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Walking regularly improves quality of life in prostate cancer survivors


17 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The effects of treatment for prostate cancer deteriorate the quality of life in survivors, but engaging in a regular walk routine can improve well-being, new study suggests. The finding came as a natural conclusion to one expert. "I am a big believer in exercise for overall wellness, and as this…

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Vitamin D supplements raise hope for prostate cancer treatment


23 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Use of Vitamin D supplements may slow or even prevent low-grade prostate cancer from progressing, new study suggests. Study’s lead researcher Bruce Hollis, professor of pediatrics, biochemistry and molecular biology at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, said “Vitamin D decreases inflammation in tissues, and inflammation is a driver…

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Medicines stored in PET bottles pose serious health hazard


20 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Storing medicines in Polyethylene Terephthate (PET) bottles poses serious health hazard, especially women, doctors found recently. A group of doctors from India contacted the Union Health Ministry asking a ban on storing medicines in such containers. Additionally, medicines stored in PET bottles have negative effects on children, women, and seniors.…

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More patients survive cancer in Wales


15 Jan, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 1 comment
Numbers are encouraging in Wales, where fewer people die of cancer even though more people are being diagnosed with the disease, a new report says. In Wales, the number of people diagnosed with cancer is growing largely because of Wales’ aging population. On average, there were around 16,400 new cases…

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Combined therapies work greatly for older man with prostate cancer


7 Jan, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Older patients suffering from prostate cancer could benefit from adding radiotherapy to the traditional hormone therapy, and also help saving their lives, new study finds. By combining these two therapies, especially in men with advanced prostate cancer aged between 76 and 85, the number of deaths could drop to half…

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Walnuts slow down prostate cancer tumor growth


17 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Eating a handful of walnuts on a daily basis may slow down the occurrence of prostate cancer, new research shows. According to scientists, diets rich in walnuts or its oils slow down the growth of a tumor in mice. Additionally, the reduce cholesterol and increased the sensitivity to insulin which…

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Robotic surgery improves prostate cancer treatment in Wales


7 Nov, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Prostate cancer patients at a Cardiff hospital are already benefiting from a leading-edge robotic surgery procedure. Urologists at the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough will use the £3.5m equipment to remove a cancerous prostate using small incisions. This technology is already used in some hospitals in England, but the…

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Heart-related deaths may result from prostate cancer treatment


29 Oct, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Standard treatments of prostate cancer may cause death from heart attacks or congestive heart failure. Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), one of the common treatments of prostate cancer, works by reducing the male hormone levels to prevent further growth of cancer cells. Previous research, however, determined that some side effects of…

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Having sex with 21 women saves you from prostate cancer


28 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 4 comments
Having an impressive love-making record may protect you against prostate cancer, as new evidence from Canadian scientists suggests. According to new research published by the University of Montreal, men having sex with more than 20 women, have a 29% lower chance of developing prostate cancer, as opposed to men who…

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Prostate cancer’s appetite for copper promises drastic reductions of disease


16 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Adding to its devastating effects, prostate cancer tumors rob a man’s body of copper, essential for a balanced functioning of our system. However, researchers are now able to kill the prostate cancer by sending a large amount of copper mixed with a drug that selectively destroys the cells already filled…