| Dec 29, 2009
Men and women are different in so many ways, says Dr. Danny Keiller, a San Diego-based urologist. Women care about their health; men seem not to, he says.
"It's amazing how men ignore their bodies and signs of problems," he said.
Case in point:...
| May 3, 2010
Your life story depends upon a combination of the DNA you're stuck with plus your environment, including all the little choices and events that happen over that lifetime.
But in recent years, researchers have discovered that, while DNA lays out the...
| Jul 29, 2010
Dear Pharmacist: My sister has breast cancer and is taking tamoxifen. She would like to take flax-seed supplements (or eat the ground-up seeds/oil), but she doesn't know if it will help or interfere with her treatment. Her doctor said it was fine but...
| Jun 10, 2010
Pregnant women should limit their intake of canned foods and drinks, according to a report that finds 92 percent of food from metal cans is contaminated with an estrogen-like chemical called BPA, or bisphenol A.
The chemical is used in countless...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 11:37 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint Monday against the makers of POM Wonderful Pomegranate Juice, claiming there is no scientific proof that the products treat or prevent diseases, including heart disease, prostate cancer and...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 4:35 PM
After being diagnosed with prostate cancer in April, Concordia University Chicago head basketball coach Tyler Jones is ready get back to his passion — leading …...
| Jul 1, 2010
In the past few years, medicine has made tremendous strides in the treatment of men's hair loss. With the advent of 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors such as Propecia and the evolution of surgical hair restoration, for many, living with noticeable hair loss is...
| Aug 2, 2010
Men are notoriously oblivious to their own health care. They often resort to cliche when trying to defend their ignorance; they can't be seen as weak; they can handle whatever is thrown at them. Despite the facade, men have a lot at stake when it comes to...
| Aug 26, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have had a PSA of 1.2 for many years. Now a year later my PSA is 2.1. Should I be concerned and check further? I am 67 years old.
ANSWER: Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is a protein made by prostate tissue. Prostate cancer cells make...
| Jul 22, 2010
A highly sensitive blood test may be able to predict whether prostate cancer is cured or is likely to come back, giving doctors an early sign of whether treatments are working, U.S. researchers said.
They said the nanotechnology-based blood test is far...
| Sep 22, 2010
A recurring theme in many letters I've received is the issue of men not going to doctors. "Amy" wrote that her 56-year-old husband, who has a family history of heart disease, has not had a physical in over 20 years!
She, like many of us who are concerned...