Medical research

Stem cell therapy for pelvic organ prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse—POP—is a hidden disease. While the injury happens during childbirth, the patient may not know about the damage until many years later, often during menopause.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Vaginismus: The common condition leading to painful sex

The social and cultural messages we receive around sex give the impression everyone's "doing it" and it's always fun and enjoyable. But for many people, having sexual intercourse is extremely painful or impossible. One of ...

Health

NHS urged not to spend money on expensive incontinence devices

An international team of experts led by Glasgow Caledonian, and including the University of Exeter, have found no evidence that expensive biofeedback devices used in the treatment of urinary incontinence in women make any ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How building features impact veterans with PTSD

The built environment, where someone lives (private) or works (public), influences a person's daily life and can help, or hinder, their mental health. This is especially true for those with mental health conditions such as ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: Effective treatment available for stress incontinence

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was always led to believe that leaking urine while sneezing or exercising is part of life for women after menopause, but my health care provider tells me that isn't necessarily true. I've tried Kegel exercises, ...

Health

Have a ball with these exercises to strengthen your core

(HealthDay)—Pilates is an excellent exercise discipline that develops strength and agility, and you don't need to take formal classes or use Pilates machines to get its benefits. Using a stability ball with floor exercises ...

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