You can view the entire Kaiser Daily Health Plan Survey, search the archives, or sign up for email delivery of in-depth coverage of wellness policy developments, debates and discussions. The Daily Health Policy Report is released for, a free services of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2009 Advisory Board Organization and Kaiser Family Foundation. All rights reserved.. 2 new studies increase proof risks with diabetes medicine Avandia as FDA prepares to debate it’s safety The Washington Post: Two new studies provide evidence that the diabetes drug Avandia escalates the risk of heart problems and strokes, renewing questions about the safety of the medication.If you suspect that you may have prostate tumor for the above reasons or for just about any other reason you is going see your doctor for further testing. In this article I shall be discussing four of the assessments that they could use. 1) PROTEIN SPECIFIC ANTIGEN Check: – Your prostate produces a proteins called PSA. A PSA test quite measures the amount of PSA that’s in your blood simply. A small amount of PSA is regular but high levels of blood PSA tend to be linked with prostate cancers. The PSA test isn’t 100 percent accurate because additional factors such as your age can influence PSA amounts. 2) DIGITAL RECTAL Examination :-This prostate tumor test involves your doctor placing a gloved finger inside your rectum. They will then feel your prostate gland to discover if it has changed shape or increased in size.