Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Potential new target for reducing osteoporosis risk in men

Researchers have identified a new regulator of vitamin D metabolism that could be targeted to reduce the risk of osteoporosis in men undergoing prostate cancer therapy, according to a study published in the Journal of Molecular ...

Oncology & Cancer

Closing in on advanced prostate cancer

In most cases, prostate cancer is cured by surgery and/or radiotherapy. However, 20 percent of patients will need treatment to remove tumour cells but this treatment ceases to be effective after two or three years and the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Heterogeneity of PET/CT imaging phenotype prognostic in mCRPC

(HealthDay)—Metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) has heterogeneity in positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) imaging phenotype, which has clinical relevance, according to a study ...

Medical research

Androgen plays key role in ovarian development

Scientists have discovered that the male androgen hormone is an important element in the ovarian development of female chicken embryos, more so than in the development of male testes.

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