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Looking for participants with benign prostatic hyperplasia and overactive bladder to test a new drug

Posted by on Aug 14, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 3 trial is examining the effectiveness of vibegron in the treatment of overactive bladder symptoms (OAB) in patients with prostatic hyperplasia (BPH; enlarged prostatic gland). The main outcome of this trial will be a change in urgency episodes. This trial is being conducted in the US and Canada. The details A benign (not...

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Effectiveness of dutasteride and solifenacin used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effects of combining dutasteride (Avodart) and solifenacin (Vesicare) on sexual function in men being treated for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that the combination of dutasteride and solifenacin does not alter sexual function for men with BPH. Some...

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Does heat therapy help with bladder symptoms of an enlarged prostate?

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the use of convective thermal (a form of heat) therapy to treat urinary symptoms in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH – an enlarged prostate). The study found that heat therapy is effective in the treatment of BPH symptoms. Some background BPH is an enlarged prostate that may cause bothersome...

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Does dutasteride increase male hormones and bladder/prostate symptoms?

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effect dutasteride (Avodart) had on testosterone levels, bladder symptoms and testicle size in men with enlarged prostates. The study found that dutasteride increased testosterone which may help with these age-related male symptoms. Some background Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is an enlarged prostate...

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The effect of botulinum toxin injection on an enlarged prostate

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effect of injecting botulinum toxin type A (BTA) into patients to treat enlarged prostate who did not respond to medical therapy such as drug treatment. The study found that BTA injection was safe and effective at reducing several urinary symptoms in patients with enlarged prostates. Some background Benign...

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Combination therapy beneficial for men with BPH with overactive bladder symptoms

Posted by on Sep 5, 2016 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the benefit of combining silodosin (Rapaflo) with propiverine (Mictonorm) in reducing urinary symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Authors reported greater overall improvements when both therapies were combined.  Some background Men with BPH often experience urinary symptoms that can...

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Cranberry fruit powder more effective than placebo at reducing urinary symptoms

Posted by on Apr 16, 2016 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness of Flowens (a cranberry fruit powder) as an alternative treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Researchers report preliminary evidence that Flowens can reduce BPH-related urinary symptoms. Some background BPH can lead to bothersome urinary symptoms that can impact quality of life. The...

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Relieving BPH symptoms with a WAVE

Posted by on Dec 13, 2015 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of WAVE (Water Vapor Energy Ablation) – a new procedure to relieve urinary symptoms due to benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). WAVE was found to be a simple, effective and safe method of treating BPH symptoms.  Some background Benign prostatic hyperplasia may lead to troublesome urinary...

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