Navigation Links
Major statin study reveals several important findings for reducing prostate cancer and disease
Date:4/25/2009

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Statins, drugs widely prescribed to lower cholesterol, may have protective effects on prostate health. This large Mayo Clinic cohort study looked at three different aspects of urological health -- prostate cancer, erectile dysfunction and prostate enlargement. Initial research results are being presented April 25-30, 2009, at the American Urological Association (AUA) meeting in Chicago.

    VIDEO ALERT: Additional audio and video resources, including excerpts from an interview with Drs. St. Sauver, Karnes and Breau describing the research, are available on the Mayo Clinic News Blog,. These materials are also subject to embargo, but may be accessed in advance by journalists for incorporation into stories. The password for this post is password Statin049.

These Mayo Clinic study findings came from data in the Olmsted County Study of Urinary Health Status among Men, a large cohort study of men living in Olmsted County, Minn. This study has followed 2,447 men ages 40 to 79 from 1990 to the present to assess various urologic outcomes among aging men.

"One of the major advantages of this large cohort study is that the men have participated in this study for over 15 years. Because of this, we have the ability to look at associations between statin use, how long statins were used and multiple aspects of urologic function," says Jennifer St. Sauver, Ph.D., Mayo Clinic epidemiologist and study author.

Three significant abstracts are being presented at the AUA meeting:

Statins May Reduce Risk of Prostate Cancer (April 26, 3:30-5:30 p.m. CDT)

In the first study, researchers followed the 2,447 men for over 15 years and discovered that men taking statins were less likely to develop prostate cancer,
'/>"/>

Contact: Traci Klein
newsbureau@mayo.edu
507-284-5005
Mayo Clinic
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Majority of 2.4 Million U.S. Children With ADHD Not Diagnosed or Consistently Treated, According to New Gold Standard Study by Cincinnati Childrens Researchers
2. Laboratory at UI plays major role in diagnosing cancer
3. Draxis Health selected by Johnson and Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. for major contract manufacturing relationship
4. DaVita Acquires Majority Stake in HomeChoice Partners, Inc.
5. Major Pharma Clinical Case Studies From Amgen, AstraZeneca, GSK, Intermune, Cephalon Inc, Sunesis Pharmaceuticals and Dartmouth Medical School During Fall Clinical Focused Programs
6. Major grant advances UWs clinical and translational research enterprise
7. Major differences revealed in how local authorities in the UK support disabled people
8. Watson Wyatt Identifies Major Benefit Trends During Open Enrollment Season
9. Worldwide Probiotic Drink, Yakult(R), Launches in Its First Major U.S. Market
10. Ericom Provides Significant Cost-Savings for Major New York City Healthcare Organization
11. Eckert Seamans Announces Major Expansion in Philadelphia, West Chester and Harrisburg
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/28/2015)... Could genetic code determine someone’s coffee ... by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School ... of the Coffee and Caffeine Genetics Consortium and ... fall, the study—one of several recent HSPH investigations of ... more than 120,000 regular coffee drinkers of European and ...
(Date:3/28/2015)... (PRWEB) March 28, 2015 With ... in the fields of osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and musculoskeletal ... Osteoporosis, it may be the first time in ... research forum that the hot-button topic is an ... on the well-accepted scientific principles of Wolff’s law, ...
(Date:3/28/2015)... March 28, 2015 Emergency Medical Care ... care in Manhattan, recently commemorated its three-year anniversary of ... Manhattan. In addition to 24-hour urgent care, Emergency Medical ... , At this time, Emergency Medical Care’s Urgent ... asthma, chest pain, eye injuries, ear infections, fevers, insect ...
(Date:3/28/2015)... Centurion Service Group will be hosting a live on-site ... their Las Vegas warehouse, located at 4606 Andrews St. Suite ... of equipment from hospitals and surgery centers from around the ... , Buyers will find items of all types including anesthesia, ... said Erik Tivin, CEO of Centurion. , Among the sale’s ...
(Date:3/28/2015)... How best to treat and recover from ... medicine. While diagnostic hip injections are commonly performed for ... research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for ... pain relief from this diagnostic injection may not predict ... study looked to assess if the amount of pain ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:How Coffee Habits Relate to Our Genetic Code and Enhancing the Caffeine Experience 2Health News:How Coffee Habits Relate to Our Genetic Code and Enhancing the Caffeine Experience 3Health News:Non-Drug Protocol for Building Bone Density Expected to Steal Spotlight at World Congress on Osteoporosis 2Health News:Emergency Medical Care Celebrates Three Years of 24/7 Walk-In Urgent Care Services 2Health News:Medical Equipment Auction to Take Place in North Las Vegas 2Health News:Pain Injections for Hip Arthroscopy Patients May Not Predict Surgical Outcomes 2
... lead the global angiography, fluoroscopy and X-ray business , , ... the new CEO of Siemens Healthcare,s U.S. ... position, Reitermann will lead the marketing, sales and service functions for ... medical imaging, therapy and health care information technology businesses. He ...
... the first effective treatment in the fight against malaria ... this devastating disease. But the drug is associated with a ... and headaches to blindness, deafness and in rare cases death ... at The University of Nottingham have made a discovery that ...
... Texas, June 29 The physicians of Hematology-Oncology ... provider community based specialty practice caring for adults with cancers ... agreement with Oncology Pharmaceutical Services (OPS) ... support of an oncology-trained consultant pharmacist. , , By ...
... Couple, Clovis Students Win Thousands of Dollars in Milk Contest ... struggle month after month with Premenstrual Syndrome, a.k.a. man,s worst ... of whom do not yet know that milk could be ... an effort to educate women on the PMS-fighting benefits of ...
... ... on Drug Abuse (VIDA) working in collaboration with colleagues at Vector Tobacco, Inc. and Duke ... better chance at kicking the tobacco habit. , ... Manhasset, NY (Vocus) June 29, 2009 -- Scientists at the ...
... Corporation (Nasdaq: AIRM ), the largest air medical ... a petition with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) requesting ... June 29, 2008 mid-air collision accident in Flagstaff, Arizona. ... to see and avoid the other helicopter on approach to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Michael Reitermann to Head Siemens Healthcare U.S. Organization 2Health News:Breakthrough in combating the side effects of quinine 2Health News:Oncology Group's Pharmaceutical Services Agreement Enhances Efficiency of Drug Management Program 2Health News:Oncology Group's Pharmaceutical Services Agreement Enhances Efficiency of Drug Management Program 3Health News:No More Drama With TOMA LECHE 2Health News:No More Drama With TOMA LECHE 3Health News:No More Drama With TOMA LECHE 4Health News:News from the Latest Issue of Molecular Medicine Kicking The Habit - It's In The Genes 2Health News:Air Methods Petitions NTSB for Reconsideration of Probable Cause Determination 2
(Date:3/27/2015)... -- Biopharmaceutical Industry Leads Manufacturing Sector in R&D ... top as the country,s manufacturing leader in innovation and ... According to the  analysis , the industry had the ... decade, accounting for 27 percent of average annual R&D ... Video on Medicare Part D - Medicare Part ...
(Date:3/27/2015)... March 27, 2015 A new report from Kalorama ... – Chile , ... top targets for IVD firms.  The healthcare research firm said ... IVD strategies for the Latin American continent with a population ... distributed supply operations. However, the country,s regional economic clout does ...
(Date:3/27/2015)... SHANGHAI , March 27, 2015 ... China International Exhibition of Senior Care, Rehabilitation Medicine and ... senior service industry, will be held at Shanghai ... On 25 February, 2015,  Implementation Suggestions on Encouraging ... Service Industry, which was jointly issued by the Ministry ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Week in Review: The Latest from PhRMA 2Kalorama: Beyond Brazil, Latin American IVD Market Grows 2Kalorama: Beyond Brazil, Latin American IVD Market Grows 3Kalorama: Beyond Brazil, Latin American IVD Market Grows 4CHINA AID, the 10th China International Exhibition of Senior Care, Rehabilitation Medicine and Healthcare to be held in April 2CHINA AID, the 10th China International Exhibition of Senior Care, Rehabilitation Medicine and Healthcare to be held in April 3CHINA AID, the 10th China International Exhibition of Senior Care, Rehabilitation Medicine and Healthcare to be held in April 4CHINA AID, the 10th China International Exhibition of Senior Care, Rehabilitation Medicine and Healthcare to be held in April 5CHINA AID, the 10th China International Exhibition of Senior Care, Rehabilitation Medicine and Healthcare to be held in April 6
... solution tricompartmental total knee prosthesis stems from ... State-of-the-art design and manufacturing technologies have been ... function as well as a favorable pressure ... to keep wear to a minimum. The ...
... was designed for patients with difficult problems ... custom designs to repair difficult anatomic conditions. ... which reduces the chance of dislocation in ... been streamlined and updated so that the ...
The design and concept of the Alpina knee allows the choice of implanting a PCL retaining or a posterior stabilized prosthesis intraoperatively....
... knee prosthesis stems from many years of ... manufacturing technologies have been used in order ... as a favorable pressure distribution pattern on ... to a minimum. The inherent design of ...
Medicine Products: