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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 Nocturia | 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 (non-cancerous...

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Nocturia management using multiple strategies

Posted by on Oct 27, 2018 in Nocturia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the management of nocturia using multiple strategies. Some background Nocturia is waking at night to urinate. It can lead to reduced sleep duration and quality. It can have a negative impact on quality of life. Nocturia can be caused by a number of factors. Increased urine production at night can also lead to...

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Desmopressin for treating nocturia in men

Posted by on Oct 18, 2018 in Nocturia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of desmopressin (Noctiva; DP) in men with nocturia. They found that DP reduces the number of nighttime voids in these patients. Some background Nocturia is a condition where a patient wakes at night to urinate. It can have a negative impact on sleep and quality of life. There are a number of conditions...

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Nocturia: recommendations from the experts on diagnosis

Posted by on Oct 11, 2018 in Nocturia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the criteria for diagnosing and treating nocturia. Some background Nocturia is a condition where a person wakes at night one or more times to urinate. It can have a negative impact on sleep quality and duration. As a result, it can affect the quality of life. Nocturia is a lower urinary tract symptom (LUTS)....

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Is nocturia more bothersome than daytime urinary symptoms?

Posted by on Sep 20, 2018 in Nocturia | 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 (non-cancerous...

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Is nocturia more bothersome than daytime urinary symptoms?

Posted by on Sep 20, 2018 in Nocturia | 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 (non-cancerous...

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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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The natural history of nocturia

Posted by on Jun 22, 2018 in Nocturia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the natural progression of nocturia in adults. The authors concluded that nocturia primarily affects individuals older than 60, and that approximately 12% of patients experience remission of symptoms each year. Some background Despite being a common problem that can significantly affect quality of...

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