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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...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.