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Potential Cause Identified for Prostate Cancer Treatment Resistance Among African-American Men

Improper functioning of the mitochondria may help account for the fact that african-american men with prostate cancer respond poorly to conventional chemotherapy

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Pinellas County a Model for Mosquito-Borne Disease Surveillance, Scientists Unravel the Genetic Evolution of Zika Virus, Worm Infection Counters Inflammatory Bowel Disease and more in the Infectious Diseases News Source

Pinellas County a Model for Mosquito-Borne Disease Surveillance, Scientists Unravel the Genetic Evolution of Zika Virus, Worm Infection Counters Inflammatory Bowel Disease and more in the Infectious Diseases News Source

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Videogame Addiction Linked to ADHD

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Young and single men are at risk of being addicted to video games. The addiction indicates an escape from ADHD and psychiatric disorder.

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Has Virginity Lost Its Virtue? Prevalence of Homosexuality in Men Is Stable Throughout Time Thanks to Genetics, Peer Pressure May Have Turned Humans Into Monogamists, and more in the Sex and Relationships Channel

Has Virginity Lost Its Virtue? Prevalence of Homosexuality in Men Is Stable Throughout Time Thanks to Genetics, Peer Pressure May Have Turned Humans Into Monogamists, and more in the Sex and Relationships Channel

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Scientists Develop Recipe for Testosterone-Producing Cells

Researchers led by teams at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Wenzhou Medical University of China have discovered a way to keep adult stem cells that are destined to become testosterone-producing cells multiplying and on track to fulfill their fate, a new study reports.

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New Research Explores Effectiveness of Male Support Groups

New research into the effectiveness of group support programmes for men is set to be presented by academics at Leeds Beckett University at the British Sociological Association annual conference taking place in Birmingham this week.

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New Study Finds Testosterone Supplementation Reduces Heart Attack and Stroke Risk in Men with Heart Disease

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A new multi-year study from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City shows that testosterone therapy helped elderly men with low testosterone levels and pre-existing coronary artery disease reduce their risks of major adverse cardiovascular events — including strokes, heart attacks, and death.

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Oxytocin Nasal Spray Improves Self-Control in Overweight Men

A single dose of oxytocin nasal spray, known to reduce food intake, decreases impulsive behavior in overweight and obese men, according to a preliminary study to be presented Saturday at the Endocrine Society’s 98th annual meeting in Boston.

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Widely-Cited Prostate-Specific Antigen Screening Publications Influence Biopsy Rates and Associated Complications

While absolute rates of biopsy and post-biopsy complications have decreased following several benchmark prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening publications, the relative risk for each patient continues to increase, according to a new study by Mayo Clinic researchers.

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Husbands of Happy and More-Educated Wives Are More Likely to Get a Colonoscopy

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Married men over age 55 were 20% more likely to have had a screening colonoscopy in the last 5 years than unmarried men. Men married to women who are happier with the relationship were 30% more likely. If their wives were highly educated: 40%. For women, being married made no significant difference.

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Urine Test Improves Prediction of High-Grade Prostate Cancer

A study in JAMA Oncology online showed that an experimental urine test that detects genetic changes associated with prostate cancer identified 92 percent of men with elevated PSA levels who had more aggressive disease.

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Low Sex Hormones Could Lead to Oral Health Issues in Men

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More than 20 species of macaques, the most widely distributed nonhuman primates in the world, socialize in lively troops and make frequent appearances on National Geographic documentaries. But, what can we learn from one of our closest primate relatives about our own oral health?

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Two-Day Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer

In a precise radiation treatment for prostate cancer called high dose rate (HDR) prostate brachytherapy, the radiation dose is delivered in just minutes.

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Stirling Scientists Examine the Merits of Fish Oil Supplements

The effects of fish oil supplements on muscle growth has been investigated by a team of Stirling academics, revealing the tablets do not give gym-goers an advantage in the weight room.

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Tips on Seeking a Thyroid Surgeon, How to Improve Cancer Immunotherapy, Drug Combination Shuts Down Tumor Growth in Aggressive Lung Cancer, and more in the Cancer News Source

Tips on Seeking a Thyroid Surgeon, How to Improve Cancer Immunotherapy, Drug Combination Shuts Down Tumor Growth in Aggressive Lung Cancer, and more in the Newswise Cancer News Source

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A step toward a birth control pill for men

Women can choose from many birth control methods, including numerous oral contraceptives, but there’s never been an analogous pill for men. That’s not for lack of trying: For many years, scientists have attempted to formulate a male pill. Finally, a group of researchers has taken a step toward that goal by tweaking some experimental compounds that show promise. The researchers present their work at the 251st National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society.

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Surgical Procedure Improves Survival Rates for Men with Prostate Cancer if Radiation Treatments Fail

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Approximately 14 percent of men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their lifetimes, according to the National Institutes of Health. Radiation therapy traditionally has been a primary treatment for the cancer, but one-fourth of men have a recurrence of prostate cancer within five years after the therapy. Now, a University of Missouri School of Medicine researcher has found that a complex procedure to remove the prostate achieves excellent long-term survival for men after radiation therapy has failed.

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Can Yoga Help Those with PTSD, New Staffing Model Designed to Save Costs in Public Mental Health Clinics, Study Linking Asthma Symptoms and Stress, and more in the Mental Health News Source

Can Yoga Help Those with PTSD, New Staffing Model Designed to Save Costs in Public Mental Health Clinics, Study Linking Asthma Symptoms and Stress and more in the Mental Health News Source

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ASCO to Hold Capitol Hill Briefing March 15 on The State of Cancer Care in America: 2016

The State of Cancer Care in America: 2016 report, to be released on March 15 by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), chronicles the current realities of the cancer care delivery system in the United States and examines trends in the oncology workforce and practice environment that are affecting patient care and access.