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2014-09-04 12:27:24

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Incontinence Care and Management Products (Adult Diapers (Briefs, Liners, Pads), Catheters (Foley, Intermittent, Male External), Drainage Bags, Artificial Urinary & Bowel Sphincters, Slings, Pessaries (Ring, GellHorn, Doughnut), Clamps, Sacral Nerve and...

2013-02-08 23:04:00

Urinary Incontinence (UI), the unwanted leakage of urine, in women is commonly a result of pelvic organ prolapse (POP). The specialists at Women´s Excellence in Bladder Control provide accurate diagnosis of POP and offer a variety of minimally invasive procedures to correct POP and end UI. Waterford, MI (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 Childbearing and the aging process can cause pelvic organ prolapse (POP) in women and subsequent urinary incontinence (UI). Urinary Incontinence (UI) is a...

2010-06-22 11:00:00

To see the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/duchesnay-inc/semaine-mondiale-de-la-continence BLAINVILLE, QC, June 22 /PRNewswire/ - Public forums are organized across Canada until June 27 as part of the World Continence Week, an initiative of The International Continence Society. Their purpose is to promote global public awareness about the various types of incontinence affecting 3.3 million people in Canada, the multidisciplinary approaches to treatment and the...

2008-09-08 00:00:00

By Dee Atkinson WITH the increasing worries about the possible side-effects of HRT, more and more women have been coming into the clinic complaining of problems while going through the menopause. Herbal medicine can relieve many of the problems, including vaginal dryness. Herbs such as red clover, sage and black cohosh have phyto oestrogen-like actions, and will help to ease symptoms. I often prescribe a vitamin E capsule to be used as a vaginal pessary twice a week. This combines...

2008-07-23 03:00:22

By Herbruck, Lianne F Giving birth is known to create risk for various degrees of urinary incontinence (UI) at any time after the birth. Environmental and genetic factors predispose many women to pelvic floor disorders. When a woman determines she is incontinent and has approached her provider, she will need an accurate, proper diagnosis and then consider a selected course of treatment. It is imperative that she is informed of all choices so she can choose the treatment with which she is...

2008-06-26 15:00:59

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: Will you address the problem of a prolapsed uterus? What treatment would you suggest? - M.V. ANSWER: "Prolapse" means "a falling down." A prolapsed uterus is one whose supporting ligaments and muscles have become too weak and lax to keep it in place. The uterus drops downward and can drop so far that it protrudes through the vagina. About 50 percent of women older than 50 have some degree of uterine prolapse, so age is a major factor in causing the problem. So is vaginal...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.