FDA Approves Prostate Cancer Imaging Agent
The US Food and Drug Administration approved the production and use of Choline C 11 Injection, a positron emission tomography (PET) imaging agent used to help detect recurrent prostate cancer.
Pelvic Stents May Aid Sexual Function
Stents are used to open arteries that have narrowed from heart disease. Now doctors are considering them to treat erectile dysfunction to open the artery that supplies blood to the penis.
Partner's Role in Prostate Rehab
Prostate cancer surgery patients commonly experience erectile dysfunction. While many seek therapy to regain function, they may need more partner support to stay with the program.
Complete ED Failure No More
Just over half of men between the ages of 40 and 70 have some degree of erectile dysfunction (ED). For those with complete ED, tadalafil may offer a lift.
Inflammation Linked to Arrhythmia
There are a wide range of risk factors for heart arrhythmias, but could a symptom such as simple inflammation be enough to increase your risk?
Radiation May Block Cancer Comeback
Although most men who have their prostate removed to treat prostate cancer stay disease free, some have a recurrence. Radiation following the surgery appears to reduce the chance of the cancer returning.
Prostate Cancer Has Gene Fortune Tellers
To determine treatment for prostate cancer, doctors may look to a patient’s DNA. How aggressive the disease will be may be predicted by examining gene patterns in blood cells.
More Active, More Immune After Cancer
The tolls of cancer can make it difficult to exercise. But when treatment is done and patients keep up an exercise routine over time, the body can get stronger in a number of ways.
Running Free Barefooted
First there were toe socks. Then came the toe shoes, and shoemakers have been busy designing some of their own to go with the barefoot running craze, but is it just a fad?
Too Much Oxygen is No Good
Less is sometimes more, as it turns out for oxygen during surgery. New research gives anesthesiologists one more variable to consider.