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Fighting Prostate Cancer with Hi-Tech Might at NYU Lutheran

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NYU Lutheran is determined to help stop prostate cancer in its tracks. And leading NYU Lutheran’s fight is Marc Bjurlin, DO, the hospital’s newly appointed director of urologic oncology and clinical assistant professor of urology at NYU School of Medicine.

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Experts Take Strong Stance on Testosterone Deficiency and Treatment

In an effort to address widespread concerns related to testosterone deficiency (TD) and its treatment with testosterone therapy, a group of international experts has developed a set of resolutions and conclusions to provide clarity for physicians and patients. At a consensus conference held in Prague, Czech Republic last fall, the experts debated nine resolutions, with unanimous approval. The details of the conference were published today in a Mayo Clinic Proceedings report.

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#SBP Prostate Cancer Researcher Battles Prostate Cancer for a Second Time, and Has a Message for Men Under 50

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Why Do Women Live Longer Than Men?

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Women live longer than men. This simple statement holds a tantalizing riddle that Steven Austad, Ph.D., and Kathleen Fischer, Ph.D., of the University of Alabama at Birmingham explore in a perspective piece published in Cell Metabolism on June 14.

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Laser Ablation Becomes Increasingly Viable Treatment for Prostate Cancer

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Prostate cancer patients may soon have a new option to treat their disease: laser heat. UCLA researchers have found that focal laser ablation – the precise application of heat via laser to a tumor – is both feasible and safe in men with intermediate risk prostate cancer.

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Challenges of Custom-Engineering Living Tissue, Marriage Could Improve Heart Attack Survival, Bleeding Hearts Predict Future Heart Failure, and More in the Cardiovascular Health News Source

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New Techniques to Assess the Fate of Stem Cells in vivo

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Publication in Genes & Development: researchers at the Université libre de Bruxelles, ULB develop new techniques to assess the fate of stem cells in vivo.

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Some Asian-Americans Are Predisposed to Want More Carbs; Breakthrough Toward Fish-Free Aquaculture Feed; Genetically Modified Golden Rice Falls Short, and More in the Food Science News Source

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Prevalence of Obesity in the U.S. Increases Among Women, but Not Men

The prevalence of obesity in 2013- 2014 was 35 percent among men and 40 percent among women, and between 2005 and 2014, there was an increase in prevalence among women, but not men, according to a study appearing in the June 7 issue of JAMA.

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Room for Improvement in End-of-Life Care, Rethinking Hospital Alarms and more in the Healthcare News Source

Get the latest research and features in healthcare, including hospital administration, patient care, and health economics in Newswise's Healthcare News Source.

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Imaging Biomarker Distinguishes Prostate Cancer Tumor Grade

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Physicians have long used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to detect cancer but results of a University of California San Diego School of Medicine study describe the potential use of restriction spectrum imaging (RSI) as an imaging biomarker that enhances the ability of MRI to differentiate aggressive prostate cancer from low-grade or benign tumors and guide treatment and biopsy.

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Study Shows That Black Men with More West African Genes Have Lower Risk of Obesity

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Among black men, those with a high degree of West African genetic ancestry have less abdominal fat than those with a lower degree.

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2008-2009 Recession: Alcohol Use Contributed to Suicide Among Men

Prior research has shown a link between the impact of contracting economies, especially as reflected by the unemployment rate, and suicide mortality risk. This study assesses changes in the rate of heavy alcohol use among suicide decedents, for both genders, during the 2008-2009 economic crisis.

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Sea Urchins Defy Aging, Study Identifies How Brain Connects Memories Across Time, Regular Exercise at Any Age Might Stave Off Alzheimer’s, and more in the Aging News Source

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Stress Affects Males and Females Differently

Weizmann Institute of Science researchers found that a stress receptor in the brain regulates metabolic responses to stressful situations differently in male and female mice. The results could aid in the development of treatments for regulating hunger or stress responses, including anxiety and depression.

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Too Much Sex Causes Genitals to Change Shape in Beetle Study, Expert on Managing Wedding Stress, Relationship Satisfaction Depends on the Mating Pool, and more in the Sex and Relationships Channel

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UCLA Health Experts Advisory for June

UCLA Health experts are available to discuss a wide variety of topics as we head into summer.

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Dana-Farber Research Presented at 2016 ASCO Conference

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Select studies Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers are presenting at the meeting

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