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

Men tolerate stress incontinence years before seeking help

Men often tolerate stress urinary incontinence for more than two years before seeking medical help—and one-third put up with it for more than five years, making it important for doctors to check for this problem, a new ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research reveals risk factors for urgency urinary incontinence

In a large representative British population of individuals in their late 60s, the prevalence of urinary incontinence was 15% in men and 54% in women. In the BJU International analysis, urgency urinary incontinence (UUI) ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Behavioral treatment can help control incontinence

Dear Mayo Clinic: For the past few years, I've noticed that, when I cough or sneeze, I sometimes leak a small amount of urine. Twice in the past month, I had this happen without warning. And, instead of it being a small leak, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New genomic analysis promises benefit in female urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence in women is common, with almost 50% of adult women experiencing leakage at least occasionally. Genetic or heritable factors are known to contribute to half of all cases, but until now studies had failed ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Stress urinary incontinence drug's benefits do not outweigh harms

A new study indicates that the benefits of duloxetine, a drug used in Europe to treat stress incontinence in women, do not outweigh the harms. The article is published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Tension-free vaginal tape-obturator has lasting benefit

(HealthDay)—The tension-free vaginal tape-obturator procedure is usually still effective at 10 years after the procedure, according to a study published in the October issue of The Journal of Urology.

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