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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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