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2014-08-19 08:30:23

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly half (46 percent) of women age 45 or older who experience symptoms of overactive bladder (OAB) say their current treatment does not address their OAB symptoms, according to a recent survey (n=1,017) conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Allergan, Inc.(1) An estimated 39 million Americans are currently living with OAB,(2) a common, sometimes disabling condition(3) often associated with a considerable impact on patients with symptoms...

2014-08-18 08:27:23

New Social Movement And Charitable Cause Aims To Support The Millions Of Americans With Bladder Leakage DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a popular talk show host and comedienne, Sheryl Underwood is no stranger to real talk. Now, she's partnered with Kimberly-Clark's Depend brand (www.depend.com) to share her personal experience with bladder leakage as part of Drop Your Pants for Underwareness, a cause to bring the issue and Depend Underwear out of hiding. Underwareness is Depend...

2014-08-11 23:01:47

C.R. Bard indicated the settlement in its second-quarter filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm long dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices reports that, according to a June 30, 2014 Securities Exchange Commission(SEC) filing, medical device maker, C.R. Bard, has agreed to settle more than 500 of the Avaulta transvaginal mesh...

2014-08-11 16:28:13

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, today announced that National Government Services (NGS) has issued a positive coverage decision for Posterior Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS) for the treatment of urinary urgency, urinary frequency and urge incontinence associated with overactive bladder (OAB). Coverage for...

2014-08-07 12:24:23

Alt-Dance Group Capital Cities Helps Ignite New Social Movement with Free Concert NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One in four Americans* experience bladder leakage. And surprisingly, nearly half are under the age of 50. So no one has to go it alone, Depend brand (www.Depend.com) is launching "Drop Your Pants for Underwareness" (www.Underwareness.com), its largest effort to date to help break down the stigma of bladder leakage and support the millions of people with it. To kick off this...

2014-08-06 08:30:46

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI) a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, today announced that it will participate in the Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference on Wednesday, August 13. Rob Kill, President and CEO, will present at 5:00pm ET and meet with investors one on one at the conference at the Intercontinental Hotel Boston....

2014-08-05 16:27:34

Bariatric treatments provided at Beverly Hills Physicians can decrease risk of cancer and issues like urinary incontinence in women. LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is often said that those who suffer from obesity find themselves caught in a frustrating cycle - the disease can severely impact both one's health, physical attractiveness and self-image, which then leads to depression and increased over-eating. Making matters worse, obesity raises one's risk of diabetes,...

2014-07-25 23:07:04

Kathleen Novicki, PT, PRPC works with Dr. Greg Owens to treat patients who can benefit from Physical Therapy instead of surgery. In many cases, this is the first line of treatment, and for many women, can be the only treatment needed. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 After many years of treating women with pelvic issues like bulging organs, urinary incontinence, fallen uterus and bladder, or pelvic floor disorders, Dr. Greg Owens has partnered with Kathleen Novicki, an expert in the...

2014-07-23 23:30:58

Prevail Per-Fit Men and Per-Fit Women protective underwear are currently in-stock at CapeMEDex, a national distributor for Prevail products. As functional as they are comfortable, the technology and innovation that went into the customized features of the Prevail Per-Fit Men and Per-Fit Women protective underwear gives these products not only great leakage protection, but soft, form-fitting comfort at a price that makes them the top choice for home care residents and residents in long term...

2014-07-16 23:12:20

Women’s Excellence has expanded bladder services to Clarkston and Birmingham, in addition to Lake Orion, to help better serve patients. Oakland County, MI (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Women’s Excellence has been treating Interstitial Cystitis (IC), a painful chronic inflammatory condition of the bladder, since 2008. Over the years, certified nurse practitioner, Debbie Henry, has researched and developed the successful multi-modal Women’s Excellence IC program that exists today. Under the...


Latest Urinary incontinence Reference Libraries

Cystoscopy
2013-01-18 11:39:08

Cystoscopy is a medical procedure to explore the bladder with a cytoscope, a small camera with magnification. The bladder is accessed by the cytoscope through the urethra. This procedure is used as a diagnostic tool for the medical provider. Reasons for Procedure There are several complaints from patients that would make this procedure a consideration of the medical provider. Patients that present with chronic urinary tract infections, decrease in bladder control, abnormal urine...

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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