Clod | October 31, 2012
Treating noncancerous enlargement of the prostate gland with the drug Proscar (generic propecia) reduces episodes of urinary retention and the need for surgery by more than 50 percent, a recent long-term study has found. The results contradict an earlier 1-year study that concluded Proscar worked no better than a placebo.
Clod | September 15, 2011
Medical treatment for obstructive sleep apnea includes oral appliances, continuous positive pressure therapy, oxygen and medication. Oral appliances are devices designed to keep the upper airway open by keeping the tongue or jaw from occluding the airway. Oral appliances must be custom-fitted by a dentist and are usually well tolerated.