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2012-06-21 20:35:33

For many adult women, supporting tissues in and around their vagina weaken to the point where the bladder and other organs descend from their normal position, creating a hernia into the vaginal wall known as pelvic organ prolapse.

2012-06-21 15:35:59

A multicenter study involving a UT Southwestern Medical Center urogynecologist will eliminate some of the guesswork physicians face about whether to use a sling during vaginal prolapse repair to prevent urinary incontinence.

2012-06-21 12:00:59

Surgery to repair pelvic organ prolapse often carries a risk of incontinence.

2012-06-06 23:02:51

Johnson & Johnson is stopping sales of its versions of surgical mesh products that were designed to treat pelvic organ prolapse, and stress urinary incontinence, but have resulted in numerous

Discontinued Sales Of J&J Vaginal Mesh Products
2012-06-06 04:43:59

Johnson and Johnson recently announced that they would end sales of versions of surgical mesh products that were used to decrease the intensive pelvic discomfort of women; the decision was made following a number of complaints as well as reports of injuries and deaths.

2012-06-05 23:03:01

Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports on breaking J&J mesh recall news.

2012-06-04 23:02:19

Prostate aerobics and kegel aerobics are highly effective for men and women looking to improve health issues and sexual performance.

2012-03-26 18:38:08

Women are nearly three times more likely to experience urinary incontinence for more than 10 years following a vaginal delivery rather than a caesarean section.


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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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