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2012-05-11 23:03:18

The use of saw palmetto in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) improves not only urinary symptoms but also concomitant sexual dysfunctions, latest research shows. Roggwil, Switzerland (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 A new study — published in the journal Phytotherapy Research -- showed for the first time that a treatment with a saw palmetto preparation (Prostasan®) lead to an improvement not only of urinary symptoms but also of sexual dysfunctions.Benign prostatic hyperplasia...

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...

2010-03-02 12:56:28

DALLAS -- Like any successful team effort, the best qualities of two drugs commonly prescribed for enlarged prostate yielded better results than either of the medicines alone, according to a new study from UT Southwestern Medical Center. The findings, published in a recent issue of the journal European Urology, compared treatments for three groups of study participants with enlarged prostates over four years. The study, which included more than 4,800 men, is one of the first to compare single...

2010-01-06 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that GlaxoSmithKline's Duodart (the fixed-dose combination of dutasteride and tamsulosin) will earn Decision Resources' proprietary clinical gold standard status in 2013 and through 2018 for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia/male lower urinary tract symptoms due to its competitive advantage in overall efficacy over...


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