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US researchers show cottonseed drug is cancer treatment booster
...studies in the 1970s it was abandoned because some men
remained infertile after stopping treatment. There were plans in Brazil in the 1990s to market the drug but these were shelved. In 1998 the World Health Organisation said that research on its use for contraception should be abandoned. Gossypol is not...
College students recognized & rewarded for their innovative work
... These students are outstanding innovators. Young men
and women like this will provide the kind of creativity needed to make the world a better place for future generations, and this competition celebrates their inventiveness." Undergraduate winner Wei Gu , 21, has found a way to microscopically contro...
Use of aspirin or other NSAIDs increases survival
...e cancer. Now it appears that such drugs may help men
with prostate cancer live longer, according to a F...d any benefit." The Fox Chase study involved 1,206 men
who had definitive radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer. The researchers compared long-t...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Oct. 5, 2004
... Study Finds A new, 14-year study of 45,756 men
without initial gallstones or gallstone disease finds that the men
who ate the most unsaturated fats were 18 percent less likely to develop gallstones than the men
Good news: As you age, leg blood vessels adapt so you can still exercise without fainting
...thetic nervous system in healthy older and younger men
undergoing a moderate level of leg (cycling) exerc...gmented constrictor response seen in legs of older men
could be a compensatory mechanism for their reduced level of cardiac output during exercise," they r...
Does a time delay between prostate cancer diagnosis and start of radiation treatment matter?
... effect of treatment delay on the outcome of these men
who choose external-beam radiation," Andrews said....y does not affect outcome and should be avoided in men
with favorable risk factors. "Obviously, definitive treatment for prostate cancer should begin as s...
NIH awards Emory and Georgia Tech $10 million for partnerships in cancer nanotechnology
...180,000 new cases are diagnosed yearly, and 40,000 men
will die from the disease this year. As they age, most men
will develop either benign (non-cancerous) prostate enlargement or prostate cancer. Currently, the ...
The PSA bounce Does it have clinical significance?
...on and determined that it is not an indicator that men
will die of prostate cancer any sooner than those men
who do not experience a bounce. That is the result of a multi-institutional analysis presented toda...
Society for Psychophysiology Research
...ent, high profile shootings in which unarmed Black men
were killed by police (e.g., Amadou Diallo, Timoth.... Participants viewed pictures of Black and White men
holding either guns or innocuous objects like cell phones and wallets and made quick decisions to 's...
Experts present new research on hot topics in aging at GSA's annual meeting in Washington, DC
...Aging and Body Composition Study, a study of 3,075 men
and women aged 70-79, at two sites - Pittsburgh an... Program (HHP), a study of 8,006 Japanese American men
born between 1900 and 1919, and their families in Hawaii, now in its 4th decade of follow-up. This s...
Estrogen protects male rats from aortic aneurysms
..., for which there is no medical treatment, strikes men
more often than women. But vascular surgeons at the University of Michigan Medical School have found some intriguing clues. At this week's American College of Surgeons meeting in New Orleans, Derek T. Woodrum, M.D., a U-M resident in general surgery,...
Experimental drug prevents vaginal simian HIV transmission in monkeys Science study says
.... This is particularly important in settings where men
won't necessarily use condoms," Lederman said. Moving from a candidate molecule to a topical agent that effectively prevents sexual transmission of HIV will require resolving many difficult issues. The required drug dosage, for example, must be bette...
Study confirms link between head and neck cancer and common Asian nut
...tistics, the disease increased by 85 percent among men
there from 1981 to 2000. A new study, presented to...rt (APC) model to examine the incidence trends for men
and women in Taiwan of nasopharyngeal carcinoma versus head and neck cancer. The APC model was desi...
Diabetes hikes risk for liver, pancreatic cancers
...Rousseau, lead author on the study, compared 3,288 men
diagnosed with 12 different cancer types to 509 healthy individuals, in order to determine whether those reporting a prior diagnosis of diabetes were more likely to have cancer. "Among those who reported being diabetic, there was a three-fold incre...
Small business at NJIT's business incubator takes two awards
...alve's device will improve the quality of life for men
who cannot urinate due to nerve damage, disease or...blems that affect the urethra. "About 4.5 million men
in the U.S. are believed to suffer from these problems," said Homan. For more information about Uro...
Men with prostate permalignant lesions have increased likelyhood of invasive prostate cancer
... study of its kind, scientists have confirmed that men
with high grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasi...revention Research, showed that about one in three men
with high grade PIN are at high risk for prostate cancer within a year of detection and should be cl...
Consuming fruits and vegetables lowers risk of developing NHL
...ietary questionnaire administered to more than 450 men
and women with NHL between the ages of 20 to 74 years, who were identified from four large cancer registries across the country. These study participants were matched to approximately 400 individuals without cancer who were similar in age, sex, race...
Promising new preventative treatment option for population of men at high risk of prostate cancer
...und to reduce the incidence of prostate cancer for men
at high risk for the disease. In a study present...s needed to confirm those findings. "For men
with high-grade PIN, the prospect of developing prostate cancer is a very real possibility," said Dr...
Academics find that the finger of destiny points their way
...e scientists less likely to have children. those men
with a higher level of oestrogen were more likely ...logy lecturer Dr Mark Brosnan has found that those men
teaching hard science like mathematics and physics tend to have index fingers as long as their ring ...
VYTORIN (TM) superior again to Lipitor at lowering LDL (bad) cholesterol
...tor averaged across all doses. The study enrolled men
and women 18 to 79 years of age with an LDL cholesterol level at or above drug treatment thresholds established by the NCEP ATP III who were deemed eligible if they met the following criteria: established coronary heart disease (CHD) or CHD risk eq...
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