By age 70 men begin losing bone at the same rate as women and are more likely to break a bone due to osteoporosis than they are to get prostate cancer, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Hip fractures are of unique concern. Of the nearly 300,000 total hip fractures
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Smoking Raises the Risk of Prostate Cancer Recurrence
Men with prostate cancer who smoke are a greater risk of their cancer recurring, spreading, and proving fatal, according to a study published in JAMA Oncology, May 24. Researchers examined data on 22,549 men with localized prostate cancer that had been treated with
Vegetables are excellent sources of nutrients packed into low-calorie bundles. Most vegetables provide about 25 calories per one-half cup cooked or one-cup raw serving, yet they offer a huge nutrition bang for their calorie buck; they contain slowly digested carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and a wealth of phytochemicals that give
Protein is an essential component of any healthy dietary pattern. Your body uses protein to build, maintain, and repair bones, muscles, and skin, and it’s a key ingredient in hemoglobin, a substance in blood that delivers oxygen throughout your body. Protein also provides the material to make enzymes, hormones, antibodies,
As the world’s population ages and the costs of health care continue to grow, many people are searching for steps they can take to prevent disease—and eating a healthful diet is at the top of the “to-do” list. Research has shown beyond a doubt that certain foods have the power
Do you have symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)? Pygeum benefits prostate health and might even help protect against prostate cancer.
If you’ve experienced urinary incontinence, you know all about bladder control—or a lack thereof. It’s when you leak urine involuntarily while coughing or sneezing and/or you are unable to get to the bathroom before urine is released.
A study published in Reviews in Urology stated that incontinence can become a problem
Too much estrogen isn’t a problem just for women, men can also experience high estrogen symptoms. If you find yourself asking the question, “is there estrogen in men?” the answer is yes. Men make estrogen, too, and levels can become elevated (or depressed).
Although research thus far has focused almost exclusively
In folk medicine, olive oil benefits spread far and wide. People used olive oil as a digestive aid, laxative, hangover tonic, and even an aphrodisiac. But nowadays, this amber elixir is more celebrated as a key component of the Mediterranean eating pattern, highly rated for its impact on multiple areas
Secrets to Super Aging
Some people maintain full cognitive performance well into their 80s, and they may have their genes to thank for it, according to a study published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, May 29, 2018. Researchers investigated the genomes of 56 “SuperAgers”—people ages 80 or older, who scored as