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Genomic Health Study Shows Breast Cancers in Men Display Very Similar Gene Signatures to Those in Women

- Largest Genomic Study Comparing Gene Expression in Female and Male Patients Presented at ASCO Annual Meeting - ORLANDO, Fla., May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX ) today announced results from a study which summarized the gene signatures identified by the O...

Study Reported Tadalafil Taken Once Daily Improved Erectile Function in Men with ED and Sexual Quality of Life in Couples

Data Published in May Issue of Journal of Sexual Medicine INDIANAPOLIS, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) today announced results from a double-blind, placebo-controlled study which showed that tadalafil 5 mg dose taken once daily was generally well-...

Prostate Cancer Immunotherapy Significantly Prolongs Survival in Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer

Phase 3 IMPACT Trial Results to be presented during late-breaking session at AUA Annual Scientific Meeting CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sipuleucel-T (Provenge), an experimental immunotherapy improved survival in men with metastatic disease, according to new results to be pr...

Data Presented at AUA Demonstrate PROVENGE Significantly Prolongs Survival for Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer in Pivotal Phase 3 IMPACT Study

- Extended Median Survival by 4.1 Months and Increased 3-Year Survival by 38 Percent Compared to Placebo - - First Active Cellular Immunotherapy for Cancer to Prolong Survival - - Company to Host Webcast at 5:30 pm ET - CHICAGO and SEATTLE, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dendreo...

Walter Reed Army Medical Center offers HIFU for Qualifying Men with Locally Recurrent Prostate Cancer in a Phase III Clinical Trial

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Walter Reed Army Medical Center is the latest institution to be added to a number of academic centers involved in a clinical trial that is investigating the safety and efficacy of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) using the Sonablate(R) 500 for the ...

Mayo Clinic Study Finds Younger Men With Erectile Dysfunction at Double Risk of Heart Disease

ROCHESTER, Minn., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Men who experience erectile dysfunction between the ages of 40 and 49 are twice as likely to develop heart disease than men without dysfunction, according to a new Mayo Clinic study. Researchers also found that men with erectile dysfunction...

Task Force Says Men Age 75 and Older Should Not Be Screened For Prostate Cancer

/CAUTION -- ADVANCE FOR RELEASE AT 5 P.M. EDT MONDAY, AUG. 4/ /ADVANCE/ ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 4 -- Men age 75 and older should not be screened for prostate cancer, and younger men should discuss the benefits and harms of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test with their clinicians before be...

The ED Conversation Dilemma: Forty Percent of Men with ED Don't Talk to Their Doctor, Survey Finds

Majority of men rank discomfort as #1 reason to avoid discussing ED, a potential precursor to heart disease INDIANAPOLIS, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new survey reveals that while 82 percent of men with erectile dysfunction (ED) surveyed recognize it as an indicator o...

Novel Testosterone Gel Significantly Improves Insulin Sensitivity and Sexual Function in Hypogonadal Men With Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome

New Data Highlights the Need for Testosterone Screening in At-Risk Hypogonadal Men BEDMINSTER, N.J., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- New data from a 12-month, international, multi-center study showed that treatment for low testosterone with Tostran(R), a topical, metered ...

Leading Academic Institutions Collaborate on 800-Patient Study of Effectiveness of Cryoablation for Men With Recurrent Prostate Cancer

Cryoablation Offers Second Chance for Patients Whose Cancer Returns after Radiation IRVINE, Calif., June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endocare, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENDO ), an innovative medical device company providing minimally invasive technologies for tissue and tumor...

TriMix Gel Achieves Success Among Men Who Have Failed to Achieve Erections With Viagra, Levitra and Cialis Type Tablets

ORLANDO, Fla., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- New research presented at the recent American Urological Association Conference by Urologist Joel L. Marmar, M.D., showed that among men who previously failed to achieve erections on Viagra, Levitra and Cialis type tablets, 40% achieved an erection suffici...

amfAR Announces Funding for HIV Services and Research Aimed at Men Who Have Sex With Men in Developing Countries

More Than 100 Groups Apply for Grants to Assist Men Who Have Sex With Men in Developing Countries NEW YORK, Feb. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an ambitious move to significantly bolster global HIV program efforts targeting populations especially vulnerable to HIV, amfAR, The Foundation...

New Study Shows LEVITRA Successfully Treats Erectile Dysfunction (ED) in Men with Dyslipidemia, Including High Cholesterol

The first prospective trial specifically designed to evaluate erectile function in ED patients with dyslipidemia CHICAGO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Results of the first prospective trial specifically designed to evaluate erectile function in erectile dysfunction (ED) pat...

TWO NEW KLRI PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS: Hormone Therapy May Reduce Atherosclerosis in Women Close to Menopause; Growth Hormone May Increase Risk of Diabetes, Improve Lipid Profile in Men

PHOENIX, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Phoenix-based Kronos Longevity Research Institute (KLRI) has published two new publications on hormone therapies and their effects on reducing the risks of cardiovascular disease in older adults. Cardiovascular disease caused by ...

Most Women With HIV and Their Health Care Providers Have Not Discussed How HIV Might Affect Them Differently Than Men

Survey Shows Nearly Three-Quarters of Women Struggle in Managing Their Daily Lives ATLANTA, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- New findings from the Women Living Positive survey show a communication gap between women living with HIV and their health care providers when it co...

Palatin Technologies and King Pharmaceuticals Announce Plan To Present Results of Bremelanotide Phase 2b Studies in Men With Erectile Dysfunction

CRANBURY, N.J. and BRISTOL, Tenn., May 09, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Palatin Technologies, Inc. and King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced plans to present the results from two bremelanotide Phase 2b studies of men with erectile dysfunction (ED). The presenters are Jed Kaminetsky, MD, Cli...

Repros' Androxal Shows Highly Statistically Significant Positive Effects in Men with Secondary Hypogonadism

THE WOODLANDS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 5, 2007 - Repros Therapeutics Inc. (NasdaqGM:RPRX) announced topline results of a six month U.S. Phase 3 study of Androxal(TM), an oral drug being developed to restore normal testicular function in men with secondary hypogonadism. Further, Androxal demonst...

Updated Study Results Reinforce Survival Benefit of Taxotere (Docetaxel) for Men with Advanced, Hormone-Resistant Prostate Cancer

ASCO Oral Presentation Reports Significantly More Patients Treated with Taxotere(R)-Based Chemotherapy Regimen Survived at Least Three Years CHICAGO, June 04, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Taxotere(R) (docetaxel) Injection Concentrate-based chemotherapy (Taxotere plus prednisone) maintained long-...

Vectibix(R) in Combination With Chemotherapy Significantly Improved Progression-Free Survival in First-Line Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

...Colorectal Cancer Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men and the third most common cancer in women worldwide. In 2007, approximately...es are low in Africa and South-East Asia. Rates are substantially higher in men than in women. About Vectibix Vectibix is the first fully human ...

Radius' Investigational Bone Anabolic Agent, BA058, Increased Bone Mineral Density (BMD) at Key Fracture Sites in Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

...Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of osteoporosis in women and men at high risk of fracture. BA058 significantly increased mean lumbar...tality in elderly people worldwide. In the U.S. alone, more than 44 million men and women have osteoporosis or low bone-mineral density. A 50-year-old woma...

Is Your Hair Taking a Break?

...tic alopecia. While pattern hair loss affects both men and women, it is very different in women and does ...luvium Another common form of hair loss in both men and women, telogen effluvium, refers to an increas... An autoimmune form of hair loss that can affect men and women, alopecia areata, occurs when the body's...

Economy is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - But Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease

...arch. The Society encourages the study of sex differences between women and men that affect the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. More infor...report, like the 1997 version, highlights the estimated number of women and men age fifty and older in the United States who have or are at high risk for d...

Swissmedic Grants Debiopharm Marketing Authorisation for Moapar(R), a New Therapeutic Avenue for the Treatment of Sexual Deviations

...ersible reduction of serum testosterone to the level of castration in adult men suffering from sexual deviations. Developed by Debiopharm, Moapar(R) contai...nt sexual behaviours in 35 of 36 patients with severe sexual deviations. In men who interrupted treatment, testosterone levels progressively returned to no...

Swissmedic Grants Debiopharm Marketing Authorisation for Moapar(R), a New Therapeutic Avenue for the Treatment of Sexual Deviations

...ersible reduction of serum testosterone to the level of castration in adult men suffering from sexual deviations. Developed by Debiopharm, Moapar(R) contai...nt sexual behaviours in 35 of 36 patients with severe sexual deviations. In men who interrupted treatment, testosterone levels progressively returned to no...

Northern California Cancer Center's First-of-Its-Kind Research Reveals Low Socioeconomic Status Often Equals Poor Chance of Lymphoma Survival

... Follicular lymphoma, the slow-growing, most common type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, is a cancer of the immune system and white blood cells which affects men and women equally. The cancer involves the body's lymph nodes which fight infection and disease. It begins with an enlargement of the lymph nodes and...

PTSD Associated With Higher Alzheimer's/Dementia Risk; Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Lower it

... appear to be true for those who already have mild cognitive impairment. Current recommendations not to exceed one drink per day for women and two for men are supported by these results." About ICAD 2009 The 2009 Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Alzheimer's Diseas...

Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. and Endo Pharmaceuticals Sign Licensing Agreement for Urocidin(TM)

...dder Cancer and the Ongoing Phase III Clinical Program for Urocidin(TM) In North America, bladder cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men and in the top ten for women. In the United States, approximately 70,000 patients are newly diagnosed with bladder cancer each year. In addition, the ...

FDA Accepts sNDA for Alternative Dosing Regimen for Dacogen(R) (decitabine for injection) to Treat Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

... fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman. Women of childbearing potential should be advised to avoid becoming pregnant while using Dacogen. men should be advised not to father a child while receiving treatment with Dacogen and for two months afterwards. The most commonly occurring adverse rea...

Cephalon Submits NUVIGIL Supplemental New Drug Application for the Treatment of Excessive Sleepiness Associated with Jet Lag Disorder

...lled pivotal study, which involved overseas air travel, included an evaluation of the efficacy and safety of NUVIGIL (50 or 150 mg/day) in 427 healthy men and women who all had experienced jet lag symptoms at least once during the previous five years. Clinical efficacy was evaluated using two primary en...

Vantia Therapeutics' Lead Candidate VA106483 Demonstrates Positive Anti-diuretic Effect in Phase IIa Trial in Nocturia

...valence increasing markedly with age. It is often the presenting symptom in men with benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) and affects at least 70% of BPH pat...f single and repeated oral doses of VA106483. The trial involved 27 elderly men aged 65 years or more with a history of nocturia. Based on these res...

SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Receives Positive Opinion From CHMP for Once-Monthly Subcutaneous Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

...o to three percent of the world's population, and approximately one out of three patients affected by psoriasis may develop psoriatic arthritis. Both men and women are equally affected by psoriatic arthritis, most commonly between the ages of 30 and 50, in the peak of their productive years. About...

Salvacyl(R), Developed by Debiopharm, is Launched in two European Countries

.... The product will be prescribed for the reversible reduction of serum testosterone to the level of castration in order to lower sexual drive in adult men suffering from sexual deviations. "This is a great accomplishment for Debiopharm. Salvacyl(R) is the fourth product we have developed and made ...

Cordex Signs European Development Partnership for ATPotent(TM) Sperm Motility Drug

...ent, is a common cause of human male infertility. It has been reported in the medical literature that the prevalence of asthenozoospermia in infertile men is approximately 82 percent. Currently, there is no FDA-approved drug that enhances sperm motility. Cordex has sponsored studies at the Universi...

Urologist and Allergist Explore Link Between Allergies and Interstitial Cystitis

...ion for many patients with interstitial cystitis (IC). IC is a severely painful bladder condition affecting as many as 8 million women and 1.5 million men in the United States. Patients and the providers who treat them have long noticed a correlation between allergies and IC. Recently, a urologist and al...

Two-Year Data Show Patients Receiving SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Experienced Sustained Improvement in Signs and Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

...o to three percent of the world's population, and approximately one out of three patients affected by psoriasis may develop psoriatic arthritis. Both men and women are equally affected by psoriatic arthritis, most commonly between the ages 30 and 50, in the peak of their productive years. About ...

Study Results Present Efficacy and Safety Findings from the PHIRST-1 Study of Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Taking Tadalafil Tablets Once Daily

...able by prescription only and is not for everyone. men should discuss their medical conditions and all me...they are healthy enough for sexual activity. men taking nitrates, often used for chest pain, should...from sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV. men should not drink alcohol in excess with CIALIS. T...

Research: Popular Diabetes Medications Associated with Increase in Bone Fractures

...n patients not taking TZD. When analyzed by gender, women on a TZD were 55 percent more likely to experience a bone fracture than women not on a TZD; men on a TZD had a 26 percent higher likelihood of suffering a fracture. The findings support previous assertions that TZDs increase the risk of frac...

Study Demonstrating Lurasidone Is Effective in Patients With Schizophrenia Published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

...disabling and serious medical illness that affects between two to three million American adults and more than 24 million adults worldwide. It affects men and women equally and occurs at similar rates in all ethnic groups around the world. Schizophrenia is a treatable medical condition and is thought to...

Medivation Announces Positive New Efficacy Data From Phase 1-2 Trial of MDV3100 in Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients

...at MDV3100 is not only a promising medication for men with CRPC, but that it may also be useful earlier ... most common cancer worldwide. More than 1 million men in the United States have prostate cancer, and it is the second leading cause of cancer death among men after lung cancer(1). In 2009, an estimated 192,2...

Researchers at the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit Discover Feasibility of Chemotherapy Alternative

...ximately 40,000 new cases of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) cases are diagnosed each year, according to Dr. Yoo. A higher proportion of men are diagnosed with carcinomas - approximately four to one as compared to women. Chemotherapy for HNSCC is typically rigorous and even then, 40 to 60 p...
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