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2012-04-09 14:20:58

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A type of exercise called pelvic floor muscle training is effective for treating adult women with urinary incontinence (the involuntary loss of urine) without risk of side effects, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The report also found that drug-based treatments can be effective, but the degree of benefit is low and side effects are...

2012-03-05 10:00:00

IncoStress, now sold in Canada by Bescot Healthcare Canada, is a device, worn like a tampon, that can help many women who suffer in silence with the potentially devastating disability of Urinary Stress Incontinence. Toronto, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) March 05, 2012 IncoStress, now available in Canada through Bescot Healthcare, could help end the suffering for the many women who live with Urinary Stress Incontinence - the involuntary loss of urine when, for example, coughing, sneezing,...

2012-03-01 10:00:00

BROOKFIELD, Wis., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared InTone(TM), a medical device, to treat female urinary incontinence. "InTone is a true medical breakthrough, and welcome news for the millions of women who have incontinence issues," said Herschel "Buzz" Peddicord, president & CEO of InControl Medical, LLC, and inventor of InTone. "With InTone, we believe we can effectively treat this condition in most cases." Urinary...

2011-11-14 14:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of National Bladder Health Awareness Week, November 14th-18th, Virginia Women's Center is reminding women with any female urological issues that they can turn to Virginia Women's Continence Center for treatment, education and high quality patient care. In 2006, Virginia Women's Center opened Virginia Women's Continence Center to expand their traditional obstetrical and gynecological care to specialize in issues of incontinence and...

2011-10-13 12:00:00

NEWARK, Calif., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novasys Medical, Inc., a developer of innovative therapies in women's health, announced today that a poster describing results from a prospective three year clinical trial of its non-surgical Renessa® treatment for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women was presented at two professional society meetings in September 2011: the annual national Scientific Meeting of the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) and the South...

2011-09-09 18:45:00

NATICK, Mass., Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today issued the following statement from John Pedersen, Senior Vice President and President of the Company's Urology and Women's Health Division, following the conclusion of a two-day meeting of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Obstetrics & Gynecology Devices Advisory Committee. During the meeting, the Committee heard presentations on the safety, effectiveness and continued classification...

2011-08-17 00:00:31

Medscape reports in 2011 that bowel incontinence is one of the most psychologically and socially debilitating conditions affecting otherwise healthy people. The physical therapists at ProRehab are experts in the non-invasive treatment of bowel incontinence and constipation. (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 Medscape reports in 2011 that bowel incontinence is one of the most psychologically and socially debilitating conditions affecting otherwise healthy people. "It can lead to social isolation,...

2011-05-02 08:00:00

CLEVELAND, Ohio, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Simbionix USA Corporation, the world's leading provider of medical education and simulation training products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce its new training simulator for pelvic floor repair, to be exhibited for the first time at the ACOG 59th Annual Clinical Meeting in Washington, DC, April 30- May 4, 2011. The revolutionary Pelvic Mentor(TM) is an integrated hybrid system, combining a...

2011-04-27 08:00:00

CLEVELAND, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Simbionix USA Corporation, the world's leading provider of medical education and simulation training products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce its new training simulator for pelvic floor repair, to be exposed for the first time at the ACOG 59th Annual Clinical Meeting in Washington, DC, April 30- May 4, 2011. The revolutionary Pelvic Mentor(TM) is an integrated hybrid system, combining a plastic...

2011-03-02 00:00:26

Michelle Persun, MD, has joined Urologic Consultants of Southeastern Pennsylvania. She has a special interest in treating incontinence in women and men and in treating female urologic problems. She is spearheading a new specialty center for incontinence and pelvic disorders at One Presidential Boulevard in Bala Cynwyd, Pa. The center offers a multidisciplinary, holistic approach to treating stress incontinence, overactive bladder, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic pain, urinary tract infections...