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Study Points to Penile Microbiome as a Risk Factor for HIV in Men

Uncircumcised men with high levels of anaerobic penile bacteria at higher risk for HIV

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Winning Star Trek Tricorder Device to Be Presented to Experts at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

Press can register here to livestream this special session through Newswise Live on Monday, July 31 at 7:30 PM EDT. The winner of the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE competition will present DxtER—a real-life tricorder—at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in San Diego. This special session will be the first time that the device is presented to researchers at a U.S. scientific conference.

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Reaching Black Men in Barbershops Could Lead to Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer

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Black men who enrolled in patient navigator program at local barbershops were twice as likely to get colorectal cancer screening as those who did not.

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Testosterone Prescribing in VA Varies by Provider’s Age, Experience, Specialty and Region

Providers in the Veterans Health Administration (VA) system vary in their testosterone prescribing practices, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. This is the first study to examine provider and site predictors of testosterone prescribing in the VA.

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Surgery for Early Prostate Cancer May Not Save Lives

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A major 20-year study provides further evidence that prostate cancer surgery offers negligible benefits to many men with early-stage disease. In such men, who account for most cases of newly diagnosed prostate cancer, surgery did not prolong life and often caused serious complications such as infection, urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction. The research team included Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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Synthetic DNA-Based Zika Vaccine Protects Against Damage to Testes in Preclinical Models

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While the Zika virus is primarily transmitted by mosquitoes, research has shown that the disease can affect semen and sperm and can therefore be spread through sexual intercourse.

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Women and Men May Have Different Bipolar Disorder Markers

Men and women react differently to compounds associated with immune system response to bipolar disorder, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.







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