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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...

2014-07-15 23:06:58

Founded in 1984, InventHelp is working to submit this idea, the Male Incontinence Pad/Sleeve to applicable companies for their review. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 "I recently underwent prostate-removal surgery, after which I experienced some urinary incontinence," said an inventor from Denver, Colo. "I could not find anything for athletic and active men like myself that would reduce or prevent leakage, which is why I invented my own." He created a prototype...

2014-07-11 09:57:09

Loyola University Health System Bacteria found in the bladders of healthy women differ from bacteria in women with a common form of incontinence, according to researchers from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. These findings, published July 9, 2014, in the American Society for Microbiology's online journal mBio, suggest that bacterial communities may play a role in female urinary health. "Urgency urinary incontinence (UUI) is a common, yet poorly understood,...

2014-07-10 08:27:22

MINNEAPOLIS, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, will release financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014 after the market close on Thursday, July 24, 2014. The Company will host a conference call and webcast to discuss these results on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (3:30 p.m. Central...

2014-06-23 08:29:58

New brief is larger, 25% more absorbent and 35% drier to help care facilities offer better incontinence protection to bariatric residents, as obesity levels grow PHILADELPHIA, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCA, a leading global hygiene and forest products company and the maker of TENA(® )incontinence and skin care products, today announced the introduction of a new, higher performance TENA Stretch 3XL Bariatric Brief to its comprehensive product portfolio. Now the largest and most...

2014-06-19 23:16:34

NCMA’s Santa Rosa Urology and Dr. Michael Lazar provide diagnostics, treatment and management of a full spectrum of urologic health conditions including bladder stones. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Bladder stones are exactly what they sound like; hard stone-like pieces of concentrated urine which have crystallized and clumped together. Interestingly enough, in developing nations, bladder stones are fairly common in children – and sadly, as a result of dehydration, infection and a low-protein...

2014-06-18 16:26:33

CHARLESTON, S.C., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association For Continence (NAFC) has updated and improved the Bowel Health section of it's website, www.nafc.org, to include patient friendly information on a bowel health condition affecting tens of millions of people - accidental bowel leakage (ABL). A conversation starter, bowel diary, and infographic have been produced to further supplement the new online content and make initiating conversations with healthcare...

2014-06-16 08:27:52

MINNEAPOLIS, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI) a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, today announced that it will participate in the 9th Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, June 24. Rob Kill, President and CEO, will present at 1:00pm ET and meet with investors one on one at the conference at The Westin New York Grand Central. Attendance...

2014-06-02 23:01:08

Founded in 1984, InventHelp is attempting to submit this idea, the Taylor Carry All Patient Companion, to companies for their review. Pittsburgh, Pa (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Having to provide assistance to patients when they need to move from point A to point B takes up a lot of staff time. Also, urinal bottles are often placed on and removed from the overbed eating table before and after use. "I decided that there needed to be a better way to do this," said an inventor from Moncks...


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