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Al Roker’s Cancer Surgery: “I’m Gonna Be OK”

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Men's Health, Prostate Cancer by INH Research0 Comments

Researchers say they have found a new, potential game-changing treatment for men like Al Roker, who have aggressive prostate cancer.

The beloved 66-year-old Today show star is upbeat about his latest health challenge.[1]

“It’s a good news-bad news kind of thing,” Roker said. “Good news is we caught it early. Not great news is that it’s a little aggressive, so I’m going to be taking some time off to take care of this.”

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6 Jobs That Can Give You Cancer

In All Health Watch, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Lung Cancer, Prostate Cancer by Garry Messick0 Comments

Certain jobs are notorious for being dangerous.

Coal miners, police officers, convenience store clerks, and roofers, for example, generally know what they are getting into.

But some work risks are less visible, even if they are just as real.

Studies have found that people in several occupations are at far greater risk for cancer than the general population. Here are six jobs that increase your chances of developing the disease:

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Nocturia Isn’t Just a Nuisance

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Men's Health, Prostate Cancer, Prostate Health, Sleep Health by INH Research1 Comment

Editor’s Note: This week in Health Watch, we’re tackling one of the most common—and frustrating—issues men face as they get older… Getting up to pee multiple times a night. We’ll reveal why it happens and what you can do about it… And how to finally get a good night’s sleep.

Most men get up once or so a night to use the bathroom.

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Enlarged Prostate? Beware of These Dangerous Drugs

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Featured Article, Health Warning, Prostate Cancer by INH Research2 Comments

If you walk into your doctor’s office with symptoms of an enlarged prostate, chances are you’ll walk out with a hormone-based drug.

These medications are a standard treatment. They include the drugs Avodart and Proscar. But a new study shows that when you take them, it’s likely you’ll only be trading one health problem for another.

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Does Vasectomy Give Men Prostate Cancer? Mayo Clinic Study Answers…

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Men's Health, Prostate Cancer by INH Research0 Comments

Most men are nervous enough about getting a vasectomy. And for three decades, conflicting studies haven’t made them feel any better.

Some researchers warned that the birth control procedure increases chances of prostate cancer.1

Scientists at the famed Mayo Clinic recently set out to settle the controversy. They just completed a large review of the past 30 years of vasectomy studies to determine if cancer fears are justified.

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