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Is nocturia more bothersome than daytime urinary symptoms?

Posted by on Sep 20, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the differences in quality of life for patients with nocturia compared to those with daytime urinary symptoms only. This study found that patients with nocturia had a lower quality of life than patients with daytime symptoms only. Some background People diagnosed with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH; non-cancerous...

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Is there an increased risk of an irregular heartbeat in patients with an enlarged prostate?

Posted by on Sep 15, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the occurrence of atrial fibrillation (an irregular heartbeat) in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study concluded that patients with BPH have an increased risk of atrial fibrillation.  Some background Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is a non-cancerous enlargement of...

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Clinical Trials Today

Clinical Trials Today

Posted by on Aug 26, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus, Erectile dysfunction, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hypertension, Infertility, Kidney stones, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Nocturia, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Overactive bladder, Parkinson's Disease, Prostate cancer, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Stroke, Urinary incontinence, Urinary tract infection | 4 comments

Prior to the 20th century, most people lived about 47 years in the developed world because of infectious diseases. In 1940, the first use of penicillin to treat infectious diseases occurred and penicillin became available in 1945 to the general public. Science and research conducted throughout the 1950s, 60s, and 70s, created more antibiotics so that life...

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Could Prostate Artery Embolization be better than medication to treat an enlarged prostate?

Posted by on Aug 22, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the safety and effectiveness of Prostate Artery Embolization (PAE) in the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). It concluded that PAE is safe and effective and may be a good alternative to medication in long term BPH treatment.  Some background Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is a...

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Is Prostate Artery Embolization safe and effective for Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms?

Posted by on Aug 13, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the safety and effectiveness of Prostate Artery Embolization (PAE) to treat lower urinary tract symptoms caused by Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). It concluded that PAE is safe and effective to treat BPH.  Some background Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is a non-cancerous enlargement of...

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What type of medication is better for the treatment of symptoms of an enlarged prostate?

Posted by on Jul 26, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at using a combination of alpha blockers (AB) and phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5I) to treat lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) symptoms. This study concluded that combination therapy of these drugs could improve symptoms. Some background Benign Prostatic...

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5 alpha reductase inhibitors and mortality risk in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Jul 23, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared mortality (risk of death) in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia being treated with either 5 alpha reductase inhibitors (5ARI) or alpha blockers (AB). This study concluded that there was no increased risk with 5ARI versus AB treatment. Some background Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is a non-cancerous...

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The effect of surgical treatment for an enlarged prostate on sexual dysfunction.

Posted by on Jul 18, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked the effect of treatments for BPH and lower urinary tract symptoms on male sexual function and health. It concluded that more invasive surgeries had more of an impact on sexual function. Some background Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland. An enlarged prostate...

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