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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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As men age, their likelihood of developing an enlarged prostate increases significantly.
For others, however, "an enlarged prostate can have a huge impact on daily activities and the quality of life," says urologist Kevin T.
NEW YORK -- A recently published study concluding that the herb saw palmetto does nothing more to relieve enlarged prostates in men than a placebo has raised the ire of nutritional supplement advocates.
The findings by researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center compared treatments for three groups of study participants with enlarged prostates over four years.
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.
The laser therapy is for men who need surgery for bladder obstruction due to an enlarged prostate.
An enlarged prostate is caused by an overgrowth of prostate cells, swelling a normal prostate to the size of a walnut.
A Birmingham clinic is offering the new non-surgical treatment in order to help patients suffering from enlarged prostate.
I had an enlarged prostate for years and just began taking Prostate 9 Complex six months ago.
Some men treat themselves for enlarged prostate glands by taking saw palmetto extract, which is derived from the berries of the North American scrub palm (Serenoa repens).