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Tue, 02 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Next time you pay a visit to your father, your uncle, or any elder gentleman over age 60 or so, inquire them regarding their their prostate. If you know the man well enough, and he feels at ease enough around you , he will certainly share an entire report of the common prostate issues which might be disturbing him, or have troubled him, or will bother him within the near future. That is as a result of an enlarged prostate, benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH), and even prostate cancer might be in the future for each man who past a certain age.
Fri, 03 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400First, the good news: 2006 figures from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) show a steady decline (approximately 60 percent) in deaths from prostate cancer over the last 20 years. Now, the bad news: 70 per cent of all diagnosed prostate cancer occurs in men ages 65 years or older, according to the American Cancer Society.
Thu, 02 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400The term prostate is a minute organ with an approximate size of a walnut. It is situated under the bladder and surrounds the urethra (tube that carries urine from the bladder). This prostate makes a fluid that helps to foster sperm as part of the semen (ejaculatory fluid). Some may think that when you have the benign prostatic hyperplasia symptoms this will lead to a kind of cancer. That can affect the emotional state of the one who is involved. In fact, a benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is nonmalignant enlargement of the prostate gland. Meaning this is not a precursor to prostate cancer.
Fri, 27 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400Physicians typically employ 2 tests to screen males for prostate cancer. The first is the digital examination. The second is the PSA blood test. Most physicians concur that abnormal results require follow up. This article considers why a patient might be able to pursue a medical malpractice claim if a doctor screens a patient for cancer yet fails to notify the patient or follow up after the test results are abnormal.
Sun, 13 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400Prostate health is a crucial matter on the minds of many today. Prostate health is extremely essential, as prostate cancer and other associated medical circumstances are widespread amongst men. Prostate cancer symptoms are just like these for prostatitis and BPH and may also include blood in urine or semen, painful ejaculation and constant pain in the lower back, pelvis or upper thighs.
Tue, 02 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500Home remedies and natural cures or medicines created at home from organic materials like fruits, vegetables and herbs are catching a lot of interest due to its very nature of cure: simple, no side effects, no chemicals, inexpensive, plus the enjoyment of being able to heal yourself.
Thu, 03 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500Prostate cancer is the foremost widespread cancer amongst men within the United States and is a chief explanation for cancer death. In recent times, many nutritional risk factors are investigated regarding their linkage to prostrate cancer. A number of studies have pointed out that bigger consumption of dairy products, meat, fat and lower intakes of tomato product, selenium, lycopene and vitamin E have all been associated to higher prostate cancer threat.
Thu, 21 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400March is Prostate Cancer Awareness month, so what better time to talk about this disease which kills one man every hour. It is the most common cancer in men, with 35,000 being diagnosed each year, yet research shows that 70 per cent do not know what the prostate is. Here we give you a guide on the symptoms of prostate cancer and the treatments that are available for prostate cancer.
Mon, 23 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400The Task Force also said that there is no conclusion about screening in men under 75. The task force recommendations are accessible on various websites and magazines. The major point of the discuss is that the important side effects take place right away whereas the potential benefits of increased life expectancy mainly prove to be of benefit to patients with long life expectancies.
Sun, 01 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500Two usually performed surgeries are the TURP and TUIP both of which can be carried out laparoscopically or using robot technology and require to stay in hospital between 2 and 3 days. In other cases, especially where the prostate is extremely enlarged, traditional open surgery may be performed with hospitalization typically lasting about a a couple of days , at least a week.
Wed, 04 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500Lycopene is one of the more promising recommended substances as natural prostate cure. It is a part of tomato and is only present in cooked tomato goods. European diets where tomatoes are commonly used have been associated with low number of prostate enlargement.
Tue, 06 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500Roughly half of all men over 60 will develop an enlarged prostate, a condition that leads to difficulties with urination, and 1 in 6 American men will develop prostate cancer. However, new minimally invasive treatments at home and abroad offer hope for these uncomfortable and sometimes life-threatening conditions.
Thu, 19 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400The prostate is a walnut-size gland of the male mammalian reproductive system. Its main function is to secrete and store the seminal fluid (one of the constituents of sperm). In women, Skene's glands are sometimes referred to as a female prostate. The most common problems of the prostate are benign prostatic hypertrophy, Prostatitis and prostate cancer.
Wed, 05 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0500Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in men, and the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer in America, other than skin cancer. One out of every six American men will develop prostate cancer at some point in his life, and an American man is 33% more likely to get prostate cancer than an American woman is to get breast cancer.
Sat, 03 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0400Enlarged prostate is such a common problem among men over a certain age that one in two men over 60 will suffer from it while the statistics for the over 50s is one in three. The gland, not more than the size of a walnut when not enlarged, is situated below a man's bladder. Here it surrounds the urethra which is the tube through which the urine is drained from the bladder. When it increases in volume, this tube is narrowed rather like a hosepipe with a clamp on it.
Fri, 28 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400There are exciting new laser techniques for treating prostate conditions, that promise shorter recovery times, minimal side effects, and can be used with patients on Coumadin/Warfarin or other blood thinning medications. Prospective patients should know there are two competing laser technologies. This article describes and outlines the two procedures.
Thu, 06 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400Prostate cancer is one of the leading health problems and causes of death among men. It may be the major misfortune of a man in his prime. Life threatening health condition, as it may seem, it also provides the fear among men. The fear of losing one's manliness and the fear of being vulnerable are just a few things men with prostate problems can't handle.
Sat, 02 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400The cause of prostate cancer is unknown. However, it is known that the growth of cancer cells in the prostate, like that of normal prostate cells, is stimulated by male hormones, especially testosterone.
Thu, 31 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400There is no "one size fits all" treatment for prostate cancer, so each man must learn as much as he can about various treatment options and, in conjunction with his physicians, make his own decision about what is best for him.
Mon, 09 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400Prostate conditions are a huge problem that have an impact of a colossal scale. You may not be aware, but thousands upon thousand of men across the globe become impotent and die every year from prostate problems.
Tue, 03 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400Here's the one fact that all men need to understand: Early prostate cancer detection is the difference between living and dying as far as prostate cancer is concerned. Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that cancer is one of the leading causes of death. What you may not have realized is that cancer is the second leading cause of death for men and prostate cancer is a very major contributor.
Mon, 26 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400Prostate cancer is one the major causes of mortality among men. It has struck thousand of US people men who are generally 65 years old and above. These pensioned men are hoping to enjoy the remaining years of their lives but are bothered by just the thought of prostate cancer.
Mon, 26 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400Prostate Cancer kills if allowed to grow. If ever there was a good reason to have a simple blood test, this is it. The Prostate cancer PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) test is one of the tests given to determine if cancer cells are present in an otherwise healthy prostate. It is a simple blood test to help doctors diagnose and identify the existence of prostate cancer.
Wed, 21 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400While many illnesses and diseases are well understood, prostate cancer is one of the remaining cancerous conditions that is shrouded in misunderstanding. There are several main reasons for this, not the least of which is that men as a group, simply do not want to deal with this very common no cancerous condition.
Wed, 07 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0500Benign prostate hypertrophy or BHP is the enlargement of the prostate, and while this is considered more of a nuisance than anything threatening, symptoms such as burning, or difficulty in passing urine, mean a urologist should be consulted.