Friday, May 27, 2016

Older Men Are Still Being Overtested For Prostate Cancer

Posted in Prostate Cancer 5/24/2016

"... The PSA test loses accuracy at older ages. In fact, abnormal results quite often return to normal in subsequent testing. Yet abnormal results often lead to more invasive testing and then to treatment — surgery or radiation — that can cause life-altering side effects. ..."

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Men Who Smoke Are Putting Their Chances Of Fatherhood At Risk

Posted in Fatherhood 5/23/2016

"... Men who smoke are putting their chances of fatherhood at risk, research shows. Long known to affect the fertility of women, studies are increasingly showing that cigarettes also damage men’s ability to reproduce. ..."

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