate cancer. Most were in their late 60s. …

Discovery Of First Gonorrhea Strain Resistant To All Available Antibiotics 2011-07-11

An international research team has discovered a strain of gonorrhea resistant to all currently available antibiotics. This new strain is likely to transform a common and once easily treatable infection into a global threat to public health.…

Gonorrhea and prostatitis growing resistant to antibiotics 2011-07-11

Gonorrhea may be growing resistant to the only remaining class of antibiotics left to treat the sexually transmitted disease, U.S. health officials say. Currently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, recommends a dual therapy.…