Category Archives: Prostate cancer

Is eating meat healthy?

Here’s an excellent article to read before you go have another hamburger!

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Improving Cancer Recovery Through Psychotherapy

Having cancer not only takes a toll on the patient’s body, but it also affects their mind.  Regardless of the type of cancer, an important part of the healing and recovery process is coping with both the physical and emotional … Continue reading

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Wondering about the usefulness of PSA tests?

The possible benefits and harms of prostate cancer screening have been hotly debated in recent years, but for the first time a new study tries to put a number on the balance of pluses and minuses for the average man. … Continue reading

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What caused this obesity crisis in the West?

“Genetically, human beings haven’t changed, but our environment, our access to cheap food has,” says Professor Jimmy Bell, obesity specialist at Imperial College, London. “We’re being bombarded every day by the food industry to consume more and more food.  “It’s … Continue reading

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How does obesity impact your brain?

While most are aware that being overweight or obese does increase their risk of high cholesterol, heart disease and type 2 diabetes, researchers from UCLA have uncovered another lesser known, but equally severe risk.  After reviewing brain scans of 94 … Continue reading

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What do you think of hormones in your beef?

In 2005, 32.5 million cattle were slaughtered to provide beef for U.S. consumers. Scientists believe about two-thirds of American cattle raised for slaughter today are injected with hormones to make them grow faster.  America’s dairy cows are also often given … Continue reading

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Non-pill solutions for erectile dysfunction

The Food and Drug Administration just approved the first new pill for ED in a decade.   But Stendra, also known as Avanafil, works the same way and is likely to work for the same men as previous pills. Stendra does … Continue reading

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New prostate cancer treatment reduces side-effects

A new technique to treat early prostate cancer may have far fewer side-effects than existing therapies.   A 41-patient study in the journal Lancet Oncology suggests targeted ultrasound treatment could reduce the risk of impotence and incontinence.   Researchers say it … Continue reading

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How bad are plastic water bottles for you?

In just one year, Americans drank nearly 9 billion gallons of bottled water, which is second only to soft drinks as the largest beverage type in the U.S. market, according to the Beverage Marketing Corporation. What are You Really Drinking … Continue reading

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New study on breast cancer reoccurence and diet

For the nearly 12 million cancer survivors in the US, the toughest part after initial diagnosis and treatment is dealing with fears of recurrence.   New research findings presented this week at the American Association of Cancer Research’s annual meeting in … Continue reading

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