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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Raises Prostate Cancer Risk

Men with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at increased risk of developing prostate cancer, according to a study.

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Understanding Risks of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Learn more about the risks benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and how you can help prevent it.

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Health Problems That Could Raise Your BPH Risk

A growing body of research suggests that men who have metabolic syndrome are at increased risk for developing benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

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How to Tell If You Have BPH

Some reports indicate that as many as 30 percent of men who undergo surgery for BPH are found not to have urethral obstruction.

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Symptoms of BPH to Watch Out For

About 50 percent of men between the ages of 51 and 60 and up to 90 percent of those older than 80 are affected by benign prostatic hyperplasia.

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Causes and Treatment for Prostatitis

Also known as inflammation of the prostate, prostatitis is a common and often frustrating problem, particularly when the cause is not obvious.