Menopause transition associated with stress urinary incontinence

  • On April 23, 2010
A study exploring the effects of age and menopause on urinary incontinence (UI) in midlife has identified a relationship between menopausal transition and stress UI. The study included 1211 women followed up since their birth in 1946 and looked at their menopausal transition status and symptoms of stress, urge, and severe UI over 7 years […]
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Stem Cell Study Brings Hope to Incontinence Patients

  • On February 22, 2010
American and Canadian researchers are conducting a study that could bring an end to millions of men and women across the globe suffering from incontinence. For the past 2 years researchers from the University of Toronto, William Hospital in Michigan and now from the Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, are experimenting with a new technique […]
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Curbing incontinence: what liquids to cut back on and what liquids to drink more of

  • On February 19, 2010
Those who deal with sudden losses of bladder control usually have more than a challenging time attempting to sleep at night due to the number of trips to the toilet at night. Losing control of one’s bladder often impinges on other areas of life; particularly public recreation sufferers become less comfortable in social situations with […]
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Prevent Incontinence with Kegel Exercises and Perineal Massage

  • On February 18, 2010
Having a baby is one of the most magic moments a woman can experience in her life. After birth women experience a few unpleasant changes to her body like soreness and incontinence. These changes are in most cases reversible. Recent studies revealed that by combining Perineal Massages and Kegel exercises – pelvic floor exercises – […]
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Urinary incontinence incidence differs by race

  • On February 12, 2010
Researchers have found that urinary incontinence is more common in caucasian women than in Asian and black women. Researchers have calculated incidence rates of urinary incontinence by frequency and type in Asian, black, and caucasian women in the US using data from a four year study of 76,724 participants aged 37-79 years. They found that […]
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Combining internal and regular exercise to treat incontinence

  • On February 2, 2010
A report studying the effects of obesity in women has recently been published by the New England Journal of Medicine.  One of the key points highlighted in the study demonstrated how weight loss is a decisive factor in reducing the risk of developing many types of urinary incontinence. 338 overweight or obese participants part took […]
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Urinary Incontinence Market on the Rise

  • On December 15, 2009
According to a market report from Marketstrat, the Urinary Incontinence devices market is expected to grow over 4% between 2008 and 2016 reaching the $2 billion mark by the end of 2016. Despite the fact that the Urinary Incontinence market is one of the most under-penetrated medical markets, the technological developments are nonetheless very well […]
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Gold Standard Incontinence Treatment Finally Approved in Japan

  • On October 23, 2009
Incontinence, as we all know is a common treatable medical condition that affects man and women. Every now and then, incontinence makes the headlines of major news sources, be it a revolutionary new treatment or a celebrity that comes forward to talk his or her incontinence experiences. The headline this time was about an incontinence […]
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Promising New Product to Treat Female Incontinence

  • On October 19, 2009
The Phoenix Medical Device and Diagnostic Conference for Chief Executive Officers is one of best known conferences of its segment, and every year during the conference the Phoenix Awards are presented for outstanding achievement in the Medical device and diagnostic industry to individuals and companies selected by industry CEOs and, this innovative, non-surgical treatment for […]
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Suburethal Sling to Help Manage Male Urinary Incontinence

  • On October 2, 2009
A study published on the renowned website UroToday suggests that Transobturator male slings can help manage stress urinary incontinence after prostatic surgery. The study was conducted by the Department of Urology, Tenon Hospital, Groupe Hospitalo-Universitaire EST, Assistance Publique-Hpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), University Paris VI in Paris, France. In total, 102 patients took place in the […]
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