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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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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