Obstetrics & gynaecology

Surgeons fear pelvic mesh lawsuits will spook patients

Doctors who specialize in female pelvic medicine say lawsuits by four states, including Washington and California, over products used to treat pelvic floor disorders and incontinence might scare patients away from the best ...

Health

Keeping fit: How to do the right exercise for your age

The effect of exercise on health is profound. It can protect you from a range of conditions, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some cancers. But the type and amount of exercise you should do changes as you age. ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Why improving access to surgery in childbirth makes economic sense

Maternal mortality remains high around the world, with more than 303,000 women dying in pregnancy, childbirth or shortly afterwards. The majority (99%) of these deaths occur in developing countries. More than half of these ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Behavioral treatment can help control incontinence

Dear Mayo Clinic: For the past few years, I've noticed that, when I cough or sneeze, I sometimes leak a small amount of urine. Twice in the past month, I had this happen without warning. And, instead of it being a small leak, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New genomic analysis promises benefit in female urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence in women is common, with almost 50% of adult women experiencing leakage at least occasionally. Genetic or heritable factors are known to contribute to half of all cases, but until now studies had failed ...

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