Yoga may help reduce side effects of prostate cancer treatment

  • On December 2, 2015
Male patients who undergo radiation therapy for their prostate cancer can turn to practicing yoga to help reduce the adverse effects typically associated with the treatment, according to a recent study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania. Scientists from UPenn’s Perelman School of Medicine examined the impact of Eischens yoga on prostate cancer by having […]
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Robotic prostatectomy cuts incontinence risk

  • On August 22, 2012
Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy appears to provide better functional results for incontinence and potency, according to the authors of a study from Turin, Italy. First author Francesco Porpiglia, MD, of San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital-Orbassano (Turin), University of Turin, and colleagues studied 120 patients with organ-confined prostate cancer who were randomly assigned to one of two groups […]
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Some information to help solve incontinence worries

  • On August 6, 2012
Urinary incontinence is more common than reported. Regrettably, many people suffer in silence and restrict their daily activities. Yet incontinence is often easily managed and treated, indeed, experts have shown that nearly 80% of people with poor bladder control can be cured or improve. Bladder control is a problem for women and men, and some […]
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New device reduces risk of post prostatectomy incontinence

  • On July 24, 2012
A ‘nerve-spotter’ is being tested as a way to reduce nerve damage which can cause incontinence following surgery. The device detects the location of crucial nerves buried in the tissue and invisible to the eye, thus enabling surgeons to avoid accidentally severing them. Doctors are now trialling it in prostate surgery to reduce post-operative incontinence […]
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An Incontinence Blog

  • On July 3, 2012
Via our news pages, Allanda always aim to bring you the latest information and research about Incontinence, however it’s a topic not that frequently covered in the mainstream press or online. Therefore we were pleasantly suprised to find an online blog from Claus Roehrborn that is specifically about current issues in Urology. Dr. Roehrborn, MD, […]
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Study Links Prostate Surgery and longer term Incontinence

  • On July 2, 2012
Of patients who undergo radical prostatectomy 5% are expected to be treated with surgery for urinary incontinence during a 15-year period claims a new study from Canada. The population based study covered 25,346 men who underwent radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer in Ontario, Canada between 1993 and 2006. The study also discovered that rates of […]
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Men back on their feet sooner with new treatment say researchers

  • On June 11, 2012
A recent article in the Daily Mail highlights a new technique called 4D brachytherapy that is available on NHS to treat prostate cancer. This new form of prostate cancer treatment has been devised by British surgeons and only takes half an hour. The technique is just as effective as surgery but is cheaper and has […]
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Incontinence not a topic men talk about.

  • On May 25, 2012
We know that incontinence is not a topic most men are comfortable talking about … or even thinking about. Get a group of men together and the only plumbing problems you’ll hear about are the external, kitchen-sink variety. “It is a big problem for men, especially men who have ever undergone prostate surgery or prostate […]
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New survey shows incontinence a major concern to older men

  • On May 8, 2012
A new survey carried out by Cara Tannenbaum, M.D., M.Sc. a geriatrician and researcher in the health promotion in Canada shows that for ageing men their greatest concern over health issues and priorities are about maintaining one’s independence and quality of life. Mobility impairments (64%), memory loss (64%) and medication side effects (63%) ranked top […]
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