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Gene Variant Influences Chronic Kidney Disease Risk 2011-03-11

The research team, known as the CKDGen Consortium, examined data from several genome-wide association studies to identify missense variant (I2984V) in the CUBN gene. The findings are published in the March 2011 edition of JASN.…

Lower Sex Drive A Hidden Symptom Of Breast Cancer 2011-03-10

For some women who have had breast cancer, the impact on their sex life can be just as devastating as other more obvious treatment related symptoms, such as hair loss. Reduced interestin sex among women is a familiar issue.…

Acupuncture May Treat Premature Ejaculation 2011-03-09

Acupuncture may be another treatment option for premature ejaculation (PE), new findings suggest. In a study of 90 PE patients, the therapy proved superior to a sham treatment but less effective than paroxetine.…

Protect Your Kidneys, Save Your Heart 2011-03-08

Protecting your kidneys may help save your heart, according to an article in the Medical Journal of Australia. The sixth World Kidney Day, to be held on 10 March 2011, will call attention to this underappreciated association. …

March is National Nutrition Month 2011-03-08

The American Dietetic Association is encouraging people to Eat Right With Color during March, which they have designated National Nutrition Month.The idea behind Eat Right With Color is to get Americans to include more fruits and vegetables.…

Scientists Target Aggressive Prostate Cancer 2011-03-05

Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a potential target to treat an aggressive type of prostate cancer. The target, a gene called SPINK1, could be to treat prostate cancer.…

Massage the lower abdomen actually enhance sexual performance 2011-03-05

In clinical massage sexual dysfunction to a certain extent. Massage can be solid kidney yang, dredging the channels and collaterals, qi and blood circulation, making the sexual function to a higher level. …