Latest Interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome Stories

2005-08-31 18:32:55

Ajulemic acid, a potent synthetic analog of a metabolite of THC -- the principal active ingredient of marijuana -- effectively suppresses pain and bladder overactivity in hypersensitive bladder disorders such as interstitial cystitis (IC), according to animal model study results presented today at the annual meeting of the International Continence Society.

2005-07-15 09:16:17

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Acupuncture performed at specific sites on the skin may relieve some of the symptoms of overactive bladder, according to researchers.

2005-07-04 00:45:00

Women feel pain more than men despite the popular notion that the opposite is true, according to research.

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