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

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

Majority of incontinence treatments deliver poor results

"Unfortunately we are not actually curing the condition in that many cases. Surgery aside, the results delivered are poor. And the problems are only going to get worse in the future because the population, as we know, is ...

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).

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Weethinking the role of bacteria in incontinence

We all know that feeling of suddenly needing to pee, and the agonizing worry that we might not find a toilet in time or make it that far. Sadly, for many people this is a regular occurrence and wetting themselves uncontrollably ...

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