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Military Dog Sniffs Out Prostate Cancer

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It's a sniffer dog with a difference: a military Belgian Shepherd that has been trained to detect signs of prostate cancer in patients' urine. According to French scientists, the dog can do it far more accurately than currently available techniques.

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Wearable Technology Is Going To The Dogs With Voyce

Wearable Technology Is Going To The Dogs With Voyce

TheStreet (June 25, 2014) — Wearable technology has gone to the dogs. No, really, Voyce has designed a wearable device for dogs that measures a range of key vital signs like heart rate and respiratory rate. The device also tracks the dog's sleeping patterns and activity levels. Voyce's online tool that displays the data also provides a library of information if you have questions about your dog's vital signs. The collar is lightweight and not much heavier or bigger than a normal collar. Unfortunately, it doesn't say what your dog is thinking, but our guess is that he just wants another treat or go for a walk. Video provided by TheStreet
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Fish Oil Linked to Prostate Cancer?

Fish Oil Linked to Prostate Cancer?

Newsy (July 13, 2013) — A newly-confirmed study claims men who eat a lot of fish or take fish oil supplements have a significantly higher risk for high-grade prostate cancer.
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Blood Test Could Help Detect Prostate, Lung Cancer Sooner

Blood Test Could Help Detect Prostate, Lung Cancer Sooner

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