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2012-03-07 10:54:37

Men receiving testosterone supplementation who also received a drug (dutasteride) commonly used to treat an enlarged prostate gland and which blocks the conversion of testosterone to its potent metabolite DHT did not experience a significant difference in changes in certain outcomes such as muscle mass, muscle strength, or sexual function compared to men who did not receive dutasteride.

2010-10-06 17:22:52

When compared with placebo and other drugs, long-term use of finasteride improves urinary tract symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia, and reduces disease progression.

2009-04-28 10:30:00

-- Data Presented at American Urological Association Annual Meeting -- SEATTLE and CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Researchers from Dendreon Corporation (Nasdaq: DNDN) today presented preclinical data demonstrating the potential of D-3263, Dendreon's orally bioavailable small molecule, which targets TRPM8 (a transmembrane cation channel protein), to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

2009-02-27 22:32:32

Healthy men screened regularly for prostate cancer who show no symptoms should talk with doctors about a drug, new U.S.

2008-10-14 00:00:41

Use of a class of medications for treating an enlarged prostate is not associated with an increased hip fracture risk, U.S. researchers said. Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or an enlarged prostate, is a common condition that affects some 8 million U.S.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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