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Eggs and Prostate Cancer Probably Don’t Mix Well – Maybe

Honestly, this is a new one me, but a question was asked on the Malecare Health Unlocked online support group that seems to me to be a new prostate cancer curve ball in nutrition. For men with prostate cancer eggs can be problem! Eggs contain a lot of choline and choline is a great feeder of prostate cancer. Choline’s affinity for prostate cancer cells is the reason that choline has become one of the better tracers we use in our newer scans. Choline is fine in our scans, but probably not so good in our food. An article was published [...]

By | July 28th, 2016|Diet, General Information, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Flawed Study Shows A Sharp Rise in Advanced Prostate Cancer

Yesterday’s post described research performed at Northwestern University that found a sharp increase in the number of men diagnosed with advanced aggressive prostate cancer between 2004 and 2013. The research interpretation raised the possibility that the United States Preventive Task Force (USPTF) decision to recommend against the use of the PSA test for prostate cancer screening was to blame for this high increase of aggressive disease. A number of news media pick up the story as well as this blog. Additional scientific commentary has questioned the research techniques used to draw this conclusion. According the American Cancer Society the study [...]

Reporting A Concerning Increase In The Number Of Men Diagnosed With Advanced Prostate Cancer

According to information from a published report from the Tuesday, July 19, 2016 edition of HealthDay News, there has been an explosion of new cases of advanced prostate cancer in the United States. They reported on a study using data on nearly 800,000 men listed in the National Cancer Data Base who had been diagnosed with prostate cancer between 2004 and 2013.   They concluded that new cases of advanced prostate cancer have skyrocketed by 72 percent in the past decade. They reported that the biggest increase was in the age group of men between 55 to 69 years. They point [...]

Evidence – Marijuana Effective for Pain Control & Can Limit Opiate Abuse

What if I tell you that there is no good evidence that marijuana does any good for treating glaucoma, anxiety, or Parkinson's disease. Despite this, it is often prescribed to treat these aliments in states that have legalized marijuana. According to a large meta analysis of 79 studies published in Journal of the American Medical Association marijuana does nothing to improve these diseases. However, this analysis did show that there is excellent evidence that marijuana is highly effective in controlling chronic pain. A JAMA review found a  "30% or greater improvement in pain with cannabinoid compared with placebo," across the [...]