High-Grade Prostate Cancer Linked to Metabolic Syndrome
Metabolic syndrome does not raise a mans risk of developing prostate cancer overall, but does raise their risk of aggressive prostate cancer, according to a report presented at the 27th Annual Congress of the European Association of Urology.
Prostate, Colon, Lung Cancer Rates Down
Cancer rates for lung, prostate and colon cancer has dropped significantly for men in the United States, according to the latest Cancer Facts & Figures report from the American Cancer Society.
Recession, High Co-Pays Tied to Fewer Colonoscopy Screenings Among People with Private Insurance
The recent economic recession is the longest since World War II. With record joblessness, personal health care spending, particularly for preventative health services, has dropped dramatically.
Gallup: Overweight Americans Suffer From More Pain
Adults who are obese report higher rates of daily pain than those who are not, according to a recent Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index survey.
CDC: Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates are Down
Many people don’t get necessary cancer screening tests, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Study: Overweight Americans May Risk Kidney Damage When Attempting Weight Loss
The nutritional and lifestyle habits of overweight adults, including diets and diet pills, may be causing kidney damage, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Obesity.
Weight Gain Could Depend on the Medicines You’re Taking
Weight gain may not always be due to what you eat. Researchers in Texas find your medication can cause serious weight gain.
Fructose Not Linked to Weight Gain: Study
Fructose has long been considered one of the causes of the obesity crisis across the world. But a new study from researchers in Canada finds that might not be true.
Curry Spice Component May Help Slow Prostate Tumor Growth
Love to eat curry? It may do more than tingle your tastebuds. According to a new study, curry spice components may help slow the growth of tumors in castration-resistant prostate cancer patients.
Study: Prostate Cancer Risk Halved for Subfertile Men
Men who are involuntarily childless due to subfertility are at a significantly lower risk of developing prostate cancer, according to a recently released study.