Navigation Links
Men with large waists face an increased risk of frequent urination
Date:7/31/2012

Men with large waists urinate more frequently than their slimmer counterparts, according to research in the August issue of the urology journal BJUI.

Researchers from Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, found that men with waists measuring 100cm plus reported up to three times more urinary problems than men with waists of 90cm or less.

They also found that larger waist measurements were associated with a greater prevalence of high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and erection and ejaculation problems.

"The global epidemic of obesity and diabetes had led to a striking increase in the number of people with metabolic syndrome, which includes central obesity, glucose intolerance and high cholesterol and blood pressure levels" says co-author Dr Steven A Kaplan.

"Together, these have been traditionally associated with an increased risk of heart disease and sexual problems. However, emerging data now suggest that metabolic syndrome may have a hereto unrecognised effect on how often men urinate. Our study sought to examine the relationship between men's waist measurements and how often they urinate."

The researchers studied 409 consecutive men aged from 40 to 91 with moderate or severe lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) who presented to the Institute for Bladder and Prostate Health at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University over a two-and-a-half year period. They had no previous treatment and a LUTS, International Prostate Symptom Score of eight or more.

Key findings included:

  • Of the 409 men, 37.5% men had a waist circumference of less than 90cm, 33.5% of 90 to 99cm and 29% of 100cm or more. Men of different ages were fairly evenly distributed between the groups, with the exception of men aged 70 to 79 years, who were most likely to be in the 100cm or more group.

  • Larger waist circumference was associated with more frequent
    '/>"/>

Contact: Annette Whibley
annette.wizard@gmail.com
Wiley
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Obesity in type 2 diabetes: Recommendations from guidelines are largely consistent
2. Human papillomavirus types do not replace others after large-scale vaccination
3. Largest review of management and treatment of Barretts dysplasia and adenocarcinoma
4. HIV suppression not as good as previously thought, largest study of viral-load blood tests show
5. Large Breasts Can Take Mental, Physical Toll on Teens
6. Could a larger waistline be a result of too much TV as a child?
7. Obesity, larger waist size associated with better outcomes in heart failure patients
8. OnPage Provides Secure, Rapid Response at New England’s Largest Catholic Hospital
9. Study finds new gene mutations that lead to enlarged brain size, cancer, autism, epilepsy
10. Smallest, Largest Fetuses at Higher Risk of Stillbirth
11. Infants cant distinguish between large and small groups
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/26/2014)... “Many people become overwhelmed by the ... issues and phone calls with insurance companies,” The Jones ... their free eBook on pedestrian and bicycle accidents ... and bicycle auto accident claims assures the injured individual ... professionally handling their case while they focus on recovering. ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... December 26, 2014 Parker & ... the best in heating, cooling and plumbing contractor ... hour emergency services in 2014 with regard to ... that Arizona is known for its incredibly hot ... understands the intricacies and details of a wide ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 The report “Nintedanib (Colorectal ... focuses on the current treatment landscape, unmet needs, ... cancer market. Stivarga is a drug which is ... cancer. Boehringer Ingelheim is developing nintedanib (BIBF-1120), an ... refractory CRC in the US, Europe, and Japan. ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 26, 2014 Recently, iFitDress.com, the popular online ... has announced its new selection of black one-shoulder cocktail ... sale now; they are available at discounted prices, up to ... promotion will last for three weeks only. You know, we ... who are interested in our new items can visit our ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... sells many bamboo products and the business is famous ... announces big discounts on its bamboo mats , which ... the world’s leader in bamboo flooring. According to the ... 2015. , The bamboo mats are made from well-treated ... the bamboo strips for the mats are boiled and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Guide to Handling Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents Released By The Jones Firm, Featured in Recent Article 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 3Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 2Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 3Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 4Health News:iFitDress.com: Black One-Shoulder Cocktail Dresses for 2015 2Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2
... Lancet has called for immediate changes in the approval processes ... came after the trial of TGN1412 ended in disaster with ... ,The journal says that since the ... trial, it is the agency’s responsibility to review the protocol. ...
... bird flu threat. ,According to Dr. Anthony Fauci, ... is // going to be so intense that it is ... of situation we see everywhere from Nigeria to Indonesia." ... bird flu has killed 109 people in nine countries, mostly ...
... in China have performed the country's first face transplant, and ... ,A surgical team at the Xijing hospital in Xi'an replaced ... disfigured after a bear mauled him two years ago, Zhang ... ,"The surgery is even more complex than the first ...
... who receive healthy hearts from donors 50 years of age and ... from younger patients, according to a University Of Alberta study//. This ... March-April 2006 issue. ,The study ... of age and older and found that there were no major ...
... study conducted by researchers has highlighted that most of the ... as required// for follow up tests done to evaluate the ... 436 men who underwent vasectomy at the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, ... sperm-checking tests, that played a crucial role in conferring an ...
... have found that applying antiviral coating on bank notes, ... in fighting the epidemics//. ,Materials researcher Guagang ... discovered a coating of metal, metal oxide and ceramic ... edition of New Scientist. ,Applying the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Good news: there is no threat of bird flu confirms US 2Health News:Men Unaware of Fertility Status After Vasectomy 2
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 24, 2014  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. ... specialty pharmacy, is proud to announce Jennifer Hagerman ... at Diplomat, will take office as the president of ... formal induction ceremony will take place Feb. 28, 2015, ... be held at the Renaissance Center in ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... skin permeation, continuous glucose monitoring and associated technologies, ... has been appointed Chief Executive Officer effective December ... years of experience in the medical device, pharmaceutical ... as Vice President, Business Development, Otsuka Pharmaceuticals as well ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 23, 2014   Synageva BioPharma ... biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutic products for rare disorders, ... (EMA) of the Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for ... granted the company,s request for accelerated assessment, which ... review time.   The MAA, and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Diplomat's senior director of education and quality to be inducted as 2015 president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association 2Diplomat's senior director of education and quality to be inducted as 2015 president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association 3Echo Therapeutics Announces Scott W. Hollander as President & Chief Executive Officer 2Echo Therapeutics Announces Scott W. Hollander as President & Chief Executive Officer 3Synageva BioPharma Announces Sebelipase Alfa Marketing Authorization Application Validated By The EMA 2Synageva BioPharma Announces Sebelipase Alfa Marketing Authorization Application Validated By The EMA 3
... 20, 2011 Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... with senior officials in FDA,s Office of New Drugs ... requirements for a cardiovascular outcomes trial (CVOT) for Contrave® ... in January 2011. Orexigen believes that these design requirements ...
... Sept. 20, 2011 Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products ... surgery, and other surgical and medical applications, today ... and year ended June 30, 2011.  Michael A. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Orexigen and FDA Identify a Clear and Feasible Path to Approval for Contrave® 2Orexigen and FDA Identify a Clear and Feasible Path to Approval for Contrave® 3Orexigen and FDA Identify a Clear and Feasible Path to Approval for Contrave® 4Orexigen and FDA Identify a Clear and Feasible Path to Approval for Contrave® 5Misonix Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End Fiscal 2011 Financial Results 2Misonix Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End Fiscal 2011 Financial Results 3Misonix Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End Fiscal 2011 Financial Results 4Misonix Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End Fiscal 2011 Financial Results 5Misonix Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End Fiscal 2011 Financial Results 6Misonix Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End Fiscal 2011 Financial Results 7Misonix Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End Fiscal 2011 Financial Results 8
The latex-free, PVC-free Antibacterial Hydro Personal catheter combines two remarkable innovations into one exclusive catheter that delivers an antibacterial agent while providing the virtually frict...
The Antibacterial Personal Catheter® features a unique silicone composition that provides an antibacterial coated soft outer layer of silicone combined with a firm inner layer....
The Uro San® Plus male external catheter is a latex catheter with a double-sided adhesive and Shield Skin Protective Dressing....
... Mentor Freedom Pak Seven Starter ... week's supply of Freedom Clear ... all 100% latex-free ... for your convenience and comfort. ...
Medicine Products: