Health

Why men don't like to talk about their enlarged prostate

Conversation about how often you have to get up at night for a piddle is probably not the most scintillating discourse. But there's a much bigger reason men don't like to talk about prostate conditions.

Medications

A world without antibiotics?

Imagine a world without antibiotics. Common infections are life threatening. Pneumonia, urinary tract infections and venereal diseases are incurable. Cancer chemotherapies do not exist. The life expectancy for Canadian men ...

Health

Vitamin D deficiency is widely overestimated, doctors warn

Doctors are warning about vitamin D again, and it's not the "we need more" news you might expect. Instead, they say there's too much needless testing and too many people taking too many pills for a problem that few people ...

Oncology & Cancer

Immortality gene mutation identifies brain tumors, other cancers

Newly identified mutations in a gene that makes cells immortal appear to play a pivotal role in three of the most common types of brain tumors, as well as cancers of the liver, tongue and urinary tract, according to research ...

Oncology & Cancer

Powdered cranberry combats colon cancer in mice

Cranberries are often touted as a way to protect against urinary tract infections, but that may be just the beginning. Researchers fed cranberry extracts to mice with colon cancer and found that the tumors diminished in size ...

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