Neuroscience

How an FDA-approved drug boosts myelin synthesis

Damage to myelin, the fatty insulator that enables communication between nerve cells, characterizes multiple sclerosis (MS) and other devastating neurological diseases.

Medical research

Got to go? Harvard scientists figure out how you know

If you have an overactive bladder or incontinence, help could be on the way. A new research report published online in the FASEB Journal, shows that the epithelium, a thin layer of cells which line the surface of the bladder, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Identifying overactive bladder issues just got easier

Biomedical researchers at Massey University have just published ground-breaking research that could lead to faster diagnosis of bladder problems in women, in a leading specialist journal, the British Journal of Urology.

Medications

US approves Botox for bladder control

The face-freezing pharmaceutical injection Botox gained another medical use on Wednesday when the US government approved it for use in some patients with overactive bladder.

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, ...

Other

Bacteria in urine could contribute to overactive bladder

Contrary to popular belief, urine is not sterile and the bacteria in it may be associated with overactive bladder (OAB) in some women, according to research presented today at the annual meeting of the American Society for ...

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