Tag: risk

Health, Others

Are UTI’s Getting Harder to Treat?Are UTI’s Getting Harder to Treat?

Over prescription of antibiotics for infections has been a continuous issue in the healthcare community, even after the CDC declared antibiotic resistance as a serious health threat in the last few years. Researchers have called for a further intervention to stop unnecessary use of antibiotics, who are not likely to benefit from taking them. Treating these cases with […]

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Health, Prostate

Using Percent Free PSA to Enhance Diagnostics

Prostate cancer effects millions of men each year, whether newly diagnosed or living with prostate cancer. Despite the amount of lives this cancer affects, the tools for diagnosis fall short. For this reason it is important to use the tools that we do have to their fullest capacity. The percent free PSA, for instance. Currently, the two most […]

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Nutrition, Prostate

Omega-3 and Prostate Cancer: The Hype Seems a Little FishyOmega-3 and Prostate Cancer: The Hype Seems a Little Fishy

Fish Oils, which are high in omega-3 fatty acids, have long been praised for their great health benefits. A variety of studies have linked omega-3s with reducing the risk of heart disease and depression, lowering cholesterol levels and body weight, and more. But in the past few years, there’s been a growing body of evidence […]

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Cardio, Family Issues, Prostate, Relationships

Marriage is Good for Men’s Health—Especially When it Comes to Prostate Cancer Risk

If you’re at risk of developing prostate cancer and you’re considering getting a divorce or breaking up with your girlfriend, you might want to get some marriage counseling. According to new research, married men with prostate cancer are 40 percent less likely to die than single men with the disease.

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Health, Prostate

Too Much of a Good Thing, Part 1: Testosterone, Prostate Cancer, and BaldnessToo Much of a Good Thing, Part 1: Testosterone, Prostate Cancer, and Baldness

Men whose hairlines have drastically receded early in life have a significantly higher risk of developing prostate cancer later on. But before you jump to any conclusions, understand that this is one of those causation-vs.-correlation things. In other words, baldness doesn’t cause prostate cancer and prostate cancer doesn’t cause baldness. But it appears that the […]

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