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urinary incontinence
2014-09-17 03:00:20

Steve Majewski, American College of Physicians Kegel exercises, bladder training, and weight loss are among recommendations in ACP’s new evidence-based guideline Kegel exercises to strengthen pelvic floor muscles, bladder training, and weight loss and exercise are effective nonsurgical treatment options for women with urinary incontinence (urinary incontinence) (UI), according to a new evidence-based clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians (ACP) published...

2014-09-08 16:25:50

Results unveiled yesterday at the International Society of University Colon & Rectal Surgeon (ISUCRS) Congress demonstrate significant reductions in incontinence episodes MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Medical Systems Inc. (AMS), a subsidiary of Endo International plc (Nasdaq: ENDP) (TSX: ENL) and leading provider of medical technologies for pelvic health, today announced positive top-line results from its TRANSFORM study. The results show that over a 12 month...

2014-08-11 23:01:47

C.R. Bard indicated the settlement in its second-quarter filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm long dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices reports that, according to a June 30, 2014 Securities Exchange Commission(SEC) filing, medical device maker, C.R. Bard, has agreed to settle more than 500 of the Avaulta transvaginal mesh...

2014-07-25 23:07:04

Kathleen Novicki, PT, PRPC works with Dr. Greg Owens to treat patients who can benefit from Physical Therapy instead of surgery. In many cases, this is the first line of treatment, and for many women, can be the only treatment needed. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 After many years of treating women with pelvic issues like bulging organs, urinary incontinence, fallen uterus and bladder, or pelvic floor disorders, Dr. Greg Owens has partnered with Kathleen Novicki, an expert in the...

2014-07-15 08:29:38

COLUMBIA, Md., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACell, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine company focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of tissue repair products, today announced enrollment of the first patient in a U.S. Phase IV clinical trial (NCT02021279; www.clinicaltrials.gov) evaluating the safety and long-term effectiveness of ACell's MatriStem® Pelvic Floor Matrix device as compared to native tissue repair for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse....

2014-07-15 08:29:23

This Pelvic Muscle Exercise Program Strengthens the Muscles Controlling the Penis CHEVY CHASE, Md., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Private Gym, LLC announced today the release of its groundbreaking, innovative fitness program, Private Gym, the first FDA registered exercise program that strengthens the pelvic muscles. Using the Private Gym program, in less than 10 minutes a day, three days a week, men can strengthen the muscles that support and control the penis. Pelvic muscle...

2014-06-25 23:04:35

As women age or after child birth, the pelvic floor muscle gets looser. Honeygifts.com offers exclusive products to strengthen pelvic floor muscles at http://www.honeygifts.com. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 HoneyGifts has recently announced the launch of its innovatory product that allows older women to enjoy sensuous sensations on their birthday by stimulating and strengthening the PC muscles of the lower abdomen. According to an article, found at http://goo.gl/ajqInl, by Philippe...

2014-06-18 08:28:02

TORONTO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Laborie Medical Technologies, Inc. ("LABORIE"), based in Toronto, Ontario, has completed its acquisition of BUCK Elektromedizin GmbH and BUCKmeditec GmbH & Co. Bad Rappenaeau, Germany based BUCK develops and distributes innovative and advanced biofeedback and electrical stimulation equipment, accessories and consumables for pelvic floor dysfunction in the treatment of urinary and fecal incontinence. "Both LABORIE and BUCK have a shared...

2014-05-19 23:01:59

Anyone struggling with lower back pain due to weak hamstrings and glutes can benefit from the gentle exercise routine demonstrated in her latest video, says Pilates instructor and studio director Tamara Gollan. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Also available as a transcript and video in the blog article Pelvic Tilts: Exercise Video to Strengthen the Hamstrings and Glutes, the short video shows Gollan demonstrating Coccyx Curls – an exercise which she explains is extremely easy to both learn and...

2014-05-08 16:28:04

Dr. Jeffrey Dell Achieves Subspecialty Certification in Urogynecology to Better Serve Patients KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Jeffrey Dell, Director of the Institute for Female Pelvic Medicine, is one of two doctors in the Knoxville metro area to achieve board certification in the subspecialty of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. "We are thrilled to offer this subspecialty and provide premier, cutting-edge care to patients dealing with a range of...


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Urinary Bladder
2013-01-18 10:29:10

The urinary bladder is a hollow organ that holds the urine, a fluid by-product excreted from the kidneys. Once enough urine is collected within the bladder, pressure initiates the process of urination which expels the urine from the system completely. Formation and Orientation Bladders are a common organ in the Animal Kingdom but are unique in characteristics to each species. Within the human species, there are some differences between female and male bladders. The first difference is...

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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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