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Latest Overactive bladder Stories

2013-03-14 23:02:07

In 2011, the FDA approved Botox to be utilized for bladder control purposes. After thorough investigation, Women´s Excellence in Bladder Control has made the decision to offer this unique therapy to their patients suffering with urinary incontinence and bladder spasm issues. Greater Metro Detroit, MI (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 Botulinum toxin, otherwise known as Botox, has been historically used by the plastic surgery community to help alleviate wrinkles on the face. Botox relaxes muscular...

2013-02-28 23:00:09

TheraCoat has developed a new proprietary drug delivery system for local treatment of bladder diseases, focusing currently on bladder cancer and overactive bladder. (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 TheraCoat has developed a new proprietary drug delivery system for local treatment of bladder diseases, focusing currently on bladder cancer and overactive bladder. The novel hydrogel-based system enables controlled and longer exposure of bladder tissue to therapeutic agents as compared to standard...

2013-02-20 23:04:00

Medications that treat overactive bladder (OAB) have notorious side effects such as dry mouth, constipation, and urinary retention. Women´s Excellence in Bladder Control is now trialing and sampling a brand new medication that treats OAB differently. Shelby Township, Michigan (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 Medications that treat overactive bladder (OAB) fall under a class of drugs called “anticholinergics”. Anticholinergic drugs are antispasmodic agents that inhibit the action...

How Does Your Bladder Know When To Go?
2013-02-09 07:40:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Millions suffer from overactive bladder or incontinence, and now help might be on the way. A new study, led by Harvard Medical School, reveals that the epithelium, a thin layer of cells lining the surface of the bladder, is able to sense how full the bladder is through the action of a family of proteins called integrins. The cells of the epithelium stretch and become thinner as the bladder fills. This activates the integrins, causing...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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