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BMI in Men Strongly Linked to Prostate Cancer Mortality

Being overweight or obese can increase the risk of cancer mortality in men. Studies on whether obesity is linked with an increased risk of prostate cancer death post radical prostatectomy are conflicting. Researchers at the Kaiser Permanente Southern California’s Department of Research & Evaluation examined data from three large health plans to evaluate if an increased…

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Truck Drivers at Risk for Aggressive Prostate Cancer

By Karen Kaplan October 29, 2013, 1:11 p.m. Warning Driving a truck for a living can be hazardous to your health  if you are diagnosed with prostate cancer, researchers said Tuesday. Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in men, and in most cases it’s basically harmless. As the National Cancer Institute says, even…

Test of Manhood

The implications of prostate cancer get men thinking about what it means to be a man, according to a Norwegian doctoral thesis. “I’m no longer a man. I’m all dried up,” said one man. “You are less of a man,” concluded another.  A third one found comfort in the lyrics of a popular song: “I’m…

Paul Hutchison won’t seek re-election

National’s MP for Hunua, Dr Paul Hutchison has announced he won’t be seeking re-election next year. “It has been a privilege to be part of a strong team led by John Key. He has overseen New Zealand emerge from the global financial crisis and the Christchurch earthquakes to become one of the strongest economies in…