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New method detects aggressive prostate cancer


August 9th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) A new screening method combining a novel drug therapy and changes in prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels can detect an aggressive prostate cancer, despite negative results ... Read more...

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Exercise improves survival in prostate cancer patients


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Scientists have identified 184 genes in men that may explain how vigorous exercise improves survival chances in low-grade prostate cancer. Researchers from the University of ... Read more...

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Laser technology treats man with enlarged prostate


June 15th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) In a life saving procedure using the latest laser technology, a team of doctors here treated a 75-year-old patient whose prostate gland had enlarged 23 ... Read more...

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Robot-assisted surgery to remove cancerous prostate glands is safe


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Experts at Henry Ford Hospital have found that robot-assisted surgery to remove cancerous prostate glands is safe over the long term, with a major complication rate of less ... Read more...

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Change in PSA level poor predictor of prostate cancer


February 25th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Change in PSA levels over time, known as PSA velocity, is a poor predictor of prostate cancer and may lead to many unnecessary biopsies, according to researchers at ... Read more...

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Study reveals possible interventions for cancer, obesity


January 11th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): A new research may have opened doors to significant implications in the treatment and intervention of cancer and obesity.Dr. Jan-Ake Gustafsson at the University of Houston (UH) reported ... Read more...

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Aspirin cuts prostate cancer risk


October 27th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Prostate cancer sufferers can halve their chances of dying by taking aspirin daily.A 10-year study of 5,275 men with the early stages of disease, conducted by the ... Read more...

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Prostate cancer screening improves patients’ quality of life


October 26th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study demonstrated that men treated for prostate cancer who were diagnosed after the start of routine screening are less vulnerable to disease spreading to other body ... Read more...

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Aspirin use ‘cuts risk of death from prostate cancer by more than half’


October 26th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that men with prostate cancer who take anticoagulants like aspirin in addition to radiation therapy or surgery may be able to cut their ... Read more...

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Cell that could be ‘mother’ of all prostate tumours identified


July 30th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): New studies have revealed that a type of prostate cell that has been largely ignored by cancer researchers can, in fact, trigger malignant prostate cancer.Howard Hughes Medical Institute ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu Congress legislator Sudarsanam dead (Second Lead)


June 27th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Congress legislator D. Sudarsanam died following cardiac arrest Saturday night in Coimbatore, where he was attending the World Classical Tamil Conference, hospital authorities said Sunday. He was 67. The ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu Congress lawmaker Sudarsanam dead (Lead)


June 27th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Congress lawmaker D. Sudarsanam died following cardiac arrest Saturday night in Coimbatore, where he was attending the first World Classical Tamil Conference, hospital authorities said Sunday. He was ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu Congress lawmaker Sudarsanam dead


June 27th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Congress lawmaker D. Sudarsanam died following a cardiac arrest Saturday night in Coimbatore, where he was attending the first World Classical Tamil Conference, hospital authorities said. He was ... Read more...

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Protein may help cure erectile dysfunction after surgery


June 9th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Erectile dysfunction caused after the surgical removal of a cancerous prostate gland can be healed by a protein called sonic hedgehog, a new American study reveals.The research, conducted ... Read more...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber successfully treated for prostate cancer


January 12th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has revealed that he has been treated for prostate cancer successfully.The theatre impresario said he is now 'fighting fit' after the operation to ... Read more...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber cleared of cancer


January 11th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is grateful to be alive after receiving an all-clear in his prostate cancer battle. The theatre impresario is recovering quickly after finishing treatment and ... Read more...

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Chemo-radiation combo may avert prostate cancer recurrence


November 5th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Radiation therapy, in combination with chemotherapy before prostate removal, has been found safe for cancer patients and may reduce the risk of recurrence, say researchers.The research team from ... Read more...

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Hormone therapy ups death risk for prostate cancer patients with heart disease


August 26th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Prostate cancer patients, who also suffer from heart conditions, have increased death risk if they undergo hormone therapy, revealed a study led by an Indian-origin scientist.Dr. Akash Nanda, ... Read more...

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Precursors of sperm cell can convert into other cell types


July 29th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Researchers have found a way to directly convert spermatogonial stem cells, precursors of sperm cells, into tissues of the prostate, skin and uterus. Their approach may prove to ... Read more...

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Ultra-sound therapy offers ‘non-invasive’ treatment for prostate cancer


July 2nd, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Making a huge breakthrough in cancer research, scientists have developed a revolutionary non-invasive treatment that uses sound waves to blast prostate cancer.In a trial at University College Hospital ... Read more...

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Substance from flower fights prostate cancer: German scientists


June 17th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Goettingen (Germany), June 17 (DPA) A substance from the root of a flower growing in many gardens may cure prostate cancer, Germany's cancer-science council said Wednesday. The lily-like flowers of Belamcanda chinensis are ... Read more...

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Now, a 3-minute test to detect prostate cancer


May 19th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Researchers from Durham University and University of Maryland have developed a new test that will help detect prostate cancer within three minutes.The test uses light energy to measure ... Read more...

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Urologists develop painless way to treat prostate problems


April 28th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) The painful insertion of a rigid instrument through the penis to scrape unwanted tissues lining the walnut-sized prostate gland, may soon be a thing of the past, thanks ... Read more...

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New marker to detect prostate cancer identified


March 26th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): Sarcosine, an N-methyl derivative of the amino acid glycine, can distinguish between slow-growing prostate cancers and those likely to spread and become lethal, playing a major role in ... Read more...

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Delhiites wish speedy recovery to Manmohan Singh


January 25th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.25 (ANI): Residents ofDelhi on Sunday joined the rest of the nation in expressing concern over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh''s health and wished him speedy recovery after he had ... Read more...

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Gilani sends Manmohan a bouquet


January 22nd, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has sent a bouquet to his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh wishing him speedy recovery.Manmohan Singh, who underwent a coronary angiography as part of ... Read more...

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Prime Minister discharged from hospital after angiography (Lead)


January 22nd, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Thursday morning after undergoing a coronary angiography as part of a series ... Read more...

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Gilani sends bouquet to Manmohan, wishes good luck for his health


January 22nd, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 22(ANI): Pakistani Prime Minister has sent a bouquet of flowers to his Indian counterpart, Dr. Manmohan Singh, expressing concern over the latters health after he underwent a series ... Read more...

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Prime Minister discharged from hospital after angiography


January 22nd, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Thursday morning after undergoing a coronary angiography as part of a series ... Read more...

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Manmohan undergoes angiopgraohy (Lead)


January 21st, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday underwent angiography as part of a series of heart-related tests at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, officials said. ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh undergoes angiography at AIIMS


January 21st, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday underwent angiography as part of a series of heart-related tests at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here."We cannot comment ... Read more...

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Combo therapy cuts prostate cancer death rate by half


December 16th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Adding radiation therapy to standard drug treatment can cut prostate cancer death rate by half, according to a new study.Researchers said that the effects are so striking ... Read more...

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Scientists successfully grow new prostate in mice


October 25th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 25 (ANI): A team of scientist from San Francisco has been successful in growing new prostate glands in mice with the aid of stem cell technology, a breakthrough that ... Read more...

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Scientists zeroing in on new prostate cancer treatment


September 16th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Researchers at Sunnybrook Research Institute (SRI) are developing a promising novel therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer.The treatment may offer patients a faster and more precise ... Read more...

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Eat broccoli to keep prostate cancer at bay


July 2nd, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) An unbelievably easy way of keeping prostrate cancer at bay is to eat broccoli every week, according to the latest research. An Institute of Food Research group, based ... Read more...

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