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Propecia May Help Prevent Risk Of Prostate Cancer
2013-08-16 05:02:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Finasteride, a popular treatment for male pattern baldness also known as Propecia, can reduce a person’s risk of contracting prostate cancer by about one-third, according to research appearing in the August 15 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. According to HealthDay News reporter Dennis Thompson, the researchers conducted an 18-year follow up to the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT). The PCPT, a study which...

2013-08-15 11:55:34

A long-term follow-up to a groundbreaking study led by the director of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center confirms that a drug shown to reduce risk of prostate cancer by more than a third has no impact on lifespan but further reduces the risk of prostate cancer. Reducing the risk of prostate tumors by about 30 percent - and low-grade tumors by 43 percent - means thousands of men can avoid a cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatments that significantly affect quality of life, said Ian...

2013-03-25 23:05:06

A recent CBS News article highlights Latisse and other drugs, previously developed for alternate uses, have surfaced as potentially effective hair loss treatments. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills is excited at the possibilities this offers his patients even if these drugs are a treatment option and not a cure. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 According to a March 17, 2013 CBS News article, the eyelash treatment Latisse is now being explored as a remedy for hair loss....

2013-01-02 05:03:25

According to court documents, on December 6th, 2012, a Texas resident and his wife filed a lawsuit in Pennsylvania Eastern District Court alleging he developed prostate cancer from his use of the drug Avodart. In light of these news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Avodart side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 AttorneyOne.com, a...

2012-10-26 04:03:51

The online Canadian pharmacy provider Big Mountain Drugs is offering a promo coupon code bph10 for medications that may help men maintain a healthier prostate. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Taking care of your health is important. Big Mountain Drugs, a reputable online Canadian pharmacy and international drugstore, is proud to support the health needs of men by offering a coupon, promo code bph10, helping to make certain medications more affordable. When roughly 50% of men over age...

2012-08-09 23:17:58

Researchers have successfully developed and tested a new prostate cancer screening method that uses the combined power of a novel drug therapy and changes in PSA levels over time to identify men with a high PSA who are more likely to have aggressive prostate cancer despite negative biopsies. The new study by researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, published in the Journal of Urology, shows that PSA can be a much more effective marker for prostate cancer...

2012-05-22 01:54:06

Statins drugs prescribed to treat high cholesterol may also work to slow prostate growth in men who have elevated PSA levels, according to an analysis led by researchers at Duke University Medical Center. The finding, presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association, provides additional insight into the effects of cholesterol-lowing drugs such as statins on the prostate. Previous studies at Duke and elsewhere had found a link between statins and lower levels of PSA, a...

2012-03-27 23:00:56

On March 19th, 2012 Health Canada issued a warning about Avodart, and other drugs used to treat enlarged prostate, that they may be associated with an increased risk of developing a serious form of prostate cancer known as high-grade prostate cancer, an aggressive type of prostate cancer. Avodart (dutasteride), manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline, was approved by the FDA in October 2002 for the treatment of urinary problems. The medication, in use for men only, helps improve urinary flow and may...

2012-03-07 10:54:37

Men receiving testosterone supplementation who also received a drug (dutasteride) commonly used to treat an enlarged prostate gland and which blocks the conversion of testosterone to its potent metabolite DHT did not experience a significant difference in changes in certain outcomes such as muscle mass, muscle strength, or sexual function compared to men who did not receive dutasteride, according to a study in the March 7 issue of JAMA. Steroid 5α-reductase inhibitors, which...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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