4 tips for coping with an enlarged prostate

When a man reaches about age 25, his prostate begins to grow. This natural growth is called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and it is the most common cause of prostate enlargement. BPH is a benign condition that does not lead to prostate cancer, though the two problems can coexist

4 tips for coping with an enlarged prostateAlthough 50% to 60% of men with BPH may never develop any symptoms, others find that BPH can make life miserable. The symptoms of BPH include: A hesitant, interrupted, weak urine stream Urgency, leaking, or dribbling A sense of incomplete emptying More frequent urination, especially at night. As a result, many men seek treatment. The […]

Eating mushrooms might reduce prostate cancer risk

Mushroom consumption once or twice a week was associated with an eight per cent lower risk of prostate cancer and consumption three or more times per week was associated with a 17 per cent lower risk, the findings showed

Eating mushrooms might reduce prostate cancer riskA new study found an inverse relationship between mushroom consumption and the development of prostate cancer among middle-aged and elderly Japanese men, suggesting that regular mushroom intake might help to prevent prostate cancer. In the first study of its kind, Japanese researchers have found an association between eating mushrooms and a reduced risk of prostate […]

Adequate intake of milk in different life stages helps prevent chronic diseases

An adequate consumption of milk and dairy products at different life stages can help prevent various chronic diseases. The findings of the review were recently published in Advances in Nutrition

Adequate intake of milk in different life stages helps prevent chronic diseasesFor example, there is a positive link between moderate intake of milk during pregnancy and birth weight, length and bone mineral content during childhood. In addition, daily intake of milk and dairy products among elderly people may reduce the risk of frailty and sarcopenia. These are just some of the conclusions of a systematic review […]

#YogaDay2019: Try these six yoga poses to deal with prostate enlargement

Prostate enlargement or benign prostatic hyperplasia can cause problems with urination that many men find frustrating. Could yoga help manage the symptoms of this condition?

#YogaDay2019: Try these six yoga poses to deal with prostate enlargementBenign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is caused by changes in hormone levels as a man gets older. It is a normal part of the aging process and is not dangerous. Even so, the problems an enlarged prostate can cause are irritating, and many men look for ways that they can improve their symptoms. This article explores […]

Breath analyser could soon help detect cancer

UK researchers have developed a new breath analyser device called the Breath Biopsy device. This could help diagnose cancer

Breath analyser could soon help detect cancerThe device is a hand held easy-to-use contraption that can help detect the molecules associated with cancer exhaled by the patients. This could pave the way for a simple and cheap method for detecting cancers early and save millions of lives. A two year trial is on at Addenbrooke’s hospital in Cambridge which is recruiting […]

Can aspirin really help treat cancer? Researchers provide analysis

Overall, the analysis revealed that the chances of surviving a cancer diagnosis were 20-30% greater among people who took aspirin compared with those who did not. This was true at any given point after receiving the diagnosis

Can aspirin really help treat cancer? Researchers provide analysisPeter Elwood, of the Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health at Cardiff University in the United Kingdom, is the lead and corresponding author of the new analysis, which was published in the journal PLOS One. Elwood explains the motivation for the research, saying, “The use of low-dose aspirin as a preventive in heart […]

More awareness on prostrate health needed among people

 Enlargement of the prostate that is not a result of cancer is called Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). Incidence of BPH, one of the most common conditions affecting adult men, increases dramatically after the age of 50. BPH also called prostate gland enlargement - is a common condition as men get older

More awareness on prostrate health needed among peopleAs men get older, their body changes in ways one can’t always control. For most men, one of those changes comes with the growing prostate. Aging men tend to have larger prostates than younger men. When the country is celebrating prostate cancer awareness month this September, it is important to know more about it Prostatitis […]

Effective ways to cope with an enlarged prostate

When a man reaches about age 25, his prostate begins to grow. This natural growth is called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and it is the most common cause of prostate enlargement

Effective ways to cope with an enlarged prostateBPH is a benign condition that does not lead to prostate cancer, though the two problems can coexist. Although 50% to 60% of men with BPH may never develop any symptoms, others find that BPH can make life miserable. Enlarged prostate symptoms A hesitant, interrupted, weak urine stream Urgency, leaking, or dribbling A sense of […]

Mumbai: Doctors remove 650 grams tumour from man’s stomach after 8 hour surgery

Doctors from Mumbai’s civic-run Sion hospital have successfully operated a man, who was suffering from a very rare leiomyosarcoma of the prostate glands. After 8 hours of surgery doctors managed to remove 650 grams tumour

Mumbai: Doctors remove 650 grams tumour from man’s stomach after 8 hour surgeryDoctors from Mumbai’s civic-run Sion Hospital have successfully removed a prostate tumour from a 58-year-old man’s stomach. According to the doctors, the tumour weighing 650 grams and was 7 centimetres in size was removed after 8 hours of surgery. Doctors say prostate tumour of this size is very rare and there are very few cases […]

Does the male partner share equal responsibility for infertility?

Infertility is the inability of a couple to have a child, despite having unprotected sexual intercourse for more than one year. Of the many causes leading to infertility, the male partner is responsible in about one-third of cases

Does the male partner share equal responsibility for infertility?Male infertility can be the result of either insufficient or absent production of sperms or blockage in the transport of the sperms/semen. Hormonal abnormalities are known to decrease sperm production. These can occur due to abnormalities in the thyroid, the pituitary, or local defects in the testes, failing to recognise the hormones, and thus, not […]