Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sacral nerve stimulator helps manage chronic incontinence in children

Incontinence is typically a condition associated with adults; however, many children also struggle with incontinence – bladder, bowel or both. In order to help these children, doctors at Nationwide Children's Hospital have ...

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Weight loss reduces incontinence for women

Starting a weight-loss regimen significantly reduces urinary incontinence for women, according to researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and the University of California, San Francisco.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Stem cells may ease urinary incontinence, study says

(HealthDay)—For the millions of women who can't cough, sneeze or laugh without losing bladder control, researchers are testing a treatment that uses stem cells to regenerate weakened urethra muscles.

Health

Urinary incontinence doubles risk of postpartum depression

Women with urinary incontinence after giving birth are almost twice as likely to develop postpartum depression as those without incontinence, according to a new study led by Wendy Sword, a professor in McMaster University's ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Urinary incontinence ups risk of depression in older women

(HealthDay)—Older women with urinary incontinence may be at increased risk for depression and work disability, according to research published in the April issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers perform head-to-head comparison of incontinence treatments

As part of a national clinical trial, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers found little difference in effectiveness between two popular treatments for one of the most common ailments among American women: stress urinary ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Marathon runners may be at risk for incontinence

While many marathon runners may be preoccupied with shin splints, chafing and blisters come race day, one thing they may not consider is their bladder health.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Surgeon-tailored' mesh repair resolves urinary incontinence

(HealthDay) -- "Surgeon-tailored" polypropylene mesh (STPM) repair using a transobturator midurethral sling procedure alone or in combination with pelvic organ prolapse repair is an effective treatment for stress urinary ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Botox now used for urinary incontinence

When you think of Botox injections, you probably think of getting rid of unwanted wrinkles around the eyes or forehead, but recently the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved using the injections to help patients ...

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