Pediatrics

Pediatric researchers offer solutions to bedwetting by children

If you're up in the middle of the night putting your child's soaked-through bed sheets and pajamas into the washing machine again, you might be wondering how long until you don't have to do this anymore. For most children, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Overactive bladder drug linked with increased risk of depression

A recent study found that women with overactive bladder who received antimuscarinics were 38% more likely to be diagnosed with depressive disorder within the next 3 years than those who did not receive antimuscarinics.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Botox beats implant for urinary urgency incontinence in women

(HealthDay)—For women with bladder incontinence who haven't been helped by medications or other therapies, Botox injections may help control leakage better than an implanted nerve stimulation device, a new study suggests.

Oncology & Cancer

OnabotulinumtoxinA effect lasts in overactive bladder

(HealthDay)—OnabotulinumtoxinA treatment is safe and effective for long-term treatment of overactive bladder syndrome, according to a study published in the September issue of The Journal of Urology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Investigational drugs show promise for treating overactive bladder

In a recent study of patients with overactive bladder (OAB), a 30 mg extended release formulation of propiverine hydrochloride was at least as effective and safe as a 4 mg extended release formulation of tolterodine tartrate. ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Meds offer slight symptom relief in overactive bladder

(HealthDay)—For women with overactive bladder, medications delivered as a daily dose correlate with small reductions in urge incontinence episodes and voiding, according to a review published online May 6 in Obstetrics ...

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