Hope for prostate cancer ‘cure’ as trial finds ‘precision’ drug can help incurable patients live almost four months longer
Thousands of men with advanced prostate cancer could live for longer by taking a ‘precision’ drug, a major trial has suggested.
Prostate Cancer And Alcohol: Is There A Connection?
The prostate is a small, squishy gland about the size of a ping-pong ball, located deep inside the groin, between the base of the penis and the rectum. The prostate is important for reproduction because it supplies the seminal fluid, which mixes with sperm from the testes. Seminal fluid helps the sperm to travel and…
Iron-rich foods may cancel out tomatoes’ anticancer benefits
New research finds that iron halves the absorption of lycopene. Lycopene is a carotenoid full of antioxidants that is present in tomatoes. Tomatoes offer a rich variety of health benefits. These range from protecting against cancer and hypertension to maintaining the health of our heart, skin, and eyes.
Research links chicken consumption to prostate cancer, others
A new research outcome from the University of Oxford has linked the consumption of poultry, especially chicken, to an increased risk of prostate and blood cancer.
Eating mushrooms three times weekly slashes chance of developing prostate cancer by 17%
Eating mushrooms three times a week slashes the chance of developing prostate cancer by nearly a fifth, according to research.The power of fungi to fight cancer was highlighted by Japanese researchers.
Body fat distribution linked to higher risk of aggressive prostate cancer
In the first prospective study of directly measured body fat distribution and prostate cancer risk, investigators found that higher levels of abdominal and thigh fat are associated with an increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer.
Breakthrough in prostate cancer diagnosis
A genetic breakthrough promises to improve prostate cancer diagnosis. British scientists have discovered 17 genes that radically increase the chance of carriers developing the disease. The findings will help create a test to identify those at risk. Until now academics knew of only six genes linked to prostate cancer, but the research gives a total…
Cheap blood pressure drugs increase survival chances for men with prostate cancer
Cheap blood pressure drugs taken by many hypertensive could increase prostate cancer survival rates, research suggests.A study of nearly 8,300 men with the disease found that certain medications cut the chance of an early death by up to 42 per cent.
Essential screening tests and men's health
Getting the right screening test at the right time is one of the most important things a man can do for his health. Screenings find diseases early...
Eating dinner before 9pm could cut risk of developing breast, prostate cancer by 20%
Eating dinner before 9pm could cut people’s risk of breast and prostate cancer by a fifth.Sitting down to an evening meal at least two hours before going to bed reduces the chances of getting both cancers, a study of more than 4,000 people suggests.