Gallup: More Americans Were Uninsured in 2011
Texas continues to be the state with the highest percentage of residents without health insurance, according to the latest Gallup health survey on insurance coverage in the United States.
Study: Water Increases Your Energy Level
The next time you’re fatigued at work, drink a glass of water to feel replenished. According to a study published in the British Journal of Nutrition, dehydration is a main cause of mental fatigue and memory.
Researchers Create Chip To Dectect Prostate Cancer in Urine
Scientists from the University of Parma in Italy have developed a chip that would be able to detect a suspected marker of aggressive prostate cancer in urine, which could make cancer testing easier and less invasive.
Men Responsible for Half of Infertility Cases Among Couples
Many couples struggle with fertility – about 15 percent of couples in United States. Though infertility is often thought of as a woman’s issue, data suggests half of couples are affected by male infertility.
Study: Annual Prostate Cancer Screening Does Not Provide Mortality Benefit
Annual prostate cancer screening does not lower mortality from prostate cancer more than opportunistic screening, according to a new report from researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Excess Fat May Be ‘Protective’ in Seniors Over 85
Many adults struggle with weight throughout their lifetime, but according to researchers those extra pounds could be beneficial to older adults. Researchers from Tel Aviv University found that for the elderly excess weight serves as a protective component in your body that lowers the risk of death when compared to others with normal body weight.
New Prostate Cancer Med Extends Life by Nearly Five Months: Study
A study, conducted by pharmaceutical company Astellas Pharma Europe LTD, found when compared to patients prescribed a placebo, an investigational drug extended life by almost five months in men with advanced prostate cancer who already underwent chemotherapy treatment.
Early Balding Linked to an Enlarged Prostate
Are you losing your hair? You may want to have your prostate examined. A new study suggests that men who begin balding tend to have larger prostates.
High-Grade Prostate Cancer Linked to Metabolic Syndrome
Metabolic syndrome does not raise a mans risk of developing prostate cancer overall, but does raise their risk of aggressive prostate cancer, according to a report presented at the 27th Annual Congress of the European Association of Urology.
Study: NSAID Usage May Raise The Risk of Prostate Cancer
Researcher in Finland found that the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs) is linked to an increased risk of prostate cancer.