Tag: prostate cancer

Painful Urination – 7 Common Reasons Why It Hurts To Pee

Painful Urination – 7 Common Reasons Why It Hurts To Pee

[ 2 ] 2012-03-16 |

While our bladders can cause discomfort if we ignore their pleas to be empty, there are other types of pain associated with urinating that have more serious consequences. In fact, pain when urinating is something that should not be ignored because of the potential for a number of underlying health issues.

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Understanding The Most Effective Prostate Cancer Treatments

Understanding The Most Effective Prostate Cancer Treatments

[ 0 ] 2011-11-04 |

For men, talking about health problems may feel uncomfortable, but to maximize the chances of surviving a prostate cancer diagnosis, it is very important. Talking about and understanding treatment options ensures that we are able to challenge suggestions for treatment that may less than optimal.

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Understanding How Our Fingers Can Predict Health Problems

Understanding How Our Fingers Can Predict Health Problems

[ 0 ] 2011-05-12 |

Much of the focus in current medical research is directed towards identifying the genes responsible for illness. However, our genes are not the only contributor to disease. The environment in our mothers womb is also a significant contributor to our future health. One of the very visible signs recording our development in the womb is the relative lengths of our fingers.

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Understanding And Preventing One Of The Causes Of Swelling – Lymphedema

Understanding And Preventing One Of The Causes Of Swelling – Lymphedema

[ 0 ] 2011-03-23 |

Like a city’s storm sewer system, the human lymphatic system is responsible for collecting excess fluids that build up in our tissues. When the system fails to work properly, painful swelling called Lymphedema results, but new approaches are reducing the risk.

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Early Cancer Detection With A Dog’s Wet Nose

Early Cancer Detection With A Dog’s Wet Nose

[ 0 ] 2011-02-10 |

Although much effort is being directed toward the early detection of cancers in the quest to save lives, research is showing that dogs are miles ahead of sensors in detecting many forms of the disease. Using their skills offers an important chance to save lives.

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Preventing Prostate Cancer, the Number Two Cancer Killer of Men

Preventing Prostate Cancer, the Number Two Cancer Killer of Men

[ 0 ] 2010-03-01 |

Though prostate cancer is the number 2 cancer killer of men and it has both genetic and age related risks, reducing one’s personal risk of developing this very common cancer is still possible. The key is to understand the risk factors.

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The Urine Test: So Many Messages in the Bottle

The Urine Test: So Many Messages in the Bottle

[ 0 ] 2009-06-30 |

While without a shred of glamour or state-of-the-art feel, urine testing is a workhorse in the world of disease diagnosis and the continuing development of new tests offers the possibility to identify many diseases much more easily and conveniently than other more invasive test methods.

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