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2009-12-10 05:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NYSE Amex: UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products to treat voiding dysfunctions, today highlighted the 12-month results of the OrBIT Trial of its Urgent® PC Neuromodulation System that will be published in the January 2010 print edition of THE JOURNAL OF UROLOGY®. The Urgent PC System is a proprietary, minimally invasive,...

2009-11-20 15:08:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Medtronic, Inc. today announced the kick-off of an educational campaign aimed at raising awareness among women of overactive bladder (OAB), a serious condition that can severely impact patients' lives. This new campaign, conducted in partnership with leading patient advocacy groups, including The Accidental Sisterhood, Red Hot Mamas and Women's Health Foundation, will help to raise awareness of the prevalence of bladder control problems and encourage...

2009-11-17 05:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (AMEX: UPI), a medical device company developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, today announced that nine abstracts outlining study results submitted by various researchers have been accepted for presentation at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology (SUFU), February 23-27, 2010 in St. Petersburg, FL. Presentations...

2009-11-05 10:00:00

AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- One in three women currently suffer from a pelvic floor disorder. But, usually due to embarrassment and lack of education on the issue, most have accepted incontinence as a way of life. But it doesn't have to be. There is a solution! The first step is to get educated and start talking. A group called The Accidental Sisterhood is helping women do just that through a book, DVD and forums designed to help women understand and correct issues that cause...

2009-10-20 07:00:00

RARITAN, N.J., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- More than one million Americans - most of them women - suffer from a painful and little-known bladder condition called interstitial cystitis (IC). To raise awareness and recognize the ongoing struggles of people living with this painful bladder condition, Ortho Women's Health & Urology(TM) announces the second annual Interstitial Cystitis Awareness Week, October 19-23, 2009. IC is a painful, and often debilitating, chronic condition in which...

2009-10-06 05:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (Amex: UPI), a medical device company developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, today highlighted presentations, workshops and posters focused on its products at the 39th Annual Meeting of the International Continence Society Meeting (ICS), September 29 - October 3 in San Francisco. Both Uroplasty's Urgent® PC and...

2009-10-02 10:29:56

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center have found that a program of pelvic floor muscle exercises, combined with pelvic health education, can be an effective way to manage urinary incontinence in elderly women. The study, involving 65 women between the ages of 67 and 95, is being presented this week at the annual meeting of the North American Menopause Society in San Diego. Urinary incontinence, or loss of bladder control, is a frustrating, and often embarrassing, problem for more than...

2009-09-23 09:13:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Women may be known as the more talkative sex, but when it comes to a certain sensitive health topic, their lips are sealed, according to a new "Bladder Talk" survey of 780 women aged 35 and older in North America (U.S. and Canada) sponsored by TENA(R), the worldwide leader in the management of bladder protection, and conducted by Harris Interactive. One in four women suffers from bladder weakness, but according to the survey, nearly 40 percent of...

2009-09-14 07:30:00

NATICK, Mass., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that it has entered into a co-marketing agreement with Bladder Health Network, a privately held company offering advanced testing solutions for urinary incontinence. Bladder Health Network offers an integrated diagnostic service that combines staffing, equipment, supplies and results analysis, helping to ensure that physicians and their patients have access to testing, interpretation...

2009-09-07 05:44:00

LONDON, September 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Regurin(R) XL (trospium chloride), a once-daily, prolonged-release capsule to treat patients with overactive bladder (OAB) has been launched in the UK. Regurin(R) XL provides rapid, significant and consistent improvements in the symptoms of OAB1 and has a reduced potential for central nervous system (CNS) side effects(2-7). OAB, also known as irritable bladder, is a condition that results from sudden, involuntary contraction of the muscle in the...


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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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