About 15 years ago, researchers in the US published the results of a study showing that taking selenium supplements lowered the risk of prostate cancer.
Archive for the 'Prostate' Category
High-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN) is a precursor of invasive prostate cancer (PCa). Some preliminary evidence suggests vitamin E, selenium, and soy protein may prevent progression of HGPIN to PCa.
The value of pelvic floor muscle training on the recovery of urinary continence after removing the prostate is controversial, according to researchers at the University of São Paulo School of Medicine, in Brazil.
Researchers at Wayne State University, in Detroit, Michigan, studied the effects of soy isoflavone supplementation on the toxicity of external beam radiation therapy in patients with localized prostate cancer. (more…)
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) told POM Wonderful that their UK billboard showing a bottle of pomegranate juice and a hangman’s noose, and proclaims the juice can “cheat death” must be taken down.
ASA says “We considered the evidenceâ€¦ but concluded that it fell short of showing any direct relation between consuming the product and a longer life.”
So, what’s the evidence? (more…)
Men with chronic prostatitis or chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) have persistent discomfort or pain in the pelvic area that lasts several months, often longer. Discomfort is usually at the base of the penis and around the anus and lower back. Sometimes it spreads into the testes. The cause isn’t known.