Navigation Links
Body Weight Found To Influence PSA Levels

A new study shows obese men generally have lower prostate specific antigen levels than men of normal weight. // However researchers say this finding suggests the PSA test may not be as good at identifying early prostate cancer in such men.

Researchers studied about 2,800 men with no evidence of prostate cancer. Results showed PSA levels declined as weight increased. The association held true across all age groups and throughout all races. A study done in 2003 showed that men with the highest body mass indexes were 34-percent more likely to develop the disease than those with lower BMIs. Other studies have also shown poorer outcomes for obese men diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Hence researchers believe their present study suggests one reason why obese men with the disease fare worse than their thinner counterparts the reason being that low PSA levels mean they are diagnosed at a later stage and when the condition is more difficult to treat.

Thus researchers suggest that doctors take this factor into account when deciding if a PSA level deserves further investigation in order to assess whether consideration of BMI in PSA interpretation results in earlier detection and, ultimately, in better prostate carcinoma prognosis for obese men.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Lose Weight With New Wonder Slimming FDA approved Prescription Drug
2. Weight-Loss Drinks Can Make You Gassy
3. Smoking Linked To Low Infant Birth Weight
4. Weight gain following smoking cessation not linked to Leptin
5. Helping Kids Attain a Healthy Weight
6. Weight-loss Products Dangerous
7. Weight and Blood Pressure
8. Low Birth Weight infants could have Problems in the Future
9. Excess Weight Can Affect Individuals as They Age
10. Low-Fat, High-Carb Diet Equally Effective In Weight Loss
11. Weight Gain Found To Increase The Risk Breast Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Body Weight Found Influence PSA Levels

(Date:8/20/2014)... The “Human Insulin Market by ... Premixed), Modern Human Insulin (Rapid Acting, Long Acting, ... Tresiba, Others) - Forecast to 2019” provides a ... current market trends,and strategies impacting the global human ... of the revenue and share analysis. , Browse ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 GBK, the luxury ... 2014 Emmy Award Nominees and Presenters at the annual GBK ... 22nd and 23rd in Beverly Hills from 11am – 6pm. ... and music by DJ Morgan Hildebrand. , As always, GBK ... will feature several charities at the lounge. GO Campaign is ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... VA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 What ... by Getting Locked Out of the Market, **FDAnews Webinar**, ... EDT, http://www.fdanews.com/DoNowforUDI , Hospitals and other buyers ... due to ineffective product tracking systems. , Complying with ... is customer demands to implement UDI as soon as ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... The elegant bamboo floorings from BambooIndustry.com ... houses in an environmentally conscious way with the company’s ... and have an aluminum oxide finish to help resist ... high-traffic areas. , Recently, the company has released its ... . These fresh items are specially made for global ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 2014 For decades it has been ... chiropractic adjustments are dangerous and cause strokes, cervical artery ... they do not recommend chiropractic to their patients. Now ... do refer to chiropractors because they have read the ... new research has popped up that tries to cast ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Human Insulin Market by Product Types and Brand Worth $42 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Human Insulin Market by Product Types and Brand Worth $42 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Human Insulin Market by Product Types and Brand Worth $42 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:GBK Presents a Luxury Gift Lounge Honoring the Nominees and Presenters of the 2014 Emmy® Awards - August 22nd and 23rd - Beverly Hills 2Health News:GBK Presents a Luxury Gift Lounge Honoring the Nominees and Presenters of the 2014 Emmy® Awards - August 22nd and 23rd - Beverly Hills 3Health News:GBK Presents a Luxury Gift Lounge Honoring the Nominees and Presenters of the 2014 Emmy® Awards - August 22nd and 23rd - Beverly Hills 4Health News:FDAnews Announces — What to Do Now for UDI: Don’t Lose Your Customers by Getting Locked Out of the Market Webinar, Sept. 9, 2014 2Health News:FDAnews Announces — What to Do Now for UDI: Don’t Lose Your Customers by Getting Locked Out of the Market Webinar, Sept. 9, 2014 3Health News:FDAnews Announces — What to Do Now for UDI: Don’t Lose Your Customers by Getting Locked Out of the Market Webinar, Sept. 9, 2014 4Health News:BambooIndustry.com Announces Up To 30% Discount On Its New Click Strand Woven Bamboo Floorings 2Health News:Is It True That the Chiropractor Can Cause a Stroke? Dr. Harbison of AlignLife Wood River Speaks Up 2Health News:Is It True That the Chiropractor Can Cause a Stroke? Dr. Harbison of AlignLife Wood River Speaks Up 3Health News:Is It True That the Chiropractor Can Cause a Stroke? Dr. Harbison of AlignLife Wood River Speaks Up 4
... Penn Avenue Place buildings participate in World ... Wildlife Fund,s (WWF) Earth Hour, PITTSBURGH, ... Place and Penn Avenue Place facilities,will go dark from 8 to ... companies around the world in the World Wildlife Fund,s,(WWF) Earth Hour ...
... quick laugh and easy smile of a woman who continues ... She still works every day in the family business, heads ... for her energetic grandchildren. , This winter when the ... third time, her oncologist prescribed a new breed of targeted ...
... March 27 The Men,s Health Policy,Center, a ... Network,(MHN), announced today that they are hosting an ... Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) practice,that unfairly restricts ... "This petition allows people who are impacted by ...
... New Poll: Teens Still Feel Targeted By Tobacco Advertising ... 27 Kids across D.C. will,rally against tobacco on ... for the 13th annual Kick Butts Day, sponsored by ... across the nation,(for a list of local events, go ...
... The Richard B. and,Lynne V. Cheney Cardiovascular ... have joined the Institute,s Board of Directors. As ... Institute., "Mary Matalin,s experience in public affairs ... Institute as we build our organization and educate,communities ...
... March 27 Clarient, Inc.,(Nasdaq: CLRT ), a ... pharmaceutical industry, today announced,that it is scheduled to make ... Annual Las Vegas Investor Conference at 4:00 p.m. PDT ... is being held at the Palms,Casino Resort April 2-4, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Highmark, Prominent Part of Pittsburgh City Skyline, to Go Dark for One Hour to Support the Environment 2Health News:Saving cancer patients' skin 2Health News:Saving cancer patients' skin 3Health News:Men's Health Policy Center Hosts Petition to Protest Government Barrier to Prostate Cancer Medications 2Health News:D.C. Kids 'Kick Butts' on April 2 2Health News:D.C. Kids 'Kick Butts' on April 2 3Health News:Mary Matalin and John Ray Join the Cheney Cardiovascular Institute Board of Directors 2Health News:Clarient to Present at the B. Riley & Co. 9th Annual Las Vegas Investor Conference 2
(Date:8/19/2014)...  Sequence, Inc., an industry leader in the field of ... manufacturers is opening a third office location in the "Gateway ... a result of demand by clients to provide cost effective ... allows Sequence to better serve new and existing customers in ... office provides Sequence a hub to support customers ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... Aug. 19, 2014 Research and Markets ... Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. ... Products in US$ Thousands by the following three major Application ... The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, ... Europe , Asia-Pacific , ...
(Date:8/18/2014)... NAGOYA, Japan , Aug. 19, 2014 ... ASAHI INTECC (Securities Code 7747, Second Section, ... plans to develop a new, differentiated fractional flow reserve ... device intended to improve handling compared to existing FFR ... field in interventional cardiology that exceeds $250 million worldwide ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Quality and Compliance Solutions Provider Announces Opening of St. Louis, Missouri Office 2Global Anti-Adhesion Products - Strategic Business Report 2014 2Boston Scientific and ASAHI INTECC Announce Joint Development and Manufacturing Programs 2Boston Scientific and ASAHI INTECC Announce Joint Development and Manufacturing Programs 3Boston Scientific and ASAHI INTECC Announce Joint Development and Manufacturing Programs 4
... results of the Spare the,Nephron (STN) study, ... protocol using CellCept(R) (mycophenolate,mofetil), showed the CellCept-based ... with improved renal function when compared with ... (CNI)., Furthermore, the study showed this ...
... Clinical Phase 2 data presented at American Society of Clinical ... ... MEDX ) today announced updated long-term follow-up and overall,survival (OS) ... ipilimumab in combination with dacarbazine (DTIC) where 11.4%, or 4 of,35 ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Final Results of the CellCept(R) Spare the Nephron (STN) Study Show Maintenance Therapy is Associated with Improved Renal Function 2Final Results of the CellCept(R) Spare the Nephron (STN) Study Show Maintenance Therapy is Associated with Improved Renal Function 3Final Results of the CellCept(R) Spare the Nephron (STN) Study Show Maintenance Therapy is Associated with Improved Renal Function 4Final Results of the CellCept(R) Spare the Nephron (STN) Study Show Maintenance Therapy is Associated with Improved Renal Function 5Ipilimumab Plus Chemotherapy is Associated with Prolonged Survival and Increased Disease Control Rates in Patients with Advanced Melanoma 2Ipilimumab Plus Chemotherapy is Associated with Prolonged Survival and Increased Disease Control Rates in Patients with Advanced Melanoma 3Ipilimumab Plus Chemotherapy is Associated with Prolonged Survival and Increased Disease Control Rates in Patients with Advanced Melanoma 4
... The HSV Non-Typing ASR contains primers and ... a 92 bp region of the HSV Type ... requires an instrument that can detect a FAM ... The Cepheid Analyte Specific Reagent* (ASR) program is ...
... compact system is perfect for the office, ... cost effective microhematocrits are required. Featuring a ... offers a range of important benefits: - ... Meets NCCLS standards - Read tubes in ...
... Palomar systems deliver pulsed light over ... multiple power spikes (which may damage skin) ... Cooling technology sends a chilled water supply ... sapphire tip, which is cooled to as ...
Used to provide drainage of urine from the bladder. All-silicone construction provides maximum softness and biocompatibility for enhanced patient comfort. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Inte...
Medicine Products: