Tag: prostate cancer

Roundup: FDA’s Supplements Crackdown; Low-Risk Prostate Cancer;...

FDA to Provide Stricter Oversight of Supplements, False or Misleading Health Claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said...

February 15, 2019

More Men are Facing High-Risk Prostate Cancer....

An ongoing debate over the effectiveness of a blood test to detect prostate cancer may have contributed to fewer men...

August 28, 2018

Roundup: Hip Fractures in Older Women on...

Hip fractures are common among the elderly, and the number of older women who are experiencing this serious injury is...

January 19, 2018

Prostate Cancer Screening: Clearing Up the Confusion

It's been just five months since a prominent panel of U.S. healthcare experts reversed an earlier stance against the prostate-specific...

September 27, 2017

Gel Reduces Side Effects of Radiation Therapy...

For the thousands of men treated with radiation therapy for prostate cancer each year, a new procedure is providing a...

July 24, 2017

Men, Don’t Put Off Your Checkups and...

By a significant margin, women are more attentive to their health, including the scheduling of regular or annual checkups and...

June 15, 2017

U.S. Panel Now Says ‘PSA’ Prostate Cancer...

Men ages 55 to 69 should seek their doctor's advice on the likelihood that the PSA test can detect prostate...

April 11, 2017

Prostate Cancer: Takeaways From A Governor’s Diagnosis

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton revealed Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, a day after he collapsed during...

January 24, 2017

Roundup: U.S. Premature Births Rise for First...

The rate of premature births, or “preterm births,” in the United States increased in 2015 for the first time in...

November 4, 2016

Prostate Cancer: Considering Early-Stage Options

The disease was more likely to spread in the men who opted just to monitor their prostate cancer. Moreover, about...

September 29, 2016

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