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2011-10-10 16:00:00

After evaluating this study the researchers are still convinced that standardized saw palmetto berry products are a good and safe treatment for mild to moderate Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Roggwil, Switzerland (PRWEB) October 10, 2011 The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published in their recent issue a clinical trial on saw palmetto which was funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Barry et al. Effect of Increasing Doses of Saw Palmetto Extract on Lower...

2011-09-27 18:04:37

NIH-funded study finds dietary supplement does not alleviate BPH Saw palmetto, a widely used herbal dietary supplement, does not reduce urinary problems associated with prostate enlargement any better than a placebo, according to research funded by the National Institutes of Health. The study was published Sept. 28 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Prostate enlargement, also called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), can cause frequent urination, a weak or intermittent...

2011-05-17 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New data presented today show that RAPAFLO(R) (silodosin) significantly reduced symptoms of moderate to severe chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS). In the study presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association, RAPAFLO(R) also significantly improved urinary symptoms as well as quality of life. Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) is a common condition characterized by persistent...

2011-05-08 00:05:47

"ËœNew Prostate Research', a TPRGlobal research news media service which gives men access to the latest prostate news, research and clinical trial information, has published two new research articles on prostate health. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) May 07, 2011 "ËœNew Prostate Research', a TPRGlobal research news media service which gives men access to the latest prostate news, research and clinical trial information, has published two new research articles on prostate...

2011-05-04 13:50:00

MINNETONKA, Minn., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Medical Systems® (AMS) (NASDAQ: AMMD), a leading provider of world-class devices and therapies for male and female pelvic health, today announced it has received clearance from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) to market and distribute its GreenLight HPS® laser therapy system for the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), or enlarged prostate, in Japan. As the...

2011-03-29 07:00:00

Prostatic Artery Embolization: Study Shows Symptom Improvement Comparable to "Gold Standard" Transurethral Resection of the Prostate--Without Surgical Risks of Sexual Dysfunction, Urinary Incontinence, Blood Loss, Retrograde Ejaculation CHICAGO, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new interventional radiology treatment that blocks blood supply to men's enlarged prostate glands shows comparable clinical results to transurethral resection of the prostate (or TURP), considered the...

2011-03-22 08:10:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoTract, Inc. a medical device company focused on developing urology devices, today announced that the first U.S. patients have been enrolled in a multinational trial of its UroLift® System at Western Urological Clinic in Salt Lake City, Utah. The UroLift System is a minimally invasive approach to treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) that lifts prostate tissue out of the way so that it no longer blocks the...

2011-02-22 11:51:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation has released a special men's heath update in its February 2011 online newsletter. According to the update, tremendous progress is being made in developing new minimally-invasive and highly precise treatments for two conditions that afflict millions of men worldwide - prostate cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). By offering increased precision, the new treatments are...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'