Prostate

Nonsurgical Treatment for Benign Prostatic Hyerplasia on the Horizon

Results from a Phase I human study of a new treatment option for benign prostatic hyerplasia (BPH) helps men overcome problems associated with an enlarged prostate gland without the need for surgery. BPH accounts for a variety of…

Prostate Resection May Not Be the Only Way to Go

Experts predict that one out of every two men will eventually develop lower urinary tract symptoms that require medical treatment during their lifetime. Given these numbers, finding the best treatment for the cause of these symptoms— benign prostate…

Who’s at Risk for Acute Urinary Retention?

Until recently, there was little data about risk factors for acute urinary retention (AUR). Men with enlarged prostates seem to get it more, but that’s about all that was certain about this problem. Now, a new study published…

New Research Sheds Light on Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Race

Several studies in the past year have reported racial variations in the incidence of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Some have suggested that African-American men are more likely to get this condition than white Americans. Others report no differences….