Men could soon be offered a ten minute scan in a supermarket car park that will tell if they are likely to die from prostate cancer.
UK men could soon be offered prostate cancer risk test in supermarket car park
More than 77 percent of men in Western Australia are overweight or obese and men are over-represented among victims of suicide, cancer, diabetes and heart disease.
Sad state of men’s health in Western Australia revealed
In a large new Kaiser Permanente study, children who were up to date on their pertussis vaccine schedule were far less likely to develop the disease than unvaccinated children. However, most pertussis cases were in fully vaccinated children.
Waning potency of pertussis vaccine a significant contributor to recent whooping cough outbreaks
In the first prospective study of directly measured body fat distribution and prostate cancer risk, investigators found that higher levels of abdominal and thigh fat are associated with an increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer.
Body fat distribution linked to higher risk of aggressive prostate cancer
A breakthrough drug can delay the onset of type 1 diabetes, a major study shows.
Breakthrough for diabetes treatment
Many Americans get less than the recommended amount of sleep, and many do not consume the recommended amounts of important vitamins and minerals. A new study suggested the two factors may be connected.
Study links poor sleep with poor nutrition
Tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the deadliest infectious diseases in low income countries, with around 1.6 million people dying of the disease each year.
Sun-exposed oyster mushrooms help patients fight tuberculosis
Overall mortality rates continue to decline, according to the most recent US Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer.
New report shows overall cancer mortality on the decline in US
Babies born prematurely often face intense medical challenges, including intestines that are underdeveloped or diseased.
Tissue engineering, the big picture on growing small intestines

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