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Novel Agent Eases BPH-Related LUTS

PARIS—Ozarelix, an investigational agent, may be effective for selected men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) associated with BPH, phase II trial data suggest. The drug is a highly soluble luteinizing hormone releasing antagonist.

Medication Lowers Risk of First SRE

PARIS—Zoledronic acid reduces the risk of a first skeletal-related event (SREs) in patients with early malignant bone disease associated with hormone-refractory prostate cancer (HRPC).

Combo May Be More Effective for LUTS

PARIS—Men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) associated with BPH may benefit more from a combination of tolterodine extended-release and tamsulosin than from either medication alone.

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