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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.…

An Unhealthy Lifestyle Is Associated With Sexual Dysfunction 2011-07-09

A new study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicinereveals that several unhealthy lifestyle factors, such as weight problems, high alcohol consumption, tobacco smoking, and hard drugs are associated with sexual dysfunction.…

NHS Bedfordshire achieves its chlamydia screening target 2011-07-08

Latest data has confirmed that NHS Bedfordshire has become one of only two Primary Care Trusts in the region to achieve the national Chlamydia screening target of 35% - testing 17,950 young people aged 15-24.…

Prostate cancer 3rd most common in Singapore 2011-07-07

Prostate cancer has climbed from being the fifth to the third most-common cancer among men in Singapore in just five years - although the survival chances are also higher if it is detected early.…