Prostate cancer drug holds promise for women with Alzheimer's

 Women with Alzheimer's disease showed stable cognition for a year when a drug that is more commonly used to treat advanced prostate cancer was added to their drug regimen, a study says.

Novel technique improves prostate cancer detection

Researchers have developed a non-invasive imaging technique to detect the severity of prostate tumour which can help doctors in more precisely and effectively determining appropriate treatment.

Radiation plus hormone therapy saves lives in prostate cancer


Washington: Older men with prostate cancer may live longer if they receive a combination of radiation and hormone therapy, but many men do not get the right treatment, US researchers said Monday.

New guidelines for prostate cancer testing

Prostate cancer checks in Australia are set to improve after cancer agencies and health experts reached an agreement on new testing guidelines at the World Cancer Congress (WCC) currently being held in Melbourne.

HIV drug checks spread of prostate cancer

A human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) drug that targets a specific protein involved in the immune system can also block the spread of prostate cancer cells to bones, says a new research.

Testosterone therapy does not boost prostate cancer's risk

 A new study has examined that a long-term testosterone therapy does not increases the risk of prostate cancer.

New device diagnoses prostate cancer in minutes

A new prototype device that determines whether a prostate tissue sample is benign or malignant in just one-and-a-half minutes has been developed.

Prostate cancer diet: Five foods to reduce the risk

Tomatoes contain lycopene, a powerful antioxidant, which may slow down the growth of prostate cancer. 

Sleeping with more women reduces prostate cancer risk: Study

As compared to men who have had only one partner during their lifetime, having sex with more than 20 women is associated with a 28 percent lower risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer, research shows.

High cholesterol ups risk of prostate cancer recurrence

Higher levels of cholesterol and triglycerides, two types of fat, in the blood of men who underwent surgery for prostate cancer, may increase risk of disease recurrence, says a study.

RNA molecules in urine can detect prostate cancer

Scientists have revealed that they have identified a set of RNA molecules that are detectable in tissue samples and urine of prostate cancer patients but not in normal healthy individuals.

Iran releases video of Ayatollah Khomeini's first post-surgery hike

Iran released a video on Friday showing supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on his first outdoor walk since undergoing prostate surgery, as part of a more open policy on his health.

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.

Former Chelsea favourite Alan Hudson has cancer

Former Chelsea and Arsenal playmaker Alan Hudson, who almost lost his life 17 years ago when he was hit by a car, has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

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.