Study to Determine How Diet Affects Prostate Cancer

Can what you eat help prevent prostate cancer? Several studies have shown that in countries where men eat a typical “Western” diet containing a large amount of meat, the incidence of prostate cancer, particularly aggressive prostate cancer, is higher than in countries where plant-based foods are a primary part of the diet. Unfortunately, these studies… Read more »

The Role of Race in Prostate Cancer

According to the National Cancer Institute there were roughly 233,000 new cases of prostate cancer diagnosed in America last year. There were also an estimated 29,480 deaths from prostate cancer in 2014.  Prostate cancer has been found to occur more often in men of African descent, whether African-American or Afro-Caribbean. African American men are actually more than twice as likely to die of… Read more »

Six Surprising Effects of Coffee

Over 180 million Americans start our day with coffee to get going. Some people enjoy their coffee and apparently have no health issues with drinking it. There are however some potential negative effects of coffee, particularly at certain times and when it becomes so addictive that you find it difficult to go a day without… Read more »

4 Foods Every Man Should Eat

Most men are aware that a healthy diet is necessary for good health. But they may not be eating enough of the specific foods needed to combat common men’s health concerns. Erectile dysfunction, muscle recovery after exercise, depression, cognitive impairment and more — can be addressed by the four foods every man should eat. Oysters… Read more »

What Men Need to Know About Prostate Health

Over the last twenty years, the number of younger men diagnosed with prostate cancer has increased nearly six times. Over 10 percent of new prostate cancer diagnoses in the U.S. occur in men younger than 55 years old. In younger men, doctors are finding the disease is often much more aggressive. Prostate cancer typically affects… Read more »

8 Simple Steps to Reduce High Blood Pressure

  It’s National Men’s Health Week. Celebrated each year in the week leading up to Father’s Day, the purpose of Men’s Health Week is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. According to the American Heart Association, in the United States, about… Read more »

Increase Your Sex Drive with These Foods

If you find that you’re frequently not in the mood, you might just need to increase your sex drive naturally by eating these foods! Black Raspberries – Both the berries and the seeds will are rich in phytochemicals that enhance both libido and sexual endurance. Eat a handful a day to keep bedroom boredom at… Read more »

Surprising Libido Boosters for Women

Okay ladies – let’s be frank. Loss of libido isn’t just a male issue. It affects many women as well. Here are some surprising libido boosters you can start trying right now. Bring the spark back to the bedroom! Scare Yourself – A study published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior, men and women find… Read more »

Chronic Inflammation Linked to Prostate Cancer

prostate cancer and chronic inflammation

Researchers have found a link between chronic inflammation in prostate tissue, (an over reactive response of the body’s immune system) and aggressive prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the second most common form of cancer in American men. The findings were published in August in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Researchers identified 191 men… Read more »

Vitamin D Deficiency May Predict Aggressive Prostate Cancer

prostate caner and vitamin d deficiency

  According to a new study from Northwestern, African-American and European-American men at high risk of prostate cancer are more likely to be diagnosed with an aggressive form of the disease if they have a vitamin D deficiency. The results were published in May of 2014 in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American… Read more »