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New Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Introduced
2013-05-04 07:28:32

Healthy men under the age of 55 do not need routine annual prostate cancer screenings, according to new clinical practice guidelines released by the American Urological Association (AUA).

2013-05-02 23:20:53

Diet Doc’s new diet plans offer improved weight loss tips, available to all new patients, providing safe results capable of helping patients avoid the risk of insulin resistance caused by obesity,

Obesity Linked To Increased Risk Of Prostate Cancer
2013-04-24 09:24:35

Researchers have discovered that benign precancerous lesions detected in prostate biopsies are more likely to develop into prostate cancer for obese men compared to their normal-weight counterparts.

2013-04-18 23:31:32

Researchers of the hereditary cancer research group at the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) and the Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO) conducted a functional and structural study of seven missense variants of the BRCA1 gene concluding that three of these variants are pathogenic, linked to the risk of suffering breast or ovarian cancer.

2013-04-17 14:35:17

Focusing prostate cancer testing on men at highest risk of developing the disease is likely to improve the ratio between benefits and the harms of screening.

2013-04-15 14:05:31

Genetic variants have been identified which can increase serum prostate specific antigen (PSA) concentrations and prostate cancer risk.

Patent Law For The Human Genome
2013-04-15 06:01:44

The US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Monday in a case that could determine whether or not human DNA can be patented, which could have a tremendous impact on genetic research, one way or the other.

2013-04-13 23:03:57

Diet Doc’s improved prescription hCG diet plans are newly geared towards helping prevent elevated insulin levels, which leads to Type 2 diabetes, by enabling patients to safely lose weight fast.

2013-03-18 20:59:04

The digital rectal exam is an important screening test that can discover prostate cancer that a prostate-specific antigen or PSA test may not, despite the higher sensitivity of the PSA test.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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