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prostate

a gland in male mammals that surrounds the neck of the bladder and urethra and secretes a liquid constituent of the semen

prostate

[′prä‚stāt]
(anatomy)
A glandular organ that surrounds the urethra at the neck of the urinary bladder in the male.
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The report draws on the combined resources of Xtend-Life's Research and Development team, along with Matthew's own personal experience in successfully treating an enlarged prostate at age 52 by adopting natural preventative treatments.
BPH, also known as enlarged prostate, is a medical condition in which the prostate gland that surrounds the male urethra becomes enlarged with advancing age and begins to obstruct the urinary system.
For others, however, "an enlarged prostate can have a huge impact on daily activities and the quality of life," says urologist Kevin T.
The findings by researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center compared treatments for three groups of study participants with enlarged prostates over four years.
Asked whether the minister had been suffering from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or enlarged prostate gland, the spokesman said: "The operation is over now, and once we have heard from the surgeon, we will know exactly what it was.
This finding "raises the possibility that primary care physicians may need to increase their efforts to detect men with LUTS and enlarged prostates," said Dr.
An enlarged prostate, known as benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH, is caused by an overgrowth of prostate cells.
Conventional medical therapy for an enlarged prostate includes alpha-blocker drugs such as Flomax to relax the smooth muscle in the prostate.
Many older men develop an enlarged prostate gland that causes lower urinary tract symptoms, including difficult and frequent urination.
Endocare's ThermaStent technology is designed to deliver low watt RF thermal energy through a flexible nitinol stent to achieve a minimally invasive therapy for men suffering from benign prostatic hyperplasia, a condition causing enlarged prostate and uncomfortable obstruction of the urinary tract.
The two medicines, Hytrin and Proscar, are taken by millions of older men to relieve the symptoms of an enlarged prostate gland.