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Hair-growth drug artificially lowers PSA levels in prostate cancer screening, study finds
...ntly. BPH can lead to the inability to urinate and urinary
tract infection. In 1997 the FDA approved finasteride for the treatment of male-pattern baldness. While Propecia is administered at 1 milligram per day, patients who take the finasteride drug Proscar for BPH get a five times higher dosage, 5 mg pe...
Men with prostate cancer avoid radiation due to misconceptions
...riod and often helps men preserve their sexual and urinary
function. However, Dr. Valdagni's study shows that some men with prostate cancer have definite fears about radiation treatment, with the greatest worries related to false beliefs on how the X-rays would affect them. For example, some patients thi...
Swimming 'to the left' gets bacteria upstream, and may promote infection
...may be relevant to the transport of E. coli in the urinary
tract," said Köser. "It might also explain the high rates of infection in catheterized patients and the incidence of microbial contamination at protected wellheads. To our knowledge, this is the first time that a natural propensity to swim upstream h...
Scientists sequence genome of parasite responsible for common sexually transmitted infection
...ement. Once it attaches to cells lining the host's urinary
or genital tract, it flattens out and begins to in... and red blood cells, causing direct damage to the urinary
and vaginal tissues and resulting in inflammation. T. vaginalis also consumes bacteria that may be p...