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Imaging Technology Reveals Metabolic Shift Which May Offer Early Cancer Clue 2011-07-06

Imaging Technology Reveals Metabolic Shift Which May Offer Early Cancer Clue Cancer cells are well known for their altered metabolisms, which may help them generate the energy they need for rapid growth. …

Sexual Health in Men Declines After Prostate Surgery 2011-07-05

Sexual health is worse than expected in nearly half of all men who undergo surgery for prostate cancer, according to a poll. Sexual function was shown to have decreased while incontinence problems increased. …

Gay Men on Prostate Cancer Drugs at Risk of Sexual Dysfunction 2011-07-04

Sexual dysfunction may be a problem plaguing many gay men taking bicalutamide for prostate cancer. During the study, researchers evaluated 17 straight men and 12 gay men taking 50mg daily dose of bicalutamide. …

Poor Oral Care May Cause Sexual Problems 2011-07-02

A recent study has revealederectile dysfunction can be linked to gum disease. The research1, carried out on 70 male subjects, showed a correlation between gum disease and the ability to achieve an erection. …

PCA3 May Help Predict Insignificant Prostate Cancer 2011-06-30

WASHINGTON, D.C.Prostate cancer gene 3 (PCA3) may be a valuable predictor of pathologically confirmed low volume disease and insignificant prostate cancer (PCa), according to a study presented at the 2011 annual meeting.…

How Monkeys Survive AIDS-Like Infection 2011-06-29

Researchers have identified a way some of sooty mangabeys' immune cells resist infection: they close the gates that SIV and HIV use to get into the cell. The findings may lead to strategies to help HIV-infected individuals.…

Link Between Smoking and Prostate Cancer 2011-06-24

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Men with prostate cancer might want to think twice before they light up a cigarette. A new study shows prostate cancer patients who smoke increase their risk of cancer recurrence and death from the disease. …