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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...
- A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
- A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
- In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
- The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
- A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.