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Prostate Cancer Cells

Prostate Cancer Cells Change The Behavior Of Other Cells

The tiny pieces of protein are taken up by the other cells; provoking changes that promote tumor growth and the researchers believe help cancer hide from the body’s immune system. The process has captured for the first time on video by researchers at the University of Bradford and University of Surrey.  The research focused on…

Bacteria in the urine

Bacteria In Urine: Does Not Always Indicate Infection

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection in any part of your urinary system your kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. Most infections involve the lower urinary tract the bladder and the urethra. Women are at greater risk of developing a UTI than are men. Infection limited to your bladder can be painful and annoying.…

Urinary tract stones

Urinary Tract Stones In Children Hard To Sidestep

The treatment of children with urinary tract stones can a challenge because young people are smaller to work on than adults; there is an absence of suitable instruments, and there is a paucity of evidence suggesting which form of therapy is optimal; experts explained here at the European Association of Urology (EAU) 2019 Congress. Approximately…

Black Men With Prostate Cancer

Treatment Options Better For Black Men With Prostate Cancer

African-American men have the highest risk of  diagnosed with prostate cancer as well as dying from it compared to any other ethnic group in the U.S. This trend has remained unchanged for over four decades. Although research has focused on identifying the biological differences that may lead to this difference; there’s growing evidence that distinct…

Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer

Prognosis At Diagnosis In Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer

Researchers have developing a method by which thousands of men with prostate cancer could choose their own treatment. The new tool could help patients determine the likelihood of surviving the next 10 to 15 years; the best course of treatment to improve their chances of survival. At present, only one-third of prostate cancer patients have…

non-metastatic prostate cancer

Survival Of Non-Metastatic Prostate Cancer Patients

Prostate cancer is the development of cancer in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system. Most prostate cancers are slow growing; however, some grow relatively quickly. The cancer cells may spread from the prostate to other areas of the body, particularly the bones and lymph nodes. It may initially cause no symptoms. In later stages, it can lead to difficulty urinating, blood in the urine…

Erectile dysfunction

Effective Oral Hygiene Can Help Men Avoid Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED), also as impotence, is a type of sexual dysfunction by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis during sexual activity. Erectile dysfunction can have psychological consequences as it can tie to relationship difficulties and self-image. Treatment involves addressing the underlying causes, lifestyle modifications, and addressing psychosocial issues. In many…

Prostate-cancer

Low-Dose Aspirin May Not Reduce Prostate-Cancer

Low-dose aspirin does not appear to reduce overall post-diagnosis prostate-cancer mortality; but it might reduce mortality several years from cancer diagnosis, according to results from the Danish Cancer Registry. “Based on the existing evidence, low-dose aspirin cannot recommended for prostate cancer patients beyond the approved indication for cardiovascular-disease protection. Cardiovascular-disease prevention trials have shown reduced…

UTI hospitalization

Daily-Living Dependency A Risk Factor for UTI

The need for home health care (HHC) is common among the elderly and has grown substantially over; the past 2 decades in The United States. Medicare is the dominant public payer of post-acute care HHC services; The Medicare program provides health insurance to Americans ≥65 years and the nonelderly disabled. In 2013, 3.5 million Medicare…

Prostate cancer

Androgen Deprivation Underused For Prostate Cancer

Long-duration androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is widely underused in men, especially African Americans; who are undergoing definitive external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) for high-grade prostate cancer; a new U.S. study has found. Nearly a quarter of patients in the population-based retrospective trial received no long-term ADT; fewer than one in seven received the recommended 24 to…

Sepsis-causing bacteria

Drug Shows Potential To Stop Progression Of Sepsis

Research into a new breakthrough therapy in the fight against sepsis; has shown that the drug has the potential to stop all sepsis-causing bacteria from triggering organ damage in the early stages of the condition. The pre-clinical trial of InnovoSep carried out by researchers at RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland); has demonstrated that…

UTIs

Non-Antibiotic Treatment For UTIs

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are one of the most common infections worldwide; affecting nearly half of all women at least once in their lifetime. UTIs primarily present as acute bladder infections; but can lead to dangerous sequelae, including pyelonephritis and septicemia. With a global disease burden of ∼150 million cases; the emergence of multidrug resistance…