Do benefits of PSA testing outweigh risks of over-diagnosis?
Anna Kooiman weighs in
- Duration 2:29
- Date Aug 17, 2012
Anna Kooiman weighs in
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And it's time now for your Fox News -- six.
And I'm going in here now with a round -- of this week's medical stories.
And first up on how we have a new study that weighs the pros and cons of prostate cancer screenings actually good morning keep -- any good morning to everybody at home a new study is trying to weigh the pros like.
Fighting cancer early in preventing or delaying debt in the cons like over diagnosis.
-- -- -- during screening are considered over diagnosis if they never would -- produce symptoms or threaten the man's life span.
Selling those cases treatment can cause side effects but what -- -- any gut.
Men were tested in this trial.
In the end -- and researchers did not come up with a yesterday -- it's the first screening -- men should still continue to.
Consult their doctors over whether they should have these screenings and just saying all right -- also some people might be immune to dementia yeah it would be great right you may be able to actually just check your family treat to see.
How vulnerable you are to dementia later in life.
Scientists say people who are dementia free have a high level of a certain protein called C reactive protein or CRP.
And they are also less likely to have relatives with the brain wasting disease.
The researchers found that the higher levels of protein a participant had the better his or her own memory tended to be as well.
Research is will that be using this information to try to hone in on treatments or even possible cures for alzheimer's and dementia in the future.
All right and how to make us smarter -- -- not all likelihood that that's right things -- these can be.
A great way to pack a lot of nutrition into one meal but if you aren't careful you could be adding a lot of sugar is well on our health page on foxnews.com we have some great suggestions on how to make something.
Nutritious and delicious so -- fruits that are naturally sweet like pineapple berries peaches or may go.
Skip adding honey Europe got -- because that is still adding sugar -- themselves satisfied in full until your next meal but -- been.
In some protein some good options that -- and Greek yogurt and whey protein powder.
I'll see connect coconut water for additional potassium that will help ward off debt dehydration cramps or slash some almond milk in -- to make your shake.
A little bit smoother submit to -- -- neither.
-- -- you know fresh is definitely best that there are a lot of options out there that you can simply shake up to this one has.
About a 150 calories and it in about ten grams of sugar so you still need to watch that calorie count.
He can get all of your fruits and vegetables for the day in.
In in just a little shake -- -- so so checking out.
I think I'm gonna have to have room for -- -- down you can -- -- -- very -- regular hey I felt like Ryan and thanks as always.