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Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient

...England Journal of Medicine. About 90 percent of testicular cancer patients respond to traditional therapy, wh...who typically are in their 20s when diagnosed with testicular cancer. It is rare for the NEJM to carry a retrospective study from a single institution that is n...

Hormone Inhibitor in Prostate Cancer Treatment

...to use chemical suppressants or surgery to inhibit testicular synthesis of male hormones. However, this treatment does not block the production of male hormones elsewhere in the body. Abiraterone, a drug that is taken orally, inhibits an enzyme called CYP450c17, which is critical to the production of the male...

Tumor Painting to Fight Against Cancer

...a significant advancement for breast, prostate and testicular cancers. For more information about the Institute visit http: research.seattlechildrens.org/....

Wrestler Chris Benoits Son was Sedated - Says Investigators

...ould be an indicator that he was being treated for testicular insufficiency." The GBI said Benoit tested negative for blood alcohol. "There's no reliable scientific data that says elevated levels of testosterone lead to psychotic rage," Sperry said. So nothing decisive could be said about Chriss state of mind ...

Infertility is Seen in Men With SLE

...bodies (which can adversely affect fertilization), testicular ultrasound, and hormone evaluation were also condu... results showed that SLE patients had lower median testicular volumes in both testes, compared with controls, a lower median sperm count, and lower motility. SLE ...

Art in Hospitals to Enhance Patient Care

...d substance abuse and even obesity, heart disease, testicular cancer and breast cancer. This radical plan has aroused a lot of controversy. There has been wide spread criticism of NHS trusts in the UK who have spent tens of thousands of pounds on art installations at a time when they are considering cutting s...

Breast Reduction Surgery Among Boys Rising in US

...decreased testosterone production, kidney failure, testicular tumors and liver disease. The condition can be addressed with hormone treatments such as testosterone patches or even Tamoxifen, an estrogen-inhibiting drug that is best known for its use in the treatment of breast cancer in women. You have to rule o...

Artificial Testis Developed by AIIMS a Boon to Suffering Patients

...icial testis, which will help those suffering from testicular cancer, underdeveloped genitals.// Doctors at the premier referral hospital have already operated upon over 50 patients suffering from such problems, achieving 100 percent success. "We are producing artificial testis and have treated over 50 pati...

New Procedure Paves Way for Eunuchs to Choose a Gender and Conceive

...rom the ambiguous genitalia, there is an ovary and testicular tissues in the same child. There is a large urogenital sinus as well as a well-developed phallus. "Among the three categories, it's the FPH group who can give birth to babies after successful surgeries earlier. What they need is life long medicatio...

Denim Lovers Beware, Fertility Could Be in Danger, Says a New Study

...ncrease in abdominal fat, which also leads to high testicular temperature. Stress is another factor that lowers the sperm count, she says. A State University of New York study three years ago had showed how laptops could damage fertility. Dr. Yefim Sheynkin, an associate professor of urology at the Univer...

Nonsurgical Therapy Highly Effective for Pain and Infertility in Men

...nd scrotum). This condition in men can cause pain, testicular atrophy or fertility problems—and can greatly impact quality of life. “Varicoceles are a major, but underdiagnosed cause of infertility—it is important for these patients to have an early diagnosis and quick management,” said Maurizio Grosso, M.D., i...

Treating Male Infertility With Stem Cells

...nto the testis: potential implication for men with testicular failure,” appears in the issue of The American Journal of Pathology. When a couple experiences infertility, the man is just as likely as the woman to be the cause. Male infertility may arise from failed proliferation and differentiation of the germ...

Cancer Among Young Adults is on a Raise: Report

...ort says that cancers like colorectal, thyroid and testicular cancers are rising among young adults, who are und... difficult to take this decision. In young men, testicular cancer is on the rise and the reason is not yet determined. Thyroid cancer is another puzzle as the ...

Young Single Men More Likely To Bank Sperm

...journal BJU International, //a quarter of men with testicular cancer banked their sperm before treatment, but on...'t banked their sperm. "As most men treated for testicular cancer are young and the survival rate exceeds 90 per cent, the issue of after-treatment fertility i...

Incidence Of Skin, Prostate And Breast Cancers Increasing By The Day

...ing other cancers, such as non-Hodgkin lymphoma or testicular cancer, will continue to be a formidable challenge.” Source-Eurekaler PRI...

A New Research Demonstrates HIV-1 In Resident Immune Cells Of Human Testis

...t on cells located within the testis, specifically testicular macrophages. The point was demonstrated further ...re. The finding that HIV-1 can replicate within testicular macrophages is significant because the testis represents a pharmacological sanctuary—many anti-retro...

An Eye on Increase in Testicular Cancer

...inpointing reasons behind the dramatic increase in testicular cancer, now the most common malignant cancer among...ronmental hormone disruptors increases the risk of testicular cancer. They will measure the levels of these environmental compounds in 800 patients with testicula...

FDA gives the green signal for silicone breast implants

...dards especially as FDA is yet to approve silicone testicular implants citing inadequacy of clinical trials. MST...

Exposure To Dioxins Affects Male Reproductive System

...most 50 percent, a three- to four-fold increase in testicular cancer, an increase in the incidence of cryptorchidism (undescended testes, a condition where the testes are not in their normal location in the scrotum) and hypospadias (abnormality of the urethra). The reason for this increase is not known, but i...

Unpopularity of Sperm Banks...

... Dr. Peter Chan, senior author of study said, “The testicular cancer accounts for over 25 per cent of all cancers diagnosed in men aged 20-24 years and Hodgkin's lymphoma accounts for about 15 per cent in the same age group. “ "Sperm banking is the best hope for cancer patients that may wish to father children...

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