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    (0) Common hormonal treatments linked to abnormal heart rhythms and sudden death in men being treated for prostate cancer

    Treatments for advanced prostate cancer that suppress testosterone, a hormone (also called an androgen) that drives the malignant cells to grow and spread, are collectively referred to as androgen deprivation therapies, or ADT. These therapies can significantly extend lifespans in men who have the d...

    (0) Intensive blood sugar control doesn’t have lasting cardiovascular benefits for those with diabetes

    In 2009, the New England Journal of Medicine published results from the Veterans Affairs Diabetes Trial (VADT). The study found that intensive glucose (blood sugar) control in older men with longstanding type 2 diabetes did not significantly reduce their risk of major cardiovascular (CV) events, inc...

    (3) Is there a test for Alzheimer’s disease?

    After spending 30 minutes hunting for your car in a parking lot, or getting lost on a familiar route, have you ever considered asking your doctor for a blood test or brain scan to find out if you have Alzheimer’s disease?

    number of factors contribute to Alzheimer’s disease. By definition, this fo...

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