Sudden Death Risk Before Diabetes
Diabetes can increase your risk for all sorts of health issues, including heart problems. According to recent research, people could be faced with the most severe of these problems even before diabetes sets in.
Seeing Through the Medical Radiation Risk Story
Imagine if you had a cancer that needed to be treated right away. The doctor orders CT scans. Would the fact that radiation exposure from the tests increases your lifetime cancer risks keep you from having the scans?
Men Have Hormonal Blues Too
Most prostate cancers are fed by male hormones called androgens. So treating the disease often involves blocking these hormones. It’s called androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), and it’s been used for decades – but not without controversy.
More Life. Less Pain. Cancer Rx Delivers Both.
Zytiga ( abiraterone acetate) received expanded use approval to treat men with advanced prostate cancer last week. In addition to extending lives, a new study has found Zytiga also keeps men feeling better during their journey.
Advanced Prostate Cancer Rx Being Reviewed
Men with metastatic prostate cancer may have a new treatment. Radium-223 dichloride (radium-223) is designed to treat castration-resistant prostate cancer that has spread to the bone.
Does AA Help Men & Women Differently?
Originally designed for men, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) now welcomes women. But does successful abstinence from drinking through AA differ for men and women?
Drug May Reduce Cancer Spread to Bone
Patients with advanced prostate cancer may have cancer cells that spread to the bone and cause pain. A new drug shows promise by rapidly reducing prostate cancer bone tumors.
New Option For Late-Stage Prostate Cancer
Men with castration-resistant prostate cancer have another treatment option. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the expanded use of Zytiga (abiraterone acetate).
Depressed Men Visit Hospitals More Often
If you don't feel good about yourself, you often don't take good care of yourself. But if you're in your older years, not taking care of yourself might mean more trips to the hospital.
Male UTI Treatments May Miss the Mark
Urinary tract infections (UTI) are more common in women than in men. But for men who have UTIs, poorly defined treatments can lead to antibiotic resistance and higher costs.