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Smoking Increases Prostate Cancer Death Risk - Study 2011-06-23

Smokers who are diagnosed with prostate cancer face an increased prostate cancer death risk than non-smokers, say US researchers. Men who smoked at the time of diagnosis faced 61 percent higher risk of dying from prostate cancer.…

GI Toxicities After Radiotherapy for PCA Persist Beyond 5 Years 2011-06-21

GI Toxicities After Radiotherapy for PCa Persist Beyond Five Years Patients who undergo radiation treatment for localized prostate cancer (PCa) are more likely to have procedural interventions for late gastrointestinal (GI) toxicities.…

Paternal Exposures May Damage Sperm 2011-06-20

According to the California Teratogen Information Service (CTIS) Pregnancy Health Information Line, more studies are needed to evaluate men and the potential effect of illnesses, medications and lifestyle habits on fertility and pregnancy.…

Prostate Cancer Linked With Parkinson 2011-06-20

Prostate cancer risk is significantly higher than expected among nearly 3,000 persons with Parkinson's disease, according to findings presented at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting in Honolulu. …

Varicoceles Linked To Lower Testosterone Levels In Men 2011-06-17

As many as 15 percent of men have varicoceles, masses of enlarged and dilated veins in the testicles. There is new evidence that varicoceles, long known to be a cause of male infertility, interfere with the production of testosterone.…

When Sugar Damages Kidneys 2011-06-16

Dr. Huber and his team were able to identify a signalling path that affects the progression of kidney disease in diabetes patients: mTOR is an important metabolic enzyme that controlssimilar functions in simple organisms.…

British Men Unaware Of Key Risk Factors For Cancer In Men 2011-06-15

Research by male cancer campaign, Everyman, found that nearly three quarters of men surveyedwere unable to name age, family history or race as the top risk factors for prostate cancer,while a quarter admitted having no knowledge of any risk factors.…