Print Issue: July 01, 2009

PSAs of 1.5-4 Hike PCa Risk

ORLANDO—Men with PSA values of 1.5-4 ng/mL have a significantly elevated four-year risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer compared with men who have PSA levels below 1.5, according to a retrospective study of 21,502 men.

BP Drug Lowers Cystatin C

Olmesartan medoxomil decreases serum cystatin C levels in hypertensive patients, suggesting that this agent can counteract renal damage, according to a study published in Blood Pressure (2009; published online ahead of print).

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