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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Caffeine may provide some Parkinson’s relief

  • On August 4, 2012
In a small new study, Parkinson’s disease patients who took caffeine pills had slight but noticeable improvements in movement problems. The findings warrant further study, Canadian researchers said. And there are still questions – such as whether patients would develop a caffeine tolerance, eventually blunting the benefits of coffee or caffeine pills. For the new […]
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Pelvic Floor Exercises Prevent Incontinence

  • On August 2, 2012
A 12-week exercise program, including pelvic floor muscle training  (other wise known as Pelvic Floor Exercises), during pregnancy can help prevent and treat urinary incontinence in late pregnancy, according to research published online July 17 in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Signe N. Stafne, P.T., of the Norwegian University of Science and […]
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Link between Incontinence and Alzheimers to be investigated

  • On July 23, 2012
Does Alzheimer’s disease lead to incontinence? Not necessarily, asserts a University of Virginia researcher in the USA.  A new grant from the National Institutes of Health will help professor Karen Rose determine whether people living with Alzheimer’s are incontinent because of the disease, or whether their incontinence and night time agitation – common symptoms of […]
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Urinary Incontinence under reported in Young Women

  • On July 17, 2012
Normally urinary incontinence is considered a problem of middle-aged and older women, especially those who’ve had a baby. But a study out today suggests even young women who’ve never been pregnant could suffer from the problem. A new report published in Annals of Internal Medicine from Australian researchers is apparently the first study to look […]
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Innovative care home staff training about Urinary Incontinence

  • On July 6, 2012
Issues around urinary incontinence are challenging for nursing home staff members who provide physical and emotional care to residents. The rate of urinary incontinence is estimated at between 45% and 70% for residents in long-term care (LTC) settings. A knowledge gap exists among nursing home staff members in the areas of attitude toward Urinary Incontinence, […]
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Even celebrities aren’t immune from Stress Incontinence

  • On June 21, 2012
You know the old expression, “I laughed so hard that I…?”  Many people can relate to the expression but in reality nobody talks much about stress incontinence in polite society. Howeve, if you do experience stress incontinence (or are caring for someone who does), you probably can’t help thinking about it, and can’t help hoping […]
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TENA sponsors World Continence Week

  • On June 19, 2012
SCA, global hygiene company and the manufacturer of TENA Incontinence Pads and Pants has announced it’s sponsorship of World Continence Week. An annual initiative coordinated by the International Continence Society, World Continence Week takes place this week (June 18-24, 2012) with the goal of bringing together communities around the world to build a better understanding […]
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Common medicines linked to urinary incontinence

  • On June 14, 2012
An apparent association between some common medications, including antihistamines and angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs), and urinary incontinence suggests a need for further study, researchers say. Dr. Susan A. Hall of the New England Research Institutes, Massachusetts, lead author of a report in the Journal of Urology, has said that her team found some associations […]
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