More than 10,000 cases of cancer of the prostate, the walnut-sized gland that sits just below the bladder, are diagnosed every year in the UK. It is the second-most common cause of cancer deaths
A PAIN IN THE NECK: The daily routine is as good as special exercise
Chickenpox vaccination is now fairly widespread across the USA, with claims of 95 to 100 per cent effectiveness being made for it in the medical press.
I read WDDTY vol 15 no 11 with great interest. Pneumonia is something to be avoided - my wife died of it.
Re progesterone cream (WDDTY vol 14 no 3), I prescribe it with good effect. What is being looked for is hormonal balance. When there is too much oestrogen, the body closes down oestrogen receptors.
Subjecting women with mildly abnormal cervical smear test results to an immediate colposcopy examination is no more effective than simple observation (The Lancet, 10 July 1993).
The nutritional supplement coenzyme Q10 could slow the progress of early-stage Parkinson’s.
At the top of its product information sheet, Schering announces that 'alfa interferons, including PEG-Intron, cause or aggravate fatal or life-threatening neuropsychiatric, autoimmune, ischemic and infectious disorders'.
Increased prostate screening is causing a wrong diagnosis in up to 44 per cent of men, a new report has discovered.