Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Autologous muscle-derived cells may treat stress urinary incontinence

Researchers have confirmed that transplanting autologous muscle-derived cells (AMDC) into the bladder is safe at a wide range of doses and significantly improves symptoms and quality of life in patients with stress urinary ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Outcomes studied for surgical Tx of stress urinary incontinence

(HealthDay)—Among women undergoing midurethral mesh sling insertion, the rate of mesh sling removal at nine years is estimated to be 3.3 percent, according to a study published online Oct. 23 in the Journal of the American ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Weethinking the role of bacteria in incontinence

We all know that feeling of suddenly needing to pee, and the agonizing worry that we might not find a toilet in time or make it that far. Sadly, for many people this is a regular occurrence and wetting themselves uncontrollably ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

New thesis identifies risks for urinary incontinence due to fistula

Four per cent of women between the ages of 15 and 49 in western Uganda live with urinary and/or faecal incontinence caused by genital fistulas. In a new doctoral thesis, Justus Barageine identifies the risk factors in this ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Powerful treatment provides effective relief for urinary incontinence

The biggest study into the treatment of urinary incontinence with botulinum toxin (trade name Botox) has demonstrated that it is effective in treating overactive bladder (OAB) - a debilitating common condition which can affect ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fecal incontinence and quality of life

Fecal incontinence (FI) is a normal part of aging, or the perception that no treatment is available. Doctors may fail to comprehend patient hints about diarrhea and FI or may be reluctant to ask about fecal leakage, perhaps ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Low-dose duloxetine deemed safe for urinary incontinence

(HealthDay) -- Duloxetine appears safe for the routine clinical care of women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI), according to a study published online July 23 in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.

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