Magdalena is a writer with a passion for bridging the gap between the people performing research, and those who want or need to understand it. She writes about medical science and drug discovery. She holds an MS in Pharmaceutical Bioscience and a PhD — spanning the fields of psychiatry, immunology, and neuropharmacology — from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.
Men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) who have multiple adenomas in their prostate gland respond better to treatment with prostate artery embolization that other BPH patients, a recent study suggests. ... Read more
A man with double urinary ducts developed benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and began leaking urine into the abdominal cavity, suggesting that his enlarged prostate triggered the condition, according to a recent Japanese study. ... Read more
The hormone oxytocin, best-known for aiding in childbirth and mother-infant bonding, may also play a role in the development of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) — indicating that the condition is, at ... Read more
A Phase 3 trial that will compare two types of surgery for an enlarged prostate — Procept BioRobotics‘ Aquablation water-beam approach versus the traditional approach of transurethral resection of the ... Read more
A new study has found that a standardized, high-concentration cranberry extract could lower the number of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) patients when combined with standard management. ... Read more
Thermobalancing therapy, using a device that increases the temperature of the prostate gland, improved symptoms and lowered prostate volume in some men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The study, ... Read more