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MRI Scans May Improve PCa Recurrence at Low PSA Levels 2011-05-06

Dynamic contrast enhanced (DCE) endorectal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the pelvis may offer an effective method of assessing for local recurrence of prostate cancer (PCa) afterprostatectomy, according to Texas researchers. …

Urinary Tract Infection Prevention by Use of Probiotic 2011-05-05

The intravaginal application of probiotic consisting of Lactobacillus crispatus CTV-05 or Lactin-V from Osel Inc have proved to be beneficial in limiting the recurrence of urinary tract infection by almost fifty percent in UTI susceptible women.…

EDs should be aware of sexually transmitted infection risk 2011-05-01

One-quarter of symptomatic adolescent females tested positive for an STI DENVER All adolescent females who show up in the emergency department (ED) complaining primarily of lower abdominal pain and/or urinary or genital symptoms.…

Tissue Spacers Reduce Risk Of Rectal Injury For PCa Patients 2011-04-30

Injecting a tissue spacer in the prostate-rectal inter-space is an effective way to reduce the rectal dose for prostate cancer patients receiving radiation therapy, according to research presented April 30, 2011.…

Reducing Risk Of Renal Failure In Obese Patients 2011-04-29

The angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor drug, ramipril, is particularly effective in lowering the risk of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in obese patients, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal.…

What does STI awareness mean? 2011-04-29

An annual observance to raise awareness about the impact of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) on the health of Americans and the importance of individuals discussing sexual health with their healthcare providers.…

Link between early hair loss and prostate cancer risk 2011-04-28

Men who start to lose their hair in their early 20s may be more likely to develop prostate cancer in later life, new research suggests. Scientists at the Paris Descartes University in France looked at 388 men who were being treated.…