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Latest Interstitial Cystitis Association Stories

2013-12-09 23:27:51

The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) invites investigators from all disciplines interested in studying interstitial cystitis (IC), also known as painful bladder syndrome or bladder pain syndrome, to submit an application for the $25,000 2014 ICA Pilot Research Grant. McLean, VA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) invites investigators from all disciplines interested in studying interstitial cystitis (IC), also known as painful bladder syndrome or...

2013-09-25 23:01:10

The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) is proud to announce ICHope, a personalized online program designed to help people diagnosed with interstitial cystitis (IC) manage their pain. In partnership with Pro-Change Behavior Systems, Inc., ICA has developed this complimentary, interactive program based on the science of behavior change, which asserts that people go through a series of stages in the process of changing their behavior. McLean, VA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 ICA’s New...

2013-07-24 23:04:25

The Interstitial Cystitis Association hosted the 2013 Patient Forum in Philadelphia on Saturday, June 29th. ICA empowered patients and caregivers with the need-to-know tools for successful management and treatment of interstitial cystitis. McLean, VA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) hosted the 2013 Patient Forum in Philadelphia on Saturday, June 29th. ICA empowered patients and caregivers with the need-to-know tools for successful management and treatment...

2013-06-14 23:19:29

On June 4, 2013, the Interstitial Cystitis Association, an organization advocating for about 12 million Americans with a painful chronic bladder condition, led a group, including the International Adhesions Society, many of whose members suffer from bladder pain, to Capitol Hill to advocate for continued funding of research, education and awareness programs conducted within NIH, CDC and the Department of Defense. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 The International Adhesions Society (IAS)...

2013-02-01 23:02:12

Coulter is pleased to announce that Lee Claassen, CAE, has joined the Coulter team as the new executive director of Coulter´s client, the Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA). In her role, Claassen will lead the ICA to advocate for interstitial cystitis (IC) research dedicated to discovery of a cure and better treatments, raise awareness, and ensure ICA serves as a central hub for the healthcare providers, researchers and millions of patients who suffer from the disease. McLean, VA...

2012-12-04 12:23:47

Collective patient insights influence clinical care and research directions MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To glean fresh insights about how complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) offers new approaches to managing chronic pain conditions like interstitial cystitis (IC), the Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) conducted the largest ever survey of IC patients in a scientific study. The article that details the research findings, "Interstitial Cystitis...

2012-05-07 06:27:56

MCLEAN, Va., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three researchers, seeking to improve our understanding about interstitial cystitis(IC), a chronic painful bladder condition of unknown cause and without a cure, received grants from the Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA). "It can be challenging for scientists with novel IC research concepts to collect the preliminary data to support proposals for more robust funding," said Barbara Gordon, ICA Executive Director. "The ICA Pilot...

2011-10-31 11:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) was selected as a winner of three awards in the 18th annual National Health Information Awards. This program recognizes the nation's best consumer health information programs and materials. Two articles and a special issue of the ICA's quarterly magazine, the ICA Update, earned 2011 honors. "You've Come a Long Way IC Treatment" in the Fall 2010 issue won gold, and the article "How to Talk...

2011-08-31 15:00:00

"Imagine No IC" Research Offers Hope for Better Treatments and a Cure for Interstitial Cystitis ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 31, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) has issued a call for research proposals to find better treatments and a cure for interstitial cystitis (IC), a chronic, painful bladder disorder that affects at least 4 million people in the United States. Funded through the "Imagine No IC" campaign, the ICA Pilot Research Program offers...

2011-05-24 15:09:00

www.ichelp.org is 2011 Web Health Awards(SM) Winner ROCKVILLE, Md., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The website of the Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA), www.ichelp.org, was selected as a winner in the 13th annual Web Health Awards(SM) program. This competition recognizes the nation's best digital health resources. "We were delighted to participate in the 2011 Web Health Awards competition, and were honored to be selected as a Bronze winner," said Barbara Gordon, RD and...