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Can having sex help older men ward off erection problems?

A: Maybe. Erections help keep tissues in the penis healthy. Our expert: Associate Professor Doug Lording ISTOCKPHOTO | MONKEYBUSINESSIMAGES Have your say Erection problems are common as men get older. And they're something no man welcomes. "When you get erectile dysfunction,...

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004 Convective Radiofrequency Thermal Therapy (Rezum®) Effectively Treats Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Due to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Regardless of Obesity while Preserving Erectile and Ejaculatory Function

Obesity is a component of metabolic syndrome, which influences erectile dysfunction, lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), and response to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) treatment. We assessed the effect of obesity on voiding and sexual function parameters in men treated with convective radiofrequency thermal therapy, Rezum (REZ), for LUTS/BPH and compared results between obese (BMI > 30) and non-obese subjects.

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003 Effects of Udenafil 75mg (ZydenaŽ) Administration on Post-Micturition Dribbling (PMD) in Men: A Prospective, Multi-Centered, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled, and Randomized Clinical Study

Post-Micturition Dribbling (PMD) is a painful symptom for middle aged men. It is estimated that decreased volume of penile corpus cavernosa and dilation of bulbous urethra are related to PMD with the aging process. However, the exact etiology of PMD is not yet determined. We have studied the effectiveness of Udenafil 75mg daily medication in treating PMD patients.

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002 Simulated Over-the-counter use of Tamsulosin by Men with Urinary Symptoms

Lower urinary tract symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (LUTS/BPH) are common in men, however, many remain undertreated. Hence, self-management with over-the-counter (OTC) drugs is helpful. The FDA requires a rigorous approval process for prescription (Rx)-to-OTC switches. Currently, tamsulosin is being evaluated for OTC use in men with bothersome urinary symptoms. In a simulated OTC setting, we assessed the ability of men interested in a self-management option to appropriately follow instructions in a proposed Drug Facts Label (label).

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