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Women and Children are getting Kidney stones more often

Women and Children are getting Kidney stones more often

For the past several decades common thinking was that kidney stones usually develops in males who are middle-aged, obese. It was attributed to men who follow an unhealthy diet and take less water. The books taught us the same but with the recent studies we may need to rewrite and rethink regarding stones. A recent study done in US suggest that the overall incidence of kidney stones is going up and also mentioned that children and women who were not…

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PSA AS A SCREENING TOOL FOR PROSTATE CANCER: LESSONS LEARN FROM THE PAST

PSA AS A SCREENING TOOL FOR PROSTATE CANCER: LESSONS LEARN FROM THE PAST

PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) was used widely in the west for diagnosing cancer prostate where by the rule of thumb anyone with either an abnormal rectal examination of prostate or a PSA > 4 was subjected to biopsy. This was presumed because of the fact that the probability of finding cancer increases as the PSA increases. A PSA of 0-2 has a 1% probability of picking a prostate cancer while a PSA between 4-10 or more than 10 increases this…

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Screening For Prostate Cancer Treatment In Delhi

Screening For Prostate Cancer Treatment In Delhi

Prostate Cancer Treatment In Delhi: Prostate cancer is considered as the most common cancer in men and is a common cause of death in many individuals. However, screening with Prostate Specific Antigen(PSA) test can reduce the number of deaths from prostate cancer. This is slow-growing cancer and many men do not benefit from the treatment as this causes long term side effects with urinary and sexual dysfunction. Hence screening should be properly done as per specific guidelines for early detection and…

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