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|Archived Since:||August 10, 2009|
Here's some exciting (if preliminary) news from a big study conducted by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, reported by Reuters: Prostate cancer patients who had been treated with either surgery or radiation, and who...Show More Summary
It's been known for a while that hormone levels drop in women treated for cancer. Now a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology is showing similar effects in older men. MSNBC Health reports:... Read Full Post
Jennifer Heisler, the About.com Guide to Surgery, just put up some terrific articles about prostate surgery. Take a look for detailed information on the types, risks, results, and side effects... Read Full Post
There are two diseases that strike fear in most everyone; "cancer," and "AIDS." And that fear is completely rational and understandable. But in the matter of AIDS, what happens if that fear takes control of your life? What if you fear...Show More Summary
A recent study published in the journal Circulation found patients with erectile dysfunction (ED) who were treated with telmisartan, ramipril, or both were at greater risk for cardiovascular events than other patients on the same medications. "The...Show More Summary
A group of US Senators led by Senator John Kerry, is urging the Food and Drug Administration to lift the ban preventing gay men from donating blood. The ban was put into place at the height of the HIV scare at a time when the disease was not well understood and the technology to detect HIV in donated blood was just not reliable. Show More Summary
Men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) will soon have a cheaper option for treating the condition. The FDA has approved the first generic version of Flomax (tamsulosin). The generic drug works the same as the brand name, and has...Show More Summary
Don't worry, be happy! According to a recently released study in the European Heart Journal found people with positive personality traits like happiness, contentment and enthusiasm had a reduced risk of heart disease. Researchers followed...Show More Summary
December 7, 2010 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. African Americans are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. While making up only 13 percent of the U.S. population, they account for more than 49 percent of AIDS cases. AIDS...Show More Summary
Methamphetamine or Crystal Meth has its roots in some unexpected places. Military pilots used amphetamines to stay awake during the long flights to their bombing targets during the wartime. College students used them to stay awake all night to study for exams. Show More Summary
A growing body of evidence suggesting that hepatitis C can be transmitted sexually is prompting some AIDS activists to call for more research and for AIDS groups to talk to clients about the health threat. Recent European studies have documented sexual transmission among groups of gay men who do not inject drugs. Show More Summary
There are many different types of hepatitis. These viral infections of the liver can be very damaging and in some cases can be fatal. One type of hepatitis that is preventable is Hepatitis B. While it is very contagious under certain circumstances, it can be prevented with the right precautions. Show More Summary
Staying healthy is much of the time a matter of making healthy choices. Choosing the right foods to eat; choosing to exercise; choosing to stop smoking. No matter how you look at it, being healthy depends a great deal on you making healthy lifestyle choices. Show More Summary
The old saying goes that the first step is recognizing you have a problem. This is especially true with alcohol. Before a person can take even the first step toward kicking the alcohol habit, he or she must recognize they have a problem. Show More Summary
With over 1000 deaths attributed to H1N1 flu staring us all in the face and long lines for what little H1N1 flu vaccine that is available, President Obama has declared H1N1 flu a national emergency. A spokesman from the Obama Administration equates this declaration to local state of emergencies that are declared before a hurricane hits land. Show More Summary
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given its approval for boys age 9 to 26 to receive the HPV vaccine Gardasil. The vaccine has been in use with females 9 to 26 since 2006. HPV, also known as human papillomavirus can cause cervical cancer in women. Show More Summary
The key to staying healthy during this unusual flu season is learning all there is to know about seasonal flu and H1N1 flu. There are similarities but the two types...
Opiates such as Vicodin, heroin, or fentanyl are some of the most difficult addictions to beat. Withdrawal symptoms can make even the most determined person weak. In fact, opiate addiction...