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2012-08-07 02:29:02

STAFFORD, Texas, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Life-Tech, a leading provider of urodynamic equipment and accessories, announced today that it has signed a strategic distribution partnership agreement with SRS Medical, a urology medical device company. This partnership enables Life-Tech to sell the CT3000 UroCuff(TM) system and accessories in North America. The CT3000 UroCuff system performs a non-invasive analysis of male voiding pressure using a principal analogous to blood pressure...

2012-08-02 06:24:44

BROOKFIELD, Wis., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has begun a clinical study of InTone(®), a new, FDA-approved medical device that treats female urinary incontinence. The 12-week study will evaluate the effectiveness of InTone in women with stress incontinence, urge incontinence, or mixed (stress AND urge) incontinence. Stress incontinence is unwanted bladder leakage that can occur after coughing, sneezing, laughing, or exercise. Urge incontinence...

2012-07-30 23:02:28

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Warned in June 2011 that Taking Actos for More than One Year May Increase Bladder Cancer Risks by as Much as 40%. Since then, Studies Published in the British Medical Journal and the Canadian Medical Association Journal Have Confirmed that Patients who Take Actos Over a Long Period of Time are More Likely to Develop Bladder Cancer. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 30, 2012 Public Health Watchdog, a media outlet created to inform the public about...

2012-07-26 23:03:04

Flotrol review has been relased to help those with a weak bladder or an overactive bladder to make a decision on if Flotrol Bladder Control supplements are a good treatment. It's all revealed on WeakBladder.org. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 Flotrol reviews for the weak bladder and overactive bladder treatement and supplements have been revealed so people can learn the truth about it and see if Flotrol really works. Flotrol is an all natural bladder support formulated for mature...

2012-07-06 02:22:49

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent clinical study on an Icelandic natural product has shown it to be effective against "nocturia" in those with low or diminished bladder capacity. Nocturia is the medical definition of the frequent need to urinate at night. This problem is common among men with prostate enlargement as well as people of all ages with an overactive bladder. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120706/543346-a ) (Photo:...

2012-07-03 23:00:51

The Actos Resource Center is the Web´s largest source for information on Actos warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.ActosLawsuitUpdate.com Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 The Actos Bladder Cancer Center is alerting patients who have taken the drug Actos for their diabetes that researchers have identified an explanation for the drug´s link to bladder cancer. Legal help is still available for those just discovering they have been affected. Anyone who...

2012-06-28 10:25:29

NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma US, Inc. ("Astellas"), a U.S. subsidiary of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc. (Tokyo: 4503), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Myrbetriq(TM) (mirabegron) extended-release tablets for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) with symptoms of urge urinary incontinence, urgency and urinary frequency. "Myrbetriq is the first oral OAB treatment with a distinct mechanism of action since the...

2012-06-21 20:35:33

Sling method during surgery to fix a prolapsed bladder — a common problem among women — helps prevent urinary incontinence 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. One in five women will undergo surgery to repair such prolapse. Vaginal surgery is one way to correct this condition, which...

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. The clinical investigation from eight medical centers across the U.S. provides the first surgical outcome evidence on the benefits and risks of midurethral slings for women with vaginal prolapse who show no symptoms of urinary incontinence before surgery. One in...

2012-06-21 12:00:59

Complications also more common in treated group, results of NIH study show Surgery to repair pelvic organ prolapse often carries a risk of incontinence. To avoid scheduling a second surgery, some women may opt to have a second procedure to reduce incontinence at the time of their prolapse repair surgery. A study funded by the National Institutes of Health has found that although the surgery– to support the urethra with a sling–reduces the rate of incontinence, it also...


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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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