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Researchers identify symptoms of 'male menopause'
Date: 2010-06-17 22:44:21
Researchers from Imperial College London have identified a set of symptoms that, in addition to testosterone testing, are sufficient for diagnosing "male menopause." ... Full Story

Scientists unravel H. pylori genes
Date: 2010-06-17 22:42:51
Researchers from New York University recently made a breakthrough in cataloging the genes of Helicobacter pylori, a bacteria known to cause inflammation and gastrointestinal cancer. Scientists hope that this will lead to more effective H. pylori tests.... Full Story

Vitamin B6 shown to reduce lung cancer risk
Date: 2010-06-17 13:59:35
Recent research into the health benefits of vitamin B6 has shown that it may lower the risk for lung disease, and individuals with many common risk factors for the disease, such as smoking habits, could benefit from blood testing for vitamin B levels.... Full Story

Survey: Many cancer survivors avoid medical tests
Date: 2010-06-15 22:08:49
Despite the fact that cancer can often predispose individuals to a range of other diseases, a new survey has found that many cancer survivors forego further medical testing because they worry the financial cost will be too great. ... Full Story

Blood protein linked to Alzheimer's disease
Date: 2010-06-10 18:45:13
Individuals who are already at an elevated risk for developing Alzheimer's disease may want to seek out a blood test, as a new study has found that a certain kind of blood abnormality may contributed to the condition. ... Full Story

Few women receive HPV vaccine, survey finds
Date: 2010-06-07 22:35:18
Many females may benefit from cervical cancer testing, as a new survey has found that only about one in three young women ever receive the vaccine for the human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted infection known to lead to the cancer. ... Full Story

Vitamin E decreases COPD risk
Date: 2010-06-01 18:33:58
Individuals at risk for lung diseases may want to consider a vitamin E test, as a recent study has shown that the nutrient can decrease the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).... Full Story

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