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Statins may reduce prostate cancer risk

Statins lower prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels and appear to reduce the risk of prostate cancer itself, according to data from two trials presented at the American Urological Association meeting in Anaheim, Calif., in May. A team of urologists at Duke University studied 1,214 men (mean age 60 years) prescribed a statin between 1990 and 2006…
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Statins may reduce prostate cancer risk

Statins lower prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels and appear to reduce the risk of prostate cancer itself, according to data from two trials presented at the American Urological Association meeting in Anaheim, Calif., in May. A team of urologists at Duke University studied 1,214 men (mean age 60 years) prescribed a statin between 1990 and 2006…
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An independent widow’s puzzling hallucinations

The elderly woman saw people who would not respond to her, but she had no dementia or psychiatric conditions. Mrs. T was an 87-year-old widow whose sons were worried that she might be suffering from hallucinations. Concerned, too, about their mother’s gradually increasing frailty, they had recently moved her to an apartment building for senior…
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Hormone therapy is making a comeback

Menopausal women searching for relief of hot flushes don’t have to forgo estrogen, say experts. The hormone might even prevent CHD and diabetes. When do the benefits of hormone therapy for menopausal women outweigh the risks? An updated position statement from the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) suggests that estrogen therapy (ET) or the combination…
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COVID-19 and Takotsubo Syndrome

The authors describe how to diagnose and treat Takotsubo syndrome in a patient with COVID-19.
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