Prostate cancer: Should YOU have the new test? Flaws in the usual test lead to needless ops that can wreck sex lives

Should YOU have the new test for prostate cancer Flaws in the usual test lead to needless ops that can wreck sex lives | UPDATED: 01:00 GMT, 16 October 2012 Prostate cancer claims the lives of more than 10,000 men in the UK every year yet, unlike breast cancer, there is no national screening programme for the disease.

Blood test "cuts prostate cancer deaths"

Controversial blood test 'cuts prostate cancer deaths'PSA test not used routinely in the UK because of fears over reliabilityCan spot a protein in the blood that can signify the presence of prostate cancer | UPDATED: 17:54 GMT, 23 August 2012 A controversial blood test for prostate cancer may have significantly improved the survival prospects of patients diagnosed with advanced disease, research has shown.

Bald men are "more at risk of developing prostate cancer"

Bald men are 'more at risk of developing prostate cancer' Researchers think there is connection to higher levels of testosterone, which can trigger the development of cancerous cells but also inhibit hair growth | UPDATED: 14:21 GMT, 29 May 2012 Bald men may be more at risk of developing prostate cancer, according to new research.

New HIV treatment gives 100% protection in mice "and humans could be next"

New HIV treatment shows 100% protection in mice “and humans could be next” An HIV vaccine may be one step closer, after scientists injected mice with a gene that managed to blocked the virus. Up till now, researchers have tried to train a person”s immune system to develop effective antibodies, which is the first line of defense against disease