Saw palmetto is an herbal remedy with many potential uses in healthcare. One such use is the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). Although a popular remedy, research into the herb’s efficacy is still ongoing and the results to date are incon…
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) refers to enlargement of the prostate that is unrelated to cancer. Because of the positions of the prostate and kidneys, an enlarged prostate can cause kidney, or renal, failure. Knowing the symptoms can ensure quick …
Women do not have a prostate in the same way as men. They do, however, have Skene glands, often called the female prostate, which have many similarities to the prostate. Cancer of the female prostate is extremely rare. Find out about the functions of t…
In prostate cancer, recurring tumors become aggressive and treatment-resistant. Why does this happen, and how can it be prevented? A new study weighs in.
In the largest study of its type, researchers find several new prostate cancer drug targets by harvesting and analyzing reams of genetic data.
Scientists identify a class of drugs that selectively targets and kills advanced prostate cancer cells that lack the tumor-suppressor protein PTEN.
A new study finds that the prostate cancer drug Zytiga is more effective, as well as cheaper, when taken with food, as opposed to on an empty stomach.
Learn about natural remedies for an enlarged prostate, all of which encourage good prostate health. Included is detail on lifestyle tips and causes.
Scientists unravel the link between genetics and dietary fat and the role they play in the progression and spread of prostate cancer.
A study of three diets found that only a high adherence to the whole Mediterranean dietary pattern is linked to lower risk of aggressive prostate cancer.
A new, life-like 3-D prostate model helps surgeons to rehearse procedures before entering the operating room. The new technology may improve accuracy.
A new analysis takes a look at cancer mortality among American Indians and Alaskan Natives. Survival rates for some cancers are significantly poorer.
New research analyzes prostate cancer cells and finds the reason why the body’s own immune system may promote progression of the disease.
Prostate cancer occurs when the cells in the prostate grow uncontrollably. Metastatic prostate cancer means the cancer has spread beyond the prostate.
Researchers are testing the potential of a known antiparasite drug in the treatment of colon and prostate cancer. The drug can inhibit cancer cell growth.
Some people may be concerned about the drawbacks to a prostate biopsy. We look at three alternative options that could help diagnose prostate cancer.
Researchers have identified a link between foods rich in isoflavones, such as soy, and a greater risk of advanced prostate cancer.
New study findings confirm the so-called androgen receptor saturation theory and may help to reduce prostate cancer risk in the future.
BPH is a condition often treated with a drug called Flomax. A number of alternatives can help people with BPH relieve their symptoms and feel better.
All men have a prostate gland. Here, we explain what the prostate does, which conditions can affect it, and how it is vital for reproduction.