Tag Archives: Prostate Cancer
Cancer is often treated as a condition that absolutely must receive treatment, yet prostate cancer does not always need to be treated, and there are some pros to not treating it. Screening for cancer through a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) has… Read More
Researchers may have found yet another reason that getting the necessary shut-eye is so important, especially for men. According to a new preliminary study, sleep deprivation may be linked to fatal prostate cancer.
A study analyzed long-term data from more… Read More
It is said that every man, if able to live long enough, will most likely develop prostate cancer—a relatively slow growing cancer that about 99 percent of the time occurs over the age of 50. The prostate is a… Read More
Prostate cancer is one of the most common male cancers, though many men are unaware of the factors that put them at risk. While it is important to get checked regularly, you may want to increase the frequency of your… Read More
If you’re an older male then your doctor may have discussed with you a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test. PSA is a protein produced by the prostate and found in the blood. The value of the PSA blood test is that… Read More
An analysis of 27 studies has found that alcohol consumption can increase the risk of prostate cancer among men. The researchers found that even limited drinking – two drinks a day – was associated with an eight to 23 percent… Read More
Prostate cancer patients taking testosterone-lowering drugs may be twice as likely to develop dementia. The researchers found that males who underwent androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) had an eight percent risk of dementia within five years of treatment, compared to only 3.5… Read More
Eating walnuts may reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and prostate cancer, as well as improve colon health, according to different studies. The Connecticut-based research center conducted a study among 46 adults aged 30 to 75. All of the… Read More
Elevated cholesterol and triglycerides increase prostate cancer recurrence risk, according to research. Researcher Emma Allott said, “While laboratory studies support an important role for cholesterol in prostate cancer, population-based evidence linking cholesterol and prostate cancer is mixed. Understanding associations between… Read More
Parkinson’s disease (PD) may increase prostate cancer or melanoma risk according to research. The results of the study support a genetic link between prostate cancer, melanoma, and Parkinson’s disease. Coauthor Lisa Cannon-Albright explained, “The clinical implications suggest screening for melanoma… Read More
Prostate cancer patients on androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) face the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, but type 2 diabetics are less likely to develop prostate cancer, according to research.
The first study does not prove a cause-and-effect relationship, but… Read More
A recent study published in BJU International states that certain prostate cancer medications can increase the risk of heart-related deaths in men with congestive heart failure or prior heart attacks.
Researchers led by David Ziehr of Harvard Medical School and… Read More