23 new genetic variants linked with increased risk for prostate cancer

Scientists have recently identified 23 new genetic variants that could raise man's risk for prostate cancer

Men with certain form of baldness likelier to develop aggressive prostate cancer

A new research has revealed that men with moderate baldness affecting both the front and the crown of their head at the age of 45 have 40 percent higher risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer later in life than their non-bald counterparts.

New genetic test to spot 6-fold increased risk of prostate cancer

A new study has found 23 new genetic variants that can identify men with 6-fold increased risk of prostate cancer.

20% risk of prostate cancer reduces by tomato-rich diet: Study

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Washington: The risk of developing prostate cancer can lower to 18 percent in those men who take over 10 portions of tomatoes in a week, says a new study.

Health benefits of Guava

Guava is known to be a super-fruit due to its multi-purpose health benefits. Here`s some for you to understand why it stands out in the fruit`s category!

Prostate cancer among young up six times in 20 years

Typically, prostate cancer occurs more frequently as men age into their 70s or 80s, but a US-based analysis has found that the number of younger men diagnosed with prostate cancer has increased nearly six-fold in the last 20 years.

Now, e-nose that can smell urine samples and detect prostate cancer

Researchers have now developed an electronic nose which can detect prostate cancer by simply smelling urine samples.

Vitamin D deficiency linked to aggressive prostate cancer

Despite this great disagreement among experts and scientists, Vitamin D deficiency has now been linked to aggressive prostate cancer, according to a new study.

Chronic inflammation associated with aggressive prostate cancer

The presence of chronic inflammation in benign prostate tissue has been found to be linked with high-grade, or aggressive, prostate cancer, and this association was found even in those with low prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels.

Men circumcised after 35 have 45 pc less risk of developing prostate cancer

A new study has revealed that men who are circumcised after the age of 35 are 45 percent less at risk of developing prostate cancer later in life.

New test detects prostate cancer recurrence with much more accuracy

Researchers in Canada have developed a new genetic "signature" to identify prostate cancer patients who are at high risk of their cancer recurring after surgery or radiotherapy.

Gene family can suppress prostate cancer

Scientists have discovered direct genetic evidence that a family of genes are tumour suppressors.

Cholesterol linked to aggressive prostate cancer treatment

In a discovery that can help devise a novel diagnostic approach for aggressive prostate cancer, scientists have found a link between the aggressiveness of the disease and the accumulation of a compound produced when cholesterol is metabolised in cells.

Exposure to BPA could lead to prostate cancer

Researchers at the Cincinnati Cancer Center have shown that levels of bisphenol A (BPA) in men`s urine could be a marker of prostate cancer and that low levels of BPA exposure can cause cellular changes in both non-malignant and malignant prostate cells.

Brisk walk can help beat prostate cancer

According to a latest study, brisk walk and regular exercise could help improve the prognosis of prostate cancer patients by affecting blood vessels in their tumours.

Good night`s sleep may lower prostate cancer risk

Melatonin is produced exclusively at night in the dark and is an important output of the circadian rhythm.

Exposure to chemical in plastics may up prostate cancer risk

Researchers have suggested that fetal exposure to a commonly used plasticizer Bisphenol A, or BPA, found in water bottles, soup can liners, could increase the risk for prostate cancer later in life.

Prostate cancer: What men need to know

Prostate cancer tends to develop in men over age 50, although cases of early cancer development have also been seen.

Grape seed extract kills prostate cancer cells

A new study by Indian origin researcher has revealed that the synthesis of the most active component of grape seed extract, B2G2, encourages the cell death known as apoptosis in prostate cancer cells while leaving healthy cells unharmed.

New stem cell breakthrough brings prostate cancer cure closer to reality

Adult stem cells are tissue-specific regenerative cells that replace diseased or damaged cells in the body`s organs.