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 »

Top Five Foods for Prostate Health

5 foods for prostate health

Tomatoes According to scientists, lycopene, a powerful antioxidant found in tomatoes, may be beneficial in the prevention of prostate cancer as well as reducing tumor growth among men already diagnosed with prostate cancer. In a review of 21 studies, researchers found that men who ate a lot of raw tomato and cooked tomato products were… Read more »

Hottest Foods for Healthy Hair

foods for healthy hair

Start a hair-healthy diet today by adding these foods to your diet for shiny, lustrous locks. Lean red meat – too little iron can cause baldness, according to research conducted at the Cleveland Clinic. Treating iron deficiency may help regrow hair. People who have problems with hair loss or hair growth tend to be iron… Read more »

Looking for Your Lost Libido?

losing libido

It’s natural for men to notice a gradual decrease in sex drive (libido) as they age. The degree of this decline varies, but most men maintain at least some amount of sexual interest well into their 60’s and 70’s. Sometimes, however, loss of sex drive is related to an underlying condition. If you’re suffering from… Read more »

Good News Guys: Meet Up With Your Buddies Twice a Week for Good Health

guys nights good for mens health

If you were looking for an excuse for a guy’s night out, look no further. A recent study out of the U.K. finds that it’s actually good for you! Research from Dr. Robin Dunbar, a reputable psychologist and director of Oxford University’s social and evolutionary neuroscience research group, suggests men require a minimum of two… Read more »

Dogs Taught to Sniff Out Prostate Cancer

dogs taught to detect cancer

An estimated 233,000 men in the US will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year. And while current screening methods for the disease can aid in early detection, they are not always accurate. But results of a new study suggest “man’s best friend” might just be able to help. A new study from Italian researchers… Read more »

Celebrating Men’s Health Week

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This week is National Men’s Health Week, the purpose of which is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. Men – you can make your health a priority by doing the following: Sleep Well – Insufficient sleep is associated with a number… Read more »

FDA Approves Colonoscopy Pill Cam

PillCam Colon is minimally invasive and FDA approved

A kinder, gentler approach to one of the most dreaded exams in medicine is on the way. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just approved a bite-size camera to help screen patients who have difficulties with colonoscopies. The PillCam Colon is minimally invasive and runs on batteries, its maker, Given Imaging, says. And as… Read more »

Increased Testosterone = Increased Libido

When you think of testosterone, you likely think of a manly man.  You know the type – strong, muscular, deep voice and sexy.  But testosterone is also responsible for aggression, competitiveness and libido.  And as men age, their testosterone levels slowly begin to decrease.  In fact, it’s common for testosterone levels to drop by 1-2… Read more »