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New tech helping improve early prostate cancer detection
New technology is helping improve early detection of prostate cancer – the most common cancer among South African men, with one in 19 at risk at developing it in their lifetime. According to the Cancer Association of SA (CANSA), prostate cancer is on the rise with main risk factors... Read more
Buchu properties promote men’s health, reveals new research
November is Movember. It’s when men around the world grow moustaches to raise awareness about men’s health issues, such as prostate and testicular cancer, and mental wellbeing. Prostate health should be top of mind all year round, with more than half of South African men at risk of developing... Read more
Testicular cancer on the rise among young men – report
Testicular cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in males between 14 and 44, with the annual incidence doubling over the past 40 years, according to recent research. Although its incidence is increasing, testicular cancer affects less than 10 men in 100 000 with a 2% risk of developing... Read more
Act early to counter the agony of kidney stones, recommends urologist
Kidney stones, which are among the top 20 most painful medical conditions, may be avoided through a healthy diet and lifestyle and can be effectively treated by a urologist if addressed early. Kidney stones are common, affecting about 10–15% of the population with a study showing that this is... Read more
Early testing saves men’s lives
According to global research, one in every six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, with over 60% of men being diagnosed over the age of 65. “Age is just one factor,” says Prof Michael Herbst, Head of Health at CANSA. “For example, studies show that the... Read more