Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What you need to know about urinary incontinence

(HealthDay)—Everyone has had a case of the squirms at some point in their life, fighting the need to urinate as a full bladder presses them to let it all go.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Overactive bladder and urinary incontinence worsen with age

If you're feeling more sudden urges to run to the bathroom as you age, you're not alone. A new study suggests postmenopausal women aged 45 to 54 years are more likely to have overactive bladder (OAB) syndrome. Additionally, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q And A: Dealing with an overactive bladder

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am in my mid-30s and a mom of twins, and it seems that I recently developed what must be an overactive bladder. It hinders my daily activities and makes me feel embarrassed, as I often must excuse myself ...

Medical research

'Smart Wrap' implant may help people better control their bladders

An implantable smart wrap that fits safely and securely around the bladder may one day help people who have under-active bladders, a condition that hinders patients from urinating regularly and comfortably, according to an ...

Medications

VESIcare LS approved for neurogenic detrusor overactivity

VESIcare LS (solifenacin succinate) oral suspension is now approved to treat neurogenic detrusor overactivity (NDO) in children 2 years and older, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday.

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