Healthcast : Detecting Aggressive Prostate Cancer

LUBBOCK, TX - A simple blood test could be the key to detecting aggressive prostate cancer. A study in London investigated new technology for capturing cancer cells in the bloodstream. It found the test accurately identifies patients who are ten times more likely to die of their prostate cancer, allowing for earlier treatment.

When it comes to treating a headache, a doctor may be able to help you by video conference. A study in the journal Neurology tracked 400 people who called their doctors about headaches. Seeing a neurologist by video call turned out to be just as effective as seeing the doctor in person.

Researchers are looking at broccoli as a possible weapon against diabetes. An international study found concentrated extract of broccoli sprout may help patients with type 2 diabetes manage their blood sugar.

Sources: 

1 - Clinical Cancer Research

2 - Neurology

3 - Science Translational Medicine


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