Medical News Today: Prostate News

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Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. Prostate cancer develops slowly, and there may be no signs that you have it for many years. Symptoms often only become apparent when your prostate is large enough to affect the urethra. Treatment options include watchful waiting, surgery, radiation, hormone therapy, chemotherapy, biological therapy and bisphosphonate therapy.
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Is it normal to have differently sized testicles?

March 17, 2018 - 13:00
Most men have asymmetrical testicles. Find out what is normal, what causes enlarged testicles, and how to check for testicular abnormalities.

How to shrink the prostate naturally

March 17, 2018 - 12:00
Learn about natural remedies for an enlarged prostate, all of which encourage good prostate health. Included is detail on lifestyle tips and causes.

What happens if you have prostate surgery?

March 12, 2018 - 16:00
Treatment for benign prostate conditions, such as hyperplasia, can have many complications and an extensive recovery time. Learn more about it here.

Urinary hesitancy: Causes in men and women

March 1, 2018 - 14:00
Urinary hesitation is when a person has trouble starting or maintaining a urine stream. Learn about the common causes in men and women.

How dietary fat helps prostate cancer to spread

January 15, 2018 - 15:00
Scientists unravel the link between genetics and dietary fat and the role they play in the progression and spread of prostate cancer.

Prostate cancer: 'Whole' Mediterranean diet could reduce your risk

January 12, 2018 - 14:00
A study of three diets found that only a high adherence to the whole Mediterranean dietary pattern is linked to lower risk of aggressive prostate cancer.

Stinging nettles: A new approach to cancer

January 11, 2018 - 07:00
A new drug that specifically targets cancer cell metabolism has been discovered. It is 'switched on' by a chemical found in stinging nettles and ants.

3-D printed prostate may improve surgical accuracy

December 14, 2017 - 09:00
A new, life-like 3-D prostate model helps surgeons to rehearse procedures before entering the operating room. The new technology may improve accuracy.

Prostate cancer mortality 87 percent higher in American Indians

December 12, 2017 - 16:00
A new analysis takes a look at cancer mortality among American Indians and Alaskan Natives. Survival rates for some cancers are significantly poorer.

Are there side effects to masturbation?

December 7, 2017 - 16:00
Masturbation is a normal and healthy sexual activity with few side effects. Learn about the benefits and potential side effects in this article.