Infection and Prostate Cancer

  Bacteria, Infection, Inflammation… Cancer? Guess what? Urine’s not sterile! This may be bad news for people like TV survival expert Bear Grylls, who often resorts to drinking his own urine to stay hydrated in the wilderness. But it’s startling and exciting news to scientists, who for years believed that if bacteria were present in urine, it must signal the...Read More

Dairy Increases Risk for Death from Prostate Cancer

  Dairy products may increase your risk of death from prostate cancer, according to a study published in the International Journal of Cancer. Researchers monitored the dairy intake of 926 men diagnosed with prostate cancer as part of the Physician’s Health Study for 10 years. Those who consumed three or more servings of dairy products a day increased their risk for...Read More

A plant-based diet that avoids milk and dairy products can help protect against prostate cancer

  Research shows that a plant-based diet may lower prostate cancer risk and slow its progression if diagnosed. Fruits and vegetables rich in lycopene (the bright red pigment found in tomatoes, watermelon, and pink grapefruit) may be especially beneficial. Men who consume two or more servings of tomato sauce per week have 23 percent less risk of prostate cancer, compared to those having tomato sauce less...Read More