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2012-03-26 10:14:00

Society of Interventional Radiology showcases minimally invasive option to surgery that relieves lower urinary tract symptoms, helps men get their lives back A new interventional radiology treatment, prostatic artery embolization, may bring hope to men with debilitating symptoms caused by an enlarged prostate, say the group of researchers who pioneered its use. The findings were presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 37th Annual Scientific Meeting in San Francisco, Calif....

2012-03-25 02:20:10

Society of Interventional Radiology Showcases Minimally Invasive Option to Surgery That Relieves Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms, Helps Men Get Their Lives Back SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new interventional radiology treatment, prostatic artery embolization, may bring hope to men with debilitating symptoms caused by an enlarged prostate, say the group of researchers who pioneered its use. The findings were presented at the Society of...

2012-02-07 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that a Phase III study, published online by European Urology, showed both Cialis® (tadalafil) and tamsulosin significantly improved scores on the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS), compared to placebo, in men with signs and symptoms suggestive of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Cialis improved erectile dysfunction (ED) in those men who had both signs and symptoms of BPH...

2012-01-09 09:15:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoTract, Inc., a medical device company developing new urology devices, today announced completion of enrollment in the FDA-approved L.I.F.T. Study for men with urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This multi-national study enrolled 206 men, age 50 or older, and was randomized 2:1 to the UroLift® System versus control. The UroLift System is being investigated as a minimally invasive device designed to...

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...

2011-10-11 12:20:00

Use of selected prescription medications, including antidepressants, antihistamines, bronchodilators, anticholinergics, sympathomimetics, and diuretics contribute to 10 percent of lower urinary tract symptoms among men according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. This study demonstrates an association between the use of these selected prescription drugs and LUTS among men enrolled in the California Men's Health Study, a multiethnic cohort of men...

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...

2011-10-10 15:00:00

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Use of selected prescription medications, including antidepressants, antihistamines, bronchodilators, anticholinergics, sympathomimetics, and diuretics contribute to 10 percent of lower urinary tract symptoms among men according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. This study demonstrates an association between the use of these selected prescription drugs and LUTS among men enrolled in the California...

2011-09-27 17:28:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the published study, "Effect of Increasing Doses of Saw Palmetto Extract on Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (1)," published in JAMA (the Journal of the American Medical Association), the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement industry, issued the following statement: Statement by Duffy MacKay, N.D., vice president, scientific and regulatory affairs, CRN:...

2011-09-22 15:47:00

DENVER, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Do you know your Prostate Health Risk? Men over the age of 40 need to know if they are at increased risk. Perform a 100% Private & Secure Prostate Symptoms Self-Assessment for free right now and find out. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110922/CG73782) In an attempt to educate men over 40 of their increased risk of an enlarged prostate and possibly BPH, URINOZINC® is sharing its easy to use Prostate...