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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....

2014-04-04 23:01:56

A new evidenced-based study reveals resolution of pediatric constipation & discontinuation of medicine following spinal care. Dr. Mellman recommends children suffering with these conditions at minimum get their spine evaluated. Pembroke Pines, Florida (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 According to a case study from the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research, pediatric constipation accounts for approximately 2.5 million physician visits annually costing roughly $3362 per treated child. Accepted...

2014-03-10 23:01:13

The new IncontinentHelp.com focuses on helping those suffering with urinary incontinence. (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Urinary incontinence is a problem that is more common than most people probably realize. In fact, more than 200-million people worldwide battle some form of incontinence every day. Too often, urinary incontinence problems go unreported for a variety of reasons, such as embarrassment and shame. Now, a new site dedicated to focusing on help and treatment options for those...


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