Breakthroughs in natural remedies for cancers
Scientists have recorded major breakthroughs in their quest for a natural cure for bile duct, prostate, breast, cervical and pancreatic cancers.
Leon Spinks Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer
Boxing legend Leon Spinks is battling prostate cancer that spread to his bladder but the family is hopeful he'll pull through according to TMZ. 66-year-old Spinks has been fighting for his life in a Las Vegas hospital and according to a family member: "Leon is currently in intensive care of a Las Vegas hospital receiving…
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.
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.
1 out of 9 men prone to prostate cancer - Expert
Dr Yunusa Nda, a medical practitioner, says that one out of every nine men are prone to prostate cancer, therefore, they should always go for early diagnosis and treatment.