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Lifestyle linked to prostate cancer risk

...as looked at prostate specific antigen levels, the aggressiveness of the cancer measured by a biopsy Gleason score and the size of the tumour.The researchers discovered that patients with a high risk of progression were significantly more likely to be obese.// Moreover they exercise less than twice a week and do no...

Prostate Cancer in Obese Men

...gher Gleason score, the value used to classify the aggressiveness of prostate tumors. They also found obese men tended to have a higher cancer recurrence rate. The second study was conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine on nearly 1,100 prostate cancer patients, 22 percent of who we...

Sudden Rise in PSA Dangerous for men

...r before diagnosis can help identify the potential aggressiveness of the cancer. Men with a sharp PSA increase are more likely to have a potentially lethal cancer while those with milder increases are more likely to have a less aggressive cancer that is more amenable to treatment. Hence researchers recommend that ...

New advance in prostate cancer management

...e pivotal in developing a test for prostate cancer aggressiveness which may ultimately prevent thousands of men undergoing unnecessary surgery, with its often associated severe side effects including incontinence and impotence. Prostate cancer is now the most common cancer to affect men in the UK. More than 30,00...

Do Not Neglect Your Abdominal Pain/ Swelling - Help Your Doctor In Early Cancer Detection

...ted and the right tests be ordered to diagnose the aggressiveness of the fast growing tumor. // Elderly women with ovarian cancer are twice as likely to visit a doctor and report symptoms such as abdominal swelling or pelvic pain. If these symptoms are taken into careful consideration, ovarian cancer could be det...

Weight gain intimately linked to prostate cancer

...loss plays a significant role in determining// the aggressiveness of prostrate cancer. The report is detailed in the in the October 1 issue of Clinical Cancer Research, corroborates findings of an earlier research that had linked obesity to the development of prostate cancer. Sara Strom, Ph.D., an associate profes...

Fish Oil supplementation reduces physical aggression in school children’

...ults show that there is a significant reduction in aggressiveness in school children’s taking fish oil supplementation which may be due to an increased DHA concentration in these children’s. Source: Journal of Nutrition Biochemisry...

No link between type II diabetes and aggressive prostate cancer

...//between the presence of type II diabetes and the aggressiveness of prostate cancer, but the long-term survival rat...t cohort, diabetes did not appear to influence the aggressiveness of prostate cancer at presentation," concluded the researchers....

Novel protein found to enhance effect of Vitamin E and suppress prostate cancer

...expression levels to better assess and predict the aggressiveness of the cancer. We may even be able to use TAP levels to predict whether a patient will respond to treatment....

Enzyme Linked To Spread Of Skin Cancer

...mmunity. In fact this enzyme is the culprit in the aggressiveness of other cancers including that of the eye, prostate, thyroid, colorectal, ovarian and oral cancers. Angela R. Hess, a research scientist at Children's Memorial Research Center in the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University and lead au...

Scientists Discover Prostate Cancer Triggering Molecule

...rt of the tyrosine kinase gene family and triggers aggressiveness in prostate tumors by messing up with their signals and directing cells to dump a tumor-suppressor protein. This protein usually fights cancer growth by signaling that the cell destroy itself. Researchers say that Ack1 could be a new target for drug...

Cancer Cells Trigger Supporting Cells to Turn Cancerous

...indeed key players in the ultimate development and aggressiveness of cancer. These findings were arrived at after studying a genetically engineered mouse model of prostate cancer. The researchers also accelerated the development of the cancer in the tumor cells. This rapid rate caused a change in the fibroblast...

Mystery unfolds about the Ginkgo biloba extract!

...ouraging that Ginkgo biloba appeared to reduce the aggressiveness of these cancers, because it suggests that the leaves could be useful in some early stage diseases to prevent them from becoming invasive, or spreading. But I must stress that this is a study in mice, and so we cannot say what anticancer effects, if ...

Aggression And Fatherly Behavior: Men Have It In Their Genes

... with SRY gene were found to display high level of aggressiveness compared to male and female mice without the SRY gene. In addition, male mice without SRY gene and female mice without SRY gene displayed high levels of maternal behavior (building nests/ picking up pups). So far, it has been thought that only male...

Lung cancer molecular profile discovered by researchers.

...microRNA’s heve been found that can predict tumour aggressiveness in lunch cancer patients.// The analysis of these findings indicates that miRNAs may represent a new class of diagnostic and prognostic tools for lung cancer. The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Columbus, Ohio; the Jikei Univers...

British Psychology Student To Do Research On Dogs' Barks

... dog making the sound, including body size, sexual aggressiveness or weight. The information collected should allow her to discover whether there is a link between the formant produced and the size and type of each dog, and whether this information is available to human and canine listeners. Evolutionary theory...

Surgery or IUD for Heavy Periods

...m with patients in a stepwise fashion of degree of aggressiveness because the patient’s attitude, tolerance of risk and desire for a permanent solution are all significant fctors.”...

Intermittent Explosive Disorder is More Prevalent Now Than Before

...author of the study. 'In the general population, aggressiveness or ‘blowing up’ is considered bad behavior; people think, ‘This person just needs an attitude adjustment.’ But Intermittent Explosive Disorder goes beyond that, having strong genetic and biomedical underpinnings,' says coauthor Emil Coccaro, MD, the ...

More Than Just Anger

...lt or destruction of property', and 'the degree of aggressiveness expressed during the episodes is grossly out of proportion to any precipitating psycho-social stressors'. Therefore IED appears to include such common anger displays such as road rage, air rage, trolley rage and phone rage incidents that are often...

Novel test for diagnosis of breast cancer

... for doctors to be aware of it while assessing the aggressiveness of a cancer and treatment requirements and outcomes. The altered gene profile found in the surgical samples obtained after core biopsy might influence a doctor's interpretation of diagnosis, according to Dr Rosana Zanetti-D?llenbach and her colleag...

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