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The New Gold Standard?: First-ever prostate cancer treatment uses gold nanoparticles to destroy tumorous cells

A small clinical trial using gold nanoparticles that act as tumor-seeking missiles on a mission to remove prostate cancer has begun at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). It is the first trial of its kind in the world....

Heart Attacks and Strokes: Women vs. Men:

Heart attacks and strokes aren’t sexist. Together they kill nearly a quarter million American men and women each year. But the way women experience these cardiovascular emergencies is different, from how they are diagnosed and treated to their outlook for survival. Here’s a breakdown on how women vary:

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Hair 101: Everything You Wanted to Know About Your Tresses

Love, hate, envy and betrayal. They define our messiest relationships—including the one we have with our locks....

Chronic Reflux: Control the Burn

If you listen to sports radio programs in Houston, Texas, you have probably heard Lance Zierlein. On the local airwaves for more than a decade, Zierlein is a popular sports commentator who makes the morning commute bearable for many motorists. But, close listeners may have noticed something amiss....

No Needles, No Pain, No Excuses!: With a puff of air, vasectomy becomes virtually pain-free. (So does the decision to have one.)

Michael Taylor, author of the book “A New Conversation with Men,” has a few things to tell men about vasectomies....