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Epidemiology

Obesity, Ethnicity, and Hypertension

Obesity has a stronger impact on the incidence of hypertension among Chinese Asians than in American whites and American blacks, researchers reported in the American Journal of Epidemiology (2008;167:1365-1374).

NSAIDs Lower PCa Death Risk

SAN FRANCISCO—High exposure to aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is associated with decreased prostate cancer-specific mortality, according to study findings presented here at the 2008 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium.

Men Take PCa Diagnosis Hard

SAN FRANCISCO—Men recently diagnosed with prostate cancer are at elevated risk of cardiovascular death and suicide, according to separate analyses of a cohort of Swedish men.

LUTS Extremely Common, Survey Finds

MILAN—Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are highly prevalent among men and women aged 40 years and older, according to an online survey of 27,500 individuals in the United States and the United Kingdom.

PSA Testing Varies by Race

Black men may be getting the message that they are at increased risk of prostate cancer, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention (2008;17:636-644).

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