Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Inflammation tied to thyroid dysfunction with psoriasis

(HealthDay)—Thyroid dysfunction in patients with psoriasis may be associated with inflammation caused by psoriasis, according to a study published online June 22 in the Journal of Dermatology.

Oncology & Cancer

Study supports PSA screening for male BRCA2 carriers

(HealthDay)—Systematic prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening is advised for men who are carriers of the BRCA2 mutation, which is associated with a higher incidence of prostate cancer, younger age at diagnosis, and clinically ...

Surgery

Rates of joint surgery higher with psoriatic arthritis

(HealthDay)—The five-year incidence rate of joint surgery in psoriatic arthritis (PsA) patients is twice as high as in the general population, and this rate has remained steady over time, according to a study published ...

Oncology & Cancer

PSA levels no different with exposure to antidiabetes meds

(HealthDay)—Men exposed to antidiabetic medications do not have different prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels, and prostate cancer detection rates at biopsy do not differ regardless of trigger PSA levels, according to ...

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