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A Paleolithic-type diet may help reduce future risk of diabetes and …
... Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine at Umeå University in Umeå, Sweden. "A Paleolithic-type diet, high in polyunsaturated fatty acids, may have long-term beneficial effects on obesity-related disorders, including reduced risk for ... [...]
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Elevated PSA Linked To Increase Risk of Urinary Symptoms in Men
Dr. Freedland: PSA is a marker of prostate pathology. While often used to screen for prostate cancer, it is not prostate specific and can be elevated due to inflammation or enlarged prostate or other reasons. Whether it predicts the development of ... [...]
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High Risk of Arthritis in Down's Syndrome
"Despite the higher prevalence and incidence, delay in diagnosis is a feature consistently reported, and as a result of delayed diagnosis they also have delayed treatment and have significant joint damage and disability at the time of diagnosis," she ... [...]
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Smokers at higher risk of TB because of 'clogged-up immune cells'
The risk of becoming infected with TB is increased by exposure to smoke from cigarettes and burning fuel. Now, a new study shows this is because smoke clogs up immune cells and weakens their ability to fight TB bacteria. Macrophages When normal ... [...]
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Cancer diagnosis increases risk for mental disorders, psychiatric medication use
Although a steady decrease began following the peak period, patients with cancer still experienced an elevated risk for mental disorders up to 10 years after receiving their diagnosis (HR = 1.1; 95% CI, 1.1-1.2). ... Having advanced or metastatic ... [...]
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Prostate cancer treatment with radiotherapy increases risk of developing …
Prostate cancer radiotherapy treatment side effect Prostate cancer, one of the most common types of cancer in men, is often treated with radiotherapy, however, experts now believe that this form of treatment can lead to secondary cancers. Radiotherapy ... [...]
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Prostate Cancer: Men Who Don't Ejaculate Often May Be Up For Higher Risk
The men who ejaculated for at least 21 times a month when they were 20-29 were found to be 19 percent less likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer compared to the guys who ejaculated for just seven times monthly, Huffington Post reported. Meanwhile ... [...]
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Mediterranean Diet and Reduced Breast Cancer Risk
Between 2002 and 2003 breast cancer rates decreased by 7%, most likely due to the decrease in use of hormone therapy in the form of estrogen and progestins (synthetic progesterone). “Hormone ... Very recent research shows that women can actually reduce ... [...]
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Guys Who Don't Ejaculate Frequently Could Have A Higher Risk Of Prostate Cancer
“Ejaculation frequency is, to some extent, a measure of overall health status in that men at the very low end of ejaculation – 0 to 3 times per month – were more likely to have other (medical problems) and die prematurely from causes other than ... [...]
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Prostate cancer symptoms, stats & risk factors
Pirates left-hander Tony Watson said the players would prefer not to go to Puerto Rico, "but we don't have all the facts, either. We're trying to walk a fine line here. It's an interesting situation that we're getting constant feedback from the CDC ... [...]
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Women at Risk: Abortion and Breast Cancer Linked
If abortion were not a politically protected procedure, there would be agreement based on the facts: abortion is a risk contributor for breast cancer. If women were given fair warning of the risks attributed to abortion — breast cancer being one of ... [...]
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Sir Michael Parkinson urges men not to ignore risk of prostate cancer
Prostate Cancer UK predicts that by 2030, the disease will be the UK's most common cancer overall unless efforts are made to stop it. Symptoms of prostate cancer include a need to urinate frequently, especially at night, difficulty starting urination ... [...]
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Multigene Testing May Help Better Stratify Risk in Men With Localized Prostate …
In most cases, however, these tests will be confirmatory and only in the minority of men will the tests likely alter clinical practice,” Dr Ross told Cancer Therapy Advisor. “Currently, tests are being developed that could be predictive of treatment ... [...]
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DNA analysis can determine Breast Cancer Risk – El Paso Daily Science
Research has shown that certain foods can help cancer patients through treatment and proton therapy may help children's brain cancer. Most recently, scientists have also found out more information regarding breast cancer, one of the leading causes of ... [...]
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Increase in Genetic Risk of Breast Cancer Triggered by Alcohol Consumption
Preventing breast cancer is the ultimate goal of this work, though it also has implications for women undergoing hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptoms, as alcohol can affect the actions of the hormones they take to manage their symptoms. [...]
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Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis raise gout risk
There is currently no cure for psoriatic arthritis, but treatment options are available. Medical treatments involve the use of anti-inflammatory medications, disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (which slow down disease progression ... [...]
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