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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.…

Drugs for Enlarged Prostate May Raise Risk of Aggressive Cancer 2011-06-11

THURSDAY, June 9 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is calling for new warning labels on a class of drugs used primarily to treat enlarged prostates, because the medications may raise the risk of prostate cancer.…

Drug Shows Promise In Prostate Cancer Spread To Bone 2011-06-11

A new drug to treat prostate cancer shows early promise, particularly against tumors that have spread to the bone, a multi-site study shows. The drug Cabozantinib is designed to targetmainly two important pathways linked to the growth.…

Prostate drugs raise risk of prostate cancer 2011-06-10

(Reuters) - A class of drugs meant to improve symptoms of an enlarged prostate gland actually increase the chance of getting a more serious form of prostate cancer, health officials said on Thursday. …