Genetic link to prostate cancer risk in African Americans found

Prostate cancer in African-American men is associated with specific changes in the IL-16 gene, and by establishing the link in men of African as well as European descent, researchers may have found a...

Finasteride's Sexual Side Effects May Be Long Term

Men who use finasteride for hair loss may experience sexual dysfunction long after discontinuing the drug, according to new data....

Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids may increase the risk of erectile dysfunction (ED), according to researchers in Taiwan....

Aspirin may help men with prostate cancer live longer, study suggests

Men who have been treated for prostate cancer, either with surgery or radiation, could benefit from taking aspirin regularly, says a new study....Aspirin may help men with prostate cancer live longer, study suggests

Reducing the side effects of treatment for prostate cancer

New research reassessing clinical data from trials, which investigate ways of treating side effects of therapy for prostate cancer, finds that tamoxifen, an anti-estrogen used to treat breast cancer,...

Link between protein and aggressive, recurring prostate cancer discovered

In a study to decipher clues about how prostate cancer cells grow and become more aggressive, urologists have found that reduction of a specific protein is correlated with the aggressiveness of...

Prostate cancer survival rates improved since introduction of PSA testing

The routine use of prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing for screening and monitoring prostate cancer has led to early and more sensitive detection of the disease. A new study reports that in the...

Saving a penny: Stem cell therapy shows promise in repairing stress urinary incontinence

Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) can occur due to sneezing, coughing, exercising or even laughing and happens because the pelvic floor muscles are too weak causing leakage when the bladder is put...

Doctors can now detect hard-to-diagnose prostate cancer

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...

Proteins may point way to new prostate cancer drug targets

Two proteins that act in opposing directions -- one that promotes cancer and one that suppresses cancer -- regulate the same set of genes in prostate cancer, researchers have found....Proteins may point way to new prostate cancer drug targets

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