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Saw Palmetto Safe For Men
2012-10-20 08:31:36

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study published this week in the Journal of Urology finds the popular supplement saw palmetto may be safe for men with urinary symptoms. The study does not, however, make any claims about the efficacy of the supplement. Some men take saw palmetto, which is a fruit extract, to alleviate the symptoms of an enlarged prostate, including difficulty urinating, urine leakage, and repeated nighttime trips to the restroom. Saw...

2012-03-21 05:44:52

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Are you at risk for developing heart failure? If you have hypotension, you may be! Heart failure affects 5.7 million people in the United States and caused over 281,000 deaths in 2008. Researchers found that there may be more of a connection between orthostatic hypotension and heart failure in people 45-55 years old bracket compared to those aged 56-64. High blood pressure, which was present in over half of people who developed heart failure, may be partially...

2011-11-28 20:22:41

Study covered more than 6,000 men with urological emergency Men who experience a sudden inability to pass urine because of a non-cancerous enlarged prostate are hospitalised and treated differently depending on where they live, according to an international study published online by the urology journal BJUI. The paper, which will appear in the January issue, reports on how nearly 1,000 clinicians in 15 countries responded to this urological emergency in more than 6,000 men. "Acute...

2010-03-02 13:42:00

Condition known as benign prostatic hyperplasia common in older men SILVER SPRING, Md., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first generic version of Flomax Capsules 0.4 mg (tamsulosin hydrochloride) to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a condition in which an enlarged prostate gland causes problems with urination. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) The most common symptoms of BPH include a weak...

2009-12-09 07:50:00

CORONA, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) today announced that the results of an open-label extension of two Phase 3 studies, published in the December issue of the peer-reviewed journal Urology, demonstrate long-term safety and tolerability of RAPAFLO® (silodosin) for up to 52 weeks of treatment. RAPAFLO® is an effective and uniquely selective alpha blocker for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of...

2009-08-03 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, from 2013 to 2018, generic erosion of established agents--most notably tamsulosin--will cause a decline of more than eight percent in the drug market for benign prostatic hyperplasia and male lower urinary tract symptoms in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and Japan. Generic erosion will...

2008-08-05 09:01:31

CORONA, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A paper published in the current issue of Reviews in Urology (2008; 10(2):85-91) concludes that urologists and other physicians treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) should prescribe medications that do not affect the heart's electrical activity (heart repolarization), especially since most men with BPH are older and often take other medications that also may impact the heart. "In the complex and fast-paced world of medicine, where...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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