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2014-03-13 08:25:11

AMSTERDAM, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor D.L. Bliwise appointed as Associate Editor to increase multidisciplinary understanding of the causes and treatments of nocturia The joint editors of European Urology's Nocturia Resource Centre [http://nocturia.elsevierresource.com ], a freely accessible educational platform designed for healthcare professionals specialized in urology, are pleased to announce the appointment of sleep medicine...

2013-04-14 23:01:26

South Florida Medical Research is seeking participants for a new clinical study on nocturia, a common urological condition in most commonly experienced by men age 55 and older, marked by symptoms that include frequent nighttime trips to the bathroom to urinate. AVENTURA, Florida, (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 South Florida Medical Research is seeking participants for a new clinical study on nocturia, a common urological condition in most commonly experienced by men age 55 and older, marked by...

Insomnia And Nocturia Impact Productivity
2013-03-18 04:55:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Seniors who have difficulty sleeping may find that their problems worsen if they have to get up in the middle of the night to urinate, according to new research presented Sunday at the 28th annual European Association of Urology (EAU) congress. The problem is known as nocturia, and according to the researchers, it has been linked not only to sleep disruptions but to “significant reductions” in both work productivity...

Link Between Sleep Apnea, Overactive Bladder Found In Women
2012-09-05 12:09:45

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Sleep should be a relaxed time for people, but many individuals encounter difficulties during night time rest. As such, more and more research has been done on the effects of sleep on patients of all ages and backgrounds. A new study publicized at the recent European Respiratory Society (ERS) Annual Congress in Vienna reported that sleep apnea in women has connections with overactive bladder syndrome. This year, the ERS...

2011-03-15 16:09:02

BGU Research Supports the Hypothesis that Patients Thought to Have Nocturic Episodes (Waking-up from the Need to Void) Actually Wake from Apnea and THEN Decide to Urinate Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have shown that a significant number of patients with benign prostate enlargement (BPE) may have Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), which may be the reason for their night awakenings and urination. This study compared men between the ages of 55 and 75 years-old, who were...

2010-10-06 17:22:52

When compared with placebo and other drugs, long-term use of finasteride improves urinary tract symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia, and reduces disease progression. This conclusion comes from combining the findings of 23 randomized clinical trials that evaluated almost 21,000 men, and is published this month in The Cochrane Library. Finasteride is frequently given to men who have lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) such as frequent voiding at night (nocturia), incomplete...

2010-07-12 15:15:00

NEVILLEWOOD, Pa., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study, published in the July issue of Advances in Therapy, revealed that a novel saw palmetto extract (SPE), SPET-085, is as effective as finasteride, the standard prescription drug therapy, in blocking the critical enzyme that leads to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). BPH, also known as an enlarged prostate, is the most common benign proliferative disorder in men, affecting more than 50 percent of men over the age of 70. Symptoms...

2010-06-01 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Nocturia, defined as two or more urinations (voids) per night, may be a more serious condition than widely thought, according to the findings of three new studies. One study suggested nocturia in adults is associated with a significantly increased risk of death, which was even more pronounced in younger adults. Another study reported that risk of death in the elderly was associated with the frequency of night-time urination (voiding). A third study...

2010-04-19 08:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, April 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Studies Reinforce Serious Associated Risk of Nocturia Study results discussed today at the European Association of Urology (EAU) Congress in Barcelona have reinforced the association between nocturia and a greater risk of falls and mortality. In a population-representative study in Japan by Nakagawa et al , it was concluded that adults who suffered from nocturia (defined as two or more episodes of voids/urination per night)...


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