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Edamame stew
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Edamame stew
Edamame is the key ingredient of this easy-to-make stew from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Edamame is a soy that can ease the symptoms of hot flashes, a side effect in men undergoing hormone therapy for prostate cancer.
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Prostate cancer: A close look at the family tree
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Prostate cancer: A close look at the family tree
Adding a medical history to your family tree can reveal valuable information that may help you make decisions about your own health.
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Prostate cancer: Fact or fiction?
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Prostate cancer: Fact or fiction?
There are several myths about prostate cancer that can be misleading and deter timely and appropriate screening tests and treatment.
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Prostate cancer: A tailored  approach
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Prostate cancer: A tailored approach
The prostate gland is not known for its size. It’s not much bigger than a walnut. That does not diminish its role, however. Nor its complications.
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Prostate cancer: it won’t be ignored
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Prostate cancer: it won’t be ignored
On September 19 last year Ulysses Williams was diagnosed with prostate cancer. “My birthday was on September 20,” he explained. He wasn’t in much of a celebratory mood. He wishes he could turn back the clock. Williams said he had yearly physicals, including the PSA, or prostate-specific antigen, the first test to screen for prostate cancer.
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Stepping out against prostate cancer
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Stepping out against prostate cancer
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends that adults engage in at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity, or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity each week. Somehow that message has not come across. In a report by the DHHS, only one in three adults follow the guidelines.
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Heart health … Prostate health: A unique partnership
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Heart health … Prostate health: A unique partnership
There are no special foods to eat to prevent prostate cancer, but an overall healthy eating plan decreases the risk of prostate cancer, and tackles heart disease at the same time.
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All I heard was ‘cancer’
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All I heard was ‘cancer’
When Darryl Elzy was diagnosed with prostate cancer 12 years ago, he squarely accepted and faced the challenge. He just didn’t know the battle would take this long.
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The BRCA genes: Men are not exempt
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The BRCA genes: Men are not exempt
There is a common misperception that mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are relevant to women only. Not so. Everyone — both men and women — are born with BRCA genes.
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Stroke: A medical emergency
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Stroke: A medical emergency
Stroke is the fifth most common cause of death in this country and a significant cause of disability. Yet, roughly 80 percent of the cases can be prevented.
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Stroke: Not your grandfather’s disease anymore
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Stroke: Not your grandfather’s disease anymore
Stroke is becoming more frequent in younger people largely due to the same risk factors experienced by older adults. There is also an increasing incidence in this population of cryptogenic strokes, which have no discernible cause.
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911: More than just a number
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911: More than just a number
911 is the national number in this country to call for emergencies. Yet, a large number of people who experience symptoms of stroke fail to call.
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