Tag: "men" at medical news
Lilly studies try to shed light on impact of race
...r is the leading cause of cancer death in Hispanic men
and the second leading cause of cancer death in Hispanic women. Researchers at Eli Lilly and Company are actively investigating the efficacy and safety of lung cancer treatments ALIMTA (pemetrexed for injection) and GEMZAR (gemcitabine HCl for injec...
International studies show high efficacy for HPV vaccine
... Control and Prevention (CDC) more than 20 million men
and women in the United States are infected with HPV, and more than six million new infections are reported each year, making it the most common sexually transmitted disease in the nation. "Nearly all sexually active people are going to get exposed...
Men worry more about penile size than women, says 60-year-old research review
...sonality and looks than the size of his penis, but men
can experience real anxiety even if they are avera...mshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK, reports that while men
often have a better body image, genital image and sexual confidence if they have a large penis, wome...
Papillomavirus vaccine could substantially reduce cervical cancer incidence
...ge at which to administer it, its cost and whether men
and boys should also be vaccinated. He concludes: "Other important hurdles need to be overcome, including: the absence of health-delivery infrastructure in many countries to permit comprehensive vaccination programmes, the politically-charged debat...
Second SPORT study shows surgery advantage for spinal stenosis and slipped vertebra
... condition that affects six times as many women as men
and is especially prevalent among African-American women, surgery was twice as effective as non-surgical approaches in reducing pain and restoring functionality for patients. This publication follows the release of earlier SPORT findings in Novemb...
'Virtual autopsy' helps identify drowning as cause of death
...ve male drowning victims and a control group of 12 men
who were victims of sudden death from coronary artery disease. Following MDCT, routine autopsies were performed. MDCT images were evaluated for the presence of fluid and sediment in the paranasal sinuses and airways, fluid in the ear, frothy fluid ...
Researchers use MRI to predict recovery after spinal cord injury
... traumatic cervical SCI. The group consisted of 79 men
and 21 women between the ages of 17 and 96. Complete motor and sensory SCI was seen in 26 patients, incomplete SCI was seen in 51 patients, and 22 patients were neurologically intact upon admission. One patient could not be classified. The majority o...
Blood inflammation plays role in Alzheimer's disease
...l of 28 percent of the women and 30 percent of the men
had high levels of cytokines, yet they made up 42 percent of the cases of Alzheimer's disease. "These results provide further evidence that inflammation plays a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease," said study author Zaldy Tan, MD, MPH,...
Exercise may slightly boost 'good' cholesterol levels
...ercent decreased risk of cardiovascular disease in men
and women, respectively," the authors write. "If t...sease risk reduced by approximately 5.1 percent in men
and 7.6 percent in women. This is potentially of substantial importance in public health, although t...
High pretreatment PSA velocity predicts worse outcome
...cted to be diagnosed in more than 200,000 American men
in the U.S. this year and cause more than 27,000 d...nd asymptomatic, and the disease affects primarily men
over 50 years old. As a result, most men
diagnosed with prostate cancer die of other age-related cau...
Drinking 4 or more cups of coffee a day may help prevent gout
... in Boston conducted a prospective study on 45,869 men
over age 40 with no history of gout at baseline. ...mption. The risk of gout was 40 percent lower for men
who drank 4 to 5 cups a day and 59 percent lower for men
who drank 6 or more cups a day than for men...
Coffee consumption may lower blood uric acid levels -- the precursor of gout
...ted between 1988 and 1994. It included over 14,000 men
and women at least 20 years old who consented to a medical exam in which blood and urine specimens were obtained. Coffee and tea consumption were determined based on responses to a food questionnaire that assessed intake over the previous month. Rese...
Both alcohol and neighborhood characteristics can affect intimate partner violence
...rch thus far on IPV and alcohol use has focused on men
and male-to-female violence. "We know far less ab...alcohol and intoxication have different effects on men
versus women in terms of IPV." Cunradi plans to continue with her research, collecting data on dr...
Limiting eligibility for medical studies can omit women and African-Americans
... likely to be excluded from treatment studies than men
or non-African-American patients, because of eligi... found that women were 62 percent more likely than men
to be disqualified from studies that required social and residential stability. Women were 29 percen...
Advances in screening and markers improve early detection of colorectal cancer
... in Taipei, Taiwan, examined levels of CRP in both men
and women, finding that elevated levels may be associated with increased risk of colorectal adenoma, but only in men. Study authors conducted a cross-sectional study of plasma CRP levels in 6,695 Chinese patients. All patients underwent a complete...
Disadvantaged TB patients urgently need social support to make medical treatment more effective
...2005, found that the disease was more common among men
(57 per cent) and people aged between 20 and 39 (60 per cent). Other key findings included: 42 per cent of TB patients were from Africa, 27 per cent from Asia, 24 per cent from the UK and 6 per cent from the rest of Europe. Just und...
Botox: More than cosmetic
...inum toxin A, or Botox, into the prostate gland of men
with enlarged prostate, eased symptoms and improve...tsburgh School of Medicine. The study, based on 37 men
with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Uro...
Study reveals aspirin's colorectal cancer prevention mechanism
...d nurses, and the HPFS, following more than 50,000 men
employed in the health professions, have previously found associations between aspirin intake and reduced colorectal cancer risk. For the current study, the researchers focused on almost 83,000 NHS participants and about 47,000 HPFS participants f...
Erectile dysfunction and lower urinary tract symptoms
...) focus on the use of PDE-5 inhibitors in treating men
with co-existent LUTS and ED. A special session fo... examining the safety and efficacy of tadalafil in men
with moderate to severe benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) to perform this post-hoc analysis. Of t...
New doctors' test kit to help prevent debilitating osteoporosis
...at osteoporosis is an elderly womens disease. Both men
and women lose bone as they get older and 25-30 per cent of men
will have an osteoporotic fracture in their life-time," he said. Osteoporosis is a condition in wh...
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