Prostate Cancer and Prostate Health News

Green tea brews up health debate
In June the agency ruled that there was “no credible evidence” green tea fights cancers of the stomach lung colon esophagus pancreas or ovary. The agency acknowledged that the evidence for tea fighting breast or prostate cancer was somewhat better although it also said the link was “highly unlikely” because the evidence on humans wasn’t conclusive enough. Scientists say that despite the unanswered questions green tea still shows promise not only as a potential cancer ...
DETROL LA Significantly Reduced Daytime and Nighttime Urinary Frequency in Men Who Had Previously Tried Alpha Blocker (Market Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
Pfizer Inc's Detrol® LA significantly improved lower urinary tract storage symptoms from baseline in men following unsuccessful treatment with alpha blocker therapy, according to a study published in the December issue of the Journal of Urology. More than 17 million men over the age of 40 experience lower urinary tract symptoms.
Richard John De Angelis, 73, actor known for 'The Wire' (Baltimore Sun)
Richard John De Angelis, an actor who played police Col. Raymond Foerster in The Wire, HBO's gritty crime drama set in Baltimore, died Wednesday at his Silver Spring home of congestive heart failure and complications from prostate cancer. He was 73.
Nanoparticle-aptamer bioconjugates as targeted drug delivery
Results from researchers at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( MIT ) have shown for the first time that targeted drug delivery is possible using nanoparticle-apatamer conjugates. Nucleic acid ligands ( referred to as aptamers ) are short DNA or RNA fragments that can bind to target antigens with high specificity and affinity; analogous to monoclonal antibodies.
New Healthy America(R) Nutritional Supplement Line Launched; Line Features Over 1,000 Products (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)
Healthy America® introduced its new product line, featuring more than 1,000 nutritional supplements.
IsoRay Inc. Announces North American Licensing Agreement Letter of Intent with IBt s.a. for Use of Polymer Seed Technology with Cesium-131 - Forbes.c
Richland Washington-based IsoRay Medical is the sole producer of the recently introduced Cesium-131 medical isotope used to treat prostate and other cancers. IBt's polymer seed technology when used in combination with IsoRay Medical's recently introduced medical isotope Cesium-131 has numerous potential benefits said Roger Girard IsoRay's chairman and CEO.
Low Serum Testosterone Levels Associated with Worse Prostate Cancer Outcome
NEW YORK DEC 29 2005 (Reuters Health) - Low serum levels are associated with a greater likelihood of positive surgical margins in radical retropubic for prostate cancer according to a report subtitled "Hypogonadism Represents Bad in Prostate Cancer " in the December issue of The Journal of Urology. "We have to study more and more to understand the real meaning between low and prostate cancer " Dr.
Bulletin Board for Palm Beach County (Sun-Sentinel)
Bill of Rights Dinner and Fundraiser, with proceeds going to the Constitution Committee, which raises money to give constitutions to students, with speaker Rebecca Townsend, 6:30 p.m. at Lin's Seafood Buffet, 2950 Jog Road, West Palm Beach. $17.50. Call 561-262-4854.
Fund to aid men with prostate cancer (Marin Independent Journal)
A fund in honor of Roger Grossman, chairman and CEO of the Marin Independent Journal, has been established to support men suffering from prostate cancer and its treatments.
A check-up a year keeps you in the clear
SINGAPORE : Now that another new year has unfolded one of the most important things you should do is to ensure that you stay healthy. Often a medical condition is treated only when it rears its ugly head.