Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a noncancerous enlargement of the prostate gland, and is common in older men. Symptoms may include: enlarged prostate, urine retention, slow flow of urine, and need to urinate urgently. BPH typically begins while a man is in his 30's, but usually only causes symptoms after age 50. This condition is very common, half of men over 50 develop symptoms, but only 10% of those affected need medical or surgical intervention. Medical intervention may be needed if the patient develops repeated urinary tract infection, or if the urethra becomes completely blocked.

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The terms "Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia" returned 378 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Inhibitors of apoptosis proteins in experimental benign prostatic hyperplasia: effects of serenoa repens, selenium and lycopene.
 

Author(s): Letteria Minutoli, Domenica Altavilla, Herbert Marini, Mariagrazia Rinaldi, Natasha Irrera, Gabriele Pizzino, Alessandra Bitto, Salvatore Arena, Sebastiano Cimino, Francesco Squadrito, Giorgio Ivan Russo, Giuseppe Morgia

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The apoptosis machinery is a promising target against benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Inhibitors of apoptosis proteins (IAPs) modulate apoptosis by direct inhibition of caspases. Serenoa Repens (SeR) may be combined with other natural compounds such as Lycopene (Ly) and Selenium ...

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2014

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Surgical intervention for symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia is correlated with expression of the AP-1 transcription factor network.
 

Author(s): Opal Lin-Tsai, Peter E Clark, Nicole L Miller, Jay H Fowke, Omar Hameed, Simon W Hayward, Douglas W Strand

Journal: Prostate. 2014 May;74(6):669-79.

 

Approximately one-third of patients fail medical treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia and associated lower urinary tract symptoms (BPH/LUTS) requiring surgical intervention. Our purpose was to establish a molecular characterization for patients undergoing surgical intervention ...

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2014

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Drug-related problems in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia: a cross sectional retrospective study.
 

Author(s): Hasniza Zaman Huri, Chong Hui Xin, Che Zuraini Sulaiman

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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) patients are at risk of acquiring drug-related problems (DRPs), as it is present in the majority of aging men. To date, DRPs among BPH patients have not been well studied. We conducted this retrospective study in a tertiary hospital in Malaysia from ...

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2014

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The terms "Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia" returned 59 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Vitamin D and benign prostatic hyperplasia -- a review.
 

Author(s): Geovanni Espinosa, Ralph Esposito, Amir Kazzazi, Bob Djavan

Journal: Can J Urol. 2013 Aug;20(4):6820-5.

 

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a more common form of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). BPH is due to the excessive growth of both stromal and epithelial cells of the prostate. Fifty percent of men over the age of 50 will have this disease, along with the probability that ...

Last Updated: 12 Aug 2013

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Efficacy and safety of Chinese herbal medicine for benign prostatic hyperplasia: systematic review of randomized controlled trials.
 

Author(s): Chun Ho Ma, Wai Ling Lin, Sing Leung Lui, Xun-Yuan Cai, Vivian Taam Wong, Eric Ziea, Zhang-Jin Zhang

Journal: Asian J. Androl.. 2013 Jul;15(4):471-82.

 

Chinese herbal medicine is commonly used as a treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), but its efficacy and safety remain to be examined. To compare the efficacy and adverse events of Chinese herbal medicine alone or used adjuvantly with Western medications for BPH. Two independent ...

Last Updated: 2 Jul 2013

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Cost-effectiveness analysis of medical treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia in the Brazilian public health system.
 

Author(s): Luciana Ribeiro Bahia, Denizar Vianna Araujo, Camila Pepe, Michelle Trindade, Caroline Mendonça Camargo, Valter Javaroni

Journal: Int Braz J Urol. ;38(5):595-605.

 

To perform a cost-effectiveness analysis of medical treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) under Brazilian public health system perspective (Unified Health System--"Sistema Unico de Saude (SUS)").

Last Updated: 7 Nov 2012

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Prostate Embolization for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

 

Last Updated: 9 Oct 2014

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Prostatic Artery Embolization (PAE) for Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

 

Last Updated: 11 Nov 2014

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Efficacy and Safety of Silodosin on Nocturia for Patients With Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Nocturia; Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

 

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2014

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