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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...

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...

2012-03-28 02:24:22

TORONTO, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Trillium Therapeutics Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company developing proprietary and innovative biologic therapies, today announced that it has dosed the first patient in a phase I clinical trial evaluating TTI-1612, an investigational agent in development for the treatment of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS). The study is designed to evaluate the safety and pharmacokinetics of single ascending doses of TTI-1612...

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...

2012-01-02 16:01:00

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Jan. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Sanford J. Siegel, president and CEO of Chesapeake Urology Associates, is pleased to announce that Dr. Lisa N. Hawes has joined the practice's Maple Lawn/Howard County office. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120102/PH28752 ) Dr. Hawes treats all aspects of adult urology and specializes in female urologic conditions including incontinence, pelvic prolapse, urinary tract infections and interstitial cystitis. She also focuses...

2011-12-15 06:00:00

TORONTO, Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -Trillium Therapeutics Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company developing proprietary and innovative biologic therapies, today announced that it will begin a phase I clinical trial of its experimental drug, TTI-1612, in patients with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS). The company has recently received a No Objection Letter to its Clinical Trial Application from Health Canada's Biologics and Genetic Therapies Directorate....

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...

2011-09-15 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...

2011-08-31 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...

2011-08-08 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,...