(SOURCE: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY) – If your New Year’s resolution was to exercise more in 2017, chances are you’ve already given up or you’re on the verge of doing so. To reach your goal, you may want to consider joining a gym, based on the results of a new study from a team of Iowa State […]
(SOURCE: UF HEALTH) – Add one more to the long list of reasons to keep active: A new University of Florida study demonstrates that low levels of physical activity are associated with higher blood sugar among adults who are at a healthy weight. The findings, which appear online ahead of print in the American Journal of […]
(SOURCE: UC SAN DIEGO HEALTH SCIENCES) – It’s well known that regular physical activity has health benefits, including weight control, strengthening the heart, bones and muscles and reducing the risk of certain diseases. Recently, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found how just one session of moderate exercise can also act as […]
(SOURCE: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER) – For the first time, researchers have been able to grow, in a lab, both normal and primary cancerous prostate cells from a patient, and then implant a million of the cancer cells into a mouse to track how the tumor progresses. The achievement, say researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center who […]
(SOURCE: AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY) – Our hearts use fat for fuel but as with the rest of our bodies, it’s all about balance. Both too few and too many of the small lipid droplets that our heart cells burn for energy can cause heart failure, said Dr. Weiqin Chen, molecular biologist in the Department of Physiology at […]
(SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN) – An enzyme that converts the dietary carotenoid beta carotene into vitamin A in the body may also regulate testosterone levels and growth of the prostate, a new study found. Scientists at the University of Illinois explored the impact of the enzyme Bco1 on testosterone levels and testosterone-sensitive tissues […]
(SOURCE: MAYO CLINIC) ROCHESTER, Minn. — Using a shared decision-making aid to involve patients more in their own care decisions can prevent unnecessary hospitalization or advanced cardiac tests for patients reporting low-risk chest pain — for the cost of about 1 minute of time. So says a study from Mayo Clinic researchers, published online today in […]
(SOURCE: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute) – Researchers led by scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute say they have identified unique genomic changes that may be integral to testicular cancer development and explain why the great majority are highly curable with chemotherapy – unlike most solid tumors. The findings may shed light on factors in other cancers that influence their […]
(SOURCE: JOHN’S HOPKINS MEDICINE) Flu season has begun, but Johns Hopkins experts say the peak of the season is yet to come. Flu cases are being reported in Maryland and across the country, and experts at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine expect to see numbers continue to rise. To prevent the flu, Johns Hopkins […]
(CANCER RESEARCH UK) According to a recent press release, researchers have found a group of circulating tumor cells in prostate cancer patient blood samples which are linked to the spread of the disease, according to new research* presented at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference in Liverpool.
(THE JAMA NETWORK JOURNALS / EurekAlert) According to a recent JAMA Psychiatry press release, higher resting heart rate and higher blood pressure in late adolescence were found to be associated with an increased risk in men for the subsequent development of obsessive-compulsive disorder, schizophrenia and anxiety disorders.
(PRNewswire-USNewswire) – According to a recent press release, a new report on Swedish men with non-aggressive prostate cancer suggests that a lot more American men could safely choose to monitor their disease instead of seeking immediate radiation treatment or surgery.
(Fox News) According to a recent article published in Fox News.com, men with prostate cancer may be more likely to have the most serious form of the cancer if their diet contains a significant amount of fat from meat and dairy, a recent U.S. study suggests.
(Health Data Management) According to a recent article published in Health Data Management, your doctor does know best. This fact is supported by a new study led by Harvard Medical School researchers and published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine which shows physicians made a correct diagnosis more than twice as often as 23 commonly used […]
(ModernMedicine Network) According to a recent article published in the Modern Medicine Network, The CDC has announced that two big changes have been made to this year’s influenza vaccination recommendations—one regarding the discontinuation of the intranasal formulation, and another that applies to individuals with egg allergies.
(HealthDay News) – According to an article recently published in HealthDay News, new research suggests that dietary calcium supplements (not calcium-rich foods) might have a harmful impact on the heart.
(NY Times) According to a recent study and article published in the NYTimes.com, reducing testosterone levels in men with standard androgen deprivation therapy, or A.D.T., a common treatment for prostate cancer, more than doubles the risk of dementia.
(CBS News) According to a recent article published in CBS News, a large, international study led by the Population Health Research Institute at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario ties heavy exertion while stressed or mad to a tripled risk of having a heart attack within an hour.
(Physician’s Briefing) According to a recent report published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, researchers found that over a period of 24 years, people who consumed less than 2,300 mg of sodium a day had a 25 percent lower mortality risk, compared with those who consumed 2,300 to 3,600 mg/day, suggesting an […]
(MayoClinic.org) According to a recent article from the Mayo Clinic, a team of researchers has, for the first time, successfully mapped patterns of prostate cancer recurrence, following surgery.