Tag: prostate cancer

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

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

Roundup: An Upward Tick in U.S. Death...

The U.S. death rate, measured by the number of deaths per 100,000 people, has been declining for years. But for...

June 3, 2016

Men: Discuss Prostate Screenings With Your Doctor

The much-debated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) is a blood test for men over 50, (or younger if at higher risk),...

December 2, 2014

Early Baldness at Middle Age May Be...

Men who said they showed a certain degree of baldness at age 45 had a 39 percent higher risk of...

September 16, 2014

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