Latest Interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome Stories

2012-10-19 04:00:42

The symptoms of Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome (IC/PBS) are not much different than those of a urinary tract infection. Patients usually experience urinary frequency, urgency, and in a lot of cases pain. (PRWEB) October 18, 2012 Women who suffer from chronic urinary tract infections (UTIs) might actually be suffering from from a non-bacterial, chronic inflammatory condition of the bladder called Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome (IC/PBS). The symptoms of UTI and...

March Is Endometriosis Awareness Month
2012-03-01 09:40:06

Leading organization celebrates 15th annual recognition effort honoring women and girls with painful condition The Endometriosis Research Center (ERC) is pleased to once again honor those with endometriosis through the organization´s 15th annual “Awareness Month” recognition.  Often stigmatized as merely “killer cramps,” endometriosis is a poorly-understood disease characterized by pelvic pain, painful menstruation, infertility and pregnancy loss, pain...

2011-09-15 07:00:00

Breaking the silence on a global epidemic, Interstitial Cystitis Network (ICN) and Empower Pads are helping raise awareness of interstitial cystitis during the month of September. IC Awareness Month, a project of ICawarness.org, is using a blue ribbon and the catch phrase âœIt could be IC,â to show that a growing number of patients quest for an accurate diagnosis of their chronic pelvic pain. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 Empower Pads is...

2011-08-08 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Relievant Medsystems, Inc. today announced the company has received Food and Drug Administration approval of an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) to begin their SMART pivotal trial to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Intracept® System for treatment of chronic low back pain. The SMART trial (Surgical Multi-center Assessment of RF Ablation for the Treatment of Vertebrogenic Back Pain) is a prospective,...

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