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Shedding Light on Prostate Cancer: Vitamin D from sun found to decrease risk

In the largest such study to date, a research team from three cancer centers measured sunlight exposure in men and found that increased exposure to sunlight may decrease the risk of prostate cancer. The researchers, led by Esther John, PhD, of the Northern California Cancer Center, found that men with high sun exposure had half [...]

Shedding Light on Prostate Cancer: Vitamin D from sun found to decrease risk 2015-09-09T13:49:28+00:00

Two herbs proven for prostate health

Saw palmetto and nettle extract are well-respected herbs, long used for the treatment of symptoms of BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia). BPH is the non-cancerous swelling of the prostate affecting many men over 50 that causes urinary difficulties such as increased nighttime urination and reduced flow. A recent randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial shows once again [...]

Two herbs proven for prostate health 2015-09-09T13:49:28+00:00

‘Male Menopause’: Diet, exercise and supplement choices can all help ease a man’s mid-life change.

Lack of energy, weight gain, loss of libido, mild depression and hot flashes. We’re talking about menopause, right? Well, sort of. But the “change of life” experienced by many middle-aged men is more appropriately termed “andropause,” say medical experts. According to Jed Diamond, author of the book Male Menopause, a man’s version is also a [...]

‘Male Menopause’: Diet, exercise and supplement choices can all help ease a man’s mid-life change. 2018-02-15T15:53:02+00:00

Diet Kicks Prostate Cancer: Vegan diet with supplements can inhibit tumours

Men with early stage prostate cancer who make intensive changes in diet and lifestyle may stop or perhaps even reverse the progression of their illness, say researchers at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF). The research team studied 93 men with biopsy-proven prostate cancer who had elected not to undergo conventional treatment. They [...]

Diet Kicks Prostate Cancer: Vegan diet with supplements can inhibit tumours 2018-02-15T15:53:06+00:00

Promise for Prostate Cancer: Mineral found to have protective effect

According to Dutch researchers at the Universiteit Maastricht, the antioxidant mineral selenium appears to have a protective effect against prostate cancer. Selenium is a trace mineral that pays important roles in detoxification and antioxidant defence mechanisms in the body. It is found most abundantly in Brazil nuts, while yeast, whole grains and seafood are also [...]

Promise for Prostate Cancer: Mineral found to have protective effect 2015-09-09T13:50:28+00:00

Easing Prostate Woes: Herbs and lifestyle changes make a difference

Symptoms of an enlarged prostate – known medically as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) – can range from a weak, slow urinary stream, to hesitancy and straining to urinate, to an inability to empty the bladder completely, to more serious complications including recurrent urinary tract infections and kidney damage. If a man lives long enough, he [...]

Easing Prostate Woes: Herbs and lifestyle changes make a difference 2015-09-09T13:50:33+00:00

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