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Popular Heartburn Meds Don’t Raise Alzheimer’s Risk: Study

June 28, 2017. 12:00 PM EST. New research debunks other studies suggesting that medications used to treat ulcers, reflux cause mental decline Read article

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E-Cigarettes Linked to Bladder Cancer Risk

May 15, 2017 'Vaping' could lead to cancerous changes in cells that form the bladder lining, research indicates

Ick! Synthetic Mucus Could Battle Dangerous Bugs

April 25, 2017 Researchers are working on lab-grown versions to control disease-causing bacteria

PSA Testing Rates for Prostate Cancer Have Leveled Off

April 24, 2017 1 in 3 older men still getting the screen; doctors divided over its value

It’s Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients

April 13, 2017 Study suggests the ancient practice might ease side effects of therapy

Updated Prostate Cancer Test Guidelines Now Stress Patient Choice

April 11, 2017 Men aged 55 to 69 should discuss PSA blood screen with their doctor, expert panel recommends

Drug Tied to Dementia Risk Overprescribed to Seniors: Study

March 30, 2017 Lower cost might help drive doctors' choice, researchers say

Curbing Sleep Apnea Might Mean Fewer Night Trips to Bathroom

March 27, 2017 Research finds many men's urinary habits benefit when CPAP mask therapy is used

Less Salt, Fewer Nighttime Bathroom Trips?

March 26, 2017 Study participants also reported better quality of life, possibly from less interrupted sleep

Is MRI the ‘Mammography’ of Prostate Cancer Screening?

March 25, 2017 Scanning might reduce unneeded biopsies and overtreatment, study suggests

Drugs for Prostate Trouble, Balding Not Linked to Suicide Risk

March 20, 2017 However, medications like Propecia, Proscar may be tied to depression, study finds

Kidney Transplant Survival Up Among Babies, Kids

March 06, 2017 Patients under age 10 now have the best long-term chances of not rejecting organ, study finds

Staying Trim, Strong May Cut Risk of Urinary Incontinence

December 30, 2016 But for women in study, these factors only helped with one type of incontinence

Sniffing Out the Asparagus-Odor-in-Pee Mystery

December 14, 2016 Genetics may explain the digestive puzzle, researchers say

Constipation, Kidney Disease May Be Linked,  New Research Shows

November 10, 2016 Treating constipation -- a common condition -- could help prevent kidney damage, experts say

Cranberry Products May Not Prevent UTIs: Study

October 27, 2016 In female nursing home residents, cranberry capsules didn't affect infection rate