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It there a link between thyroid hormone levels and lower urinary tract symptoms/benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Posted by on Feb 27, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the association between thyroid hormones and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that there is a link between thyroid hormones and the severity of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in BPH. Some background Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a non-cancerous enlargement of...

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Is physical activity a protective factor for lower urinary tract symptoms in male patients?

Posted by on Feb 20, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effect of physical activity on lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that reduced exercise is associated with an increased risk of LUTS.  Some background People diagnosed with BPH (non-cancerous overgrowth of the prostate) often...

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Tadalafil in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia and erectile dysfunction

Posted by on Feb 16, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the use of tadalafil (Cialis) in the treatment of both erectile dysfunction (ED) and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that tadalafil is effective and well tolerated in the treatment of Asian men with ED and BPH. Some background People diagnosed with benign prostatic hyperplasia...

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The effect of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) medications on prostate cancer incidence

Posted by on Feb 9, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the use of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) medications in relation to risk of prostate cancer. This study found that men using BPH medications had a lower risk of being diagnosed with PC.  Some background People diagnosed with BPH (non-cancerous overgrowth of the prostate) can be treated using...

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Water therapy for urinary symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Feb 5, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at using water jet therapy to treat lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It concluded that water jet therapy can improve LUTS and quality of life (QOL) caused by BPH.  Some background BPH is an enlargement of the prostate gland. An enlarged prostate can...

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Water jet vs prostate removal for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Posted by on Jan 27, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared using water jet therapy or prostate removal surgery in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It concluded that 1 year after the procedures, BPH symptoms were similar. It also concluded that complications were similar between the two procedures.  Some background Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is...

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Looking for men with benign prostatic hyperplasia to test prostatic artery embolization

Posted by on Jan 20, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is looking at the use of prostatic artery embolization (PAE) to treat the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men. The main outcome to be measured is a change in prostate symptoms at 3, 12, 24 and 36 months.  The details Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a non-cancerous growth of the prostate...

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Risk factors for developing urinary incontinence after Holmium Laser Enucleation

Posted by on Jan 12, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at factors which may cause incontinence after laser breakdown of prostate tissue. It concluded that pre-existing incontinence or weak urinary muscles could cause incontinence after the laser procedure.  Some background Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate...

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Mirabegron for overactive bladder in men

Posted by on Jan 12, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the safety and effectiveness of mirabegron (Myrbetriq) in treating overactive bladder (OAB) in men. It concluded that mirabegron was a safe and effective OAB treatment in men.  Some background Overactive Bladder (OAB) is a sudden, frequent urge to urinate. It may result in urge incontinence (inability to hold on...

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Comparing surgical treatments of benign prostate hyperplasia

Posted by on Dec 30, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to evaluate endoscopic surgery compared to open and robotic surgery in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study recommended that endoscopic surgery be used first-line for the treatment of BPH. Some background Prostate surgery is a treatment option for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This...

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