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New prevention, treatment methods for patients with painful bowel inflammation
...p Study cohort, investigators selected 47,228 U.S. men
aged 40-75 years at baseline (in 1986) and free of...r bleeding and 801 cases of diverticulitis. Among men
with diverticular bleeding no associations were observed for consumption of nuts, corn, popcorn or c...
Persistent smokers may have higher risk to become depressed than never smokers
...k of persistent smoking remained significant among men
only. "The result that chronic smoking may actually have a role in the etiology of depression, may be surprising, as nicotine as such in short term is assumed to have some positive effects on mood", says Dr. Tellervo Korhonen from the Department o...
Some vitamin supplements don't protect against lung cancer
...ut if theyre helpful or even harmful. The 77,738 men
and women in the VITamins And Lifestyle (VITAL) study, ages 50-76, filled out an extensive questionnaire on vitamin intake over the previous 10 years, including how much of each supplement they took. The researchers then checked to see how many of th...
Studies show role of age, gender, race and weight on cancer risk and treatment
... and mean BMI (approximately 27) the same for both men
and women. During the screening, Dr. Fritz Franco...had fewer polyps and fewer advanced neoplasms than men
(12.4 vs. 17.7% and 5.7 vs. 17.5%, respectively). However, for the 207 overweight and 111 obese w...
Erectile dysfunction -- the canary in the mineshaft?
...ve plasma concentrations known to give efficacy in men
and observed endothelial function and oxidative st...ciation could be age-related. A random sample of men
from the Olmsted County population was evaluated by questionnaire, and community medical records of ...
NYP/Weill Cornell Urologists present at 2007 AUA Conference
...-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell, have found that obese men
with metabolic syndrome -- a group of conditions that often occur together, including obesity, high ...
Chronic gum disease associated with tongue cancer
... Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, compared 51 white men
with tongue cancer to 54 white men
without, all of whom were treated at the cancer institute between 1999 and 2005. Periodontitis was a...
Gel derived from a patient's own blood may help promote wound healing
...veness of autologous platelet gel in eight healthy men
and women older than 21 years. Five 4-millimeter skin punch wounds were made 3 centimeters apart on both the right and left upper thighs in all eight individuals. The autologous platelet gel was applied to the wounds on one leg, while the wounds on t...
Healthy body weight throughout adulthood may help delay disability
...ission and mortality. The researchers found that men
and women who were obese at ages 25 years, 50 year...hese ages also had lower performance. In addition, men
and women with a history of being either overweight or obese in midlife or earlier had worse physica...
Genetic marker linked to aggressive prostate cancer
...ican men. At least 30 percent of African-American men
with prostate cancer carry the genetic marker compared to 15 percent of men
of European descent, according to a previous study involving Northwestern. Prostate cancer is th...
Veterans exposed to Agent Orange have higher rates of prostate cancer recurrence
...ood PSA level screens for prostate cancer for most men
beginning at age 50 and at age 40 for blacks and men
with a family history. Black men
have been shown by Dr. Terris and others to have more aggressive di...
Sleep apnea patients have greatly increased risk of severe car crashes
...e study found that while in the general population men
have more vehicle crashes than women, among sleep apnea patients, men
and women crash at a similar rate. Although the issue of treatment is not addressed by this study...
New research supports early testing for prostate cancer
...hird-leading cause of cancer deaths among American men
and is most treatable when caught in its earliest ...les taken from a population-based cohort of 21,277 men
in Malmo, Sweden between 1974 and 1986 to determine whether initial PSA plasma levels correlated wit...
Statin use linked with decreased prostate cancer mortality rates, lower PSA levels
...sease and, most recently, prostate cancer. As more men
are prescribed statin medications to lower levels ...t also prostate-specific antigen levels in healthy men
thereby posing a risk of not detecting the disease early. The team examined 1,545 men
who had been...
UCLA Stroke Center receives American Stroke Association's Initial Achievement Award
... are recurrent. Of stroke survivors, 22 percent of men
and 25 percent of women die within a year, and for those age 65 and older, the percentage is even higher. In 1999, $3.4 billion was paid to Medicare beneficiaries discharged from short-stay hospitals for stroke. Americans are estimated to pay about $...
New study: Pycnogenol reduces heart failure
...ality rate for heart failure affects 80 percent of men
and 70 percent of women within 12 years of obtaining cardiovascular diseases. According to Watson, cardiac remodeling is considered an important therapeutic target to battle this disease. Watson presented the new research this month at the Suppl...
New book provides unprecedented look at role of religion over a lifetime
...udy of close to 200 mostly Protestant and Catholic men
and women born in the 1920s. The participants were interviewed first in adolescence and then again in the 1950s, 1970s, 1980s and late 1990s. Drawing on these extensive first-person interviews, the researchers paint a picture of the place of religion...
Screening men over 65 for abdominal aortic aneurysms could save lives
Between 5% and 10% of men
aged 65 to 79 have abdominal aortic aneurysms, but...a very high risk of dying. Ultrasound screening of men
in this age group can significantly reduce the numbers of men
who die from this condition. The overa...
Web-based program could ease treatment decisions for prostate cancer patients
...sta Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Half of those men
will follow a traditional treatment plan diagnosi... The other half will use the P4 program. "These men
will go to the Web site and answer questions like who they feel should be responsible for making tre...
Study finds women less likely than men to have their cholesterol controlled
Women are significantly less likely than men
to have their LDL cholesterol controlled to recomm...rol, where significant disparities existed between men
and women. "This study highlights the importance of not just knowing your health, but also taking a...
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