BOYS this Movember it's time to take care of your health - and that means checking your downstairs area for any lumps of bumps. Chances are you blokes think you're invincible, too manly and strong to get ill, let alone be diagnosed with cancer. But when it comes to testicular cancer you're better off being safe than sorry... not only could it cost you your balls, but it could cost your life. Men, and young ones at that, are dying across the world. All because they refuse to learn the signs to look out for and regularly check their nuts. When you hear the C word it's all too easy to assume it's a disease that happens to other, older, men But the facts speak for themselves. Almost half of the men in the UK diagnosed with testicular cancer every year are under the age of 35, according to the Movember Foundation. Mo Bro, and testicular cancer expert, Ben Bowers has firsthand experience of the disease, having lost both balls to the disease. He told The Sun Online it's vital every man … [Read more...] about Movember 2018: It’s NOT just a lump! The 4 red-flag warning signs of testicular cancer you need to know
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A TEENAGER was left vomiting in severe pain after her fallopian tubes twisted four time inside her body. The 18-year-old went to A&E complaining of abdominal pain, nausea and being sick for three days. She described her pain as consistent with "intermittent bouts of increased pain every 15 minutes". The patient had a low heart rate and slightly high temperature. Upon examination doctors realised she had tenderness and swelling over her right ovary. An ultrasound revealed what was thought to be a cyst. To get a closer look medics opted for a transvaginal ultrasound - which involves inserting a camera into the womb through the vagina. Imaging confirmed the cyst, which was bleeding and blocking her fallopian tube - a condition known as hydrosalpinx. The patient was monitored on the gynaecology ward at Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis hospital in Amsterdam, and kept on painkillers for a couple of days. But her condition worsen, forcing doctors to perform exploratory surgery to … [Read more...] about Teenager left vomiting in severe pain after her fallopian tube twisted FOUR times
DETROIT — Tyler Austin has garnered a lot of attention recently. But he’d rather it be for his ability to overcome testicular cancer than brawling in Beantown. Austin, who was diagnosed with the disease in 2009 when he was 17, is trying to sell 1,000 “Ball Out” T-shirts to fund an early detection awareness event put on by the Sean Kimerling Testicular Cancer Foundation. “It truly is an honor to have the ability to bring awareness to this disease and try to help as many people as I can,” Austin said. Austin will be nine years cancer-free come this September. Testicular cancer affects 7,000-8,000 men in the United States per year. “The toughest part was not knowing if it had spread anywhere. That was the big thing for me at first,” Austin said. “And then trying to make sure my family was ok. I never want to see my mom, my dad or anyone close to me upset so seeing them upset was probably the toughest … [Read more...] about Yankees’ Tyler Austin says the real fight is the one against testicular cancer
Testicular cancer is relatively rare, yet it's the most common type of cancer among men ages 15 to 44 There are no mandatory screenings for testicular cancer, and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force does not recommend that men regularly perform self-examsIn honor of Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, one nonprofit released a survey finding that almost half of men have never done a self-check for testicular cancer, even though the disease led to more than 400 deaths in the U.S. in 2017 alone. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Scott Petinga, 45, was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2004. "I was 31 at the time and I had just gotten married and was essentially on my honeymoon when we found the lump," he told MensHealth.com.Within a week of diagnosis, he was undergoing surgery, and he also received radiation for the condition. He says it was sheer luck that led to him finding the lump in the first place.“I was never taught [to check] or be aware of lumps," he told … [Read more...] about Guys, Why Aren’t You Checking Your Balls For Testicular Cancer?
Thursday, April 05, 2018 by: Isabelle Z. Tags: baby formula, badcancer, badfood, badhealth, badmedicine, breastfeeding, chemicals, development, hormone disruption, infant formula, ingredients, reproduction, reproductive health, soy, soy formula, soy milk, soy products (Natural News) Parents might give their infants soy-based formula because of a lactose intolerance, milk allergies, or other feeding problems, but a new study shows this could be a case of trading one problem for another. According to research that was published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, infants who consume soy-based formula undergo changes in their reproductive system tissues and cells compared their breastfed and cow’s-milk-drinking peers. The study was carried out by the Nutrition Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). “Soy formula contains high concentrations of plant-based estrogen-like compounds, and because this formula is the sole food source … [Read more...] about Estrogen-like compounds in soy-based baby formula found to cause changes in reproductive health