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Top 10 Trends in Medicine, July 2014

|July 28, 2014

Clinicians are searching for information on these drugs and diseases. View these topics to be up to speed on the latest clinical knowledge and to stay abreast of emerging clinical trends. The top 10 articles for Medscape Trends in Medicine are updated monthly based on search referral data.

#1 Clinical Trend: Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH), also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia, is considered part of the normal aging process in men. When the prostate enlarges, it may constrict the flow of urine, resulting in urinary frequency, urgency, and incomplete emptying of the bladder.

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Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

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Benign prostatic hypertrophy is considered part of the normal aging process in men. By 60 years of age, 50% of men demonstrate histopathologic BPH, and that rate increases to 90% by 85 years of age.

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