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2014-09-08 16:25:50

Results unveiled yesterday at the International Society of University Colon & Rectal Surgeon (ISUCRS) Congress demonstrate significant reductions in incontinence episodes MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Medical Systems Inc. (AMS), a subsidiary of Endo International plc (Nasdaq: ENDP) (TSX: ENL) and leading provider of medical technologies for pelvic health, today announced positive top-line results from its TRANSFORM study. The results show that over a 12 month...

2014-07-25 08:25:00

- The NAFC "Lets Talk About Bowel Health" campaign opens up dialogue on ABL - WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Butterfly Health launches an accidental bowel leakage (ABL) educational initiative with NAFC called "Let's Talk about Bowel Health." The campaign is designed to increase dialogue and care for ABL - a little discussed bowel health condition. Only one in three people talk to their healthcare provider about ABL, yet this condition affects tens of millions...

2014-07-23 23:25:44

Online incontinence products supplier Comfort Plus has announced that they are offering flat rate shipping on their inventory of Swimmates Disposable Swimwear. From the makers of Tranquility Incontinence products, Swimmates keep both wearer and water clean during pool time activities, allowing those with incontinence to continue an active lifestyle. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Good news for those water lovers who are dealing with incontinence issues: Comfort Plus is now offering discounts on...

2014-07-23 08:30:34

Women with Fecal Incontinence (Loss of Bowel Control) Saw Dramatic Benefit with the Vaginal Bowel Control System SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pelvalon, Inc. is making its clinical debut at the 2014 AUGS/IUGA Scientific Meeting in Washington, D.C. with the presentation of results from LIFE, a pivotal study of the Pelvalon's Vaginal Bowel Control (VBC) System. Holly E. Richter, Ph.D, M.D., Director of the Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery...

2014-07-03 16:23:13

GREENSBORO, N.C., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has classified the company's recently initiated voluntary global recall of Flexi-Seal(TM) CONTROL Fecal Management System (FMS) as a Class I recall. The FDA defines a Class I recall as a situation in which there is a reasonable probability that use of, or exposure to, a violative product will cause serious adverse health consequences or death. ConvaTec began notifying...

2014-06-26 23:16:13

On June 20, the FDA announced that all Flexi-Seal CONTROL Fecal Management System Kits are recalled (Class I) by ConvaTec, Inc. as no 510k application was submitted to FDA. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Flexi-Seal CONTROL Fecal...

2014-06-18 08:28:02

TORONTO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Laborie Medical Technologies, Inc. ("LABORIE"), based in Toronto, Ontario, has completed its acquisition of BUCK Elektromedizin GmbH and BUCKmeditec GmbH & Co. Bad Rappenaeau, Germany based BUCK develops and distributes innovative and advanced biofeedback and electrical stimulation equipment, accessories and consumables for pelvic floor dysfunction in the treatment of urinary and fecal incontinence. "Both LABORIE and BUCK have a shared...

2014-06-17 08:28:48

Storytelling strategy educates patients and physicians on GERD and bowel incontinence, focusing on minimally invasive solutions NORWALK, Conn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tens of millions of Americans suffer from chronic digestive disorders. These growing patient populations are turning to the internet for treatment information on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and bowel incontinence. In the case of patients with GERD, an estimated 15 million Americans have daily symptoms,...

2014-05-05 23:06:09

A new study released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine demonstrates the regenerative effects of mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) on the anal sphincter. The work could have implications for the 11 percent of the population suffering fecal incontinence due to an injury or disease. Durham, NC (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 A new study released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine demonstrates the regenerative effects of mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) on the anal sphincter. The work could have...

2014-04-29 23:02:58

The seven-location OB-GYN practice welcomes Richmond-native Dr. Tovia Martirosian Smith to the recently formed Pelvic Health and Continence Institute. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Virginia Women’s Center, the full-service women’s health care provider with seven locations throughout Central and Eastern Virginia, welcomes urogynecologist Dr. Tovia Martirosian Smith to its staff. Dr. Smith joins long-time Virginia Women’s Center urologist Dr. Lonny Green and gynecologists Dr....


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