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Prostate cancer has become a growing concern among male seniors. While prostate cancer is considered highly treatable if discovered early, prevention is still key. Reducing the risks can help provide many men with some peace of mind when it comes to prostate cancer. Some studies indicate that eating walnuts may help reduce the prostate cancer risk in men. A latest study by researchers from the University of Califor
Baldness may be a hassle for many men. Having this condition may initially be of an aesthetic concern. Unfortunately, baldness may also be linked to another health condition. A recent study suggests that male pattern baldness may also be linked to higher prostate cancer risk. A new, large collective analysis based on the prospective Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial or (PLCO) suggests th
Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston found that vasectomy is linked to an increased risk for advance or lethal prostate cancer. The findings were reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Prostate cancer is a leading cause of cancer related deaths among men in the US. Vasectomy is a common type of contraception which 15 percent of US men underwent the procedure. The researchers analyze
A drug known to help treat baldness in men as well as an enlarged prostate may also help protect against prostate cancer. Researchers from Texas found that middle-aged and older men who took finasteride daily for a period of seven years reduced their prostate cancer risk by around one-third as compared to men who took a placebo. The results of the study were published online in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health reported that men who drink coffee regularly also seem to have a lower risk of developing a lethal form of prostate cancer. Additionally, the lower risk was evident in men who drink either regular or decaffeinated coffee. The study was published in the May 17 online edition of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Prostate cancer is the most frequently di