Urology Today.net

Site updated at Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Common Urological Problems

Bju International

Statins may delay prostate problems in older men

Taking statins for high cholesterol appears to significantly delay the development of an enlarged prostate, a common condition in older men that can lead to incontinence and other distressing symptoms, researchers at the Mayo Clinic report.

An estimated 40 percent of older men develop prostate enlargement and trouble urinating at some point.

Cholesterol levels… Statins may delay prostate problems in older men   

gastrointestinal tract1 - depressed mood1 - rokitansky syndrome1 - asn14 - imrt2 - pelvic viscera1 - xanthine stones1 - head of the division of urology1 - robotic-assisted surgery1 - aua1 - glycosuria1 - urinary system2 - cause of incontinence6 - peritonitis1 - kidney-damaging treatments1 - prostate surgery4 - dialysis centers2 - prostate problems1 - recurrent infection2 - healthy diet1 - american society of nephrology20 - femoral artery1 - renal tumors1 - non-skin cancer1 - beta-blockers1 - anti-androgen therapy1 - hyperlipidemia1 - cerebral palsy1 - urethritis2 - sexual abuse1 -