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Tomato-rich diet lowers prostate cancer risks

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men around the world, but a new study suggests that eating 10 or more portions of tomatoes a week significantly lowers the risk of developing this disease. The study, a first of its kind…

Smoking causes earlier menopause in some white women

Scientists have given us many reasons not to smoke, but now, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania provide evidence that, in white women with specific genetic variations, smoking causes early signs of menopause - up to 9 years…

Continence Advisor or Physiotherapist?

Continence Advisor or Continence Physiotherapist - Do you know who does what? You've probably heard your GP mention Continence Advisors and Continence Physiotherapists before, but do you really know who does what? Although nowadays both…

Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercise Video to Help With SUI

If you would like to view a helpful video about how pelvic floor muscle exercises can help with SUI, especially after childbirth please click here to view it. Video shown with the permission of Women’s Physiotherapy Services, Cambridge…

Prostate cancer: Astellas announces new enzalutamide data

Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd. has announced new data from the Phase 2 TERRAIN trial of enzalutamide compared to bicalutamide in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC), as well as an updated overall survival analysis from the…

For A Good Gut Feeling

Trillions of microorganisms colonize our gut and together form the intestinal flora that coats the inside of the intestine. The duties of these gut microorganisms are manifold: they digest food, produce nutrients, eliminate pollutants and…