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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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Combining treatment options for men with nocturia

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of combining behavioral therapy and anti-muscarinic medications with alpha-blockers to treat nocturia in men. The study concluded that the addition of behavioral therapy resulted in a greater improvement in symptoms compared to anti-muscarinic drugs.    Some background Treating nocturia...

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Is nocturia associated with an increased risk of mortality?

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the relationship between nocturia and the risk of all-cause mortality by analyzing multiple observational studies. The authors concluded that increased nocturia episodes contribute to all-cause mortality risk. Some background Recent research has recognized nocturia as more than a bothersome symptom of aging....

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Could NSAIDs treat nocturia?

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the safety and effectiveness of diclofenac for the treatment of nocturia. The study concluded that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like diclofenac can improve nocturia symptoms.  Some background Despite being a common condition, there is still no definitive treatment to relieve nocturia. Most...

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A review of desmopressin for the treatment of nocturia

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

In a nutshell This study reviewed the safety and effectiveness of desmopressin for the treatment of nocturia. The authors found that desmopressin is an effective treatment for nocturia. Some background Nocturnal polyuria refers to more-than-normal urine production during the night. A hormone called vasopressin normally controls the...

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