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Prostate cancer is often diagnosed in men in their 50s and 60s, but younger men can experience this as well.  About 40% of men diagnosed with cancer are low-risk, and will have “active surveillance” over time, but it should start with a blood test to see the PSA (prostate-specific antigen) level.  If this...

It is really common for women to have some descent in their bladder, uterus or bowel, and it is not just women who have had babies—this condition can be an issue for women who have never had kids as well.  Research supports physiotherapy as a first-line treatment for pelvic organ...

New research indicates that certain cells found in the fascia communicate directly with the nervous system, each other, and with every other organ in the body. If this is true, this thinking challenges what we thought we knew—the central nervous system may not be the one in control of all of the body systems....

Ten years ago, research showed that there was no evidence to show that modern running shoes prevented injuries, and such shoes should be considered “unproven technology with the potential to cause harm.”  Then in 2009,the rise in barefoot or “minimalist” running created the thinking that more traditional runners were not...

  If you’re leaking urine when you cough, sneeze or laugh, it’s no laughing matter—but there is a lot that you can do to help it.  It is not normal to leak even if you’ve had kids, nor is it an inevitable part of aging. The muscles of the pelvic floor work...