The company said the over-the-counter pumpkin seed product was intended for the relief of bladder weakness, but the ASA warned this nocturnal urination could also be down to prostate cancer or diabetes.

Omega Pharma gets second advertisement scolding of the year

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) received 15 complaints that Omega Pharma’s botanical advertisement discouraged viewers from seeking medical advice for nocturnal urination in what is the company’s second run-in with the authority this year.

Flowens targets ‘huge category' of men with LUTS

Flowens targets ‘huge category' of men with LUTS

By Maggie Hennessy

French botanicals firm Naturex launched a cranberry powder extract aimed at older men with the lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) often associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). 


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