Drug hope for prostate sufferers; MEDICINE.
A four-year study by GlaxoSmithKline into a treatment using two drugs - CombAT - found results were better than using individual drugs - Avodart or Tamsulosin - alone.
Almost half of men over 50 have benign prostate hyperplasia, an enlarged prostate which in itself is not life-threatening.
BPH is associated with incontinence and the urge to urinate more frequently.
Urology expert Dr Mark Embleton said: "The results show BPH can be effectively treated, reducing the risk of disease progression."
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|Publication:||The Mirror (London, England)|
|Date:||Oct 14, 2009|
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