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Is silodosin effective for the treatment of nocturia in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Posted by on Nov 7, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the safety and effectiveness of silodosin (Rapaflo, Silodyx) for the treatment of nocturia in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that silodosin is safe and effective for the treatment of nocturia in these patients.  Some background People diagnosed with BPH...

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Is a combination of dutasteride and tamsulosin better for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Posted by on Oct 7, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the safety and effectiveness of taking both Dutasteride (Avodart) and Tamsulosin (Flomax) at the same time to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It concluded that the combination treatment was more successful than tamsulosin given alone.  Some background Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)...

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Thulium laser enucleation versus thulium laser resection for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Sep 29, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to compare the use of thulium laser enucleation (TLE) versus thulium laser resection (TLR) of the prostate in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia with small prostates (less than 30 grams). This study found that there were no significant differences between the two procedures for these patients. Some background...

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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 | 7 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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