Prostate

3. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

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There is an expression in medicine that “common things are common.” This is certainly the case with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), which affects more than 50 percent of men in their 60s and up to 90 percent of men in their 80s. BPH is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate … Read More

1. What Is the Prostate?

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Hidden deep within the male pelvis is a small gland about the size of a walnut known as the prostate. The prostate is an essential part of the male reproductive system. But it suffers from a serious design flaw. The prostate surrounds the urethra, the slender tube that carries urine … Read More

From The Medical Editor

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You may be reading this special report because you suffer from some form of prostate disease. It could be that you have urinary symptoms and are wondering what the cause might be. Maybe you already have a diagnosis and want to learn more about your condition and make sure you … Read More

2. Prostate Cancer

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After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most-common cancer in men. And it’s the most-common cause of cancer-related death in men after lung cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, one in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetimes, and one in 41 will die from … Read More

Boost Your Bladder Control

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Nearly half of older women have experienced urinary incontinence, according to the 2018 National Poll on Healthy Aging. Of the 1,027 women, age 50 to 80, who took part in the poll, 43 percent of those in their 50s and 60s said they had experienced bladder leakage. That number jumped … Read More

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