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Novel imaging agent can rapidly and accurately detect metastasis of prostate cancer

Novel imaging agent can rapidly and accurately detect metastasis of prostate cancer

New research demonstrates that a novel imaging agent can quickly and accurately detect metastasis of prostate cancer, even in areas where detection has previously been difficult. [More]
Virtual reality may help relieve phantom limb pain

Virtual reality may help relieve phantom limb pain

In a recent study, patients experienced reduced phantom limb pain after playing an augmented reality car racing game that required them to move the missing limb. [More]
Scientists discover unique genomic changes integral to testicular cancer development

Scientists discover unique genomic changes integral to testicular cancer development

Researchers led by scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute say they have identified unique genomic changes that may be integral to testicular cancer development and explain why the great majority are highly curable with chemotherapy - unlike most solid tumors. [More]
Novel imaging technique shows promise to detect, monitor and guide therapy for prostate cancer

Novel imaging technique shows promise to detect, monitor and guide therapy for prostate cancer

An international group of researchers report success in mice of a method of using positron emission tomography scans to track, in real time, an antibody targeting a hormone receptor pathway specifically involved in prostate cancer. [More]
Prohibiting anonymous sperm donation could lead to decline in number of donors, study suggests

Prohibiting anonymous sperm donation could lead to decline in number of donors, study suggests

A new study published in the Journal of Law and the Biosciences suggests that prohibiting anonymous sperm donation would result in a decline in the number of donors, and that those willing to donate would likely demand compensation for donation. [More]
Global survey provides insights into perceptions of men’s health

Global survey provides insights into perceptions of men’s health

Sanofi today announced findings from one of the most comprehensive global surveys ever undertaken into the perceptions of men’s health, which reveals the overwhelming majority (87%) of men want to take charge of their health however they are not taking full advantage of all trusted sources of information and advice available to them. [More]
Researchers uncover barriers to recruitment of black men in prostate cancer research studies

Researchers uncover barriers to recruitment of black men in prostate cancer research studies

Black men are three times more likely to develop prostate cancer than other demographics, yet black men are consistently underrepresented in research studies, say researchers from King's College London in a new paper published in ecancermedicalscience. [More]
Vitamin D supplements do not prevent disease in the majority, says study

Vitamin D supplements do not prevent disease in the majority, says study

Current evidence does not support that vitamin D supplementation does anything to help prevent disease among the majority of people, according to a new study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). [More]
Study reveals link between genes for academic achievement and partner choices

Study reveals link between genes for academic achievement and partner choices

A study co-led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) has found that people with genes for high educational achievement tend to marry, and have children with, people with similar DNA. [More]
Men lack knowledge about risk factors contributing to male infertility, study finds

Men lack knowledge about risk factors contributing to male infertility, study finds

The first large-scale study of its kind has revealed that Canadian men generally lack knowledge about the risk factors contributing to male infertility. [More]
Research may lead to improved system for early diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer

Research may lead to improved system for early diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer

New research coauthored by Brigham Young University researchers may lead to a more accurate system for early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of prostate cancer. [More]
ATOMS device shows efficacy in treating male stress urinary incontinence

ATOMS device shows efficacy in treating male stress urinary incontinence

In the largest study yet to assess the long-term safety and efficacy of the adjustable transobturator male system to treat incontinence in men following invasive prostate treatment, the overall success and dry rates were 90% and 64%, respectively, after a median of 31 months. [More]
Walnuts could be key to happier state-of-mind in young healthy men

Walnuts could be key to happier state-of-mind in young healthy men

College can be a stressful time for young adults as they figure out how to manage intense daily routines that include work, study and play. [More]
UMass researchers receive federal grant to improve health of low-income African-American men

UMass researchers receive federal grant to improve health of low-income African-American men

Researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst have been awarded a five-year, $2.3 million federal grant to study and build upon the success of an innovative program in Springfield, MA to improve the health of low-income African-American men. [More]
ZERO's Grow & Give campaign raises awareness and funds to fight prostate cancer

ZERO's Grow & Give campaign raises awareness and funds to fight prostate cancer

This November, facial hair is taking the month by storm with men sprouting 'staches and beards to support their fellow man. For the third consecutive year, ZERO's Grow & Give campaign is dedicated exclusively to raising awareness and funds to fight prostate cancer, a disease that kills an American man every 20 minutes. [More]
Crowdsourcing new prediction tool for better prognosis of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

Crowdsourcing new prediction tool for better prognosis of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

Knowing the likely course of cancer can influence treatment decisions. Now a new prediction model published today in Lancet Oncology offers a more accurate prognosis for a patient's metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. [More]
Scientists show how key protein can be important driver of prostate cancer

Scientists show how key protein can be important driver of prostate cancer

Scientists at The Wistar Institute have demonstrated how a protein called TRAP1 - an important regulator of energy production in healthy and cancerous cells - is an important driver of prostate cancer and appears to be a valuable therapeutic target for the disease. [More]
Large increase in BMI during puberty linked to increased risk of cardiovascular mortality in adult men

Large increase in BMI during puberty linked to increased risk of cardiovascular mortality in adult men

Boys with a large increase in body mass index (BMI) during puberty are at increased risk of death due to cardiovascular disease later in life. [More]
Marker found on aggressive prostate cancer cells could help guide treatments, new research shows

Marker found on aggressive prostate cancer cells could help guide treatments, new research shows

RESEARCHERS have discovered that a marker found on aggressive prostate cancer cells could also be used as a way to guide treatments to the cancer, according to new research presented at the National Cancer Research Institute Cancer Conference in Liverpool. [More]
Dermatologists offer tips to help men develop healthy skin care routines

Dermatologists offer tips to help men develop healthy skin care routines

When it comes to skin care, men have traditionally kept it simple. However, experts say more men are now pursuing healthier, younger-looking skin. [More]
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