Almost everyone I know, myself included, can probably use more exercise. We all lead busy lives, and it’s easy to make excuses about not going for a jog or heading to the health club. However, a new study suggests that not only are prostate cancer patients not getting the workouts they need, but also their keep reading
A recent study out of Fox Chase Cancer Center (Philadelphia) on men’s health supplements and prostate cancer gained publicity. Unfortunately, some of the press articles distorted the purpose and outcome of the study with statements like, “Men’s health supplements (MHSs) offer no benefit for patients with localized prostate cancer…”[i] Men who take saw palmetto, the keep reading
Mark Moyad, MD, professor of preventive and alternative medicine at the University of Michigan, is renowned for his extensive knowledge on how nutrition, supplements and exercise protect against prostate cancer. He recently published a detailed report, “Preventing Aggressive Prostate Cancer with Proven Cardiovascular Disease Preventive Methods.”[i] He lists risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) that keep reading
How do you prepare for a prostate cancer consultation? While I can’t speak for everyone in my profession, I believe these days most urologists and radiologists are comfortable with patients bringing in a list of questions. I encourage patients to do so, especially if they are facing a detection, diagnosis, or decision-making process regarding prostate keep reading
Nanoparticles are very, very small objects that have the properties of the larger unit from which they are derived. Nanoparticles sound like something discovered by physicists, but in fact they have been used by artisans for over 1,000 years to add metallic luster to the surface of pottery and other artistic creations. Today, medical science keep reading
Thanks to new evidence that testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) does not increase prostate cancer risk, many PCa patients with low testosterone are breathing sighs of relief. Testosterone levels tend to decrease as men age, by about 1% per year after age 30. Low testosterone – also called low T or hypogonadism – affects approximately 13 keep reading
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