Cholesterol and benign prostate disease.

  title={Cholesterol and benign prostate disease.},
  author={Michael R. Freeman and Keith R. Solomon},
  journal={Differentiation; research in biological diversity},
  volume={82 4-5},
The origins of benign prostatic diseases, such as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS), are poorly understood. Patients suffering from benign prostatic symptoms report a substantially reduced quality of life, and the relationship between benign prostate conditions and prostate cancer is uncertain. Epidemiologic data for BPH and CP/CPPS are limited, however an apparent association between BPH symptoms and cardiovascular disease (CVD… CONTINUE READING