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2013-08-09 08:20:44

Open data-sharing collaboration with Uniformed Services University and Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine offers new model for scientific discovery BOSTON, Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Berg, a biopharmaceutical company committed to uncovering health solutions through a data-driven, biological research approach, announced today an ambitious new partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense under a Cooperative Research and Development...

2013-08-01 08:28:25

Demand is Also Rising for Discreet Devices, Particularly in the Urinary Incontinence Device Market, According to Millennium Research Group TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, patient and hospital demand for minimally invasive and discreet devices is rising within European markets for urological devices, and products that meet these needs are poised to see strong adoption...

2013-07-30 23:29:53

Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson PC support the addition of prostate cancer to the list of 50 cancers covered under the Zadroga Act New York, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The personal injury attorneys at Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson PC support the Obama Administration’s July 2 announcement that prostate cancer would be added to the list of diseases covered under the Zadroga Act, alongside more than 50 other types of cancers included since last year. The change came after the...

2013-07-30 10:41:25

Men who decide to be screened for prostate cancer and those who forgo PSA screening stick with their decisions after receiving materials explaining the risks and benefits of the test. The decision aids greatly increased their knowledge about screening and reduced their conflict about what to do, but did not have an impact on their screening decision when measured a year later. That's the finding of a new study published today in JAMA Internal Medicine that examined both web-based and...

2013-07-25 23:25:37

A newly released study reveals that men who eat healthy, exercise and maintain a healthy weight lower their risk of aggressive prostate cancer, which suggests that appetite controlling and energy enhancing supplements like Prescopodene by Prescopodene Nutritionals may contribute to these effects. Australia (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 A nutritious diet and exercise plan has long been known to be important to reducing the risk of disease. However, one study now specifically links healthy...

2013-07-25 23:23:02

Living Fuel Founder & CEO calls the findings "an absurd conclusion from an absurd study that we can almost not even call a study" and believes it is nothing more than "fishing for data with a preconceived conclusion." Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 The media and health circles are abuzz about a recently published study that reportedly links intake of fish oil and a higher risk of prostate cancer. Before we ignore years of clinical research and a mountain of...

2013-07-17 08:25:18

TORONTO, July 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Prostate Cancer Canada is dedicated to supporting prostate cancer researchers on the verge of an early-stage research breakthrough with the Movember Discovery Grants program. This program allows both junior investigators at the start of their research career and more established investigators to pursue new important directions in prostate cancer research. Each recipient of the Movember Discovery Grant will receive up to $200,000 in funding over a...

2013-07-16 08:29:59

SAN ANTONIO, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio indicates that eating a modest amount of walnuts can protect against prostate cancer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130716/SF47525LOGO) The study is described in the journal Cancer Investigation. Researchers at the UT Health Science Center injected immune-deficient mice with human prostate cancer cells. Within three to...

2013-07-15 08:26:50

SAN DIEGO, CA and VANCOUVER, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Sophiris Bio Inc. (Sophiris, TSX: SHS) (the "Company" or "Sophiris"), a biopharmaceutical company developing a clinical-stage, targeted treatment for the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH or enlarged prostate), today announced the appointment of Joseph Turner to its Board of Directors effective and contingent upon the closing of the Company's proposed initial U.S. public offering of its common shares and listing...

2013-07-12 16:22:05

SAN DIEGO & VANCOUVER, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Sophiris Bio Inc. (Sophiris, TSX: SHS) (the "Company" or "Sophiris"), a biopharmaceutical company developing a clinical-stage, targeted treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH or enlarged prostate), today announced the resignation of both Noah Knauf and Amit Sobti, the Warburg Pincus nominees to its Board of Directors. The resignation of the Warburg Pincus nominees is in conjunction with the independent sales...


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2013-03-04 15:21:55

The male prostate gland acts as an exocrine gland in the male reproductive system. It is a firm, partly muscular, chestnut sized gland near the neck of the urethra in males. Formation and Orientation The prostate is usually formed within the ninth week of the embryonic stage in reproductive development. The prostate can be separated into either “lobes” or “zones”. When looking at a prostate divided into zones, there are four distinct regions. The first zone is the Peripheral...

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